17 November 2012
The Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies at the European University Institute and the European Research Council are sponsoring this ReligioWest workshop in Florence.
Beth Hurd presented a paper entitled “Rethinking Religious Freedom.”
4-5 October 2012
Religion in the public space: Trans-European Perspectives Conference, Max Planck Institute of Legal Anthropology, Halle, Germany. Peter Danchin presented a paper entitled “State supported display of religious symbols: The US case law.”
Katherine Lanpher discusses the issue with two professors, Saba Mahmood of the University of California, Berkeley, and Aomar Boum, of the University of Arizona.
4-6 October 2012
Max Planck Institute of Law and Social Anthropology in Halle, Germany is sponsoring a workshop that aims at comparing the conception of the place of religion in the public space in the case law of the US Supreme Court and the European Court of Human Rights.
Program can be found here.
June 30 – July 9, 2011
The Section on “Religious Freedom and the Rights of Religious Minorities,” will be co-taught by Peter Danchin, Elizabeth Shakman Hurd, Saba Mahmood and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan.
April 28-29, 2011
Hosted at Princeton University’s Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS), this workshop explored perspectives on the intersection of the politics and history of international law, international human rights and religion. Topics included the history and politics of religious freedom and religious toleration, international and comparative law, religious and legal subjectivities, humanitarian law and international politics.
October 19, 2010
Religion and law scholars Peter Danchin, University of Maryland Law, and Winnifred Fallers Sullivan, SUNY-Buffalo Law, discuss the controversy over the proposed mosque/community center (the Cordoba House) to be built near the former site of the World Trade Center in New York City in the context of U.S. and international law about religious freedom.