This episode focuses on the idea of the Muslim Atlantic and explores this concept in many genres of music.
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. This research is made possible through the support of the Friends of the British Council and the Henry Luce Foundation.
An e-book showcasing the partnerships and projects of the second iteration of Bridging Voices.
Read our project partners’ recommendations to faith-based actors so that they can better serve refugee communities around the world.
This webinar explores the role that faith plays in supporting social justice for refugees living in Cameroon, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia and Mexico.
This webinar explores how Muslim communities on both sides of the Atlantic are responding to renewed debates on gender, race and marginality.
A curation of essays, photography, drama, and more on issues of race, gender, security, and popular culture in the ‘Muslim Atlantic’.
Ideas for continuing to move the conversation around sexual diversity in the Eastern Orthodox tradition forward.
A report on race, gender, and the politics of marginality across the Muslim Atlantic. Read the report now.
On 23 June, 2020, members of the Bridging Voices Exeter-Fordham consortium presented their project "Contemporary Eastern Orthodox Identity and the Challenges of Pluralism and Sexual Diversity in a Secular Age” in conversation with Josh Cass, Michael Hall, and Sarah Riccardi-Swartz.
Principal Investigator Elena Fiddian-Qasmiyeh gives an overview of the project conducted by University College London and Yale University as a part of the Bridging Voices Programme at the British Council US.
A report on contemporary Eastern Orthodox identity, pluralism and sexual diversity. Read the report now.
Insights into religion and social justice for refugees in Cameroon, Greece, Jordan, Lebanon, Malaysia & Mexico. Read the report now.
What are the pressing debates within Muslim communities about gender in the UK and the US today? How do the two contexts compare when it comes to this issue?
What themes and issues tend to feature in discussions about gender in Muslim communities in the UK and the US? How do the two experiences compare? Listen to the podcast now.
US and UK Muslim debates on race, gender, and securitization. read the report now.
Read our blog series on sexual diversity.
In August 2019 we gathered 50 scholars from across the globe at a conference in Oxford, UK. Watch what happened now.
Scholars, pastors, policy makers gather to discuss Orthodoxy, sex, gender, and sexuality.
How and why does religion matter in response to forced migration? Find out how and why religion matters in forced displacement.
Local communities, volunteers, faith groups and activists have often acted as key providers of support and solidarity. Find out about the role local initiatives are playing in Athens and Lesbos.