Religion has a tremendous impact on our daily lives. And it explains a lot of our actions, reactions and societal behavior. This dashboard aims to give you insights and information on the effect of religion on daily life.

A team of international analysts work on this dashboard. We strive to digest a few hundred articles per month. We don't pretend to be complete, we strive to inform, instead of have an own opinion. You can select on topic, timeframe, and country. And, when you make your own account, you can compile your own newsletter, get automated updates, save searches, increase timeframe, etc.

All articles included in the dashboard are based on our analysts’ findings. Please note that not all countries and topics are equally covered. Therefore, the tables and graphs found below are based on the information included in the dashboard only.

We hope you enjoy our work. And please note: the copyrights of all sources are owned by the source, not by us.
Our analysts add a substantial number of new articles to the dashboard every day, as this keeps the dashboard up to date and relevant. Through our digest service, we can deliver an overview of newly added articles to your mailbox automatically.
If you sign up, we will send you one email per week with an attached PDF document that contains the summaries of all newly reviewed articles. You can always unscubscribe, or change the search parameters to reflect your specific interests.
make your selection in three steps

    • First, start by selecting the timeframe for which you would like to include the articles
    • By default, we include all the topic categories in the search. If you would like to narrow the result for specific topics, you can use the box below.
    • Finally, you can also narrow your selection to specific 'referenced countries'. Again, selecting none will include all the available countries.
your search results in
 articles in scope
ID SrcID Title Published Reviewed

selected scope

Date range


referenced countries

matched articles:

of articles in this timeframe match one or more of the search terms
geographic distribution



The EARS dashboard is free for everyone, and an account is not required. However, by registering you will be able to access the following additional features:

  • Searching expanded to longer timeframes
    With a free account you can search for a maximum of 3 months
  • Option to receive a weekly digest for a search scope of your choosing
    The digest is always accessible via the menu. However, with a registered account you can request a weekly digest to be sent to your inbox.
  • Saving different search scopes
    If you have specific timeframe, topic and/or country interested that you search for often, you can store these in your personal account for future use
  • Customizing the layout and saving it for future visits
    When you log in, we will set the layout to the way you left it.
  • Suggest articles
    Send us a link to an article you thnik would benefit the dashboard. Our analysts will assess it, and add it to the database if it matches our criteria.
  • Less distractions
    When you are logged in, you will not be confronted with the privacy and cookie statements when you visit the dashboard.

And most importantly, a registered account is still just as free as anonymous use! No hidden costs or surpises. You can create a new account here.

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EARS, the European Academy on Religion and Society, is a European network of departments and faculties of Theology and/or Religious Studies. The participating universities and their theologians seek to make their knowledge visible to society and relevant for the public domain. Please visit the website if you are interested in learning more about EARS.