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Extremism is fuelled by lack of religious awareness – Patriarch Kirill

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June 20-21, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ June 20, 2013 to June 21, 2013. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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Mar. 28-31, Conference on Orthodox Christianity in Russia and Eastern Europe, USA

[ March 28, 2013 to March 31, 2013. ] The Havighurst Center at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA is pleased to announce its 12th Annual International Young Researchers Conference on the theme, “Orthodox Christianity In Russia And Eastern Europe: Historical And Contemporary Perspectives,” to be held March 28 – 31, 2013.

Before the collapse of communism, religion in Russia and Eastern Europe was rarely a [...]

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Feb 7-9, 2013, Conference on “Post-Atheism” in Eastern Europe, US

[ February 7, 2013 to February 9, 2013. ] The Melikian Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Arizona State University is pleased to announce an international symposium on “Post-Atheism” in Eastern Europe and Eurasia, to be held on the ASU campus in Tempe, Arizona, February 7-9, 2013. The symposium will feature presentations by international visiting scholars from Armenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ December 19, 2012 10:00 pm to January 30, 2013 10:00 pm. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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CFP Deadline: Oct. 1, Conference on “Orthodox Christianity In Russia And Eastern Europe,” USA.

[ September 1, 2012 8:00 pm to October 1, 2012 8:00 pm. ] The Havighurst Center at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, USA is pleased to announce its 12th Annual International Young Researchers Conference on the theme, “Orthodox Christianity In Russia And Eastern Europe: Historical And Contemporary Perspectives,” to be held March 28 – 31, 2013.

Before the collapse of communism, religion in Russia and Eastern Europe was rarely a [...]

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June 6-7, Workshop on “Religion, Politics and Policy-making in Russia,” Tartu, Estonia

[ June 6, 2012 8:00 am to June 7, 2012 5:00 pm. ] A workshop will be held on “Religion, Politics and Policy-making in Russia: Domestic and International Dimensions,” 6-7 June, 2012 organized by the Center for EU-Russia Studies at the University of Tartu, Estonia.

The workshop is meant to highlight new research on the questions of religion and politics in Russia, to foster collaborative relations for future projects, [...]

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Education as main means to fight Islamic extremism

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Patriarch Kirill links religious extremism to poor knowledge of religion

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Fundamentals of religious cultures and secular ethics

This is the website for the pilot program teaching about religious cultures and secular ethics in 19 regions of the Russian Federation.  This course started on the 1st of April 2010. This website has the purpose and objectives of the course, curriculum, textbook materials, and other relevant materials.  

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