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Challenge or opportunity?

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. 

What's New...

Our Team Members Pamela Klassen, Winnifred F. Sullivan and Student Team Members Cimminnee Holt, Aldea Mulhern, and Justin Stein participated in the American Academy of Religion's (AAR) 2015 Annual Meeting held in Atlanta, Georgia from November 21-24, 2015. For more information on this conference, please click here.

Étienne Balibar will be giving a lecture entitled “La liberté d'expression et la question du blasphème : Nouvelles réflexions un an après l'attentat de Charlie Hebdo” on November 27, 2015 at the Café du Monument National in Montréal as part of the Lectures radicales series organised by our Team Members Valérie Amiraux, Pascale Fournier and Jean-François Gaudreault-DesBiens. For more information, please click here.

Congratulations to our Student Team Members Maria Alekseevskaia, Zaheeda Alibhai, Zijad Delic, Samane Hemmat, Sara Ludin, Keelin Pringnitz, and Mathilde Vanasse-Pelletier who will be participating in the Religion and Diversity Project Graduate Student Workshop, Series 3. To learn more about this series of workshops, please click here

Noteworthy Annoucements

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

Le sécularisme et les femmes de minorité religieuse - Pascale Fournier

The report of the project entitled "Le sécularisme et les femmes de minorité religieuse" conducted by our Religion and Diversity Project Team Member Pascale Fournier is now available in our "Team Research Projects" page. To read this report and to learn more about the project goals, researchers, results and the forthcoming publication by Pascale and Jacques Berlinerblau (Georgetown University), please click here. 

October 30, 2015

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Religion and Diversity Project Fall 2015 Newsletter

We are pleased to present the fall 2015 issue of the Religion and Diversity Project newsletter (Volume 5, Issue 1). This issue offers an overview of our team members’ latest activities and accomplishments. Please click here to read our newsletter.


Scholars as Resources

We are pleased to have recently added Dusty Hoesly, a PhD Candidate at the University of California, Santa Barbara, to our "Scholars as Resources" page. Dusty specialises in religions in North America and the social scientific study of religion and his research focuses on the sociology and anthropology of religion and secularism, new religious movements, American religious history, contemporary spirituality and secularity, religion in the American West, religion and globalization, and religion and law. To learn more about Dusty's research and to discover the other scholars featured in our page, please click here.


Patterns of Governing Religion Website

It is our great pleasure to announce that newly created "Patterns of Governing Religion" website is now live. This collaborative website brings together the results of multiple major research projects from around the world. The various research findings are organized by thematic categories that allow for the centralized access of reports and publications that have been generated on similar topics.  To visit this website, please click here.


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