Conference Jan 24-25, on Visions Of (In)Tolerance In Europe Today, France

A conference on Visions Of (In)Tolerance In Europe Today,  will be held – 24-25 January 2013 – Maison des Passages, Lyon, France

This European conference is organised within the framework of the project – ACCEPT PLURALISM – Tolerance, Pluralism and Social Cohesion: Responding to the Challenges of the 21st Century in Europe gathering 15 universities, research centres and non governmental organisations and from across the European Union and Turkey.

ACCEPT PLURALISM is about toleration and acceptance of ethnic, religious and cultural diversity in contemporary Europe. The aim of the conference is to present the main findings of the research undertaken across Europe in relation to tolerance and intolerance practices in school and in political life.

In the framework of this Conference, the researchers of the ACCEPT PLURALISM project will present the result of research obtained on the question of tolerance and intolerance on two principal subjects, school and political life.

These days of meeting and exchange will be centered on:

*Plenary Sessions
*Three parallel workshops concerning case studies in different European countries

– How to incorporate Cultural Diversity in School Curricula?
– Schools and the Roma: Is desegregation the answer?
– What is Intolerance? and What is Tolerance? Examples from local and national policies in countries of recent immigration

These research results will be discussed and debated through the contributions of external experts in the research project.

Venue: La Maison des Passages 44 rue Saint Georges, 69005 Lyon, France (Métro ligne D Vieux Lyon)
Working languages: French & English (translation)

The project ACCEPT PLURALISM is funded by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, DG Research, Social Sciences and Humanities

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