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Prof. Dr. Carmen Asiaín Pereira
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Professor, Law and Religion, University of Montevideo
Member & Former President, Latin American Consortium for Religious Liberty
Dr. Carmen Asiaín Pereira is a senator in the Parliament of Uruguay and former president of the Latin American Consortium for Religious Liberty. Dr. Asiain is also a professor of Law and Religion at the University of Montevideo and a professor of Law and Religion at the Facultad de Teología del Uruguay Monseñor Mariano Soler. She has been part of many panels and conferences, including at the UN, regarding issues of religious liberty, and law and religion. She is a member of the Judeo-Christian Fellowship and a founding member and vice-president of the Instituto de Derecho Religioso del Estado in Uruguay, and of the International Advisory Council, Canon Law and Ecclesiastical Law General Journal.
1.) Asiaín Pereira, Carmen. "Religion and the Secular State: Uruguayan Report." In Religion and the Secular State / La Religion et l’État laïque, edited by Durham, Jr, W. Cole; Martinez-Torrón, Javier. Washington DC: International Center for Law and Religion Studies, 2010. p. 767-789.
2.) Asiaín Pereira, Carmen. "Religious education in Uruguay." In The Routledge International Handbook of Religious Education, edited by Derek Davis and Elena Miroshnikova. Routledge: 2013, p. 383-390.
3.) Asiaín Pereira, Carmen. "The role of religion and religious freedom in enhancing development: a Latin American perspective." REVISTA LATINOAMERICANA DE DERECHO Y RELIGIÓN Vol. 1, NÚM. 1 (2015).
4.) Asiaín Pereira, Carmen. "Objeción de conciencia: Tribunal de máximo rango anula con efectos generales y absolutos decreto que la restringía." REVISTA LATINOAMERICANA DE DERECHO Y RELIGIÓN Vol. 2, NÚM. 1 (2016).