Religion, Human Rights and Education

Religion, Human Rights and Education provides an interdisciplinary perspective on the intersections between religion, human rights and education.

Can religious rituals, songs or buildings be part of the public school system? Can students in training to become nurses or medical doctors claim conscientious objection to certain procedures with reference to freedom of religion. What is the relation between human rights education and religious education? What do young people in school in different continents actually think about different aspects of human rights, and does religion have anything to do with it?

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Religion, Human Rights and Education
Anders Sjöborg & Hans-Georg Ziebertz (red.)

CRS Publication Series

Go to our series of scientific publications: Studies in Religion and Society, published through Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis.


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The Uppsala Religion and Society Research Centre, CRS, is an interdisciplinary research centre at Uppsala university. The research of the centre cover a wide area of issues in the field of the role of religion in society, values, media and politics. 

The presently major research programme is The Impact of religion – Challenges for Society, Law and Democracy. It runs over ten years 2008-2018 and involves about 50 researchers at several faculties and departments at Uppsala university. 

The researchers at CRS have expert knowledge in a number of fields. If you are looking for a scholar to comment on a certain topic or to answer your questions, you can start with the list on the page Who can answer my question?

Do you need additional help? Do not hesitate to contact Anna Ciabuschi Eriksson, information officer of CRS and Impact of religion research programme, or Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon, director of CRS. 

Anna Ciabuschi Eriksson
Telephone: +46 18 471 2183

Martha Middlemiss Lé Mon
Phone +46 18 471 21 71