Country Reports and Profiles

Dossiers on 23 countries – governance of religious diversity; state-religion relations; religiously inspired violent radicalisation.

ALL Profiles and Reports (alphabetical)
– REGIONS:

European regions

Non-European regions

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These dossiers critically review the way religion and religious diversity are governed in select countries of Europe, Asia and the MENA region. They examine state-religion relations (including secularism), highlight cases of religiously inspired radicalisation, and draw attention to vital forms of resilience.

  • Our Profiles are 6-page sketches of religious affiliation, religious freedom, state-religion relations and religiously inspired radicalisation in a given country.
  • Our Reports address similar subject matter but to greater length and depth, offering much more detail and analysis.

Mapping Rationale
Eight macro-regions are considered, four within Europe and four outside of Europe. By looking at regions beyond Europe, we gain insights into predominantly Muslim countries (Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, Turkey, Indonesia, Malaysia); countries with pronounced historical religious diversity (India and Lebanon); and one predominantly Christian country with a migrant pluralist profile (Australia). The insights gained through this exercise can provide a basis for re-thinking models of governing religious diversity in various socio-economic and geopolitical contexts.

Conceptual Orientation
These assessments utilize the conceptual framework articulated in the GREASE project Concept Papers. Regarding radicalisation, we consider two levels of religiously inspired radicalism: the state level, whereby the state controls/instrumentalises religion and vice versa; and the individual or community level, expressed in the willingness to use (or supporting the use of) violence in the name of a religion or against a religion.


Country Reports and Profiles

ALBANIA

AUSTRALIA


BELGIUM

BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

BULGARIA

EGYPT

FRANCE

GERMANY

GREECE

HUNGARY

INDIA

INDONESIA

ITALY

LEBANON

LITHUANIA

MALAYSIA

MOROCCO

RUSSIA

SLOVAKIA

SPAIN

TUNISIA
TURKEY

United Kingdom