Lines of research

The IFRAE’s research are structured around three axes for the years 2019-2023:

Axe 1. Language, sources and their issues

Theme 1. Understanding, interpreting, translating
Theme 2. Words and concepts

Axe 2. Trajectories and genealogies of contemporary East Asia

Theme 1. States, social forces and economic mutations
Theme 2. Geopolitical challenges and security
Theme 3. Norms, values and socialisations

Axe 3. History and sociology of religions in East Asia

Theme 1. Political appropriation of religion and religious appropriation of politics
Theme 2. Cross-national religious circulations
Theme 3. Images, literature and theatre use in the development and transmission of the religious discourse