Professor Scharffs Participates in Laïcité Conference – Paris, 11 June 2010

ICLRS Associate Director Professor Brett Scharffs participated in a roundtable conference, “Laïcité in Comparative Perspective,” held at the Paris campus of St. John’s University on 11 June 2010. The conference focused on contemporary issues of laïcité in France and comparative perspectives on religion-state relationships. The Conference, organized by Professor Mark Movsesian and including scholars from France, the United States, Italy, and Spain, was the inaugural conference of St. John’s University’s Center for Law and Religion. Conference proceedings will be published in the St. John’s Journal of Catholic Legal Studies.