“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.
The Dispensable Nation, Vali Nasr, dean, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins, 11:00 A.M., University Forum, flyer, Q&A with Vali Nasr, 1:45–2:30 P.M., 3714 HBLL, Q&A flyer
"The Future of Guantanamo Bay," Mathew C. Waxman, adjunct senior fellow for Law and Foreign Policy; background reading: "What to do About Guantanamo Bay Video," "Obama’s Guantanamo Legacy"; 10:00 A.M., 257 HRCB, full schedule
"Nuclear Policy for the 21st Century," Rose Eilene Gottemoeller, under secretary of state, Arms Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State, 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"WWI and the Making of the Modern Middle East," Kent F. Schull, associate professor of Ottoman and modern Middle East history, SUNY Binghamton, NOON, 238 HRCB, flyer
Jordan Tanner, retired FSO, former Utah State Representative, Utah House of Representatives, 3:00–5:00 P.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
"Mongolian Foreign Policy Priorities," His Excellency Bulgaa Altangerel, Mongolian ambassador to the U.S., 11:00 A.M., 238 HRCB, flyer
Information Session, 2:00 P.M., 238 HRCB; join Valerie Hudson, George H.W. Bush Chair, to learn more about the graduate programs, diverse opportunities, and funding at Texas A&M University, flyer