Work Package 1

Overview of National Discourses on Tolerance and Cultural diversity (Literature and Realities)



To provide for an overview of secondary sources discussing contested issues where tension arose in relation to cultural diversity and where tolerance was thematised as an appropriate answer

To identify and classify the different discourse positions on tolerance and cultural diversity in the countries studied by the project.


Description of work  

All partners take an active role in this WP which is coordinated by Partner 1 (EUI, Anna Triandafyllidou).

Task 1.1 Desk Research in national languages and in English.

Task 1.2: Each partner will draft a national report outlining the main definitions of tolerance and cultural diversity in their national context and the main discourse positions developed



D1.1 Country Reports on Tolerance and Cultural diversity Discourses (Month 8)
D1.2 Synthesis and Comparative Overview of the Country Reports (Month 10)


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Project Coordinator:
Prof. Anna Triandafyllidou,
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (European University Institute)

Funded by: the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme, Socio-economic Sciences and Humanities

Duration: 1 March 2010-31 May 2013

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