“Connecting Communities of Discourse: How the Judiciary, Academia, Government, and International Institutions Further the Work of Religious Freedom”
Sunday–Tuesday, 4–6 October
This year’s symposium will bring together scholars, judges, and government and religious leaders from more than forty countries to discuss challenges and successes in implementing principles of religious liberty worldwide.
The symposium will convene at BYU’s J. Reuben Clark Law School. The opening addresses will be by Anastasia Crickley and Justice Pius Nikonzo Langa.
"Overdoing or Underdoing: Why Can't American Foreign Policy Do Better?" Stephen Sestanovich, George F. Kennan Senior Fellow for Russian and Eurasian Studies, CFR; related reading: What Would Richard Holbrooke Do?, Pull Back: The Case for a Less Active Foreign Policy, Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, 10:00–11:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, see flyer
"Trust between European Microstates and their Neighbors," Ken Stiles, associate professor of political science, NOON, 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Decision Time in Brazil, and it is Not about the World Cup: After Three Decades of Change, Now Comes the Hardest Part," Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, D.C., 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Olympic Rings and Ocean Dreams: Behind the Scenes in Mexico, 1968," Evan Ward, associate professor of history, BYU, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, sponsored by Latin American Studies, see flyer
"First Take on the Crimea: Faculty Q&A," Scott B. Cooper, associate professor of political science, BYU, 3:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, see flyer
"Culture, Aid, and Corruption: What International Development Workers Need to Know Before Operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan," Shadman Bashir, advisor and consultant, International Center for Law and Religious Studies, BYU, 5:00 P.M., 238 HRCB
The Last Days of Pompeii (Silent), Tuesday, 11 March, 5:00 P.M. lecture, 5:30 P.M. screening; Wednesday, 12 March, 8:00 P.M.; Friday, 14 March 5:00 P.M.; Saturday, 15 March, 4:00 P.M., see flyer