July 12-16, 2007 Northern American Interfaith Network Conference. Richmond, Virginia.
June 22-23, 2007 Implementation of Freedom of Religion and Belief: International and Russian Experience Conference. St. Petersburg, Russia. Co-sponsored by the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, the Expert Council of the Russian Federations’ Human Rights Ombudsman, Institute of Religion and Law, Department of Religious-State Relations of the Russian Academy of State Service in the Russian Administration, Russian State Humanities University, Institute for the Rule of Law in the office of the General Prosecutor of the Russian Federation, the society “Znanie” from St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region, the Administration of St. Petersburg and Leningrad Region.
June 18-19, 2007 Emerging Legal Issues Involving Islam in Europe Conference. Budapest, Hungary. Co-sponsored by ICLRS and the Legal Studies Department at Central European University.
June 12-14, 2007 International Symposium on Charity Law Legislation. Beijing, People’s Republic of China. Conference sponsored by the Legislative Affairs Office of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China.
June 8-9, 2007 Southern Virginia University Education Conference.
June 7-9, 2007 2007 International Conference on Globalization, Immigration and Change in Religious Movements. Bordeaux, France. Sponsored by the Center for Studies on New Religions (CESNUR) and the Institute for the Study of American Religions.
June 6-8, 2007 OSCE Ministerial Conference on Combating Discrimination, Promoting Mutual Respect and Understanding. Bucharest, Romania. Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr. was invited to participate in this conference sponsored by the Office for Democratic Institute and Human Rights, Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Programme.
April 22-25, 2007 IV International Scientific Practical Conference on Religion in a Changing Russia: Problems of Researching Religion and Defense of Freedom of Conscience. Perm, Russia. Co-sponsored by ICLRS and the Expert Council under the Commissioner for Human Rights in the Russian Federation, the Administration of Perm Territory, the Commissioner of Human Rights of the Perm Region, the Knowledge Society of Russia, the Perm State Technical University, and the Association of Scholars in Religion.
March 23, 2007 Financing of Religion Communities in Europe and Latin America. Milan, Italy. Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr. was invited to participate in this conference sponsored by the University of Milan.
March 4-5, 2007 Beyond the Culture Wars: A Leadership Conference on the Future of Religion in the Public Schools. Nashville, Tennessee. Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr. was invited to participate in this conference co-sponsored by the First Amendment Center of the Freedom Forum, the American Civil Liberties Union Federation, and the Council on America’s First Freedom.
February 16-17, 2007 2007 Annual Conference for the J. Reuben Clark Law Society. Malibu, California. Professors Cole Durham and Elizabeth Sewell were invited to participate in this conference, “Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought,” sponsored by the J. Reuben Clark Law Society, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University.
February 2007 6th World Congress on Combating Religious Hatred Through Freedom to Believe. Capetown, South Africa. Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr. was invited to participate in this conference sponsored by the International Religious Liberty Association.
January 2007 The European Union and the Religious Dimensions of Law Conference. Bristol, United Kingdom. Center Director W. Cole Durham, Jr. was invited to participate in this conference which was sponsored by the Centre for the Study of Law and Religion, School of Law, University of Bristol.