Observatorio del Pluralismo Religioso en España
Issue Number 14 · December 2014 Previous newsletters · Forward · Share:
imagen del destacado The Observatory launches a new section aimed at the educational community

The Observatory launches a new section aimed at the educational community

This new section provides information and online resources to work on religious diversity in classrooms and to improve school management of this issue.
The Observatory also offers the educational community a free technical advice service.

Public opinion. What do the polls say?

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We have classified the entire content of the surveys hosted in the Observatory thematically. The Survey Data Base now permits searches by subject which allows for an easier access to the data shed by these surveys and to have them as one more tool on which to rely on when managing specific situations.

New Processing of data from the Directory of places of worship

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This new report, concerning the second half of the year 2014, shows the distribution of the centres of worship, according to districts, in the five Spanish cities with greater religious diversity.

We highlight as good practice:

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The Burgos City Council has included in its website and entry on "Religious Pluralism and Citizenship". The section, attached to the area of citizen participation, includes general information about religious diversity in the city, a directory of places of worship and related links.

We have spoken with:

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The Directorate General of Religious Affairs of Catalonia on their training plan addressed to public administrations. Read the interview.
Fernando Belmonte Montalbán, Director Manager of the Institute of Cultures of Melilla, on the signing of the Declaration for a Pact for Interculturalism in the Autonomous City of Melilla. Read the interview.

We highlight the participation of the Observatory:

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Seminar "Formulas for innovation and quality improvement in municipal cemeteries", organized by the FEMP and the Association of Municipal Cemeteries and Funeral Homes.
First Conference on freedom of belief and interculturality, organized by the Area of State Ecclesiastical Law of the University of Zaragoza.
"Relig Conference 2014: Innovation and religious diversity in the local sphere", organized by the Directorate General of Religious Affairs of Catalonia.
Conference "The teaching of controversial issues at School", organized by the National Centre for Educational Research and Innovation (CNIIE) of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport.
VIII National Seminar "Educational services for immigrant students: experience and innovation. Education, cultural diversity and religious pluralismo", organized by the Research Group Esculca of the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Agenda

Publicaciones

Portada de I Congreso Internacional sobre Gestión del Pluralismo Religioso. Resumen de intervenciones I Congreso Internacional sobre Gestión del Pluralismo Religioso. Resumen de intervenciones
Portada de BOOK REVIEWS. Pérez-Madrid, F. y Gas Aixendi, M. (dirs.) (2013): La gobernanza de la diversidad religiosa. Personalidad y territorialidad en las sociedades multiculturales. Review by: Anastasía Assimakópulos Figueroa BOOK REVIEWS. Pérez-Madrid, F. y Gas Aixendi, M. (dirs.) (2013): La gobernanza de la diversidad religiosa. Personalidad y territorialidad en las sociedades multiculturales. Review by: Anastasía Assimakópulos Figueroa
Portada de BOOK REVIEWS. Herrera Ceballos, Enrique (2012): El registro de las entidades religiosas. Estudio global y sistemático. Review by: Juan J. Guardia Hernández BOOK REVIEWS. Herrera Ceballos, Enrique (2012): El registro de las entidades religiosas. Estudio global y sistemático. Review by: Juan J. Guardia Hernández
Portada de BOOK REVIEWS. Martínez-Torrón, J., Meseguer Velasco, S. y Palomino Lozano, R. (2013): Religión, matrimonio y Derecho ante el siglo XXI. Estudios en homenaje al Profesor Rafael Navarro-Valls. Review by: Montserrat Gas Aixendri BOOK REVIEWS. Martínez-Torrón, J., Meseguer Velasco, S. y Palomino Lozano, R. (2013): Religión, matrimonio y Derecho ante el siglo XXI. Estudios en homenaje al Profesor Rafael Navarro-Valls. Review by: Montserrat Gas Aixendri