McGill’s Centre for Research on Religion/Centre de Recherche sur la Religion (CREOR) coordinates and supports research on the religions of the world, their differences and their common grounds, and how they contribute to a better understanding of past and present-day culture, ethics and politics.

CREOR also sponsors a lecture series open to the general public.

Initiative in the World's Religions and Globalization

Since October 2010, McGill’s School of Religious Studies has collaborated with the Tony Blair Faith Foundation (TBFF) to enhance worldwide understanding of the interrelationship between the world’s religions and globalization in both an academic and applied context through McGill’s Initiative in Globalization and the World's Religions. This initiative has led to the development of an interdisciplinary “Religion and Globalization” course (RELG 331), collaborated with leading international scholars for a lecture series at the Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR), and brought together professionals, public policy experts, and university students from a worldwide network of universities to study and discuss public policy issues related to religious minorities, religious freedom, religion and foreign affairs, and religion, education and security.