Online workshop “Self-presentation, image creation and lifestyle promotion in the social media” for Muslim women in Poland, 14th & 28th of October 2023

The online workshop addressed Muslim women engaged in running Islam-related social media accounts.

The main purpose was to increase awareness of the technical aspects of navigating social media platforms to achieve higher reach, increase visibility, and avoid the risks associated with online activity, including immunity to related stress. During the first part of the workshop (14.10.2023), the participants had the opportunity to become familiar with the essential theory of social media practices and ethics. They also spoke about their profiles on social media and Internet experience. During the second part (28.10.2023), women showed the results of their Internet activities within the last 2 weeks according to guidelines from the host. Detailed issues concerning women’s online activity have been also discussed with the host as well as with the other participants.

The host – prof.  Magdalena Kachniewska

The Organisers – prof. Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska, Iga Wermińska-Wiśnicka, Jaśmina Samsel.

European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR), Vilnius (Lithuania), September 4-8, 2023

Egdūnas Račius (Lithuania Team, Vytautas Magnus University) presented our project during the “Digital Innovations during Covid: Cross-National Insights ” roundtable at the EASR conference in Vilnius. The roundtable brought together different scholars working on projects concerning how religious groups and actors are negotiating digital technologies in different national contexts.


CHANSE Kick-Off Conference in Tallinn, Estonia June 1-2, 2023

The Digital Islam Across Europe team attended the Tallinn kick-off conference to present their research project.


Workshop with Polish Teachers, Kutno, Poland, May 29, 2023

On May 29, 2023 the Polish team organised a workshop for teachers about introducing Islamic content online. Around 15 teachers from the 1st High school of J. Dąbrowski in Kutno participated in the workshop. The workshop was delivered by Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska.


“Religion and Spirituality as Sites of Learning” Conference organized by the Donner Institute and the LeNeRe-project (Learning from new religion and spirituality), Åbo/Turku, Finland, May 15-17, 2023

Katarzyna Górak-Sosnowska and Joanna Krotofil participated in an international conference “Religion and Spirituality as Sites of Learning” organized by the Donner Institute and Learning From New Religion and Spirituality (LeNeRe) in Turku (Finland) on 15-17 May 2023. They presented a paper entitled “Polish Islamic Internet as Site of Learning”.