Impact Themes

We foster open dialogue and debate and reduce social conflict and clashes between disparate individuals and groups.

Part of our way of bringing about an interaction between separate, sometimes hostile communities is through our deep theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of religious and cultural relations.

What is needed is real-world impact, which means Lokahi’s research has to be coupled with projects and outreach to communities and constituencies that need our resources most.

Places of Learning

Lokahi Places of Learning

We foster supportive communities that embrace diversity. By helping others  understand and respect, we bring about change for many others.

Bridging Communities

Lokahi Bridging Communities

Division can distort a vision of a better future. We work to reduce the gap in understanding within communities plagued by prejudice.

Healing the Violence

Lokahi Healing the Violence

We probe, in knowledge and practice, the ways religion can be used to harm or heal. We work with practitioners to counteract the abuse of religion.

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If you'd like to hear more about our strategic impact areas, please contact:

Mehmuda Mian, Associate Director at:

Our Impact

Learning Each Other's Stories

Can it really be possible to overcome entrenched mistrust in a single day?

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Our Analysis

Law and Security

The threat of terrorism and the ‘war on terror’ put pressure on existing tensions in religion and citizenship as well as interreligious relations.

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Our Blog

The Meaning of Lokahi

Our Director, Professor Gwen Griffith-Dickson, writes on the meaning of Lokahi.

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