• The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict

    The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict

    Advancing transdisciplinary research and education on the religious dynamics of conflict and peace

  • Providing rapid COVID-19 relief to Arizona's vulnerable populations

    A new Center project awards +$100K in grant aid to organizations serving the state's most vulnerable communities hit hardest by the pandemic — refugees, asylum-seekers, DACA recipients, mixed-status migrants and Native American tribes.

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  • Center faculty awarded $250K by the National Endowment for the Humanities

    Yasmin Saikia, the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies, and Chad Haines, affiliate faculty and professor in religious studies, awarded funding to highlight groups in South Asia who are marginalized because of their religious and cultural backgrounds

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  • Center researchers explore equitable research practices

    As systemic inequities in institutional cultures are being questioned, Center researchers launch a blog to explore how to how academic culture can embody more equitable research practices

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  • Feature Project: "Recovering Truth"

    Feature Project: "Recovering Truth"

    Religion, Journalism, & Democracy in a Post-Truth Era

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  • Another year of impact

    Another year of impact

    Browse our 2019 Annual Report to see all that we've accomplished

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  • Survival, resilience and rediscovery

    Survival, resilience and rediscovery

    Read the inspirational story of Naruro Hassan, a former refugee from war-torn Somalia and Center Undergraduate Research Fellow

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  • The relationship between religion, science and technology

    The relationship between religion, science and technology

    The Pew Research Center has reported that more and more people identify themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” How can this be explained in our highly scientific, technological society? Read more about our new $1.7M grant that will explore how we make sense of spirituality in the technoscientific age.

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  • Apocalyptic visions: telling the story of our climate future

    Apocalyptic visions: telling the story of our climate future

    Narratives can connect even the most disparate groups of people. Learn more about our public event with Earl Swift, acclaimed journalist and author, and religious studies professor, Tracy Fessenden, as they discussed American responses towards climate change

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  • Peace Studies at ASU

    Peace Studies at ASU

    Studying humanity’s imagination of peace and efforts to construct peace across space and time

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OUR MISSION:

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University advances multidisciplinary research and education on the religious dynamics of conflict and peace.

By fostering exchange and collaboration, the Center creates networks—local, national, and global—that expand knowledge, deepen understanding, and promote wiser, more effective responses to some of the world's most pressing challenges.

Our mission in the time of quarantine

We remain committed to engaging today’s most pressing issues and promoting
understanding on religion’s role in public life.

 

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With some of the most important religious holidays quickly approaching, religious communities all over the country are coming to the realization that things will feel a lot different this time arou

As public attention has turned to systemic inequities in institutional cultures like those in police forces, medical care, school systems and food production, some researchers at Arizona State Univ

The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has fundamentally changed the contours of social interaction, as mass gatherings of people ha

Upcoming Events

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 • 3:00pm, Online, via Zoom (Link provided with registration)