About Kosmopolis Institute
In 2010, Kosmopolis Institute was affiliated with Harvard University for theirPluralism Project. The Kosmopolis Pluralism Project is part of the Hivos Knowledge Programs and is a collaboration of (1) Kosmopolis, (2) the Center of Religious and Cross Cultural Studies at the Graduate School of Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, (3) The Centre for the Study of Culture and Society in Bangalore, India, (4) The Cross Cultural Foundation of Uganda in Kampala and (5) University of the Free State in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Read more about the project here.
The institute has editorial responsibility for the Pluralism Working Paper Series, an international, English language collection of academic work, observations from development practice, and interviews. The PhD candidates of the knowledge program are enrolled in the University of Humanistic Studies graduate school.
The second tranche of the knowledge program runs from 2011 to the end of 2013. Research in this period will be conducted on issues of identity and citizenship in a global perspective, and on the relationship between human and sustainable development.
The contribution of University of Humanistic Studies staff to the knowledge program consists of research that is integrated into the work of the Citizenship in an Intercultural Society research project. Kosmopolis activities are project based and include educational and research programs on human development and human rights, international and intercultural dialogue and sustainable development.