Jean-Francois Mayer is a religion scholar and editor of Religioscope, a website that tracks trends in religious practice and organization. He also serves as director of the Religioscope Institute in Fribourg, Switzerland. Contact Mayer by using the form on the Religioscope website.
Julian Strube is a postdoctoral research fellow on religion and politics at Heidelberg University in Germany. His dissertation was on socialism and Catholicism, and he’s since argued that socialist beliefs are a source of modern religious practice.
Mark van Ommeren studies how traumatic experiences affect mental wellness for the World Health Organization.
Joelle Fiss is an expert on blasphemy laws, which are used in countries around the world to punish members of minority faiths. She is a member of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s panel of experts on freedom of religion or belief.
Since 2018, three states have passed laws mandating Holocaust lessons in school.
Philipp Mittnik is a professor of education at the University of Vienna. He has studied how the Holocaust is taught in Austrian schools.
Judy Altmann is a Holocaust survivor who often speaks about her experience in schools. She was arrested in Czechoslovakia in 1944 and imprisoned at Auschwitz concentration camp and Essen and Gelsenkirchen labor camps.
Oliver Steffen, who is based at the University of Bern in Switzerland, studies religion and the media, with an emphasis on the spiritual aspects of digital games.
Heidemarie Winkel is a professor of sociology at Bielefeld University in Germany. She’s also a senior research associate with the Von Hugel Institute for Critical Catholic Inquiry at the University of Cambridge.