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Skeptics Café: Leo Igwe
August 17 @ 20:30 - 21:30 AEST
Vic Skeptics are greatly pleased to have Dr Leo Igwe talk about the challenges that deep rooted superstitions bring to the African enlightenment.
Leo Igwe is a Nigerian human rights advocate and humanist who has been especially active in countering witchcraft accusations in Africa.His work has been recognised with a laureate of the International Academy of Humanism, the 2017 Distinguished Services to Humanism Award from the International Humanist and Ethical Union and a research fellowship with the James Randi Educational Foundation.Igwe has held leadership roles in the Nigerian Humanist Movement, Atheist Alliance International, and the Center For Inquiry.
Since he last visited in 2011, Leo has acquired a PhD from the University of Beyreuth in Bavaria.
Chat from 8:15pm. Talk starts 8:30pm sharp.
Meeting will be recorded and shared.
For more details, and to register, visit the Vic Skeptics website.
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Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, all events and lectures will be held online until it is safe for us to resume in-person gatherings.