The International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS) at Brigham Young University and the Community Service Outreach Committee of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society (JRCLS) have presented the first Religious Freedom Discussion Series—a bi-monthly forum led by the globally recognized religious freedom experts who serve as the ICLRS leadership. Lectures are delivered at the Law School and are available as live Internet webinars. Information about the 2011 presentations, including links to recordings, print addresses, and PowerPoint presentations, may be found at the following links, as they become available.
W. Cole Durham, Jr., ICLRS Director, “Current Developments in International Religious Freedom” – 3 March 2011
David M. Kirkham, ICLRS Senior Fellow for Comparative Law and International Policy, “Islam and Human Rights: Europe and Beyond” – 4 May 2011
Gary B. Doxey, ICLRS Associate Director, “Historical Perspectives on the Rise of Religious Freedom” – 23 June 2011
Robert T. Smith, ICLRS Managing Director, “Valuing Religion: Historical Tax Privileges of Churches in a Modern Secular Age” – 15 September 2011
Brett G. Scharffs, ICLRS Associate Director, “The Role of Judges in Determining the Meaning of Religious Symbols” – 27 October 2011
Elizabeth A. Clark, ICLRS Associate Director Professor, “Recent Legislative Trends Affecting Religious Freedom in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” — 1 December 2011