Published June 4, 2018 6:06 PM

Under the CoMRel workshop at the Metochi Study Centre on Lesbos in May 2016, the project advisor Marie Gillespie met the photographer Knut Bry. They engaged with the refugee situation at the Greek island. At the CoMRel concluding conference in Oslo two years later they presented a book, Communities of Solidarity, and a video with images from the book, available for all who would like to support this work of solidarity.

Published Dec. 7, 2017 9:36 AM
Published Dec. 6, 2017 1:37 PM

An article on Interfaith Dialogue in Christian Norway: Enactment of Inclusive Religiosity as Civilized Behavior, based on Louise Lund Liebmann's research in the CoMRel project, is published in Journal of Religion in Europe.

Published Dec. 6, 2017 1:28 PM

The CoMRel researchers Stig Hjarvard and Mattias Pape Rosenfeldt has published a study on the comedy show Det slører stadig [Still Veiled] in Danish Television. Read their article Giving Satirical Voice to Religious Conflict in the Nordic Journal of Religion and Society.

Published Feb. 17, 2017 12:57 PM

A study of Religion Between Politics and Media: Conflicting Attitudes to Islam in Scandinavia is published in Journal of Religion in Europe. The study builds on the CoMRel survey. The article is written in cooperation between Knut Lundby, Stig Hjarvard, Mia Lövheim and Haakon H. Jernsletten.

Published Jan. 20, 2016 1:37 PM

The Religion: Going Public blog discusses various aspects of contemporary religion in the public sphere, and aims to disseminate on-going research findings to wider audiences and engage with and inform public debates on religion. 

Published Dec. 15, 2015 11:50 AM

CoMRel-researcher Pål Repstad, together with Anne Løvland, has published an article on "Religious symbols in public spaces: Asking people in and out of context" with data from the CoMRel survey.

Published Dec. 7, 2015 1:36 PM

The SAMKUL board has awarded CoMRel additional funding for a series of seminars on "New Public Outreach Strategies for Research on Religious Controversies." The first will take place at the Sigtuna Foundation from 31 October to 2 November 2016. CoMRel cooperates on this outreach initiative with the two other SAMKUL projects Formatting Religion and Muslim Politics.

Published Dec. 7, 2015 1:11 PM

Three articles on mediatization of religion by the CoMRel researchers Stig Hjarvard, Mia Lövheim and Knut Lundby are available as Online First from Media, Culture & Society (November 2015)

Published Dec. 7, 2015 1:00 PM

CoMRel contributed to the Digital Existence conference at the Sigtuna Foundation at the end of October 2015. The Existential Terrains project was behind the conference.  

Published Sep. 18, 2015 7:42 PM

Professor Liv Ingeborg Lied at the Norwegian School of Theology, participating in CoMRel, is appointed to the new SAMKUL board.

Published Sep. 1, 2015 11:40 AM

CoMRel presented preliminary results at NordMedia 2015.

Published June 15, 2015 3:11 PM

Louise Lund Liebmann is the new CoMRel postdoc to work on community studies (subproject 2) from the University of Agder. She has background in history of religions from Copenhagen University.

Published June 15, 2015 3:04 PM

Professor Birgit Meyer, on CoMRel's Advisory Board, has received the most prestigious academic award in the Netherlands, the Spinoza Prize.

Published June 15, 2015 3:00 PM

TNS Gallup has undertaken a survey for CoMRel with 1000 respondents in each of the Scandinavian countries. The data are now being analyzed.

Published Nov. 25, 2014 2:18 PM

Audun Toft is named Ph.d-fellow in the CoMRel project from February 2015. He will be based at MF Norwegian School of Theology. MF also funds this scholarship.

Published Nov. 25, 2014 2:11 PM

Mona Abdel-Fadil will be postdoc researcher in the CoMRel project from January 2015, based at the Department of Media and Communication, University of Oslo.

Published Oct. 31, 2014 2:09 PM
Published Sep. 30, 2014 11:05 AM