Fri, 01/30/2015 - 1:39pm

The Center's undergraduate research fellows program focuses on providing a rich interdisciplinary atmosphere for student development. Students accepted into the program work directly with a faculty member on current research projects involving religion and conflict and take a special class with the Center's director. Fellows also have an opportunity to meet with visiting scholars, attend special lectures, compete for research, travel, and conference funds, and qualify for three credit hours and a scholarship...

Student Feature
Thu, 01/29/2015 - 1:53pm

The Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict is very pleased to announce a call for applications to the “Friends of the Center Awards” which provide research/travel funds up to $2,500. These awards are designed to deepen student’s practical knowledge and understanding about religion, conflict, and peacebuilding through attendance at reputable, internationally-oriented peacebuilding training programs, or to support research activities that advance understanding of the intersections of religion and conflict. These awards are made possible through the generous support of the Friends of...

Awards & Scholarships
Thu, 01/29/2015 - 12:53pm

How does an accomplished neuroscientist and bestselling writer of fiction view issues of religion and conflict?

David Eagleman, author of "Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain" and "SUM," will visit ASU to present a fresh take on these topics based on his award-winning research into the workings of the human mind.

The lecture, part of the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict’s Alternative Visions Lecture Series, will take place Thursday, February 12, at 4:00 pm in the Memorial Union...

Event Announcement
Tue, 01/13/2015 - 4:38pm

The Arizona-Mexico border serves as a national and international spotlight for discussions about border issues and illegal immigration. A wide variety of activists, ranging from No More Deaths to anti-immigrant militia groups like the Minutemen, have mobilized to address what they see as injustices occurring at the border.

Luis Cabrera will address these issues in a free public lecture titled, “Faith, Death, and Freedom on the Arizona Border.” The talk will be held at noon on Wednesday, January 21, in West Hall, room 135, on ASU’s Tempe campus.

In his talk, Cabrera will...

Event Announcement
Fri, 12/19/2014 - 1:49pm

What do pacemakers, prosthetic limbs, Iron Man and flu vaccines all have in common?

They are examples of an old idea that’s been gaining in significance in the last several decades: transhumanism. The word denotes a set of ideas relating to the increasing integration of humans with their technologies. At the heart of the transhuman conversation, however, lies the oldest question of all: What does it mean to be human?

When talking about transhumanism, it’s easy to get lost because the definition is imprecise. “Transhumanism” can refer to the Transhumanist (with a capital T)...

Research Feature
Fri, 11/07/2014 - 3:57pm

Attention ASU students: registration for the Spring 2015 semester is open, and the Center has put together the list of courses that count towards the Center's Undergraduate Certificate in Religion and Conflict. Click here to see the list of courses.

If you are not already enrolled in the certificate program, please keep reading:

Are you interested in the religious and non-religious causes of conflict? The...

Student Feature