Muslim spiritual guidance in the interfaith and secular context
Conference organised by the Swiss Center for Islam & Society Muslim chaplaincy in public institutions in Switzerland was born in response to a concrete need. On the one hand, it is situated at the thres...
‘Islamophobia’ in Spain ?
The Bridge Initiative is a project led by Georgetown University that focuses on the problem of ‘Islamophobia’ in the world. Its ‘Islamophobia Resource Center’ (IRC) is a tool for academics and researchers, ...
Switzerland / Launch of the project “Muslim organisations as social actors. 3”
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society, an inter-faculty research and training centre at the University of Fribourg, is launching the third phase of its “OMAS” project under the direction of Pro...
The videos of the webinar ‘Islam and Otherness – Focus Lebanon’ are available
The opening webinar of the 3rd international congress of the PLURIEL network was held on 13 April 2021 on the theme “Islam and Otherness with a focus on the Lebanese experience. The replay has been or...
to 14/04/21 to 26/05/21
Webinars on the prevention of religious radicalisation
The Research Centre “Religions, Rights and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (REDESM), based at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria in cooperation with the PriMED project to prevent ...
Webinar ‘Islam & Otherness – Focus Lebanon’ April 13th, 2021
To open the 3rd International Congress of PLURIEL, which will exceptionally extend over two years, we are offering a one-afternoon webinar on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The jurist Raja...
Launch of a website about Islam in Switzerland
In conclusion of the project “Muslim organizations as social actors”(OMAS), the Swiss Center for Islam and Society (CSIS, University of Friborg) designed the website Islamandsociety.ch. It provides the gene...
to 06/11/20 to 07/11/20
Conference ‘Islam in school’
Conference oragnized by the by the Swiss Center for Islam and Society at the University of Fribourg.
Religious Traditions in the Face of the Crisis of Liberal System. The Case of Islam. (Milano, October 9th, 2019)
Conference organized by the department of religious science of Università Cattolica di Milano
Islamic-theological studies with a focus on “Islam and society” (Fribourg)
The Swiss Centre “Islam and Society” runs a doctoral programme “Islam and Society: Islamic-theological studies” designed to study specific, multidisciplinary themes and to support do...
Theological perception of the other and cross-views in a plural religious context (Beirut)
Comparative study of university curricula on religious pluralism and dialogue in Lebanon
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...
Dynamics of Islamic radicalization in Europe: prevention and educational policies (Closed)
Since the “Arab Springs” breakout in 2011, Islamist radicalization in Europe progressively grew as ISIS spread violence and chaos in Iraq, Syria and Libya. The so-called “Islamic State” brought a new vision...
Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)
Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by...
Anthropologist, Associate researcher at the Institute of Science and Theology of Religions, Catholic Institute of Paris
Associate Professor, Sociology Department, Faculty of Art, University of Ljubljana
Marta González García de Paredes
Lecturer on the Middle East at Loyola University, Seville
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Université du Québec à Montréal
Director of the St. Augustine College of Dakar, Senegal, Institute of Philosophy and Theology
Research fellow in international relations
Postdoctoral fellow in social sciences and Islamic studies.
Candidate in the PhD program ‘Human Rights: Ethical, Social and Political Challenges’, University of Deusto, Bilbao
Professor of Social and Political Sciences
Doctor in sociology and islamologist, researcher
Mallory Schneuwly Purdie
Researcher in sociology of Muslim practices
Professor of islam in the Balkans and Caucasus
Professor of cultural Integration of Muslim Immigrants in EU – Card. Stefan Wyszynski University in Warsaw
Director of the Centre for Islamic-Christian Documentation and Research (CEDRIC) – Saint-Joseph University of Beirut.
Researcher at the ISMU Foundation’s Religions Department
University Professor for Islamic Religious Education
Roula Abi Habib Khoury
Director of the Centre for the Study of the Modern Arab World (CEMAM, USJ)
Doctorant à l’École des sciences sociales: interactions, communications, connexions culturelles
Director of the Centre for the Study and Interpretation of Religious Fact (CEDIFR)
Doctor habilitated to direct research in political sciences, professor of sociology of religions and Islam studies
Professor of Sociology and Social Pluralism and Cultural Conflict, University of Padua
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.
Understanding Ethnic, Religious and Cultural Minorities in Turkey
The secular movement in Lebanon 2006-2019
The challenges of religious visibility in the liberal public space
Western modernity has engaged the religious question, over the past thirty years in processes that show an increased interaction between religiosity, visibility and urban public space. At a time when expres...
Religious Traditions in the Face of the Crisis of the Liberal System: The Case of Islam
Religious minorities in France
Innovative social work practices by Islamic grassroots organizations in Switzerland
In Switzerland, specific issues related to Muslims have recently emerged in public debates. In addition to the question of radicalization, Muslim migrant populations are affected by social problems such as ...
A Response to Public Discourse? Intracultural Islamic Social Work in a Plural Society
Muslim students at school
Disease, death and cure. Muslims and the health emergency
Original title : Malattia, morte e cura. I musulmani e l’emergenza sanitaria The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has also had a strong impact on believers and religious communities of all religions. In ...
The Struggle of Identity Politics in India
On the 24th of July 2018, the Australian Intercultural Society (AIS) hosted a conversation with Professor Anwar Alam of the Policy Perspectives Foundation from New Delhi, India on the topic of ‘the struggle...
Proceedings of the Second Congress “Islam and Belonging” of Pluriel
University degree ‘Religions and Medias’
The role of the media is not only to report the news, but rather to help form and direct public opinion, create issues, communicate and dialogue between individuals, groups and peoples. This training comes ...
University degree “Religion, freedom of religion, secularization (laïcité)”
University degree jointly delivered by the University of Lyon 3 and the Catholic University of Lyon, in partnership with the French Institute of Muslim Civilization and the Conseil Régional du Culte Musulma...
Master ‘Islam and Society”
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (CSIS) at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Fribourg is offering a Master’s degree course “Islam and Society” as a main subject...
The management of the religious fact in companies and organizations
This training is aimed at managers, in order to enable them to master the legal framework of religion and to adopt a managerial posture adapted to the situations encountered. 2 consecutive days on June 24 a...
University Diploma Interculturality, Secularism, Religions
The training “Interculturality, secularity, religions”, created in 2008 within the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of the Institut Catholique de Paris, in partnership with the Central Of...
Master in Christian-Muslim relations
In September 2007, the Institute of Islamic-Christian Studies at Saint Joseph University in Beirut opened a “Master in Islamic-Christian Relations” in Arabic. In September 2011, this course is d...