Author: recov19

  • Talk: German project team discusses results at ‘Die Kirche in Zeiten der Pandemie’

    Online event of the Evangelische Akademie im Rheinland at 15.5.2024, 19:00 The Evangelische Akademie im Rheinland organises an online event reflecting about the Church in times of the Pandemic. Prof. Dr. Kerstin Radde-Antweiler and Dr. Hannah Grünenthal will present results of the research project and discuss implications for the Protestant Church in Germany. Link to…

  • New publication: “Staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic: religious organisations and the safeguarding of young people on the island of Ireland”

    New publication by Caoimhe Ni Dhonnaill Ni Dhonaill, C. (2024). Staying safe during the Covid-19 pandemic: religious organisations and the safeguarding of young people on the island of Ireland. In this report, project member Caoimhe Ni Dhonnaill researches and discusses how the Catholic Church and other religious organisations addressed the topic of safeguarding children and…

  • New publication: “Cultural and Theological Influences on Religious Engagement with Digital Media during COVID-19: A Comparative Study of Churches in Poland and Ireland”

    By Marta Kołodziejska, Sławomir Mandes and Katarzyna Rabiej-Sienicka “Religions” (Open Access; Link) This article investigates how cultural context and theological ideas shape the integration of digital media in religious practices. Focusing on Poland and Northern Ireland/The Republic of Ireland, we explore the diverse strategies employed by religious institutions in utilizing digital media. The study centers…

  • Questionnaires for Members now open!

    We’re interested in how members of the religious organisations have experienced the pandemic times. Members of the Catholic church, the Protestant churches, and muslim communities in Canada, Germany, Poland, Northern Ireland or Ireland, members of the Orthodox churches or Jehova’s Witnesses in Poland, Anthroposophists in Germany, Jews in Canada and Humanists in Ireland/Northern Ireland are…

  • Recov-19 at GeNet-ISMRC

    The Network of German-speaking researchers of religion and culture in times of deep mediatization (GeNet-ISMRC) meets at 16. february 2024 on the topic of Covid-19 and Religions. Two projects will present their first results and give insight in their research: How are religion and religiosity changing in the context of the deep mediatization we are…

  • Questionnaires now open!

    The project has reached its next step in research: We have opened the questionnaires for religious leaders and people with responsibility in religious groups and organisations. We’re interested in how people in key positions, group leaders, pastors, etc. have experienced the time of the pandemic. The questionnaire can be found under this link: https://www.research.net/r/project-recov19 It…

  • Recov19 at AAR 2023 in San Antonio

    On Monday, 20. November 2023, the German Research Team presented a paper about the state of the project at the American Academy of Religion Conference in San Antonio, Texas. The paper titled “Religion and State in Times of Crisis. Religious Organizations and their Claim for Significance in Secularized Societies during the Covid-19 Pandemic” by Dr.…

  • ReCov19 at EASR 2023

    Paper Presentations and Discussions at the EASR-Conference in Vilnius This years Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religion, taking place from 4-8 September in Vilnius (Lithuania), is centered around the topic of “Religion and Technologies”. Our Research on Religions in times of the Pandemic, with one of the research areas being Digital…

  • Second Project Meeting in Bremen

    From 30 August to 1 September 2023, the second Team Meeting for the three year International Research Project: ‘Religion in Societies Emerging from COVID-19’ was held in Bremen at the ZeMKI (Center for Media, Communication and Informationstudies). After one year of collaboration, it was time to look back, and with two years ahead, time to…

  • “Religions and Digital Media during COVID-19. Findings from Canada, Germany, Ireland, and Poland”

    Research Presentation and Public Discussion at Project Workshop in Bremen At Wed, 30. August, 4 pm we’ll discuss our findings from year one at the ZeMKI in Bremen End of August, members of all four projects will meet in Bremen to discuss our findings and plan the future steps. In this context we’ll present and…