Interfaith Dialogue: Preventing Radicalisation and Extremism in Young People
Duration 3 weeks
Weekly study 3 hours
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Learn how interfaith dialogue builds resilience to the influences of extremism
On this course, you’ll be introduced to interfaith and learn how to implement interfaith initiatives to encourage understanding between faiths and communities.
You’ll uncover radicalisation and extremism and learn how interfaith can contribute to resilience, which you’ll discover is key when responding to violence and polarisation.
You’ll also explore the practical challenges of conducting interfaith actions and dialogue, and use your experience to develop your own approach to dealing with issues that support the spreading of extremist ideas.
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.
When would you like to start?
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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.
Who will you learn with?
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