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Application Deadline: April 15, UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society” (8/26-9/2, 2012) Antwerp, Belgium)

[ March 15, 2012 to April 15, 2012. ] UCSIA Summer School “Culture, Religion and Society” (26 August – 2 September 2012, Antwerp, Belgium) Location: Belgium

This year the programme will focus on the topic of Secularism(s) and Religion in Society.

It is evident that religion, culture and society are strongly interwoven and are crucial for understanding the contemporary world. With globalization touching all aspects of [...]

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Tradition of tolerance is a model during turbulent times

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Has Multiculturalism Failed?

This paper was compiled following David Cameron’s speech at the Munich Security Conference on Saturday 5 February 2011.
The speech and media discussions of it dealt with three principal themes: The concept of multiculturalism, and whether multiculturalism in Britain, and in Europe more generally, has failed; The nature and causes of violent extremism, and approaches to [...]

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Race Equality and Racist Bullying

The papers in this collection are to do with countering racist bullying in schools, within the wider contexts of promoting race equality and countering bullying more generally. They can be used as handouts in staff training sessions and discussions, and some can be incorporated into staff handbooks and local authority [...]

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Know Your Neighbours

This teaching and learning resource for teachers can help students develop a deeper awareness and understanding of other cultures and faiths within the Southeast Asia-Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) region. The aim of the resource is for students to identify the commonalities and appreciate the differences within and between societies. Subjects covered include food, clothing, [...]

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The Berkley Center Knowledge Resources

The Berkley Center Knowledge Resources are designed for students, scholars, citizens and policymakers eager to know more about how religion plays out in culture, society, and politics — in the United States and around the world. The center offers a guide about religion and different faiths.

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Diversity Activities for Middle School

This site from the Diversity Council of Minnesota ffers different activities dealing with cultural diversity including religion.  Activities range from K-12.

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Understanding Culture

The article explores issues around culture and teaching and describes how to think about educational settings and scenarios from the point of view of culture. It discusses the formation of cultural identity, and the concept of cultural responsibility.

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Teaching @ Tolerance – Bursting Stereotypes

  This website provides a lesson plan about tolerance modeled around the work and lessons of Martin Luther King, Jr. Five lesson plans are provided which each focus on a different message of tolerance. Each lesson plan covers a specific age group, ranging from grades Kindergarten through high school.
“Bursting Stereotypes” activity involves students bursting balloons [...]

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Building Bridges. A Peace Corps Classroom Guide to Cross-Cultural Understanding

The booklet provides short, adaptable lesson plans and activities that build cross-cultural awareness, respect, and communication in your classroom. Lessons are flexible, easy to use, and standards-based.

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