The Blanquerna Observatory on Media, Religion and Culture is an interdisciplinary space for research and the diffusion of information and activities on media and religion. The Observatory monitors the trends in religious information, the presence of religion in the media and new technologies, and the current situation regarding the right to Freedom of Religion and Belief. It also observes the links between popular culture and the spiritual aspects of society. All of this, prioritizing research, training, diffusion, publication and internationalization of the religious phenomenon.
The Blanquerna Observatory created the Specialization Diploma in Corporate Communication and Religion in the Digital Age, which combines the triad of communication, religion and technology. It is also involved in projects of regional, national and international reach, focusing on issues such as immigration, religious communities, new technologies, gender inequality, Freedom of Religion and Belief, Freedom of Expression, among others. Some of these projects are the following, whose starting year is indicated in brackets:
The Blanquerna Observatory has an international perspective and is therefore connected to a network of institutions that share its enthusiasm for the religious, cultural and communicational spheres. This consolidates it as a reference entity in the area. It is a member of:
You will find us at the Blanquerna School of Communication and International Relations (Ramon Llull University), located in the heart of the Raval neighbourhood, a very central and stimulating intercultural area.