Future Built on Knowledge


  • May 5, 2021
    Suggestions for future research on artificial intelligence and religion
    The two-year webinar series on Artificial Intelligence and Religion (AIR 2020/21) organized by the FBK-ISR Center for Religious Studies has wrapped up. A final assessment and a relaunch with new knowledge challenges
  • September 1, 2020
    Religious nones around the world
    The category of non-affiliates, the so-called religious nones, includes all those who declare that they do not belong to any religious denomination. The highest concentrations are among men, among people under the age of fifty, among highly educated individuals and among those who reside in urban areas.
  • April 17, 2020
    Reading Harari during the pandemic
    It is not easy for a researcher to keep focused these days. The problem is not so much telework or the rarefaction of human contacts. The point, rather, is that it is hard to prevent the most creative part of one's mind from returning obsessively to the event that some weeks ago has changed everyone's lives.
  • April 7, 2020
    COVID-19, Religion and Belief Webinar Series
    Coronavirus has impacted many domains of our lives. This webinar series aims at exploring the strategies and initiatives of governments and religious groups to deal with the crisis
  • January 22, 2020
    HATEMETER: how to stop online islamophobia and hate speech
    The Hatemeter (Tool for monitoring, analyzing and tackling Anti-Muslim Hate speech online) project aims to systematize, increase and share knowledge about anti-Muslim hatred online and increase the effectiveness of NGOs in preventing and combating Islamophobia at European level
  • August 12, 2019
    Follow the leader
    Some examples to present the "religion of innovation". The research by Matteo Corsalini (Unisi/FBK-ISR PhD student) starts from a central question: can profit maximization be read as a new option of faith?
  • July 16, 2019
    Religion for a better innovation
    Three reasons why religious freedom matters and is key to sustainable development
  • May 7, 2018
    Talking about technology, religion and innovation
    An interview with researcher Sara Hejazi: Sara was born in Iran and studied in Italy. She is an anthropologist with a focus on religions, gender perspectives and identity construction through body practices and symbols
  • March 8, 2018
    RELIGION TO GO! Religion in the virtual world
    From the discovery of fire to the printing of the Bible, technology has never stopped involving religion. FBK's ICT and Humanities Centers work in synergy on the implications of an app that can virtualize objects and places of worship.
  • June 14, 2017
    Why “traditional values” are today at the core of national and international law and politics debates?
    Video interviews to some of the protagonists of the Workshop “Tradition and Traditionalisms Compared. A Joint Program of the Tradition Project and the Postsecular Conflicts Project” co-organized by the Centre for Religious Studies at the FBK Foundation.
  • May 26, 2017
    Race and Theology
    A VIDEO-message from prof. Leo D. Lefebure on "The Conflict of Social Innovations: Christian Theologies, Empires, and Modern Constructions of Race"
  • November 2, 2016
    How religions talk and talk to each other in the public sphere
    A conference in Trento in 2017 co-financed by the Universities of Berlin and Friburg and organized by FBK's Center for Religious Studies. The Humboldt-Universität of Berlin and the Albert-Ludwigs-Universität of Friburg will co-finance FBK’s Center for Religious Studies project entitled “Arguing religion”, and in particular an international conference to be held in Trento in June of next year.
  • October 28, 2016
    The Protestant Reformation in the context of global history
    The conference "The Protestant Reformation in the context of global history" being hosted at Trento-based Fondazione Bruno Kessler wraps up tomorrow. Religious reforms and civilizations".