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Examining religious diversity in Canada and the world.

Our team of 37 researchers from across the globe is looking at these questions and weighing in on religious issues in Canada and abroad from a variety of perspectives including: religion, law, communication, sociology, history, political science, education and philosophy. If you want to challenge the way you think, keep on browsing to find out about exciting events taking place on and off campus, to read thought-provoking research findings and learn more about current news events. Open your mind and be daring.


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Congratulations to our student team members Alyshea Cummins, Cimminnee Holt, Sara Ludin and Rosaria Maria Tagliente who were awarded the 2014-2015 Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Research Grants. For more information, please click here.

Congratulations to our Team Member Nancy Nason-Clark on the publication of her book entitled "Men Who Batter," co-authored with Barbara Fisher-Townsend and published by Oxford University Press. Please click here for more information.




Congratulations to our Team Member Pascale Fournier who received the Special Achievement Award for Academic Excellence and Contribution to Humanity from the Canada Arab Chamber of Commerce. Please click here for more information.





Noteworthy Announcement

Read about announcements, special mentions and noteworthy activities involving the Religion and Diversity Project team members. Click here to access our "Noteworthy" page.


Religion and Diversity Project Ongoing Research Projects


 
Religion, Gender and Sexuality among Youth Project
 

Through 2014, the Religion, Gender and Sexuality among Youth in Canada research team, comprised of Team Member Pamela Dickey Young (Primary Investigator), Heather Shipley (Collaborator), and Student Team Member Ian Alexander Cuthbertson (Research Assistant), interviewed survey participants and collected video diaries. Data analysis is underway, evidenced in multiple conference presentations and publications. 

To learn more about this project, please click here.

October 22, 2014

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Elisabeth Arweck Lecture ♦ Videos and Pictures
 
We are please to announce that the videos and pictures of Elisabeth Arweck's lecture entitled "Religious Diversity in the UK: How the Attitudes and Views of 13–16-Year-Old Students Interact with their Own (Non-)Religious Identities," given on October 16, 2014, at the University of Ottawa, are now available. Please visit our "2014 Event Photo Gallery" or our RelDivProject YouTube channel to view them.

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Cultural and Religious Identity among 18-40 Year-olds in Canada

Are you between the ages of 18 and 40 and Living in Canada? Interested in participating in a survey regarding cultural and religious identity? Please click here for more information.

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E-Journal Regulating Religion

Who defines religion and what impact does this have on the right to religious freedom? Louise Tardif in her article explores the Supreme Court of Canada’s understanding of religion in recent religious freedom cases. She discusses how the court's reading of religion has been shifting from understanding it both in terms of a collective and individual practice and belief, to solely an individual and subjective pursuit. She reflects on the consequences of this shift for religious communities and for the (im) possibility of achieving religious freedom in Canada. To read Louise's article, please click here.

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Religion and Diversity Project Spring 2014 Newsletter

The Religion and Diversity Project Spring 2014 newsletter is now available. Read this issue to learn about research and project updates, events, visiting fellows, team member publications, and much more.