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Restoring Religious Freedom Lectures

The Restoring Religious Freedom Lectures are part of CSLR's Restoring Religious Freedom Project, directed by Mark Goldfeder.

2017-2018 Restoring Religious Freedom Lecture

Shahar Lifshitz, Dean of Bar-Ilan University School of Law and Senior Research Fellow at the Israel Democracy Institute, lectured on "Power and Faith: Law and Religion in a Jewish State."

2016-2017 Restoring Religious Freedom Lecture

Douglas Laycock, Robert E. Scott Distinguished Professor of Law, Class of 1963 Research Professor in Honor of Graham C. Lilly, and Peter W. Low Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia, lectured on "Law, Religion, Equality, and Dignity" at the Restoring Religious Freedom Conference. 

2016-2017 Restoring Religious Freedom Lecture

A Conversation between Ján Figel’, EU Special Envoy on Freedom of Religion or Belief, and W. Cole Durham, Founding Director of the International Center for Law and Religion Studies. Moderator: Mark Goldfeder, Senior Lecturer, Emory University School of Law; Spruill Family Fellow in Law and Religion, Center for the Study of Law and Religion, Emory University; Director, Restoring Religious Freedom Project.

2015-2016 Restoring Religious Freedom Lecture

Tracey Hucks, James D. Vail III Professor and Chair, Africana Studies Department, Davidson College, lectured on "Religious Freedom and the Anglo-Caribbean." She shared insights on the religious repression against, and current legal victories won by, practitioners of the Yoruba-Orisa religion in Trinidad. We hope to be able to make the video available soon.