About CURA

AboutCURA

Thirty Years of Research, Education, and Public Scholarship On Religion and World Affairs

Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) brings together a multi-disciplinary community of scholars to encourage and support research on the role of religion in public affairs. Established in 1985, CURA is the oldest center for the study of religion and world affairs in the United States. Supported by a substantial endowment and grants from funders such as the Henry Luce Foundation, the Templeton Foundation, the Bradley Foundation, the Kroc Institute for International Peace, and the Metanexus Foundation, CURA has sponsored over 140 research projects on five continents that have led to the publication of over 145 books.

Mailing Address

Institute on Culture, Religion, & World Affairs: CURA
121 Bay State Road, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02215