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20-22 May 2015. Conference Religion and development: making better policy to make a bigger difference in Africa, Wilton Park sponored conference (Cape Town, South Africa)

21-23 May 2015.  5th Annual Colloquium of the Latin American Consortium for Religious Liberty, "Advances and Setbacks in the Legal Protection of Religious Liberty" (Universidad Iberoamericana, Mexico City)

5-6 June 2015. Central European University Annual Law and Religion Conference (Budapest, Hungary)

21-24 June 2015. Oxford Conference"Magna Carta and Freedom of Religion or Belief" (Oxford, UK) REGISTRATION FORM 

6-8 July 2015.  Religious Freedom Annual ReviewUpdate on Current Developments in the United States and Abroad (Provo, Utah)

4-7 October 2015. 22nd Annual International Law and Religion Symposium... more

Image for DEADLINE 1 August 2015: Sixth Annual Founding Fathers Religious Liberty Writing Contest

The District of Columbia Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Founding Fathers Religious Liberty Writing Contest.

Purpose & Eligibility

The purpose of the contest is to promote legal and academic studies in the field of religious liberty by law students and students pursuing related graduate studies.  Students who have graduated from law school but who are not yet practicing law due to clerkships or other similar pursuits are also invited... more

Image for The Center Announces the Student Research Fellows for 2015

Each year the International Center for Law and Religion Studies welcomes a group of outstanding scholars who have completed their first year of study at the J. Reuben Clark Law School into the Research Fellows Program.

The program brings the students into the worldwide work of the Center, as they complete internships with the offices of the legal counsels of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City and in many other parts of the world, participate in Center research, writing, and publishing projects, and help to maintain the Center's international web presence.

This year's group of fourteen students will spend time in Brazil, South Africa, Germany, Argentina, New Zealand, Mexico, Hong Kong, Russia, and Salt Lake City.... more

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The International Center for Law and Religion Studies is pleased to announce the topic for the 22nd Annual International Law and Religion Symposium, to be held October 4-7 at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah.  Invited international experts in law and religion will speak to the topic "Religion, Law, and Social Stability."  Sub-themes will be "Religious Exemptions from Generally Applicable Laws"; "Religion, the Rule of Law, and Social Stability"; and "Religion and Violence."

Symposium sessions are open to the public, free of charge, space permitting.... more