Roundtable with Prof Robert Allison on What can We do to Prevent Violence by Religious Extremism?

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:00 in Discussion Forums

Where: Dialogue Society Leicester Branch, Leicester
Date: 12th January 2018
Time: 18:00

Dialogue Society Leicester branch held a roundtable discussion with Prof Robert Allison, Vice Chancellor and President of the Loughborough University, on 'What can we do to prevent violence by religious extremism?'. Prof Allison talked about the root causes of religious extremism and discussed how students from over 100 countries can feel at home and live in harmony at Loughborough University owing to set of values in place in the campus.

About Prof Robert Alison

Prof Robert Allison is the Vice-Chancellor and President of Loughborough University. He holds a BA degree in Geography at Hull University. Professor Alison has contributed to a number of organisations including the Natural Environment Research Council, Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Department for Business Innovation and Skills. He also sits on the Board of Midlands Innovation, a partnership between the Universities of Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick. He has been a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society since 1990, serving on many committees. He has also been Chair of the British Society for Geomorphology. Professor Allison is the recipient of a number of honours and awards for his research and teaching.

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