IIRF in North America
A Project of the Religion in Canada Institute
IIRF-V Research Fellows are actively involved in researching on these and other projects.
Founded as a settler society that balanced the interests of Protestant and Roman Catholics, Canada's approach to religious freedom has evolved to respond to a wide variety of religious traditions. IIRF-V research fellows study the legal, politics, and diplomatic aspects of religious freedom in Canada.
THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
The world's most populous country and a rising world power, China is an important focus in the fields of economics, politics, and diplomacy. Positioned on the Pacific Rim of North America, IIRF-V takes a special interest in issues of religious freedom in the largest state in Asia.
Iraq is a nation that is facing many difficulties. It is facing a fiscal crisis due in part to volatility in the oil market, national insecurity, and government corruption. Although Iraq is a modern state founded in the 20th century, it is the heir of ancient empires, located on the territory of Biblical Babylonia an Assyria.