Washington D.C. Colloquium on U.S. Religion Policy, October 2011
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The International Center for Law and Religion Studies organized a Religion Policy Colloquium in Washington, D.C. during 6-7 October 2011. Center Director Cole Durham and Managing Director Robert Smith traveled with nine scholars from eight European countries to Washington, where they visited the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and Word Affairs at Georgetown University, the headquarters of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, the U.S. State Department Office of International Religious Freedom, and the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom. While there they participated in a Liberty Awards Dinner, co-sponsored by the ICLRS and the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and honoring Becket Fund founder Kevin J. "Seamus" Hasson.