07 Mar 2019
Time:3:00pm - 4:15pm
G24, Fung King Hey Building
Date: Thursday, 7 March 2019
Time: 3:00 – 4:15 pm
Venue: G24, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK
Ambassador Samuel D. Brownback
Sam Brownback was sworn in as Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom on February 1, 2018. He served as Governor of Kansas from 2011 to 2018. Previously he served as a U.S. Senator (1996-2011) and a U.S. Representative in the House of Representatives (1995-1996) from Kansas. While a member of the Senate, he worked actively on the issue of religious freedom in multiple countries and was a key sponsor of the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. He also served as Kansas Secretary of Agriculture (1986-1993) and was a White House Fellow in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (1990-1991). Prior to his public service, Ambassador Brownback was a private attorney in Kansas and taught agricultural law at Kansas State University, co-authoring two books on the subject. He earned a B.S. from Kansas State University and a J.D. from the University of Kansas.
Conducted in English. Off the record. All are welcome.
Organized by Department of Cultural and Religious Studies with Centre for the Study of Religious Ethics and Chinese Culture, Faculty of Arts, CUHK.