British Council Awards Five Bridging Voices Grants

The British Council announced today that it has awarded five grants as part of its Bridging Voices program, which supports transatlantic academic and policy dialogues on religion and international affairs.

The five grantees are British Muslims for Secular Democracy, Muslims for Progressive Values, Danish Institute for Study Abroad for “Let’s talk (and walking the walk)”; City University, London and George Mason University for “The Role of Religion in Foreign Policy and Societal Transformation: Bridging Scholarship and Policymaking”; Royal Holloway (University of London), Oxford University, Georgia State University, The Carter Center and World Affairs Council of Atlanta for “Religion, Conflict Resolution and Digital Media in the Greater Muslim World: Dialogue among Policy Makers and Researchers”; School of Oriental and African Studies (University of London) and Brandeis  University for “Gender, Religion and Equality in Public Life: Perspectives from the United States and United Kingdom”; and University of Kent, Tufts University, and University of Groningen for “Addressing the Asylum Crisis: Postsecular Contributions to Rethinking Protection in Global Politics.”

Bridging Voices is supported by a $450,000 award from the Henry R. Luce Initiative on Religion and International Affairs. Find out more about the project here:


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