Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Advanced Certificate Program on Religion and the Rule of Law at Oxford

Honored to be serving on the International Academic Advisory Board of this exciting new Program. 'The need for a global program to identify and educate the rising generation of scholars and leaders in the field of law and religion: Legal restrictions on religious individuals and groups remain high or very high in many countries of… Continue reading Advanced Certificate Program on Religion and the Rule of Law at Oxford

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics, Whither Europe?

Article ‘This Map Of The State Of Religious Freedom Around The World Is Chilling’

From the article: 'In many countries around the world, it remains difficult for people of all religions to practice their faith freely. And in others, it’s getting harder. A Pew Research Center report released Tuesday shows that the number of countries with high levels of religious restrictions ― either from the government or from hostile… Continue reading Article ‘This Map Of The State Of Religious Freedom Around The World Is Chilling’

Comparative Constitutional Law, Democracy, Law and Religion, Religion and Politics

Participant, Conference ‘The Islamic State’s Religious Cleansing and the Urgency of a Strategic Response’, Hudson Institute, New York (May 7th, 2015)

'As military plans are being laid for an offensive to liberate Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city, from Islamic State militants, this conference focused on the policies and strategies urgently needed to help the Middle East’s vulnerable religious minorities. Leading the discussion was Cardinal Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, and Hudson Distinguished Scholar Walter Russell… Continue reading Participant, Conference ‘The Islamic State’s Religious Cleansing and the Urgency of a Strategic Response’, Hudson Institute, New York (May 7th, 2015)