Rushdie to headline Melbourne’s Global Atheist Convention in 2018
UK author Salman Rushdie will headline the 2018 Global Atheist Convention, which runs from 9-11 February at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
International guests also include UK author Richard Dawkins, UK science writer Ben Goldacre, UK comedian and broadcaster Robin Ince, US authors Annie Laurie Gaylor and Greta Christina, and US author and former evangelical preacher Dan Barker.
Readings will be the official bookseller at the event, which runs under the theme ‘Reason to Hope’.
The event, which is hosted by the Atheist Foundation of Australia, follows previous conventions in 2010 and 2012.
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