Group Attitude Formation, Group Centrism and Extremism - workshop on November 14, 2014

The workshop addressed the following questions:

  1. What are the main conditions under which group interaction leads to inter-group polarization and extremism?
  2. How can we theoretically make sense of group attitude formation and group-dynamics leading to extremism?
  3. What methodological techniques have and can be deployed to investigate when and how group interaction leads to extremism?
  4. What data exists on what groups and what needs to be collected?


Methodology in the Study of Religious Movements - workshop on January 11, 2014

This workhop is part of a collaborative project between the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies and the Danish Institute for International Studies.


Religion and Global Civil Society

The project organized a series of workshops involving both academic experts and leaders of international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that provide humanitarian aid and services in regions around the world. Recent workshop information below:

Luce project consultation, Moscow, June 19, 2013

Summary of the Luce Foundation-funded workshop held at Moscow State University.

Luce project workshop, Shanghai, March 23-24, 2013

Summary of the Luce Foundation-funded workshop held at Shanghai University.