Religion – Violence – Communication – World Order (Innsbruck)
RGKW (Religion-Gewalt-Kommunikation-Weltordnung) is an interdisciplinary centre of research based at the Faculty of Catholic Theology (Innsbruck). It conducts fundamental research in the field of religion-c...
Epistemological and methodological issues in studies on violence in the name of Islam (Montreal)
This group aims to provide food for thought on the following questions: Are the available conceptual and epistemological methods and tools adequate enough to decipher the specific and complex discourses, pr...
Assistant Professor of Middle East History and Politics at Radboud University, Netherlands
Postdoctoral fellow in social sciences and Islamic studies.
Candidate for the doctoral program in Applied Human Sciences, University of Montreal
Research Fellow at Friedrich-Schiller- Universität (Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies)
Senior Lecturer in Contemporary Civilization and the Arab World, University of Clermont Auvergne
Associate Professor at the Institut of International Studies of Montreal, UQAM, Montreal
Researcher in Arabic and Islamic Studies, Vice-Rector for Research, University of Seville
Official member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome
Senior Lecturer in Political Science at Science Po Lyon
Research Assistant in Exegesis of the Koran and Violence in the Holy Scriptures – Universität Paderborn
Researcher in Islamic studies and history of the Middle East
Professor of Catholic Social Teaching
Alberto Priego Moreno
The authoritarian republic. Islam in France and the Republican illusion
Religious Radicalism. The Challenges of an Ill-Defined Concept in Europe
Ali Mostfa, professor of linguistics and discourse analysis at the Catholic University of Lyon, analyses the semantic shifts about the notion of religious radicalism, particularly since the September 11 att...
Thinking Islam in Europe
Interview with Alberto F. Ambrosio, dominican friar, professor of Theology and Histpry of Religions at the Luxembourg School of Religion & Society. Reporter : Raphaël Georgy With the collaboration ofAn...
Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Human Rights and Democracy
Title of the lecture : ‘Embracing the Other: Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri‘s approach to Human Rights and Democracy’ In the Western world, the Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar Muhammad Tahir-u...
Thinking Jihadist Radicalisation: Actors, Theories, Transformations
Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps
The article traces the key concepts and methodological steps that make an Islamic theology of nonviolence plausible. It offers the tools for a critical reading of classical texts, “sacred” history, and glob...
Does the pandemic affect radicalisation?
Collaboration between Canadian and French researchers in the framework of the Centre Jacques Cartier talks, promoting partnerships between the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Quebec.
Violence and Jihad in Islam: From the War of Words to the Clashes of Definitions
This article explores the phenomena of violence and jihad in three parts: their emergence and trajectory in the Qur’anic text, their meanings, and their entanglement with the religious cause. The objective ...
Violence in Early Islam. Religious Narratives, the Arab Conquests and the Canonization of Jihad
The Mihna. Deconstruction and reconsideration of the Mu’tazilite role in the “Inquisition
Abstract The Miḥna has usually been attributed to the Mu‘tazilite theological school as expression of something unusual, a bid‘ah (Islamic innovation) related to a rationalist group of theologians that trie...
Studies of radicalization leading to violence in the name of Islam: mapping theoretical actors to better understand epistemological and ethical issues
Original title : “Les études de la radicalisation menant à la violence au nom de l’islam : cartographier les acteurs théoriques pour mieux comprendre les enjeux épistémologiques et éthiques” Abs...
The evolution of terrorism from Al Qaeda to ISIS: organization, methodology and profiles
Original title : “La evolución del terrorismo de Al Qaeda al ISIS: organización, metodología y perfiles” Abstract In the last 25 years international terrorism has evolved significantly. The emer...
Certificate of advanced studies (CAS) Preventing Extremism. Ideologies, religions and violence(s)
Target group People working in education, prisons, security, social work and anyone interested in becoming a contact person for issues related to extremism in their professional environment. Content The phe...