Chair for the Management of Cultural and Religious Diversity


Faced with the reality of religious pluralism, both Quebec and Canadian societies must redefine the relationship between religion, their core values and their cultures. The aim of the Chair for the Management of Cultural and Religious Diversity is to promote multidisciplinary research, while also developing cutting-edge expertise and training on emerging issues related to religion. The Chair acts as a catalyst for scientific and public reflections.


Results of the Insight Project Commissions on religious and Cultural Diversity in Four National Contexts (Belgium, France, Britain, Quebec/Canada) (2012-2019)


Publication of the final results in the book Public Commissions on Cultural and Religious Diversity. Analysis, Reception and Challenges (Routledge 2017)



A final international event marking the 10th anniversary of the Bouchard-Taylor Commission will take place from 19 to 21st Octobre 2017.

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Chairholder wins FRQSC grant for research on radicalisation leading to violence in Quebec (2017-2020)

With twenty other researchers, she will conduct a project on The process of radicalization leading to violence (RLV): perceptions of the Quebec population, and the influence of both traditional mass media and social media.

Read the project summary here.

Info for participants here.

A Project in the provincial prisons (2017-2021)


The Ministry of Public Security has appointed Solange Lefebvre to lead a research project on provincial prisons (2017-2021), Spiritual needs and radicalisation of persons incarcerated in provincial prison facilities in Quebec.

Read the project summary here.