Our researchers have worked on the Uyghurs and interviewed refugees in Canada. The Forum for Religious Freedom Europe (FOREF) interviewed Susan Palmer and Marie-Ève Melanson “FOREF Interview about the Uyghurs”
During her visit to Australia, Susan Palmer was interviewed by the ABC. This led to an news article and an episode on “God Forbid” which “ABC News Interview with Susan Palmer”
Dr. Palmer is invited to present two lectures in Australia, one at Western Sydney University on the 17th of Sep. 2019, and another at Australian “Two Presentations in Australia: “Minors in Minority Relgions: The Delicate Balance between Religious Freedom and the Well-being of the Child””
Since this offers a quick overview of some issues in the field, we decided to share one of Dr. Palmer’s PowerPoint presentations used as part “Children and Harm in New Religious Movements (PowerPoint)”
You can listen to the podcast (or read the transcript) here.
To be presented in at the Association for the Sociology of Religion’s 81st Annual Meeting, “Engaging Religion in a Contested Age”. In the developing post-industrial “Abstract: Sacred Land and Secular Concerns: When the Archangels Disregard Zoning By- Laws”
Our research group will be presenting at McGill’s Birk’s Building on April 18, 2019 from 12pm-3pm.
We chose for our website 19th century drawings of life in the Oneida Perfectionist Community, an utopian commune that existed in New York state (1848-1880) founded by “The Oneida Perfectionists, circa 1875”
Our research group will be presenting at McGill’s Birk’s Building on November 28, 2018.
On September 5, 2013 there was a massive police raid on the Twelve Tribes, a communal NRM in Germany. A hundred police (local and “criminal”) “Update on the Raid of the Children of the Twelve Tribes in Germany”