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Talk on Religious Freedom in the Asia-Pacific Region

07 Mar 2019

Time:3:00pm - 4:15pm


G24, Fung King Hey Building

Talk on Religious Freedom in the Asia-Pacific Region


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.


Enquiry:  39436212


Organized by Department of Cultural and Religious Studies with Centre for the Study of Religious Ethics and Chinese Culture, Faculty of Arts, CUHK.