Religious persecution and political order in the United States

When

6.00pm–7.30pm

18 February 2016

Topics

Politics

USSC academic Dr David Smith launched his new book, Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States, at a special event at the University of Sydney.

Smith's book is the first study to compare the persecution experiences of many religious groups, explaining the similarities and differences between those experiences which goes beyond celebratory accounts of religious freedom in America.

David Smith: Religious persecution and political order in the United States

Featuring

  • Dr David Smith
    Dr David Smith
    Senior Lecturer in American Politics and Foreign Policy, United States Studies Centre (jointly appointed with the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Sydney)

    David Smith is jointly appointed between the US Studies Centre and the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Sydney. He is the academic director at USSC. His research examines political relations between states and minorities, with a focus on religion in the US. His book Religious Persecution and Political Order in the United States was published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.