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Islam's Golden Rule and
Its Implications for Interfaith Relations
Tuesday, November 14 at 3:30 pm
1440 G St. NW (WeWork), 8th floor, Room 8V
Justin Elias Parrott
Justin Elias Parrott is a research librarian at NYU in Abu Dhabi specializing in Islamic and Middle East Studies. He has a BA in Physics and a BA in English from Otterbein University, a Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) from Kent State University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Research (MRes) in Islamic Studies from the University of Wales, where he is writing his thesis on the "Golden Rule" in Islam.
Religious Freedom in the Middle East: Is It Possible?
Mon. Oct. 2 at 7 pm | University of Dallas
Hosted by the University of Dallas Chapter of the Alexander Hamilton Society. 7pm SB Hall Multipurpose Room. Event details. Jennifer S. Bryson, Ph.D., CIRF's Director of Operations and Development
Friday Church: A Pakistani Muslim Prays in America
Join us for hors d'oeuvres, 8-minute film, and a brief panel discussion
Wed., Aug. 30, 5:30 - 6:30 PM
1440 G St. NW, WeWork, 8th floor
The Distinctiveness of Religion in American Law: Rethinking Religion Clause Jurisprudence
Mon. July 10 at 3:30pm
1440 G St. NW (WeWork), 8th floor, Room 8V
Kathleen A. Brady
Kathleen Brady is a legal scholar who has held faculty appointments at Villanova University and University of Richmond School of Law. She is the author of The Distinctiveness of Religion in American Law: Rethinking Religion Clause Jurisprudence, published by Cambridge University Press. Her scholarship focuses on the intersection of law and religion, including the First Amendment religion clauses, religion in public life, law and theology, and Catholic social thought. Her publications have appeared in numerous law reviews. In 2011, Brady was William E. Simon Visiting Fellow in Religion and Public Life at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions at Princeton University. Brady has served as Chair of the Association of American Law Schools Section on Law and Religion and has been a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Catholic Social Thought. After law school, Brady clerked for the Honorable John T. Noonan, Jr., of the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She also served as Assistant to the General Counsel of Yale University and Project Associate for the National Academy of Social Insurance.
She holds a bachelor of arts from Yale College, a master of arts in religion from Yale Divinity School, and a Juris Doctor from Yale Law School.
The State of Religious Freedom in Indonesia Today
Thu. June 29 at 3:30pm | 1440 G St. NW (WeWork), 8th floor, Room 8V
Paul Marshall, Ph.D., is Wilson Professor of Religious Freedom at Baylor University and Senior Fellow at the Leimena Institute in Jakarta, Indonesia, and at the Hudson Institute. Marshall is one of the world’s leading scholars of religious freedom. Marshall is the author and editor of more than twenty books on religion and politics, especially religious freedom, including more recently, Persecuted: The Global Assault on Christians (2013, with Lela Gilbert and Nina Shea), Silenced: How Apostasy Laws and Blasphemy Codes are Choking Freedom Worldwide (2011, with Nina Shea), Blind Spot: When Journalists Don't Get Religion (2009), and Religious Freedom in the World (2008).
Muslims and Religious Freedom in Japan: Beyond the Myth of Homogeneity
Thursday, May 18, 2017 | 3PM
1440 G St. NW, 8th floor | Room 8v
Shino Yokotsuka, Graduate Research Intern at CIRF
This lecture aims to deepen the understanding and knowledge about Muslims in Japan, and to increase awareness of some of the hidden religious freedom issues in Japan.
Conference Call: "Developments in Muslim Support for Religious Freedom"
Tuesday, April 25, 2017 | 1PM EST
Jennifer Bryson, Director of Operations at CIRF
Please join this Institute for Global Engagement (IGE) conference call featuring Dr. Jennifer Bryson who will speak on "Developments in Muslim Support for Religious Freedom."
Dr. Bryson is co-founder, with Asma Uddin, of CIRF, where she serves as Director of Operations and Development. She is also a member of the Advisory Council of IGE's Center for Women, Faith & Leadership. She holds a Ph.D. from Yale University in Arabic and Islamic Studies, from the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. To learn more about Dr. Bryson, visit the CIRF Team page here.
Wednesday, April 20
One-day conference co-sponsored by the Religious Freedom Project at Georgetown University and CIRF