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Lectures & Conferences

The McDonald Distinguished Scholar Lectures on Christian Scholarship

The McDonald Agape Foundation and the Center for the Study of Law and Religion host this grant-funded five-year lecture series, running from 2013 to 2018. The lectures explore the fundamental issues at the intersection of law, religion and society from various Christian perspectives.

Currie Lecture

The Currie Lecture was founded in 1986 with an endowment from Overton and Lavona Currie. 2016 Currie Lecture: Geshe Thupten Jinpa, Balancing Compassion, Justice, and Religious Beliefs: Some Perspectives from the Buddhist Traditions.

Curie Lecture

Harold J. Berman Lecture

The Berman Lecture was established in 2009 with a generous gift from the Berman family, as well as friends and supporters, to honor the intellectual legacy of Harold J. Berman (1918-2007).

The Religion Newswriters Association Pre-Conference

This 2014 daylong conference brought religion journalists from around the country to Emory Law to explore the issues of law and religion impacting immigrants and refugees.

The 15th Annual Legal Ethics & Professionalism Symposium: Justice for All: Ensuring Ethical Representation And Access to Justice For Immigrants

This 2014 daylong conference brought lawyers from around the state to explore the legal issues impacting immigrants and refugees.

Religious Legal Theory Conference: A Global Conversation Exploring Interfaith and International Models for the Interaction of Religion and State

This 2014 two-day conference explored how law manages and frames its relationship with religion, and how religions internally manage and frame their relationships with the state.

Don S. Browning Lecture

This lecture was established in 2011 with generous gifts from friends and colleagues to honor the intellectual legacy of Don S. Browning (1934 – 2010).

Decalogue Lecture

This series was founded in 2002 with funding from Marion Kuntz in honor of her late husband, Paul Kuntz.