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Measures of Success: Evaluating the Impact of Interfaith Dialogue

The Woolf Institute is conducting a two-year research project entitled Measures of Success: Evaluating the Impact of Interfaith Dialogue. The project is aiming to develop a set of indicators that measure the impact of direct and grassroots interreligious dialogue initiatives.

Given the growing recognition of interfaith dialogue as a vital feature of both local and global conflict resolution repertoires, establishing indicators and methodologies for determining what is effective is of paramount importance. The Measures of Success: Evaluating the Impact of Interfaith Dialogue project currently aims to address this.

Through both research and outreach activities the project seeks to develop a theoretical framework that will inform the development of a set of reliable indicators to measure the effectiveness of interfaith dialogue initiatives. The development of such a tool will be of use to researchers, academics, policy makers and practitioners of interfaith dialogue at both the local and grassroots level.

The primary research questions are as follows:

For more information, contact Dr Katherine O’Lone at ko358@cam.ac.uk