The latest issue of the ISHR Newsletter is now available.
The Co-Director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom, Prof. Dr. Christof Sauer, welcomes in an extensive analysis that the “Ecumenical report on the religious freedom of Christians around the world” has renewed attention for the discrimination and persecution of Christians.
Schirrmacher was a plenary speaker at the International Religious Liberty Association's 8th World Congress on Religious Freedom, August 22-24, 2017, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
Schirrmacher praises Regent’s Park College for being licensed by the University of Oxford for 60 years
Together with Dr Uziel Santana, law professor from Brazil and Director of the Latin American Office of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF), and Dr Gonzalo Ramirez, President of the National Congress of Costa Rica, Thomas Schirrmacher praised Regent’s Park College of Oxford University for its achievements in the last 60 years. In a small ceremony remembering, that the college was licensed by Oxford University 60 years ago, they donated a large plate, which now hangs at the main hall of the college.
The director of the International Institute for Religious Freedom (IIRF) has given a guest lecture on the philosophy of religious freedom at Oxford University. He urged the academic community to make “FoRB” (Freedom of Religion and Belief) an important topic in several academic disciplines, like law, sociology, history, and religious studies.