Symposium on International Religious Freedom, St. John’s College, Oxford UK – June 2016

International religious freedom experts participating in a Symposium on International Religious Freedom at St. John’s College, Oxford on 9 June 2016 were Elder Dallin H. Oaks, Member of the Quorum of the Twelve of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Baroness Elizabeth Berridge of the Vale of Catmose, Member of the United Kingdom House of Lords and Founder/Co-Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group; Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University and formerly member and chair of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; W. Cole Durham, Jr., Susa Young Gates University Professor of Law at Brigham Young University, Founding Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies, and President of the International Consortium for Law and Religions Studies (Milan); Professor Nazila Ghanea, Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law, University of Oxford, and Member, OSCE Advisory Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief; Dr. Peter Petkoff, law lecturer at the Brunel Law School and Director of the Religion, Law and International Relations Programme, Regent’s Park College, Oxford, and Managing Editor, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion

Panel chairs were Professor Richard Ekins, Tutorial Fellow in Law at St John’s College, University of Oxford, and Professor Patrick J Deneen, David A. Potenziani Memorial Associate Professor of Constitutional Studies in the Department of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame. 

Co-organizers of the event were the Rothermere American Institute, the Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government, the Religion and International Relations Programme, Centre for Christianity and Culture, Regent’s Park College, Oxford; and the Oxford Journal of Law and Religion.