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Minority Religions under Irish Law Symposium: Islam in National and Interna...

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Materials and Surface Science Institute (MSSI)

University of Limerick

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This symposium will bring together key national and international contributors to debate various issues surrounding the legal protections afforded to minority religions. The symposium will place particular emphasis on the areas of Irish law that have a specific interest or application to the fast growing Muslim community in the jurisdiction while also drawing on the international experience of contributors from the USA, Canada and the UK.

Up to 6 CPD points are available on request.

Topics will include:

International perspectives on the protection of minority religions
Mapping the new Islamic presence in Ireland
Minority religions in Ireland and the constitutional framework
The accommodation of Islam in Irish education, employment and healthcare law
Overseas marriage and divorce and Irish private international law
Recognition of Muslim marriage ceremonies in Ireland and internationally
Islamic finance in Ireland
Legal regulation of Shariah Councils in the UK and the lessons for Ireland

Speakers:

Prof. M. Christian Green (Emory University)
Prof. Jørgen S. Nielsen (University of Copenhagen & University of Birmingham)
Dr Samia Bano (SOAS University of London)
Prof. Oliver Scharbrodt (University of Birmingham)
Prof. Julie Macfarlane (University of Windsor, Canada)
Dr Amin Al-Astewani (University of Lancaster)
Professor Neville Cox (TCD)
Dr Eoin Daly (NUIG)
Dr Claire Hogan (Barrister at Law)
Dr Máire Ní Shuilleabháin (UCD)
Dr Edana Richardson (Maynooth)
Dr Kathryn O’Sullivan & Dr Susan Leahy (UL)

For event queries, please contact: Kathryn.osullivan@ul.ie

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