Project publications

On this page you can learn about the publications, conference presentations, and media appearances that have come out of this project grant. It will be updated as more work becomes available. 

Journal articles

  • Bouma, G., Arunachalam, D., Gamlen, A., & Healy, E. 2021. "Religious diversity through a super-diversity lens: National, sub-regional and socio-economic religious diversities in Melbourne." Journal of Sociology. DOI: 10.1177/14407833211011256

  • Ezzy, D., Banham, R., & Beaman, L. 2021. "Religious diversity, legislation, and Christian privilege." Journal of Sociology. DOI: 10.1177/14407833211022036

  • Ezzy, D., Bouma, G., Barton, G., Halafoff, A., Banham, R., Jackson, R., & Beaman, L. 2020. "Religious Diversity in Australia: Rethinking Social Cohesion." Religions 11(2). DOI: 10.3390/rel11020092 [open access:]

  • Remund, A. 2019. "Facing the Other: Religious and Community Leaders’ Negotiations of Religious Difference in Hobart, Tasmania." Fieldwork in Religion 14(1): 33-52. DOI: 10.1558/firn.39234

  • Smith, G., & Halafoff, A. 2020. "Multifaith Third Spaces: Digital Activism, Netpeace, and the Australian Religious Response to Climate Change." Religions 11(3). DOI: 10.3390/rel11030105 [open access:]

Conference papers and presentations

  • Bouma, G. 2020. "The Radical Differentiation of Religion Challenges its Governance." 3rd Advancing Community Cohesion Conference, Western Sydney University, Australia, 10-13 February 2020.

  • Bouma, G. 2018. “Religious Diversity and Social Cohesion”. Australian Association for the Study of Religion Annual Conference, Auckland NZ, December 2018.

  • Bouma, G., Arunachalam, D., & Healy, E. 2018. “Religious Diversity and Social Cohesion in Australia: A Diversity of Diversities.” Urban Regeneration Movements in the Pacific Rim: Commemorative Conference for the 60th Anniversary of Rikkyo College of Sociology International Conference, November 10, 2018. 

  • Ezzy, D., Bouma, G., Barton, G., Halafoff, A., Beaman, L., & Jackson, R. 2019. "Religious Diversity in Australia: Early Findings". International Society for the Study of Religion Conference, Barcelona, 9-12 July 2019. 

  • Ezzy, D. 2018. "Living well with religious diversity: Deep equality in troubled times". Agnes Heller Lecture, La Trobe University 2018, December 6.

  • Gary Bouma, Anna Halafoff, Greg Barton, Enqi Weng [panel chair], Geraldine Smith, Douglas Ezzy and Rebecca Banham presented early project findings at the Australian Association for the Study of Religion 2020 Conference (December 2020). You can watch the presentations below. 













  • Anna Halafoff and Geraldine Smith presented their research about religion and public life in Australia as part of a panel at The Australian Sociological Association [TASA] 2020 Conference (November 2020). The panel was chaired by Enqi Weng. You can watch the presentations below.