State, Religion and Law in and beyond South Asia: Comparative Perspectives

New Delhi, India, February 14-16, 2008

The conference was held in New Delhi, India, on February 14-16, 2008. Professor W. Cole Durham, Jr., Director of the Center and one of the co-chairs of the conference, gave opening remarks and also presented on Religion and Criminal Law – Comparative Perspectives. Professor Brett G. Scharffs, Associate Director of the Center, presented on Freedom and Equality Orientations in the Domain of Law and Religion. Professor Durham also spoke in the concluding session.


  • Association of Scholars of Religion and Law
  • India Institute of Advanced Legal Studies at Amity University
  • Amicus Juris Law Firm, New Delhi, India


  • International Center for Law and Religion Studies at Brigham Young University
  • Department of Ecclesiastical Studies at the University of Milan
  • Institute for European Constitutional Law and the University of Trier