Upcoming Events

Muslims participating in Hajj

Mass Religious Ritual and Intergroup Tolerance: a study of Muslims who have participated in Hajj

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm

A lecture by Prof. Sufian Zhemukhov (ESIA), co-sponsored by the Center for Islam and Religious Freedom. This event is free and open to the public.

 

Loeb Institute Debating Religious Liberty graphic

Debating Religious Freedom

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Philosophers John Corvino (Wayne State University) and Ryan Anderson (Heritage Foundation) will debate the relation between religious freedom and discrimination, based on their recent book 

Shadi Hamid

Religion, Freedom, and the Trump Administration: One Year In

Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Shadi Hamid will discuss the prospects for religious freedom in the U.S. and abroad since the election of Donald Trump. Hamid is a Senior Fellow in the Project on U.S.

Past Events



What do you believe event poster at Loeb Institute

Film Screening: WHAT'S UP? DOCS! Presents: Sacred

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Join The Documentary Center at GWU to examine the topic of "Faith" with Thoman Lennon's stunning new documentary "Sacred"

Good Neighbors book cover

Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 12:00pm

Nancy Rosenblum from Harvard University will discuss her recent book, "Good Neighbors: The Democracy of Everyday Life in America."

Andrew Sabl

Are Judaism and Christianity Compatible with Democracy? Why Decent People Take Scripture Seriously But Not Literally

Friday, March 10, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Loeb Institute is excited to welcome political theorist Andrew Sabl to GW this March.

Dr. Yaakov Ariel

The 'Status Quo' and its Discontents: Religion, Law, and Society in Israel

Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

The Loeb Institute is honored to host author and professor Dr. Yaakov Ariel at GW this spring.

Timothy Keefer

"Is It a 'Muslim Ban'? What President Trump’s Immigration Order Means for Citizens, Residents, and Travelers”

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 6:00pm

Timothy Keefer, former Chief Counsel for Civil Rights & Civil Liberties, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, will discuss President Trump's Immigration Order.

Walter Russell Mead

The 6th Annual George Washington Lecture

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:00pm

Walter Russell Mead will discuss an aspect of Washington's legacy, religious freedom and tolerance, which was expressed in his letter to the Touro Synagogue, and explore larger points about religious liberty in America and the world.