Interfaith Dialogue for Combating Extremism
Learn how to use interfaith dialogue to help stop violent extremism and radicalisation in young people with this online course from European University Institute.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for anyone interested in radicalisation, but will be of particular interest to civil society activists, religious organisations, formal and non-formal educators, social workers and local authorities.
What topics will you cover?
What is violent extremism and why does it occur?
What is resilience and how does it offer a protection from the influences of extremism? How does interfaith education contribute to resilience?
What are the main principles and approaches to interfaith work? How can religious literacy be helpful to counter bias and create trust among people from different religious backgrounds?
Interfaith in Action: How has the interfaith field evolved over time and what lessons have been learnt?
Draft your own interfaith dialogue project: practical tips and guidelines to build your own project.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Reflect on what is resilience to violent extremism and how it can be achieved
Assess different approaches to interfaith dialogue and interfaith education projects
Develop your own interfaith dialogue project
Evaluate the impact of different interfaith approaches to preventing and combating polarisation in society