Thu, 10/09/2014 - 7:42pm

The Center is pleased to announce the publication of Abdullahi Gallab's new book: "Their Second Republic: Islamism in the Sudan from Disintegration to Oblivion." Building on his successful book, “The First Islamist Republic,” Gallab deals with Islamism, its representations, history, and transformations in the region. The book affirms the continuous disintegration of the Islamist movement in the Sudan taking a critical look at its institutions and their ideological and rhetorical stances.  The main focus of the book is to provide a socio-historical analysis of developments and...

Publication Feature
Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:00pm

American power around the world is facing new challenges, and our government is often paralyzed by gridlock. How did we get here, and how do we fix it?

Andrew Bacevich, a former Army officer, bestselling author, and professor of international relations and history at Boston University, will address these questions in his free public lecture “The Limits of Power: The End of American Exceptionalism.”

The lecture, part of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict’s...

Event Announcement, Spotlight
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