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Thursday, 17 June 2021

EVENT, 17-19 June 2021: Religious Pluralism In An Era of Globalization
(Center for Studies on New Religions, Centre de Ressources et d’Observation de l’Innovation Religieuse, International Society for the Study of New Religions)

Friday, 28 May 2021

EVENT, 28 May - 2 June 2021: ‘Reconciled with creation: a call for urgent action on climate and biodiversity’
(13th Assembly of the European Christian Environmental Network, Bad Herrenalb, Germany)

Friday, 30 April 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS, due 30 April 2021: Quaderni di Diritto e Politica Ecclesiastica no. 2/2021
(Observatory of Liberties and Religious Institutions (OLIR))

Friday, 26 March 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS AND POSTERS, due by 26 March 2021: A Sacred Covenant? Historic, Legal and Cultural Perspectives on the Development of Marital Law
(The Journal of Legal History and Northumbria University, Socio-Legal Studies Association)

Tuesday, 16 March 2021

ANNOUNCING the ACLARS WEBINAR SERIES, 19 January - 16 March 2021 (14:30 UCT, 16:30 South Africa): COVID-19 in Africa: Religious Responses and Legal Implications
(African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies)

Thursday, 11 March 2021

DAY OF ACTION, 11 March 2021: Sacred People, Sacred Earth Day of Action
(Parliament of the World's Religions)

Tuesday, 9 March 2021

ONLINE EVENTS, 9 & 25 February, 9 March 2021 (2PM GMT): Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB) in Practice
(The Faith & Belief Forum)

Monday, 15 February 2021

WRITING COMPETITION, deadline 15 February 2021: Program on Church, State & Society at Notre Dame Law School
(Notre Dame Law School)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS, 15 February 2021: Notre Dame Program on Church, State & Society Writing Competition
(Notre Dame Law School)

Friday, 12 February 2021

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP and PUBLISHING PROJECT: 12-13 February 2021: Religion, State, and Society in Post-Communist Countries: Thirty Years after the End of the Cold War
(Elizabeth Clark, Merilin Kivirog, Dmytro Vovk, BYU Law ICLRS, University of Tartu School of Law, Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University’s Center for Rule of Law and Religion Studies)

Tuesday, 9 February 2021

EVENT, 9-11 February 2021: 2nd National Faith@Work ERG Conference
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Sunday, 7 February 2021

Annual UN Observance Week: Feb. 1-7
(The World Interfaith Harmony Week)

Friday, 5 February 2021

TIMELINE of the 9th European Court of Human Rights Moot Court Competition (Final Round May 2021)
(The European Court of Human RIghts)

Wednesday, 3 February 2021

WEBINAR, 3 February 2021 (12:30PM EST): Catholicism, Joe Biden, and U.S. Politics: A Conversation with Massimo Faggioli
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Monday, 1 February 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS, due 1 February 2021: Freedom of Religion in Europe Today: Under Critical Investigation
(Institute for the Study of Freedom of Religion or Belief)

Thursday, 28 January 2021

WEBINAR, 28 January 2021, 12:00 PM EST: Research-based Pathways to Powerful Political Engagement
(Institute for Social Policy and Understanding)

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

WEBINAR, 27 January 2021 (12:30PM EST): Is America’s Religious Soft Power Effective?
(A Conversation with Peter S. Henne, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

WEBINAR, 27 January 2021 (4:30PM EST): Democracy and Faith Under Siege: Responding to Christian Nationalism
(Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty)

Tuesday, 26 January 2021

ONLINE TEACHING SERIES, 26 January 2021 (continues into October): ThinkND series to explore world religions
(Amanda Skofstad, ThinkND, University of Notre Dame)

Monday, 25 January 2021

EVENT, 18-25 January 2021: Global ecumenical prayer for Christian Unity
(World Council of Churches)

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

WEBINAR, 19 January 2021 (12:30PM EST): The Sources of Brazil’s Religious Soft Power
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

WEBINAR, 19 January 2021 (3:30 PM in Brussels): Fortifying Families Webinar Series [Ep. 7] | Families and Domestic Violence
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints European Office)

Monday, 18 January 2021

WEBINAR, 18 January 2020, (4PM MST): Pluralism and Moral Formation
(Sightings: The Martin Marty Center, University of Chicago Divinity School)

Saturday, 16 January 2021

WEBINAR, 16 January 2021 (1PM EST): Does Religious Freedom Matter in 2021? African American Perspectives on Religious Freedom.
(Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum Institute)

Friday, 15 January 2021

CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS, due 15 January 2021: Special Issue - "The Crisis of Religious Freedom in the Age of COVID-19 Pandemic"
(Prof. Adelaide Madera, Guest Editor, Laws)

Thursday, 14 January 2021

ONLINE SEMINAR, 14 January 2021 (17.30-19.30 GMT - London time): Becoming religious: How and why beliefs and practices are transmitted
(INFORM)

WEBINAR, 14 January 2021 (12:30PM EST): On Civil Islam, Education, Sharia Law and Ethics, and Democratization
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Wednesday, 13 January 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT, 13 January 2021 (Roma, GMT+01:00): From Freedom of Worship to Freedom of Religion or Belief
(Ministero degli Affari Esteri e della Cooperazione Internazionale)

WEBINAR, 13 January 2021 (19.00 (GMT+3)): Mechanisms to combat antisemitism in the world and in Turkey
(İnanç Özgürlüğü Girişimi / Freedom of Belief Initiative)

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

WEBINAR, 12 January 2020 (6PM EST): African Americans and Religion Freedom: New Perspectives for Congregations and Communities
(Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum Institute)

Monday, 11 January 2021

WEBINAR, 11 January 2020, (4PM CST): Typologies of Interfaith Education
(Sightings: The Martin Marty Center, University of Chicago Divinity School)

Wednesday, 16 December 2020

WEBINAR, 16 December 2020 (10AM EST): Book Event: A World Free from Nuclear Weapons
(The Vatican Conference on Disarmament, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Tuesday, 15 December 2020

ONLINE EVENT, 15-17 December 2020: Ritual Reconstructed Revisited: continuity and signalling the future
(Bucks New University)

Friday, 11 December 2020

CALL FOR EVIDENCE, 11 December 2020: Independent Faith Engagement Review
(Gov.UK)

Thursday, 10 December 2020

CONFERENCE, 10-13 December 2020: The Person in a Post-Religious Society (Moscow, Russia)
(St. Andrew’s Biblical Theological Institute)

WEBINAR, 10 December 2020 (17:30 GMT): Rowan Williams on “Saving our Order: Thomas Becket, Henry II and the Law of Church and State”
(Ecclesiastical Law Society)

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE, 16-19 May 2021: The 8th Conference on Law and Religion in Africa: Law, Religion and the Family
(Confirmation of Online Presentation DUE 10 December 2020, African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies)

WEBINAR, 10 December 2020 (1PM Brussels): Justice denied: The Case of Tai Ji Men in Taiwan
(Human Rights Without Frontiers International)

LIVE WEBINAR, 10 December 2020 (2:00 PM EST): First Five Now: The Role of Free Speech in Bridging the Blue and Red Divide
(Freedom Forum Institute)

WEBINAR, 10 December 2020 (12:00 PM EST): Islam and “Separatism” in Europe: Is France Going Too Far?
(Religious Freedom Institute)

Wednesday, 9 December 2020

ONLINE FORUM, 9-10 December 2020: 22nd EU NGO Human Rights Forum - The Impact of New Technologies on Human Rights
(EU NGO Forum)

ONLINE EVENT, 9 December 2020 (9AM MST): What Happened To The Promise? The Situations of Armenians in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2020
(The Coalition for Genocide Response)

VIRTUAL HEARING, 9 December 2020 (10:30AM ET): Blasphemy Laws and the Violation of International Religious Freedom
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 9 December 2020 (2:00 PM EST): Advancing Religious Freedom in U.S. Foreign Policy and Foreign Assistance: Policy and Practice
(Religious Freedom Institute)

Tuesday, 8 December 2020

WEBINAR, 8 December 2020 (3:30PM GMT+1:00): Fortifying Families Webinar Series [Ep. 6]: Families and Freedom of Religion or Belief
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints European Office)

Monday, 7 December 2020

WEBINAR, 7 December 2020 (9AM MST, 17:00 Central European Time): God in Secular Constitutions
(The International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS), Brigham Young University)

WEBINAR, 7 December 2020 (2PM EST): Rethinking Religion and U.S. Diplomacy: Refugee Resettlement Policies
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Thursday, 26 November 2020

ONLINE EVENT, 26 November 2020: Building Back Better Conference: The Church and Social Cohesion
(Theos Think Tank)

Wednesday, 25 November 2020

WEBINAR SERIES, 25 November 2020 (4 PM CEST): The Android and the Fax: AI and Buddhism in Contemporary Japan
(Erica Baffelli (University of Manchester), Center for Religious Studies, Foundazione Bruno Kessler, Trento)

ZOOM WEBINAR, 25 November 2020 (6:00 pm GMT-3): Celebración del Día de la Libertad Religiosa
(CALIR)

ONLINE EVENT, 25 November 2020: Roundtable on Law and Religion "God, law and the Constitution"
(YouTube Video, Lomonosov Moscow State University)

Tuesday, 24 November 2020

WEBINAR, 24 November 2020 (3PM EST): Lunch Series on Religion and Nationalism: China
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Monday, 23 November 2020

WEBINAR, 23 November 2020, 10:00 AM MST: FoRēL Webinar #1: Young Women of Faith in our Secular and Pluralistic World
(FoRēL)

WEBINAR, 23 November 2020 (12:30PM): Values as a Key Component of Good Governance: The Islamic Case
(A Conversation with Muqtedar Khan, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Sunday, 22 November 2020

WEBINAR, 22 November 2020 (2PM London): Service of Prayer for Climate Justice
(The Lutheran World Federation)

Friday, 20 November 2020

LIVESTREAM EVENT, 20 November 2020: The ECHR Turns 70 – Taking Stock, Thinking Forward
(Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, Belgium)

EVENTS CALENDAR, 16-20 November 2020; Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom
(Official events hosted by the Government of Poland, International Religious Freedom Roundtable)

ONLINE EVENT, 16-20 November 2020: Global Week of Faith in Action for Children: Enhancing Dialogue and Collaboration for Children's Rights and Well-being
(Arigatou International)

Thursday, 19 November 2020

WEBINAR, 19 November 2020: Advancing Religious Freedom in Sudan
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

WEBINAR, 19 November 2020 (11AM EST): Tax Justice and Religious Freedom: The Tai Ji Men Case and Beyond
(YouTube Video, CESNUR – Center for Studies on New Religions)

Tuesday, 17 November 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT, 16-17 November 2020: Ministerial to Advance Freedom of Religion or Belief 2020
(Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland)

ZOOM WEBINAR, 17 November 2020 (5 PM GMT): The Question of Mass Atrocity Monitoring and Determination
(Lord Alton of Liverpool, Nadine Maenza, Aarif Abraham, Erin Farrell Rosenberg, Coalition for Genocide Response)

WEBINAR, 17 November 2020 (7PM EST): China’s Global Promotion of Buddhism
(A Conversation with Yoshiko Ashiwa and David L. Wank, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

OFFICIAL EVENT (ONLINE), 17 November 2020 (7 AM EST): NGO Component Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom or Belief
(Hosted by the Government of Poland, Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom)

Monday, 16 November 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT, 16-20 November 2020: Ministerial Hallway Track Registration
(First Freedom Foundation, Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom)

WEBINAR, 16 November 2020 (12PM EST): Exposing Caste Discrimination in the United States
(A Conversation with Phillip Martin and Suraj Yengde, Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

ZOOM MEETING, 16 November 2020 (1:00 PM EST ): "A Dialogue of Love: Interreligious Cooperation and Global Wellbeing" (John Paul II Lecture on Interfaith Understanding)
(Aza Karam, The Milstein Center for Interreligious Dialogue in conjuction with the John Paul II Center for Interfaith Dialogue at the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome)

ZOOM WEBINAR, 16 November 2020 (4 PM GMT): The Persecution of the Uighur Muslims in China – Where to Go From Now?
(Alistair Carmichael MP, Lord Alton of Liverpool, Sir Geoffrey Nice QC, Nury A. Turkel, Erin Farrell Rosenberg, Coalition for Genocide Response)

Sunday, 15 November 2020

CLARIFICATION QUESTION DEADLINE (15 November 2020): ECtHR Moot Court Competition
(European Court of Human Rights)

WEBINAR, 15 November 2020 (2:00 pm AEDT): Abraham Conference 2020, Interfaith on the Frontlines
(Abraham Conference)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 15 November 2020 (5PM EST): Jewish Ritual and Activism for Racial Justice
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Friday, 6 November 2020

ZOOM MEETING, 6 November 2020 (10AM EDT): Religious Freedom: Pillar to Global Innovation, Economic Growth
(The U.S. India SME Council)

Thursday, 5 November 2020

ZOOM EVENT, 5 November 2020 (12:30 PM EST): Just Global Health: Integrating Human Right and Common Goods
(John Tasioulas, Jeffrey Pojanowski, Global Lawyering Spotlight Lecture Series: University of Notre Dame Law School)

WEBINAR, 5 November 2020, 12:35 pm EST: Indian and Western Varieties of Secularism: A Conversation with Rajeev Bhargava
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Sunday, 1 November 2020

CALL FOR PAPERS, deadline 1 November 2020: Theme Issue on Conversion, Proselytization, Secularization
(Bar-Ilan University Faculty of Law, Journal of Law, Religion and State)

EVENT, 1 November 2020: 2020 International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (IDOP): Sunday, Nov. 1
(National Religious Broadcasters)

ONLINE EVENT, 1 November 2020: Addressing Critical Global Issues: The Role of Faith Communities
(Parliament of the World's Religions)

Monday, 26 October 2020

WEBINAR, 26 October (5PM ET): Mao vs. God: State Control of Churches in China under Xi
(Cardus Religious Freedom Institute)

Thursday, 15 October 2020

LATEST ISSUE of the Journal of Law and Religion (free through October 15)
(various, Cambridge University Press)

WEBINAR, 15 October 2020 (5:30 PM ET): The Church, the State, and the Pandemic
(Cardus Religious Freedom Institute)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 15 October 2020 (1PM EDT): Conversation with USCIRF: Religious Freedom in Turkey
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

Tuesday, 13 October 2020

WEBINAR, 13 October 2020, 3:30 pm (CEST): Fortifying Families Webinar Series: Episode 2, Families and the Economy
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints European Office)

Saturday, 10 October 2020

WEBINAR, 15 October 2020 (12:30PM EDT): Religion, Magic, Secularity, and Spirituality: A Conversation with Peter van der Veer
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Friday, 9 October 2020

RECORDINGS AVAILABLE ONLINE: 27th Annual International Law and Religion Symposium - "Religious Freedom, Rights and Responsibilities"
(The International Center for Law and Religion Studies)

BLOG WEBINAR: Law, Religion, and Coronavirus in the United States: A Six-Month Assessment
(Talk About: Law and Religion - Blog of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies)

RECORDING AVAILABLE ONLINE: Law, Religion, and Coronavirus in the United States: A Six-Month Assessment
(Moderators: Brett Scharffs, Jane Wise, John Bernau, Shlomo Pill, Justin Latterell, Stephanie Barclay, Mark Movsesian, Marc DeGirolami, Michael Moreland, BYU ICLRS, Emory CSLR, Notre Dame Church & State, St. John's CLR, Villanova Law)

Thursday, 8 October 2020

ZOOM EVENT, 8 October 2020 (1 PM ET): Race, Religion and the Right to Vote: The Amendments Passed, The Struggle Continued
(Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum, with support from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.)

EVENT, 8 October 2020 (3:45PM): Objeción de Conciencia y creencias religiosas de funcionarios públicos
(Departamento de Derecho Constitucional, Universidad Externado de Colombia)

Sunday, 27 September 2020

Calendario del Simposio 2020 en español

Calendário do Simpósio 2020 em português

Calendrier du symposium 2020 en français

Расписание симпозиума 2020 на русском языке

Saturday, 19 September 2020

VIRTUAL EVENT, 19 September 2020 (3 PM ET): Giussani Series 2020: From Utopia To Presence
(Crossroads Cultural Center)

PODCASTS (on now) - The Keeper: Solidarity Sabbath Season
(Hosted by Katrina Lantos Swett, Lantos Foundation for Human Rights and Justice)

Friday, 18 September 2020

ONLINE SEMINAR, 18 Sept 2020 (12 PM London): Religion, Business, Economics and Sustainable Development
(Peter Petkoff with Kenneth J. Barnes, Canon Edmund Newell, Naoto Yoshikawa, Oxford Journal of Law and Religion, with Brunel Centre for Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, G20 Interfaith Forum, Centre for Religion and Culture Regent’s Park College, Oxford Society for Law and Religion)

WEBINAR, 18 September 2020, 12:00 pm
(Oxford Journal of Law and Religion)

Sunday, 13 September 2020

ZOOM EVENT, 13 September 2020 (1 PM ET): The Courageous Voices of Revs. Richard Allen and Absalom Jones in the American Plague of 1793
(Religious Freedom Center, Freedom Forum, with support from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations.)

Thursday, 10 September 2020

WEBINAR, 10 September 2020 (10am EDT): Dueling Pandemics: Faith, HIV, and COVID-19
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Tuesday, 8 September 2020

ONLINE CONFERENCE, 8 September 2020 (8AM EDT): Multi-faith Advisory Council Hosts Global Conference on 75th Anniversary of the United Nations
(Multi-faith Advisory Council)

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