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Fordham University conference will focus on religious freedom for the Ecumenical Patriarchate

A conference examining the core issues threatening the Mother Church of Constantinople from the perspective of international law will be held Wednesday, Sept. 16 at New York's Fordham University.

The conference entitled, "Religious Freedom in Turkey: The Case of the Ecumenical Patriarchate," will be sponsored by the Institute on Religion, Law and Lawyer's Work and the Fordham University Orthodox Christian Studies Program.

The featured speakers will be:

George Demacopoulos, Fordham University associate professor of theology and co-founding director of the Orthodox Christian Studies Program;

Emanuel Demos, general counsel, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America;

Ruti G. Teitel, New York Law School, Ernst C. Stiefel Professor of Comparative Law, Human Rights Watch, Europe Steering Committee.

The conference will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. in the Fordham Law School, room 430 B&C.

RSVP by 9/15/2009, or at the door
E: [email protected] | P: 212.636.7699
http://law.fordham.edu/lawreligion

Admission is free | $65 processing fee ($55 for Fordham Alumni and Public Interest Attorneys) to receive 2 non-transitional CLE professiaonal practice credits.

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