The UNESCO Chair participated in a conference on the revolution of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) held by the Holy Shrine of Imam Hussein on Monday, November 20, 2023. The chair was represented by Dr. Tahsin Fadhel Abbas, who presented a research paper on Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) as an inspiration to the brave and an inspiration ...Read More »
In collaboration with the civil society department of the Faculty of Arts at Kufa University, the UNESCO Chair organized a symposium on the International Day for Tolerance. The event was held on Sunday, November 19, 2023, and was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, professors, and students from the Civil Society Department. At the symposium, three lectures ...Read More »
The UNESCO Chair held a scientific seminar on the Mandaeans in collaboration in partnership with the College of Education and the University of Birmingham.
In collaboration between the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue and the College of Education at the University of Kufa, with the sponsorship of the University of Birmingham and the Rawaaq Foundation for Culture and Development, a scientific seminar titled “The Mandaeans: Their History, Cultural and Religious Heritage, and Connection to the Mesopotamian Civilization” was held on Sunday, November 5, 2023. The ...Read More »
On Sunday, 2/11/2023, Dr Alaa Shatnan, Director of the UNESCO Chair at Kufa University, attended the Symposium on Fostering Cultural Heritage for Africa’s Future, decolonizing the Teaching and Learning of Africa’s History, which the UNESCO Chairs Network organized. The symposium focused on the multidimensional challenges affecting preserving Africa’s rich and diverse cultural heritage. It aimed to bring together cultural representatives, ...Read More »
The UNESCO Chair participated in a UNESCO seminar titled “Transforming Knowledge for Africa’s Future”
Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the director of the UNESCO Chair, participated in the UNESCO seminar titled “Transforming Knowledge for Africa’s Future: Decolonizing the Teaching and Learning of Africa’s History,” The UNESCO Chair participated in a UNESCO seminar titled “Transforming Knowledge for Africa’s Future: Decolonizing the Teaching and Learning of Africa’s History.” The seminar, held on October 25, 2023, focused on the ...Read More »
The director of the UNESCO Chair is participating as a committee member in the defense of a master’s thesis.
The Director of the UNESCO Chair, Assistant Professor Dr. Alaa Shatnan, participated as a member of the thesis defense committee for a Master’s thesis at Al-Mustansiriyah University. The thesis was about “Characteristics of Romantic Drama in the Theater of Alfred de Musset” by the researcher Rana Jabbar Rahi. The defense took place in the French Language Department Hall at the ...Read More »
Mr. Yasser Lafta Hassoun, the President of Al-Kufa University, received the representative of the Vatican Pope, Minister Plenipotentiary Mr. Zablos Anzelm, on Monday, 2/10/2023. Dr. Musab Al-Khzaai, the representative of the UNESCO Chair, participated in the meeting, which discussed enhancing mutual cooperation with the university and its specialized colleges regarding the promotion of religious and cultural dialogue. The visit also ...Read More »
The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue of Religions participated in the international conference titled “Freedom of Opinion and Coexistence,” sponsored by the Imam Hussain Foundation for Dialogue and Peace, affiliated with Imam Hussein holy shrin , on Friday, 29/9/2023, amidst broad participation from religious, cultural, and community figures from within and outside Iraq. The UNESCO Chair was represented at the mentioned ...Read More »
The Director of the UNESCO Chair participates in an international workshop on “Building and Sustaining an Internal Culture of Quality.”
On Tuesday, September 20, 2023, Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the Director of the UNESCO Chair at Al-Kufa University, took part in the international online seminar titled “Building and Sustaining an Internal Culture of Quality,” organized by the Center for Learning Innovations and Personalized Knowledge Solutions (CLICKS), under the auspices of the University Agency of Francophonie in the Middle East (AUF). The ...Read More »
The UNESCO Chair participated in a scientific seminar on the revolution of Imam Hussein (PBUH) and its effects in the African continent on 9/9/2023.
Dr. Tahseen Fadel Abbas, the representative of the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, participated in the online seminar titled “The Revolution of Imam Hussein and Its Effects in the African Continent,” alongside the Egyptian thinker Ahmed Shihata and Dr. Majid Mazhar from Diyala University on 9/9/2023, organized by the African Studies Center affiliated with the Department of Intellectual ...Read More »