Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call
May 10, 2006 – Present
Led by a CFR scholar and/or religious community leader, the monthly CFR Religion and Foreign Policy Conference Call series gives religious and congregational leaders, scholars, and thinkers the opportunity to participate in nonpartisan, cross-denominational conversations on global issues.
March 16, 2017
Katherine Almquist Knopf discusses the ongoing violence in South Sudan and policy options for ending the civil war.
Director, Africa Center for Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Ralph Bunche Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations
February 14, 2017
John Gallagher shares perspectives on the Trump administration’s approach to religious freedom in the United States.
Presidential Personnel Advisor, Trump Transition Team
February 8, 2017
Neal Keny-Guyer discusses the humanitarian response to the crisis in Syria.
Chief Executive Officer, Mercy Corps
January 12, 2017
Joyce S. Dubensky and Azza Karam discuss the role of peacemakers in conflict resolution.
Chief Executive Officer, Tanenbaum
Senior Advisor on Culture, United Nations Population Fund
December 15, 2016
Robert D. Blackwill and Philip H. Gordon discuss what the U.S. and Israeli governments can do to reframe and revive the countries’ relationship.
Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations
Vice President, National Program and Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations
December 7, 2016
Shadi Hamid discusses the outcome of the U.S. presidential election and the role of identity, morality, and religion in American politics.
Senior Fellow, Project on U.S. Relations with the Islamic World, Center for Middle East Policy, Brookings Institution
October 26, 2016
Daisy Khan discusses community efforts to combat extremism and Islamophobia in the United States.
Executive Director, WISE (Women's Islamic Initiative in Spirituality & Equality)
September 28, 2016
Paul Douglas and Mitchell C. Hescox discuss faith, science, and responsible stewardship of the environment.
President and Senior Meteorologist, AerisWeather
President and CEO, Evangelical Environmental Network
August 9, 2016
Thomas J. Reese discusses the persecution of religious minorities around the world.
Chair, United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; Senior Analyst, National Catholic Reporter
June 28, 2016
Elizabeth Prodromou and Nathanael Symeonides discuss the June 2016 Holy and Great Council of the Orthodox Church.
Visiting Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University
Director of the Office of Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
Director, National Program & Outreach, Council on Foreign Relations