Our consortium members are engaging intensively with stakeholders around the world – from Australia and Morocco to Malaysia and Bulgaria. This engagement takes many forms, such as hosting workshops, participating in conferences, briefing policymakers, interviewing experts and conducting field research. Major events being hosted by the project itself include Regional Stakeholder Workshops and the Final Conference. If you want to see what’s coming up, you’ll find it all in the event calendar on this website.
Regional Stakeholder Workshops
Between February and August of 2021 the GREASE consortium will convene stakeholder workshops in four regions on three continents. Conducted under Chatham House Rules, these workshops will bring together stakeholders from different countries to discuss their experiences and challenges with religious diversity through constructive and respectful dialogue.
Regional Workshop 1 – Rabat, Morocco
- Bringing together experts and stakeholders from the MENA region and Europe to discuss factors driving radicalisation among youth and ways to counter it.
Regional Workshops 2 and 3 – Sofia, Bulgaria and Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
- Involving stakeholders from Eastern Europe and South Asia. The aim is to bring together people who usually do not talk to each other and who have experienced religious diversity very differently. They will consider shared challenges and different approaches to addressing them.
Regional Workshop 4 – London, UK
- Focusing on models for building resilience against radicalisation and religious violence, this event will bring together stakeholders from Western and Southern Europe, the MENA region, Turkey, South Asia and Australia.
The next edition of our quarterly newsletter. Provides an overview of the project’s latest activities and outputs. Each issue also features an interview with a different member of the GREASE consortium.
Release of two original films focusing on religious diversity governance and prevention of radicalisation. The films will feature exclusive footage and interviews with people in Europe, Eurasia, North Africa, the Middle East, South/Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific. They explore how people from different regions, countries and backgrounds see religion and interpret radicalisation. Elaborately produced by the distinguished Italian filmmaker Diego D’innocenzo (TERRA productions), these documentaries are intended to challenge stereotypes and invite critical reflection. .