This project is funded by the Collaboration of Humanities and Social Sciences in Europe (CHANSE), via the UKRI’s Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), under the “Transformations – Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age” programme.
You can learn more about all of our Research Partners below.
Collaboration of Humanitiesand Social Sciences in Europe (CHANSE)
CHANSE, is a joint initiative of 27 research funding organisations from 24 countries, which aims to launch a transnational call for collaborative projects focused on the topic of Transformations: Social and cultural dynamics in the digital age.
Bendorferforum for Ecumenical Encounter and Interfaith Dialogue host the JCM Conference which has, for over half a century, brought Jews, Christians and Muslims from the UK, Germany and beyond together to promote dialogue, understanding and solidarity.
FUV is an organization under the Ministry for Ecclesiastical Affairs, based in three locations around Denmark: Løgumkloster, Aarhus, and Copenhagen. They provide continuing education for pastors in the Danish church, education for theology students wanting to become pastors in the Danish church, and research on the Evangelical-Lutheran church in Denmark.
Church Institute for Research and Advanced Training, Evangelical Luther Church of Finland
The research activities of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland are carried out by the Church Institute for Research and Advanced Training. The mission is to carry out research pertaining to the Church and religious life as well as various trends in society to support the decision-making and development of activities within the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Finland and its parishes. The Institute gathers useful information from external research for the Church and its activities, maintain contacts with universities and research institutes in Finland and abroad, award grants to researchers and conduct and draw up surveys and reports and carry our publishing activities
National Forum for Cooperation of Religions in Finland (CORE Forum)
The National Forum for Cooperation of Religions in Finland (CORE Forum) brings together six religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, the Latter-day Saints, Buddhism and Hinduism. The CORE Forum’s mission is to foster peace in society by promoting interfaith dialogue, cooperation and mutual respect.
Department of Church Development, Roman Catholic Diocese of Limburg, Hesse
The Department of Church Development plays a central role on the path of church development. It deals with central questions, offers protective spaces for development and learning, and develops processes and formats together with others.
Donner Institute for Research in Religion and Culture
Founded in 1959 by Uno and Olly Donner, the Donner Institute for Research into Religion and Culture is a private research institute connected to the Åbo Akademi University Foundation. The Donner Institute brings together researchers, students and cultural agents and provides a meeting point for research on religion and culture in Finland and in the Nordic countries.
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)
The Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) strengthens the potential of the humanities and social sciences to help equip society for the future. Under the ‘Understanding Society – Shaping the Future’ programme it has intensified and expanded support for the humanities and social sciences in three areas of focus: i) Mastering social challenges: strengthening research on social cohesion, innovation and cultural heritage; ii) Creating design and development freedom for science; iii) Developing research data infrastructures for specific needs.
Foundation PSC was founded in 2009 by graduates of the Tri-City and Wrocław universities, who during their studies were actively involved in student self-government and the student scientific movement. The main purpose of the Foundation was the desire to support the development of young people, build civil society, and support the didactic and scientific development of universities in Poland.
Interfaith Scotland is the national interfaith organisation for Scotland, working to help ensure good relations between the diverse religion and belief communities of the country and also to share good practice in interfaith dialogue, education, engagement and training nationally and internationally.
The Polish Society for the Study of Religions was established in 1958, and brings together Polish scientists interested in religious studies and related disciplines. The mission of the organization is to promote knowledge and develop understanding about religious studies.
Rat Der Religionen Frankfurt (Frankfurt Council of Religions)
The Frankfurt Council of Religions was founded in 2009 with the goal of improving mutual understanding and coexistence by promoting dialogue and offering advice. With representatives from nine religious communities, each of which independently appoints its own volunteer delegates, it remains unique in terms of its composition and is a highly regarded and trusted institution that has inspired similar initiatives in other cities.
The Swedish Agency for Support for Faith Communities is a Government Agency under the Swedish Ministry of Culture and its mission is to promote dialogue between the government and faith communities in Sweden as well as to contribute to knowledge about religion. The Agency is also responsible for the grants to faith communities.
UEM is an international and equitable communion with 39 members, including 38 Protestant churches in Africa, Asia, and Germany, plus the v. Bodelschwingh Foundations Bethel. The UEM is steadfast in its pursuit of a holistic understanding of mission.