The Elements Experiment: Religion, the Secular, and Public Spaces

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RPS is pleased to support an innovative new project by students at the University of Toronto's Department for the Study of Religion, with funding from the Inspirit Foundation. For young people across Canada, across disciplines, professions, and lived experiences, The Elements Experiment creates an intellectual space that disrupts understandings of who can speak about religion, the secular, and public spaces. More »

RPS presents “Devotion & Display: Curating Religion in an Age of Diversity


On January 30 & 31, 2014 RPS looked – in partnership with the Royal Ontario Museum – at the role of museum artifacts in the construction and contestation of religious diversity in public life. As entry points and custodians to a broad array of cultural artifacts, texts, performances, and images from around the world, museums both curate and narrate “religion” for audiences that include the pious and the simply curious alike. More »

Religious Diversity Youth Leadership Project

The University of Toronto Multi-Faith Centre, together with the Religion in the Public Sphere Initiative and Centre for Community Partnerships has won a three-year, $500,000 grant from Citizenship and Immigration Canada to bring together students, faculty, community leaders and youth in the.... More »

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Director: Prof. Pamela Klassen
Project Coordinator: Siri Hansen
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