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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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The UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa mourns the loss of Dr. Faleh Jabar

On behalf of the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa in Iraq we express our heartfelt condolences to Faleh Jabar’s family on his death. We mourn this farewell, which closes off Jabar’s amazingly rich life history Faleh  Jabbar was a celebrated sociologist and a Senior Fellow at the United States Institute of Peace in New York. He was a Research Fellow ...

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Visit Of A Delegation From Al – Azhar

Within the activities of the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, in coordination with the Center for African Studies at Ataba Abbasiya, the University of Kufa welcomed delegates from Al-Azhar University in Egypt. We were honoured to have welcomed Dr. Walid Mohammed Ramadan (Professor of Quranic Sciences in Al-Azhar Al-Sharif), Sheikh Mohammad Ramadan (Khatib), Sheikh Nashaat Zara (great imams ...

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Secretary General of Dar al-Ulm visits Imam al-Khoei in Najaf to the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue

Sayyed Jawad Al-Khoei, Secretary-General of Dar al-Ilm in Najaf, visited the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa and met with the President of the University of Kufa Dr. Mohsen Al-Dhulmi and director of UNESCO Chair Dr. Hassan Nadhem, they discussed future collaborations between the University and Dar al-Ilm  in the near future.

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Hani Fahas Award at University of Kufa

The cooperation between the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa and the Hani Fahas Academy for Dialogue and Peace and the Al-Balaji Academy in Dar Al-Ulm for Imam Al-Khoei in Najaf and the Chair of UNESCO for Dialogue and the Institute of Islamic-Christian Dialogue at Saint Joseph University announced on Thursday morning (21 December 2017) A ceremony ...

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Third Conference Of Translation And The Problems Of Education In Doha

The UNESCO Chair for Interreligious and Interfaith Dialogue Director at university of Kufa, participated in the fourth session of the translation and problem-solving conference held in Doha, Qatar, December 12th -15th  2017. This event was hosted by Dr. Hassan Nadhem and Dr. Ali Hakim Saleh as judges for the Sheikh Hamad Award for International Translation and Understanding.  

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Interfaith Dialogue Award Awarded To Sayed Jawad Al-Khoei

Sayed Jawad Al-Khoei was awarded the Ambadocles Prize for Interfaith Dialogue from the Academy of Mediterranean Studies, Sicily, Italy, 2017. The award is presented for the first time under the title “Dialogue, Religion and the Muslim Scientist”. The event was attended by a high-level gathering of intellectual, scientific, academic and religious figures from Italy and Europe. Al-Khoei spoke about the ...

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Marie-Pierre Valckmann (Mariam Abu-Zahab – 1952-2017)

In Paris, French researcher Marie-Pierre Valkman (Mariam Abu-Zahab) left Paris on November 2, 2017 after a conflict with the disease. The deceased recommended her burial in Najaf. At an early age, Abu al-Zahab converted to Islam and was particularly interested the issue of Sunni-Shiite relations in Pakistan and Afghanistan. She studied political science in Paris and worked as a researcher ...

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