EVENT: Dr. Callum Brown at HAT and Knox

NOTE: Dr. Callum Brown will be speaking at the Monthly Meeting of HAT on Oct 17.

Saturday, October 17, 1:30pm - 3:30pm
Location: OISE, 252 Bloor St. West ROOM 8-214
Speaker: Callum Brown, FRSE "The Origins of Modern Humanists"

Professor Callum Brown is conducting research on the history of modern humanism in the English-speaking North Atlantic world since the end of the Second World War. The project explores the rise of modern Humanist sentiment and movements in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ireland, USA and Canada, set in the context of rapid religious change. The aim is to explore through oral history the ways in which humanist/ sceptic/ freethinking ideas and outlooks have developed since the middle of the 20th century, and the impact on the lives of individuals - in terms of careers, family formation and moral issues.

He is also giving a free Special Lecture on "Gender and Christianity in Britain since the 1960s at Knox college
Thursday, Oct 15.Thursday, 4:10 p.m.
Classroom 4 - Knox College 59 St. George St.

Dr. Callum Brown is professor of religious and cultural history at the University of Dundee, UK, and author of 10 books, including The Death of Christian Britain (2001, 2009). He is currently researching for two books, based on UK, Ireland, Canada and USA, on the history of modern humanism, and the demographic revolution of the late 20th century.