Indonesia and Singapore have hosted their first joint interfaith and intercultural dialogue and exchange to mark the 50th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral and diplomatic relations between the two countries.
The European Wergeland Centre (EWC) is a resource centre for education professionals, researchers, civil society, policymakers, parents and students. This resource centre has made available an important document for policy and practice for teaching about religions and non-religious worldviews. A download link is given.
AEF has just release new toolkits for teachers and school leaders to implement a curriculum that supports Asia capability. They include the Asia in the secondary English curriculum toolkit and Asia in the secondary History curriculum toolkit.
As the deaths of unarmed black men in confrontations with police officers continue to mount, #BlackLivesMatter is becoming more than a movement or a hashtag — it is becoming a theology. In this, it is following in the historical footsteps of the civil rights movement of the 1960s. ReligionLink (religion journalists) looks at where and how #BlackLivesMatter is working its way into religious settings.
World Interfaith Harmony Week is an annual event in the first week of February each year. This is an activity supported by member-states of the United Nations.
The Russian Federation hosted the ASEM High-Level Conference on Intercultural and Inter-Religious Dialogue from 3-4 July 2014 in St Petersburg. The final declaration addressed the need for inter-religious contacts at all levels, reaffirming the Vientiane message of ASEM partners in 2012.
A video of a Sufi religious ceremony by Khaled Sabsabi, who has won the 60th annual Blake Prize for Religious Art with his video work, Naqshbandi Greenacre Engagement (2010).