Lecture on European Court “Double Standard” in Religious Freedom Cases

June 2010 – University of Western Sydney, Australia

As part of its annual lecture series, the Centre for the Study of Contemporary Muslim Societies (CSCMS) sponsored a lecture by James T. Richardson, J.D., Ph.D., Professor of Sociology and Judicial Studies and Director of the Grant Sawyer Center for Justice Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno.  Professor Richardson’s lecture, delivered on 22 June 2010 at the Bankstown Campus of the University of Western Sydney, addressed the topic The European Court of Human Rights and Old Versus New Member States: Is There a Double Standard in Religious Freedom Cases? 

CSCMS invites a number of leading academics in the social scientific study of Muslim societies to deliver public lectures “aimed at academics, honours and postgraduate candidates.” The lectures are also open to the wider public and are recorded and made available on the CSCMS website.