Discussion: "Tolerating Intolerance"

Date, Time & Location Wed 30 Oct 2013, 7pm Channing Hall 45 Surrey Street, Sheffield, S1 2LG
Details Outwardly, we live in a society that appears more open-minded and tolerant than at any time in our history. But, how far does this tolerance really extend? Do we now tolerate everything but the intolerant beliefs of others? This panel and audience discussion explores interpretations of tolerance in history in order to open up what tolerance means today. Speakers are: Frank Füredi, Professor of Sociology at the University of Kent Angie Hobbs, Professor for the Public Understanding of Philosophy at the University of Sheffield Anthony Milton, Professor of History at the University of Sheffield £5/£3 (concessions) Tickets are available from The Arena Ticket Shop. In collaboration with Sheffield Salon Part of Off the Shelf, Sheffield’s 22nd annual festival of words