Religion and Foreign Policy Bulletin

May 1, 2007

In this issue:

CFR RELIGION AND FOREIGN POLICY CONFERENCE CALL SERIES

The Role of Religion in Promoting Democracy

Thursday, June 21
12:00 to 12:30 p.m. (ET)


Speaker: TIMOTHY SAMUEL SHAH
Adjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations


To participate in a conference call, please email outreach@cfr.org or call Marjorie Brands at 212-434-9564. Conference call participation is transferable, please forward the invitation to interested colleagues.

NEW CFR.ORG RESOURCE: DARFUR CRISIS GUIDE

Crisis Guide: Darfur


An interactive look at the crisis in Darfur.

NEW CFR REPORT: IMMIGRATION

The Economic Logic of Illegal Immigration


Author: GORDON HANSON, Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego

Immigration reform is one of the most divisive issues confronting U.S. policymakers; this report approaches it through the lens of economics, and challenges much of the wisdom (conventional and otherwise) behind this critical and controversial issue.

CFR CONFERENCE CALL AUDIO ARCHIVE: ISLAM IN AMERICA

Islam in America

Speaker: SALAM AL-MARAYATI
Executive Director, Muslim Public Affairs Council

Listen to a discussion on Islam in America as part of the Council's Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call Series.

CFR MULTIMEDIA MEETING ARCHIVE: RELIGIOUS CONFLICT IN NIGERIA

CFR Symposium:
Religious Conflict in Nigeria

In a recent CFR symposium, Nigeria experts and religious scholars examined the political compromises that maintain relative stability in Africa’s most populous country.  This event was the first in a series of symposia at the Council integrating the study of religion and foreign policy, made possible by a generous contribution from the Henry Luce Foundation.


Read Transcript, Listen to Audio, and Watch Video from Symposium Sessions