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Religious Legal Theory Conference

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A Global Conversation: Exploring Interfaith and International Models for the Interaction of Religion and State

FeBRUARY 24 - 25, 2014, TULL AUDITORIUM, EMORY UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24

9:00 a.m.   Breakfast

9:30-10:00 a.m.  Opening Remarks
Robert Schapiro, Dean, Emory Law
Silas Allard, Emory University

10:00-11:30 a.m.
PANEL ONE
Law and Religion Around the World

Moderator Frank Alexander, Emory University

Olga Kazmina, Moscow State University

Rafael Domingo, Navarra School of Law

Johan van der Vyver, Emory University

11:45 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
PANEL TWO
Law and Religion Around the World, Continued

Moderator David W. Opderbeck, Seton Hall University

Gideon Sapir, Bar-Ilan University

Athanasios Giocas, Université de Montréal

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
LUNCH PANEL
Second Annual Faith and the Law Panel: What if Religion Were in Charge?

Moderator Mark Goldfeder, Emory University

John Witte, Jr., Emory University

Michael J. Broyde, Emory University

Abdullahi An-Na'im, Emory University

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
PANEL THREE
Politics and Practicality: Living in the USA Model

Moderator Brett Scharffs, Brigham Young University

David W. Opderbeck, Seton Hall University

Michael Helfand, Pepperdine University

Zoe Robinson, DePaul University

Jeff Hammond, Faulkner University

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
PANEL FOUR
Law and Religious Experience

Moderator David Blumenthal, Emory University

Robert Ahdieh, Emory University

Rebecca R. French, State University of New York at Buffalo

Nate Oman, The College of William and Mary

7:00 p.m.
THE CURRIE LECTURE

Suzan Johnson Cook
Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom
2011-2013

RECEPTION

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
PANEL FIVE
Organizing and Orchestrating Shared Space: Examining Culture and Context

Moderator Phillip Ackerman-Lieberman, Vanderbilt University

Chaim Saiman, Villanova University

Elizabeth A. Clark, Brigham Young University

Zachary R. Calo, Valparaiso University

Frederick Mark Gedicks, Brigham Young University

Pasquale Annicchino, European University Institute

11:00 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
PANEL SIX
Looking Forward: Re-Imagining Religious Liberty

Moderator Jeff Hammond, Faulkner University

Brett Scharffs, Brigham Young University

Justin Laterrell, Emory University

Robert Blitt, University of Tennessee

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
LUNCH AND CASE STUDY
Circumcision: A Mixed Global Conversation

Moderator Paul Root Wolpe, Emory University

Mark Goldfeder, Emory University

Tal Sela, Bar-Ilan University

Stephen Munzer, University of California, Los Angeles

CLOSING REMARKS

John Witte, Jr., Emory University

 

 

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