Events at a Glance

In this section, we invite you to explore the Religion and Diversity Project Event Fact Sheets, which provide a summary of events organized by our Team Members. Project events receive funding through our targeted thematic workshop funds and our One Day Workshop program, and are complemented by matching funds from outside sources.

Please click on the titles below to read each fact sheet:

September 23-25, 2010
Lori Beaman, Sonia Sikka, “Multiculturalism and Religious Identity: Perspectives from Ottawa and Delhi” (University of Ottawa)

4 -6 novembre, 2010
Solange Lefebvre, “La religion dans la sphère publique: Perspectives interdisciplinaires à travers les provinces canadiennes” (Université de Montréal)

November 12-13, 2010
Lori BeamanWinnifred Sullivan, “Varieties of Religious Establishments” (St. Thomas University)

March 31-April 2, 2011
Pamela Dickey Young, Tracy Trothen and Heather Shipley, “Sexual Diversity and Religious Diversity” (Queen’s University)

September 30, 2011
Valérie AmirauxNacira Guénif-Souilamas, “Drama Queen/Malika: fashion, beauty, humour, in a context of constrained visibility” (Le 104, Paris, France)

May 23-24, 2012
Nancy Nason-ClarkCathy Holtmann, “The Study of Religion in Atlantic Canada: Diverse Disciplines, Theories, Methods, and Contexts” (Saint Mary’s University)

September 27- 28, 2012
Pamela Klassen, “Care of souls and the soul of care: Religious Diversity and Healthcare Community Research Workshop” (University of Toronto)

November 22 – 24, 2012
Lori BeamanSteven Tomlins, “Atheist Identities: Spaces and Social Contexts” (University of Ottawa)

March 28, 2013
Rukhsana Ahmed, “Let’s Talk! Interprofessional Dialogue at the Intersections of Religion, Diversity, and Healthcare” (University of Ottawa)

May 28-29, 2013
Nancy Nason-ClarkPaul BowlbyRubina RamjiSam ReimerCathy Holtmann, “Religious Diversity in Atlantic Canada: Building Collaborative Research Capacity for the Present and the Future” (Saint Mary’s University)

November 4- 6, 2013
Lori BeamanLeo Van Arragon, “Whose Religion? Education about Religion in Public Schools” (University of Ottawa)

April 25, 2014
Susan J. Palmer, “New Religions in Quebec: Alternative Spiritualities after Vatican II and the ‘Quiet Revolution’” (McGill University)

May 20-21, 2014
Cathy HoltmannNancy Nason-ClarkPaul BowlbyRubina Ramji, “Moving Beyond the University: How Research on Religious Diversity in Atlantic Canadian Scholars Can Make a Difference” (Saint Mary’s University)

October 16-18, 2014
Peter BeyerPaul GareauSpencer Culham Bullivant, “Youth, Religion, and Identity: A Canadian and International Workshop” (University of Ottawa)

November 14-15, 2014
Benjamin BergerRichard Moon, “Religion and the Exercise of Public Authority” (York University)

November 28-29, 2014
Avigail EisenbergPaul Bramadat, Pamela Klassen, Patti Lenard, “Norms of Religious Minority Participation: Fields of Practice” (University of Victoria)

February 27, 2015
Lavinia Stan, Barbara Thériault, Lucian Turcescu, Monica Grigoire, “Resistance and Collaboration under Communism” (Université de Montréal)

March 17-18, 2016
Solange Lefebvre, “New Religious Movements, Minorities, and Media” (Université de Montréal)

September 13-14, 2016
Nancy Nason-ClarkCathy Holtmann, “When Prayers are Not Enough: Religion, Gender and Family Violence” (University of New Brunswick)

October 11, 2016
Barbara Thériault« Regarder en sociologues » : documentaires sur la religion vécue (Université de Montréal)

May 18-20, 2017
Pamela KlassenRestorying Canada: Reconsidering Religion and Public Memory / Resituer le Canada: Repenser la religion et la mémoire collective” (University of Ottawa)

August 4, 2017
Paul Bramadat, “The Politics of Yoga: Sex, Religion, and Power in a Global Industry” (University of Victoria, Centre for Studies in Religion and Society)

August 15-16, 2017
Solange Lefebvre, “Radicalizations, extremisms and religious studies: Theories, critics and empirical research” (Université de Montréal)

September 14-15, 2017
Jennifer Selby, Melanie Adrian, and Amélie Barras, “Producing Islam(s) in Canada” (Carleton University)