Law and Religion Headlines


Sunday, 17 October 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT, 17-18 October 2021: Parliament of the World's Religions
(Parliament of the World's Religions)

Friday, 15 October 2021

APPLICATIONS OPEN (deadline 15 October 2021): Global Ecumenical Theological Institute 2022: “Christ’s Love (Re)moves Borders”
(World Council of Churches)

Tuesday, 12 October 2021

CALL FOR FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS (due 12 October 2021: Marie Sklodowska-Curie postdoctoral fellowships
(MSCA)

Tuesday, 28 September 2021

2021–22 BYU forum speakers
(Martin Luther King III, Reverend Doctor Andrew Teal, William Barber II, Marilynne Robinson, James Fallows, Amy Chua, Brigham Young University)

Wednesday, 15 September 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS, due 15 September 2021: 2022 Church History Symposium--Latter-day Saints and Religious Liberty: Historical and Global Perspectives
(BYU Department of Church History and Doctrine and the Church History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

Monday, 6 September 2021

COURSE (online or in person), 6-9 September 2021: Conflictos éticos y religiosos en sociedades contemporáneas/Ethical and Religious Conflicts in Contemporary Societies
(Royal Academy of Jurisprudence and Legislation and the International University of Andalusia in Spain)

Sunday, 5 September 2021

EVENT, 5-10 September 2021: "The European Convention on Human Rights in Times of Crises"
(TU Dresden and Leipzig University, 2nd International Summer School "Human Rights in Theory and Practice")

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS, deadline 1 September 2021: Religious Actors & Humanitarian Norms Compliance in Armed Conflict: Roles, Influence, Engagement (PDF)
(The Generating Respect Project)

Monday, 30 August 2021

EVENT, 30 August to 2 September 2021: #EUARE2021
(European Academy of Religion)

CALL FOR PANELISTS, 30 August-3 September, 2021: 18th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions, Panel-Gender Law and Religion During the COVID-19 Health Crisis
(European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR))

Friday, 20 August 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT, 22-24 August 2021: Dare to Overcome: Global Business Convention & Peace Awards (four-year global business, technology procurement, sustainable development and peace initiative)
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Friday, 30 July 2021

CALL FOR PAPERS, deadline 30 July 2021: International Institute for Religious Freedom Special Issue on Refugees and FoRB
(International Institute for Religious Freedom)

CALL FOR PAPERS, Proposals due by 30 July 2021: Special Issue on “Refugees and FORB”
(International Journal for Religious Freedom)

CALL FOR PAPERS, Abstract submissions due 30 July 2021: “I Have Called You by Name: Human Dignity in a Secular World”
(de Nicola Center for Ethics and Culture)

WEBINAR, 30 July 2021 (3PM Singapore): {CALS] VR#14 - Freedom of Religion or Belief
(Based on the book "Routledge Handbook of Freedom of Religion or Belief" by (Eds.) Silvio Ferrari, Mark Hill QC, Arif A. Jamal and Rossella Bottoni, Virtual Roundtables on Asian Law Series, National University of Singapore, Centre for Asia Legal Studies, Faculty of Law)

Thursday, 29 July 2021

WEBINAR, 29 July 2021 2:00 pm (EDT-US & Canada): Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders: Systemic Racial Challenges
(G20 Interfaith Forum)

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

WEBINAR, 28 July 2021, (9AM New York/3PM Brussels): A Digital Revolution? Ethical Implications and Interreligious Engagement
(EU & International Affairs office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the G20 Interfaith Forum, Ahead of the 2021 Italy G20 Summit Webinar Series)

WEBINAR, 28 July 2021 (10:30AM ET): USCIRF & TLHRC Hearing: Ending Genocide: Accountability for Perpetrators
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

WEBINAR, 27 July 2021 (6PM in Amsterdam): Intersectionality of Policy, Gender and Religion
(The G20 Interfaith Forum)

EVENT, 27 July 2021 (11AM Brussels): Panel debate: Pakistan’s Blasphemy Laws, and the persecution of minority groups.
(Press Club Brussels Europe)

Saturday, 17 July 2021

WEBINAR, 22 July 2021 (6PM ET): Celebrating the First Amendment and 30 Years of the Freedom Forum
(Freedom Forum Institute)

WEBINAR, 22 July 2021, 11:30 am (Rome): Religious Garb and the Courts
(Università degli Studi di Messina)

Thursday, 15 July 2021

SIDE EVENT, 15 July 2021 (2PM ET): Neutralizing the Harm of Blasphemy Laws: Religious Freedom in Muslim Countries
(Religious Freedom Institute)

LIVE STREAM, 15 July 2021 3:15 pm EDT: Religion, Humanitarianism, and G20 Policy Initiatives: Promoting freedom of religion or belief (FoRB)
(G20 Interfaith Forum)

Wednesday, 14 July 2021

LIVE STREAM, 14 July 2021 (1:45 EDT): Points of Light: Healing division by centering on human dignity for everyone everywhere
(International Center for Law and Religion Studies)

WEBINAR, 14 July 2021, (9AM New York/3PM Brussels): Interfaith Initiatives to Achieve the Agenda 2030 Environmental Goals
(EU & International Affairs office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the G20 Interfaith Forum, Ahead of the 2021 Italy G20 Summit Webinar Series)

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

EVENT, 13-15 July 2021: International Religious Freedom Summit 2021
(Multiple partners)

LIVE STREAM, 13 July 2021 (12PM EDT GMT-4): Fulton, Pavez, and the Future of Religious Freedom in the Americas
(International Center for Law and Religion Studies and ADF International)

Monday, 12 July 2021

WEBINAR, 12 July 2021 (6PM (CEST-Italian time): New dynamics of interreligious engagement across the Mediterranean
(G20 Interfaith Forum, ADYAN, ISPI, FSCIRE, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation)

Thursday, 8 July 2021

EVENT, 8 July 2021 (14:00 UTC+3): Is religion an obstacle or a solution to peace in Israel?
(The Media Line)

WEBINAR, 8 July 2021 (10AM EDT): Caught in the Crossfire: Myanmar's Christian Minorities Under Tatmadaw Rule
(International Christian Concern)

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

WEBINAR, 6 July 2021 (12PM EDT): Religion Matters: A Conversation on Religion and Sustainable Development Goals
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 6-14 July 2021: 112th NAACP Virtual National Convention
(NAACP)

Monday, 5 July 2021

WEBINAR, 7 June - 5 July 2021 (English, German): Comparing the Law of Religions: Different Approaches and Methods (PDF)
(University of Munich)

Thursday, 1 July 2021

WEBINAR, 1 July 2021 (3PM in Zurich): Reminiscing the Past, Rethinking the Future: Intergenerational conversation will commemorate 50 years of WCC’s interreligious inroads
(World Council of Churches)

WEBINAR, 1 July 2021, 7:00 pm (Eastern Time - US): Between Juneteenth and the Fourth of July: A Conversation about White Christian Nationalism w/ Robert P. Jones & Kristin Du Mez
(PRRI)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 1 July 2021 (1PM ET): The New Anti-Semitism: What Business Needs to Know
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

WEBINAR, 1 July 2021 (19.30 (GMT+3)): Freedom Of Religion Or Belief And Gender Equality
(Freedom of Belief Initiative)

WEBINAR, 1 July 2021, (6PM CEST): The impact of COVID-19 on women
(G20 Interfaith Forum)

CALL FOR PAPERS, Deadline 1 July 2021: Twelfth Annual Religious Liberty Student Writing Competition
(Washington DC/Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the J. Reuben Clark Law Society and the International Center for Law and Religion Studies)

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

WEBINAR, 30 June 2021 (9AM New York/3PM Brussels): Freedom of Religion or Belief to Promote Peace, Justice & Stronger Societies
(EU & International Affairs office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the G20 Interfaith Forum, Ahead of the 2021 Italy G20 Summit Webinar Series)

WEBINAR, 30 June 2021: The impact of Covid-19 on churches
(Conference of European Churches)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 30 June 2021 (3PM ET): USCIRF Conversation on the Exodus of Religious Minority Communities in Afghanistan
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

Tuesday, 29 June 2021

EVENT, 27-29 June 2021: Religious Liberty Summit
(University of Notre Dame)

EVENT, 22-29 June 2021: Religious Freedom Week 2021: Solidarity in Freedom
(United States Conference of Catholic Bishops)

WEBINAR, 29 June 2021 (9AM EDT): Vaccinate Thy Neighbor: Governments Engage with Faith Groups on Global COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Monday, 28 June 2021

LECTURE SERIES, 28 June 2021, (6:30PM GMT+2): Assisted suicide: an Italian perspective
(Adelaide Madera, Universität Trier)

Thursday, 24 June 2021

ZOOM SEMINAR, 24 June 2021 (5:30-7:30pm BST): 'Cult' Rhetoric in 21st Century
(Hosted by Edward Graham-Hyde and Aled Thomas, Inform Seminar)

WEBINAR, 24 June 2021 (10AM ET): Book Launch: Religious Soft Diplomacy and the United Nations
(Religions for Peace)

WEBINAR, 24 June 2021 (1:30PM in Santiago): G20IF Religion and Sustainable Development - Latin American Perspectives
(G20 Interfaith Forum)

Wednesday, 23 June 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT, 23 June 2021 (10:30AM ET): USCIRF Conversation on Ten Years after the Arab Spring: How has Religious Freedom Changed Across the Middle East?
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

WEBINAR, 23 June 2021 (3PM Brussels): Faith & Society Webinar Series [Ep. 4] | Interfaith Dialogue: The Key to Peace and Pluralism
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints European Office)

Monday, 21 June 2021

ONLINE EVENT, 21 June 2021: Online Academy Europe challenged by populism: Churches as “the salt of the earth”?
(Conference of European Churches)

LECTURE SERIES, 21 June 2021, (6:30PM GMT+2): Religious minorities in Turkey
(Adelaide Madera, Universität Trier)

Friday, 18 June 2021

ONLINE EVENT, 18 June 2021 (1PM ET): Fierce Freedom with Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
(Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty)

ONLINE EVENT, 16-18 June 2021: Human Rights and the Governance of Religious, Cultural and Gender Diversity
(Summer Courses Foundation, University of the Basque Country)

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)

EVENT, 17-19 June 2021: Foundations of religious liberty seminar: Common moral commitments in an age of individual autonomy
(Religious Freedom Institute)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 17 June 2021: The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on religious exercises in the context of the United States (PDF)
(Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Messina)

Wednesday, 16 June 2021

WEBINAR, 16 June 2021 (1PM ET): Local Faith Communities Respond to Venezuelan Displacement in Latin America and the Caribbean
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

ONLINE EVENT, 15-17 June 2021: Religious Freedom Annual Review
(International Center for Law and Religion Studies, BYU Law)

WEBINAR SERIES, 20-22 July 2021: 8th Summer School On Human Rights: Ensuring Security of Worship Places & Religious Communities
(Conference of European Churches)

Tuesday, 15 June 2021

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

WEBINAR, 15 June 2021 (10AM EDT): Faith-Based Health Justice in Times of Global Trauma and Transformation
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Monday, 14 June 2021

BOOK LAUNCH, 14 June 2021 (4PM in London): Why Religious Freedom Matters for Democracy
(University College London)

LECTURE SERIES, 14 June 2021, (6:30PM GMT+2): COVID-19 and the exercise of religious freedom
(Adelaide Madera, Universität Trier)

VIRTUAL EVENT, 30 June 2021 (11.00-12.45 CEST): Targeting vulnerable religious communities through sexual violence and exploitation of women
(COMECE & Aid to the Church in Need (Brussels Office))

Sunday, 13 June 2021

EVENT, 11-13 June 2021: Religious Freedom Weekend Australia
(Freedom for Faith)

Thursday, 10 June 2021

WEBINAR, 10 June 2021 (9AM MDT/11AM EDT): Responses to Anti-Asian Hate Crimes
(G20 Interfaith Forum)

Wednesday, 9 June 2021

WEBINAR, 9 June 2021, (9AM New York/3PM Brussels): G20 as a Driver to Reduce Poverty and Reignite Growth
(EU & International Affairs office of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the G20 Interfaith Forum, Ahead of the 2021 Italy G20 Summit Webinar Series)

WEBINAR, 9 June 2021 (10:30AM ET): Religious Freedom in Nigeria: Extremism and Government Inaction
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

WEBINAR, 9 June 2021, (7PM EDT): Decoding Battles on Race & Gender among White Evangelicals | Kristin Du Mez and Robert P. Jones
(PRRI)

Tuesday, 8 June 2021

WEBINAR, 8 June 2021: The Influence, Legacy and Future of the European Court of Human Rights in the International Legal Order
(European Society of International Law)

ONLINE EVENT, 8 June 2021 (9.30, 10.30, and 13.30 CET): The Influence, Legacy and Future of the European Court of Human Rights in the International Legal Order
(ESIL & iCourts Conference on the European Court of Human Rights)

Monday, 7 June 2021

WEBINAR, 7 June 2021 (9 AM MDT/17:00 CET): Advancing Religious Freedom in Different Political Regimes
(The International Center for Law and Religion Studies (ICLRS), Brigham Young University)

LECTURE SERIES, 7 June 2021, (6:30PM GMT+2): Clerical sexual abuse and church liability
(Adelaide Madera, Universität Trier)

Friday, 4 June 2021

WEBINAR, 4 June 2021: 7th Annual Law and Religious Freedom Conference
(University of Missouri Kansas City School of Law)

Thursday, 3 June 2021

WEBINAR, 3 June 2021 (1PM ET): Role of Faith ERGs and Faith Communities in Advancing Health
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Wednesday, 2 June 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)

WEBINAR, 2 June 2021 (10AM in Brussels): New Flemish legislation on religion
(FoRB Roundtable Brussels-EU)

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

FILM COMPETITION DEADLINE, 1 June 2021: Live what you believe: Freedom of belief is good for women's empowerment
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

CALL FOR PAPERS, deadline 1 June 2021: The Responsible Society in Early Modern Christianity. Voices & Fruits
(Deutsches Historisches Institut in Rom, Royal Netherlands Institute in Rome, and REFORC)

WEBINAR, 1 June 2021 (1PM CET): The right to disconnect and the need for a European weekly common day of rest
(European Sunday Alliance)

Monday, 31 May 2021

EVENT, 31 May-1 June 2021: ECEN Assembly—Reconciled with creation: A call for urgent action on climate and biodiversity
(European Christian Environmental Network Assembly)

CALL FOR ARTICLES, due 31 May 2021: Special Issue, "Religion and International Relations: What do we know and how do we know it?"
(Jeffrey Haynes, Guest Editor, Religions)

CALL FOR PROPOSALS due by 31 May 2021: Programs for the Parliament of the World’s Religions
(Parliament of the World's Religions)

Friday, 28 May 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT, 28 May 2021 (4PM in Rome): The Crisis of Religious Freedom in the Age of COVID-19 Pandemic
(Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza, Università degli Studi di Messina)

Thursday, 27 May 2021

ONLINE CONFERENCE, 27 May 2021 (13;00 CEST): The European Convention on Human Rights: Beyond a Treaty
(Kushtrim Istrefi, Luca Pasquet, and Claire Loven, Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research (NNHRR), SIM, Montaigne and U-Call)

FACEBOOK LIVE SERIES, 13, 20 & 27 May 2021: Voices of Asian American Faith Freedom
(Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty)

Wednesday, 26 May 2021

WEBINAR, 26 May 2021 (9AM New York/3PM CEST-Brussels): Faith & Society Webinar Series [Ep. 3] | A Review of Recent Reports on International Freedom of Religion or Belief
(The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints European Office)

ONLINE EVENT, 26 May 2021 (15.00-17.00 h (CET)): CCME Online Event: “Black Lives Matter – what have European churches done and learnt?”
(Conference of European Churches)

WEBINAR, 26 May 2021 (12PM ET): Islam in Bosnia After Communism: The Saudi Connection: A Conversation with Harun Karčić and Emily Greble
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Monday, 24 May 2021

WEBINAR, 24 May 2021 (3PM ET): USCIRF Conversation: Update on Religious Freedom Progress in Sudan
(U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom)

WEBINAR, 3 June 2021 (1PM ET): The Role of Faith ERGs and Faith Communities in Advancing Health
(Religious Freedom & Business Foundation)

Sunday, 23 May 2021

WEBINAR SERIES, 24 April to 23 May 2021: CIGA Ramadan Webinar Series
(Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA))

STREAMING 15-23 May 2021: What WWII-Era Scandinavia Can Teach Us About Solidarity Across Religions
(Solidarity Sabbath 2021)

Saturday, 22 May 2021

ONLINE EVENT, 21-22 May 2021: Thrive & Cultivate Summit '21: A mental health event for church leaders
(ChurchCommunications.com)

Friday, 21 May 2021

WEBINAR, 21 May 2021 (12PM EDT): Religious Soft Power in Russian Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Robert C. Blitt
(Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs, Georgetown University)

Thursday, 20 May 2021

WEBINAR, 20 May 2021 (3PM in Amsterdam): Space for faith and belief actors in times of COVID-19
(Platform Freedom of Religion or Belief Worldwide in the Netherlands)

Wednesday, 19 May 2021

WEBINAR, 19 May 2021, (9AM New York/3PM Brussels): The Gift of Our World: Faith and Environmental Stewardship
(Ahead of the 2021 Italy G20 Summit Webinar Series (multiple sponsors))

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