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
Fri, 08/22/2014 - 12:10pm

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

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict recently hosted its annual student awards program to celebrate the incredible work of ASU students who are investigating the complex dynamics between religion and conflict.

Students have opportunities to explore these issues through involvement in the Center’s undergraduate research fellows program and certificate in religion and conflict.

The undergraduate research fellows program pairs students with a faculty member working directly on current research projects involving religion and conflict.

Fellows also have the...

Spotlight, Student Feature
Thu, 04/17/2014 - 4:47pm

In an interview with Robyn Williams, commentator for The Science Show with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ASU professor Steve Corman discussed how research at Arizona State University is unlocking patterns in extremist media.

Corman, a researcher in the Hugh Downs School of Human Communication and director of the Center for Strategic Communication, studies statements and video from Islamic extremist groups. Corman applies the techniques of computational linguistics, social science and network theory to analyze the messages and how they are delivered. Corman is also a...

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