Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy

Staff: Walter Russell Mead, Henry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy
December 1, 2006 - Present

Made possible by the generosity of the Henry Luce Foundation. Areas to be addressed in roundtables would, depending to some degree on events, include topics such as the role of religion in U.S.-Iranian relations, religion and identity in the Caucasus, Turkey and the West, trends in Hindu nationalism, Islam and democracy in Indonesia, and a look at the activities of American evangelicals in Africa.

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A Conversation with the Archbishop of Canterbury

Speaker Rowan WilliamsArchbishop of Canterbury
Presider Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
January 27, 2010

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Religion and Globalization - Is Conflict Inevitable?

Speaker Rabbi Sir Jonathan SacksChief Rabbi of the United Kingdom
Presider Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
May 19, 2009

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Pentecostalism in South Africa

Speakers Peter L. BergerBoston University, Ann BernsteinCentre for Development and Enterprise
Presider Walter Russell MeadCouncil on Foreign Relations
September 4, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Hindu Activism in India and America - Implications for U.S.-India Relations

Presider Luis LugoDirector, The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Speakers Walter AndersenAssociate Director, South Asian Studies, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, The Johns Hopkins University, Ram MadhavRashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Aseem ShuklaHindu American Foundation
April 22, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Islamic Reform in Turkey - Reinterpreting the Hadith

Speakers Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations, Mustafa AkyolTurkish Daily News
March 20, 2008

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Islam and Democracy in Nigeria - A Conversation with the Sultan of Sokoto

Speakers Princeton N. LymanAdjunct Senior Fellow for Africa Policy Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, John CampbellU.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, U.S. Embassy - Abuja, His Eminence Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar, IIIThe Sultan of Sokoto, Federal Republic of Nigeria
November 7, 2007

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Pakistan

Presider Walter Russell MeadHenry A. Kissinger Senior Fellow for U.S. Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Speakers Stephen CohenSenior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, Husain HaqqaniDirector, Department of International Relations, Boston University, Daniel S. MarkeySenior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations
October 30, 2007

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Roundtable on Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy: Political Islam in Turkey

Presider Timothy Samuel ShahAdjunct Senior Fellow for Religion and Foreign Policy, The Council on Foreign Relations
Speakers Steven A. CookDouglas Dillon Fellow, The Council on Foreign Relations, Hakan YavuzPolitical Science Department, University of Utah
June 4, 2007

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