Fri, 09/19/2014 - 1:17pm

Lucia Cash, a graduate student in religious studies, traveled to Uruguay this summer with support from the Friends of the Center Student Awards Program to conduct research for her Master’s thesis on religion and human rights in post-dictatorship Uruguay. These awards are made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Center, a group of private individuals committed to advancing the research and education mission of ASU’s Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict. Here, she talks about her research in her own words.

I applied to the Center for the...

Awards & Scholarships
Fri, 09/19/2014 - 11:41am

The Center is excited to introduce the 2014-15 Undergraduate Research Fellows.  As fellows in the center’s undergraduate research program these students have the opportunity to take a special seminar facilitated by the center’s director and professor of religious studies, Linell Cady, as well as collaborate with ASU faculty on relevant research projects.

By investigating issues and research that engages a variety of disciplines and regions, students gain a much richer understanding of the complex dynamics of religion and conflict. The interdisciplinary atmosphere of the...

Spotlight, Student Feature
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:50pm

A Palestinian father’s moving gesture of peace, an intimate story of the 2002 Gujarat riots in India, an account of the election of a military dictator in Chile, and a look at the Egyptian revolution through the eyes of six protesters.

These are the stories that will be presented in the peace studies film series hosted by the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict this September.

The films highlight issues of justice, people’s struggle, religion, and peace, and each screening of these four acclaimed films will be followed by a discussion led by a distinguished faculty...

Event Announcement
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:48pm

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict is pleased to announce that four students from the Center’s Undergraduate Research Fellows Program have received prestigious scholarships to help them continue their studies in the United States and abroad.

Alysha Green and Cristian Cirjan have both received national awards to extend their studies overseas. Green, a 2013-14 undergraduate research fellow, has been awarded a Fulbright award to teach in Brazil, and Cirjan, a 2012-13 fellow, has a received a Boren award for international study in Romania.

Additionally, Abbey...

Student Feature
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 11:18am

Why does wartime rape vary both within and across conflicts? What role have religious leaders played in peacebuilding efforts in Latin America? How can we improve our understanding of the differences between religious and ethnic factors in conflicts around the world?

These are some of the questions that recipients of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict’s prestigious Friends of the Center research scholarships are exploring overseas this summer. The Friends of the Center awards are granted annually to support undergraduate and graduate students pursuing research on...

Awards & Scholarships