Author Archives: Rusel Badran

Seminar on “Violence and its manifestations”

The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa held a seminar entitled “Violence and its manifestations” on Monday, March 11, 2019, at the Hall of History Department, Faculty of Arts. The seminar included two lectures delivered by Dr. Hassan Al-Khakani, lecturer at the Faculty of Arts / Department of Arabic Language and Dr. Abbas Ajel, Head of the ...

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• “Education and Its Impact on Coexistence, Citizenship and Human rights”.(Workshop)

January 21st2019 On the 21st of January 2019, the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa, in collaboration with the Lebanese American University in Beirut, held a workshop on”education and its impact on the creation of communities conscious of coexistence, citizenship and human rights”. This event is part of a larger project that included three workshops. Many researchers, ...

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“The Electoral Process and its Laws”

January 14th 2019 In continuation to the series of workshops held in cooperation with the Lebanese American University, the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa held the second workshop on the electoral process and its laws on the 14th of January, 2019. The workshop included two sessions in which the participants discussed the electoral law and the challenges of ...

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Peace-Making and National Reconciliation(Workshop)

January 7th, 2019 In collaboration with the American Lebanese University in Beirut, the UNESCO chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa held a workshop on “Peace Making and National Reconciliation” on 7 January, 2019.The event was attended by a number of professors from many Iraqi universities, officials from the government, as well as clerics from various religious institutions in ...

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Peaceful Coexistence in Iraq (Workshop

December 20, 2018 The UNESCO Chair for dialogue at the University of Kufa held a workshop on “Peaceful Coexistence in Iraq”. The main goal of this workshop was to spread the culture of tolerance and accepting the other among Iraqi youth. The workshop targeted students from Faculty of Arts, Kufa University. Indeed, educating the students about the significant role that ...

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Hani Fahs Prize for Dialogue and Pluralism

Hani Fahs prize was founded in 2016 in collaboration between Saint Joseph University – Institute of Islamic and Christian Studies and UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa and other parties. This year 2018, the prize was awarded to Dr. Tarek Mati, manager of Isam Fares Institute for Public Policies and International Affairs. Also, the Community of Sant’egidio won Hani ...

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President of the University of Iranian Religions and Doctrines visits UNESCO Chair for Dialogue

The President of the University of Religions and Denominations in Republic of Iran, Sayed Abulhasan Al-Nawab, met with UNESCO Chair Dr. Hassan Nadhem, where he discussed ways to open scientific and academic cooperation between the UNESCO Chair and the League of Religions and Schools.

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UNESCO Chair For Dialogue Co-Establishes Center That Addresses Hate Speech

The founder of Center for Countering Hate Speech, Dr. Hassan Nadhem, also co-founded by the Masarat Foundation for Cultural and Media Development in Baghdad, which is supported by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the meeting was held in Beirut on March 16th 2018. The agreement of this center was signed by a number of Iraqi institutions such as Dar Al–Ilm (Al–Khoei Institute) ...

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Two new titles were published in a series of intellectual studies at the University of Kufa

The origins of violence for John Ducker.   And the crisis of the Iraqi enlightenment to “Falah Rahim”.   A series of ‘Intellectual studies’ at the University of Kufa, has now published two new books in 2018. The title of the first book is “The Origins of Violence: Religion, History and Extermination” by Australian researcher and academic John Ducker, translated ...

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