The Federation welcomes the new Cambridge Institute on Religion & International Studies (CIRIS), a research centre based at Clare College, which has a special talk next Tuesday, 28th April, at 12:00 on religion and diplomacy. Dr Shaun Casey, U.S. Special Representative on Religion and Global Affairs, will speak on how the U.S. government is incorporating attention to religious dynamics into diplomacy.

‘The Future of Religion and Diplomacy’
Dr Shaun Casey
U.S. Special Representative on Religion and Global Affairs
12:00 28 April
Alison Richard Building (POLIS), Room S2

Shaun Casey is the U.S. Special Representative for Religion and Global Affairs. He is a graduate of Harvard Divinity School with a Master of Divinity Degree and a Doctor of Theology in Religion and Society. He also earned a Master of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University with a concentration in International Security. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Abilene Christian University. He is a member of the American Academy of Religion and served as chair of its Committee on the Public Understanding of Religion. He was a visiting scholar at the Center for American Progress and a subject matter expert in religion at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.