The Adelaide Law School is delighted to announce that from 14 to 16 February 2018 it will partner with the International Center for Law and Religion Studies at the J Reuben Clark Law School at BYU (USA) and the University of Notre Dame Law School (Australia) to deliver an international conference entitled ‘Freedom of Religion or Belief: Creating Constitutional Space for Fundamental Freedoms’.
This conference builds upon a strong collaborative relationship previously fostered by the work of Adjunct Associate Professor Neville G Rochow SC with BYU Law School and the University of Notre Dame. The Conference Organising Committee, chaired by Adjunct Associate Professor Rochow, is joined by Professor Paul Babie and Adelaide Law School students Lesen Lawry and Jacquie Rochow.
An impressive line-up of the leading international scholars, working in the area of law and religion and constitutional theory, will speak at the conference, including:
Professor Carolyn Evans, Melbourne Law School, Australia
Professor Pauline Ridge, ANU College of Law, Australia
Professor Brett Scharffs, BYU Law School, USA
Professor Zachary Calo, Valparaiso University Law School, USA
Professor Nicholas Aroney, TC Beirne School of Law, Queensland, Australia
Professor Rick Sarre, University of South Australia Law School, Australia
Dr Ping Xiong, University of South Australia Law School, Australia
Professor Iain Benson, University of Notre Dame Law School, Australia
Associate Professor Neil Foster, University of Newcastle Law School, Australia
Fearghas O’Beara, Adviser to Secretary General of the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium
Associate Professor Eugene Tan, Singapore Management University, Singapore
The conference will begin in Sydney at the University of Notre Dame for the 14th and 15th February, with the conference speakers and participants moving to Adelaide for the final day on 16th February.