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The Obs participates in the international conference of the Laboratory for Religious Freedom

The past 4th and 5th November, the members of the Observatory, Verónica Israel and Paula Martí, participated in the international conference of the Laboratory for Religious Freedom in Torun (Poland). In their presentations, they presented the results of the report on the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the right to religious freedom, both in […]

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Professor Díez Bosch, invited to the High European Policy Dialogue Forum on Migrants and Refugees

Professor Miriam Diez Bosch participated as speaker providing insights on the new Chair on Religious Freedom in Catalonia and providing data on islamophobia gathered by the Blanquerna Observatory on Media Religion and Culture in the frame of the STReaM research group. Held 21st October in Lisbon, the annual forum invited participants to address the increasing threat […]

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The Observatory participates in the SSSR + RRA 2021

Last Saturday, October 16, the member of the Observatory of Communication, Religion and Culture, Sílvia Pascual, presented at the virtual conference organized by the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion. Pascual presented “The effect of the pandemic on religious communities. The new digital scenario era”, a research that analyzes online religious initiatives that have […]

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Obs presents #BeTheKey at the Swedish Embassy in Madrid

The director of the Observatory, Míriam Díez, together with Sílvia Pascual, a member of the Observatory, presented the #BeTheKey campaign, a student project against Islamophobia, at a congress organized by the Swedish Embassy in Madrid and the Centro Sefarad-Israel, coinciding with the celebration of the Malmö Forum in Sweden. Different entities presented their projects and explained […]

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We present at the 7th Blanquerna-Emerson Global Summit

Last Friday, October 7th and 8th, different members of the Observatory were present at the 7th Blanquerna-Emerson Global Summit, entitled “Responding to a Disrupted World: New Narratives and Mediated Realities”. Verónica Israel and Valentina Laferrara presented “How academic research can contribute against misinformation: the case of fake news about the COVID-19 vaccine in Catholic media”, […]

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The Blanquerna Observatory, partner in a new Project on Laudato Sí’ and Ecology

The Blanquerna Observatory on Media, Religion and Culture is one of the members of the new project “European Laudato Sii Alliance Baseline Survey“, a 80.000 euros project led by Saint Mary’s University in London integrating several other catholic universities in Europe such the Sacro Cuore in Milan or the Portuguese Catholic University. This survey is […]

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Webinar: A “sociological journey” through contemporary Judaism in Europe

Last Monday, September 27, a webinar was held on Jewish communities in Europe. The webinar, named “A sociological journey “through contemporary Judaism in Europe” was organized by the Blanquerna Observatory of Communication, Religion and Culture, the Chair of Religious Freedom and Conscience of Catalonia, in conjunction with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Comittee. The presentation […]

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