With just a few names yet to be revealed, we’re pleased to provide details of confirmed attendees to the forthcoming consultation Malvern 2017: Faith, Belief and Nation-building.
Convened in partnership between the William Temple Foundation, Culham St Gabriel’s, Saltley Trust, and the Universities of Birmingham, Chester, Warwick and Worcester, the consultation aims to curate a strategic and deep conversation about nation building and the role of institutional faiths and belief (both religious and non- religious) in that task.
Bringing diverse expertise, insight and experience from across the worlds of academia, activism, business, belief and politics, the following participants will gather this June at St George’s House, Windsor, for a 24-hour conference about what it means to be British and European in the 21st century.
Ms Shahin Ashraf | National Co-ordinator, Muslim Women’s Network
Ms Fatimah Ashrif | Project Lead on Coexist House | University of Cambridge
Professor Chris Baker | Director, William Temple Foundation
Dr Mark Chater | Director, Culham St Gabriels
Ms Takyiwa Danso | Development activist, UN Youth delegate
Ms Rosie Dawson | BBC Producer, Associate Research Fellow, William Temple Foundation
Jayne Anne Gadhia | Chief Executive Officer, Virgin Money
Canon Professor Elaine Graham | Grosvenor Research Professor of Practical Theology
Dr Martin Hodson | Operations Director, John Ray Initiative
Dr Ian Jones | Director, Saltley Trust
Professor Steve Keen | Head of the School of Economics, History and Politics, Kingston University
Professor Michael Kenny | Inaugural Director of the Mile End Institute, Queen Mary, University of London
Professor Tariq Modood | Founding Director, Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship, Bristol University
Dr Farid Panjwani | Director, Centre for Research and Evaluation in Muslim Education (CREME)
Professor Stephen Parker | Professor of the History of Religion and Education, University of Worcester
The Reverend Canon Martyn Percy | Dean of Christ Church, Oxford
Dr Eve Poole | Author, Deputy Director, Public Leadership Centre, Ashridge
Dr Maria Power | Lecturer in Religion and Peacebuilding, University of Liverpool
Revd Dr John Reader | Author and Associate Research Fellow, William Temple Foundation
Barbara Ridpath | Director, St Paul’s Institute
Dr Abdullah Sahin | Author and Reader in Islamic Education, University of Warwick
Mr Greg Smith | Author and Researcher, Associate Research Fellow, William Temple Foundation
Paula Vennells | Chief Executive, Post Office
Michael Wakelin | Broadcaster, former Head of Religion and Ethics, BBC
Professor John Wolffe | Professor of Religious History, Open University
Watch this space for updates on a few surprise names yet to be announced.
A substantive 40 page report will be produced immediately following the consultation which will be freely available on the Partners’ websites.
Download the full briefing document here