Tag Archives: Human Rights

May 18-19, Namibia conference on Religious Freedom and Religious Pluralism in Africa: Prospects and Limitations

[ May 18, 2015 2:00 am to May 19, 2015 2:00 am. ] The local organizing committee of the African Consortium for Law and Religion Studies is pleased to announce the third conference on Law and Religion in Africa, which will be held in Windhoek, Namibia at the University of Namibia from Monday, May 18 to Tuesday, May 19, 2015. This conference will focus on the theme “Religious [...]

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Jan 8-11, Society of Jewish Ethics 2015 Conference, USA

[ January 8, 2015 9:00 am to January 11, 2015 2:00 pm. ] The 2015 annual meeting of the Society of Jewish Ethics will be held in Chicago, January 8-11, 2015.  The conference will feature presentations on reproductive ethics, ethics consultation, bioethical research protocols, human rights and human dignity, and a panel on recent advancements in Jewish food ethics are among the panels.  Leading into Shabbat lunch, a [...]

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Aug. 27-29, Workshop on ‘Religion and Human Rights: Compatibility, Conflict, and Resolution,’ UK

[ August 27, 2014 to August 29, 2014. ] Religions have been a primary source of guidance and normativity for their followers for centuries. They emerged to cater for the needs of the communities of different eras and locales by providing systems of norms and rules on how to live a moral and spiritual life. These religious normative systems were very successful in fulfilling [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 22, Workshop on ‘Religion and Human Rights,” UK

[ June 16, 2014 to June 20, 2014. ] Religions have been a primary source of guidance and normativity for their followers for centuries. They emerged to cater for the needs of the communities of different eras and locales by providing systems of norms and rules on how to live a moral and spiritual life. These religious normative systems were very successful in fulfilling [...]

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NCIHP to establish complex to provide healthcare, education

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Aug. 16-17, 5th Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Conference, France

[ August 16, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. August 17, 2013; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] UNITED SIKHS is organizing the 5th Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Conference in 2013, to be held at Bobigny in France, August 16-17, 2013. The topic for the conference this year is “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied”, building upon the landmark decision of the UNHRC in 76 year old French resident Ranjit Singh’s turban [...]

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June 27, Lecture, “René Cassin, the Holocaust, and the Universal Declaration for Human Rights,” England

[ June 27, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Remembrance is not a human right but the precondition for the effective establishment and maintenance of a regime of human rights. In this lecture Professor Jay Winter (Yale University) explores the central role played by Holocaust remembrance in the framing and passage of one of the foundational human rights documents of the twentieth century: the [...]

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Mar. 29-30, Conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia,” USA

[ March 29, 2013 to March 30, 2013. ] A conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia” will be held on March 29-30, 2013 at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Muslims representing all strata of society throughout the world face an extraordinary degree of negative attention from both public and government eyes often resulting in discriminatory practices. These practices, born of stereotypical descriptions and definitions of [...]

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CFP Deadline: Feb. 1, Conference on “Teaching Globalization: Crossing Borders / Crossing Disciplines,” USA

[ January 9, 2013 to January 31, 2013. ] “Teaching Globalization: Crossing Borders / Crossing Disciplines,” an interdisciplinary conference, will be held at Boston University on June 22, 2013.

As the challenges now facing students transcend old borders dividing cultures and polities, new curricula must also transcend old boundaries dividing the academic disciplines. To address these parallel trends, this conference calls for papers from teachers [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov 1, Conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia,” USA

[ October 5, 2012 7:00 am to October 31, 2012 7:00 am. ] Proposals are invited by Nov. 1 for a conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia”to be held on March 29-30, 2013 at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Muslims representing all strata of society throughout the world face an extraordinary degree of negative attention from both public and government eyes often resulting in discriminatory practices. These practices, born [...]

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