News 13 March 2024

Invitation: PhD Forum at the European Academy of Religion

RESILIENCE co-organizes a meeting of European Doctoral Schools that will be held during the 2024 Annual Conference of the European Academy of Religion.

RESILIENCE aims at supporting excellence in science, by improving access to digital as well as physical data on religion and to advanced tools, training, existing research infrastructures and expertise for new, digitised and data-oriented research in the field of research on religion on a global level.

Therefore, it is of the utmost importance to understand how to serve the future generations of scholars in terms of research tools, availability and access to data, tools and capacity to imagine how to develop knowledge in the near future.


The participation to the Forum is open. Interested scholars may contact RESILIENCE’s Executive Director Francesca Cadeddu.

European Academy of Religion

The 2024 conference of the European Academy of Religion will take place in Palermo, May 20-23. The time schedule of the PhD Forum is expected.


• The study of religions and AI
• Research infrastructures’ support to the field
• The role of doctoral schools, national and international networks
• Collaboration perspectives for doctoral schools

Participating schools and institutions:

• DREST – Italian Doctoral School of Religious Studies
• LERU – League of European Research University, Theology & Religious Studies thematic group
• NISIS – Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies
• NOSTER – The Netherlands School for Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion
• EPHE – École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris)
• Peking University (Beijing), Center for Classical and Medieval Studies
• University of Helsinki, doctoral programme in Theology and Religious Studies
• KU Leuven, doctoral programme in Theology
• University of Ljubljana, doctoral programme in Theology
• University of Münster, Cluster of Excellence “Religion and Politics”
• University of Oxford, Centre for Hebrew & Jewish Studies
• Charles University (Prague), Doctoral programme in Practical Theology, Ecumenical Theology and Theological Ethics
• Bar-Ilan University (Ramat Gan), Office of International Relations
• University of Vienna, Vienna Doctoral School of Theology and Research on Religion