Bridging Voices aims to generate new conversations about the role of religion in public affairs, advance the field of religion and international affairs, and create pathways of engagement with policymakers, deepen policy insight, build stronger cross-sector engagement, and bring new ideas to the media and the general public.
Our work in society
Our work in society helps citizens and institutions contribute to a more inclusive, open and prosperous world and connects local issues to global themes, ranging from social action to diversity and youth issues.
We run programs in partnership with local and international organizations who provide expertise in areas such as youth and social entrepreneurship, equal opportunity and diversity, migration, social inclusion and engagement, and active citizenship.
From a cultural relations perspective, it’s important to remember that more than eight out of ten people worldwide identify with a religious group and that religion is an essential component of individual and group identity for many.
American views of the UK are driven more by cultural factors than political issues, according to our research exploring the future of transatlantic ties.
According to the results of surveys conducted among Millennials and Gen Z in the UK and US, climate change and poverty are the top-ranking global issues facing their generations.
According to the results of surveys, the vast majority of Gen Z and Millennials believe it is important for the UK and US to remain allies into the future.
Gen Z and Millennials in the UK and the US are likely to share the view that alliances between the UK and US are strong in two key areas. Find out more here.