Mon, 09/29/2014 - 4:41pm

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict made its 2013-14 annual report available today. The report highlights the Center's major initiatives, includes an interview with Rami Khouri on revolutions in the Middle East, details findings from research projects, offers summaries of last year's major events, showcases our faculty in the news, and spotlights undergraduate student research activities. View the report on-line by clicking on the image below (if you would like a print copy, please email your mailing address to

CSRC in the Media, Spotlight
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