Center-Related Conferences and Events 2016

29 January 2016. International Law Weekend – West, “Law in a Divided World”, sponsored by the International Law Association. J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. 

1 February 2016. Third Biennial Colloquium in Law and Religion, St. John’s Law School, Queens, NY. Brett Scharffs presenting. 

11-13 February 2016Annual Conference, J. Reuben Clark Law Society, San Diego, CA. 

7-9 March 2016. “The Legitimate Scope of Religious Establishment”, sponsored by the Fondazione Marcianum. Venice, Italy. Brett Scharffs participating.

9-11 March 2016. Law & Religion Moot Court Competition, Venice, Italy. Brett Scharffs participating as a judge.

12 March 2016. Freedom of Religion Symposium, University of Denver Law School, Denver, CO. Cole Durham participating.

15-17 March 2016. “Sacred Places and Heritage Protection from the Perspectives of International, Constitutional, Religion Law, and Foreign Policy,” Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, Israel. Cole Durham participating. 

26 March 2016. Religious Liberty Event. J. Reuben Clark Law Society, San Francisco Chapter, University of Santa Clara Law School, Santa Clara, CA.

31 March-1 April 2016. International Advisory Council Annual Spring Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. 

12-14 April 2016. “A Path to Peace,” The World Congress on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Gary Doxey participating.

20-21 May 2016. “Religious Freedom and Security: Beyond the Balancing Metaphor”, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary.

22-25 May 2016. “Religious Pluralism, Heritage, and Social Development in Africa”, Conference of the African Consortium of Law and Religion. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 

30 May-3 June 2016. Master-Level Course on Sharia & Human Rights: Background and Core Issues in Contemporary Indonesia, Malang, Indonesia. Brett Scharffs participating.

31 May-4 June 2016. Summer School on Human Rights: “Stand for Women’s and Children’s Rights”. Thessaloniki, Greece. Cole Durham participating. 

10 June 2016. “Virtue, Liberty, & Law – Rendering Unto Caeser and Unto God”. J. Reuben Clark Law Society, UK & Ireland Chapters, Chorley, Lancashire, England.

16-19 June 2016. Conference “Freedom of Religion or Belief in Situations of Crisis: Why Can’t We Get Along?” Tallinn, Estonia. 

7-8 July 2016. Annual Religious Freedom Review, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT. 

7-9 July 2016. Conference “Changes in Legal Protections for Conscientious Objection,” XVI Colloquium of the Latin American Consortium for Religious Freedom, Hernandarias, Paraguay. Gary Doxey attending.

16-18 August 2016. 18th IRLA Meeting of Experts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Cole Durham participating.

30 August – 1 September 2016G20 Interfaith Summit 2016 in China: “Dialogue Among Civilizations and Community of Common Destiny for All Mankind”.

7 September 2016. APPG FoRB Freedom of Religion or Belief Policy Dialogue, Houses of Parliament, London, United Kingdom. Cole Durham and Brett Scharffs participating. 

8-10 September 2016. Oxford Conference and Bi-Annual Conference of the International Consortium for Law and Religion Studies, “Freedom of/for/from/within Religion: Differing Dimensions of a Common Right?”, Oxford, UK. 

15-16 September 2016. International Conference, Hanoi, Vietnam. 

19-25 September 2016. Certificate Training Program, Northwest Highlands, Vietnam. 

22-28 September 2016. Certificate Training Program, Vietnam. 

2-4 October 2016. 23rd Annual International Law and Religion Symposium, “Religious Rights in a Pluralistic World”, Provo, UT. 

6 October 2016. 7th Annual Religious Liberty Award Dinner. J. Reuben Clark Law Society, Washington, D.C. 

7 October 2016. International Protection of Religion Freedom, Newseum, Knight Conference Center, Washington, D.C. 

19-20 October 2016. Conference on Freedom of Religion or Belief and Combatting Violent Extremism, London, United Kingdom.

20-22 October 2016. Law and Religion Conference, Ivanovo, Russia. Elizabeth Clark participating.

26-28 October 2016. The Politicization of Freedom of Religion or Belief: For Better or Worse,” University of Oslo, Norway. 

27 October 2016. Third Annual Sacramento Court/Clergy Conference, SALAM Center, Sacramento, CA. 

6-7 November 2016. “Restoring Religious Freedom Converence: Law, Religion, Equality, and Dignity,” Emory School of Law, Atlanta, GA. Cole Durham participating.

9-11 November 2016. “Religious Freedom, the Essence of Human Equality,” South American Forum for Religious Freedom, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Gary Doxey and Brett Scharffs participating. 

12 November 2016. JRCLS Religious Freedom Symposium, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. Elizabeth Clark participating.

17-18 November 2016. Conference at the European Court of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France.