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Sunday, August 27 • 10:15am - 11:15am
ALWAYS TIME TO ADD A WORD, NEVER TIME TO WITHDRAW ONE
Words are powerful! Paul takes us through the historical development of freedom-of-speech in the secular world and reflects on how current thoughts and changes regarding freedom-of-speech are affecting us today. Debunking the idea that freedom-of-speech means anyone, saying anything, at anytime, anywhere, Paul uses the threat of the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) Movement as a case study for how freedom-of-speech shouldn't become a pretext for hate-speech.

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Paul Moon

Dr. Paul Moon is Professor of History at Auckland University of Technology, where he has taught since 1993. His research focuses primarily on nineteenth-century New Zealand, and on the philosophy of history. He has a Doctor of Philosophy, a Master of Arts, and a Master of Philoso... Read More →


Sunday August 27, 2017 10:15am - 11:15am
Room 152