Averting Violent Extremism: Religious Literacy, Pluralism and Community Resilience

The Carleton Centre for the Study of Islam, in collaboration with the Intercultural Dialogue Institute – Ottawa and the Canadian Council of Muslim Women, hosted a workshop entitled “Averting Violent Extremism: Religious Literacy, Pluralism and Community Resilience” on February 4 and 5, 2016.

The overall goal of the interdisciplinary workshop was to assess the viability of the religious literacy approach in ameliorating the attractiveness of violent extremism for vulnerable youth. It was an interactive event designed to enable broad participation by a large number of knowledgeable and experienced people.

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Author
Dr. Edip Yavuz Zeybek, Chairperson, Intercultural Dialogue Institute – Ottawa; Dr. Karim Karim, Director, Carleton Centre for the Study of Islam; Mrs. Alia Hogben, Executive Director, Canadian Council of Muslim Women
Language
English
Source
Civil society
Focus area
Religions
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