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The UNESCO Chair at Our University Organizes a Symposium on Religious Diversity and The Future of Societal Peace in Iraq.

On the occasion of the World Day of Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development and under the auspices of the President of Kufa University, Professor dr. Yasir Lafta Hassoun. The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue, in cooperation with the Peace Studies Unit at Tikrit University, held a symposium about ” (Religious Diversity and The Future of Community Peace in Iraq”) on ...

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The UNESCO Chair Participates in an International Conference on Philosophy and Coexistence

.  Dr. Zeid Abbas Al-Kubaisi, representative of the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue, participated in the 10th International Philosophical Conference (Philosophy and Coexistence) held on Tuesday, 17/5/2022, in his research (religious tolerance and peaceful coexistence in the phenomenological tradition of religion). The research examined ways of tolerance and coexistence in the phenomenological approach to religion, which is based on the notion ...

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The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue Participates in a Symposium on The Inclusion of The Wadi Al-Salam Cemetery on The UNESCO World Heritage List.

Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the Director of the UNESCO Chair, participated in the symposium: “Inclusion Of The Wadi al-Salam Cemetery in Najaf al-Ashraf in The World Heritage (Opportunities and Challenges), which was held by the Faculty of Physical Planning at the University of Kufa on Tuesday, may10, 2022.” The symposium discussed ways of putting the Wadi al-Salam cemetery on the UNESCO ...

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UNESCO Chair Participates in a Symposium on “Religious Pluralism in The Holy Quran”

The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at Kufa University participated in the “Religious Pluralism in The Holy Quran” symposium held at the Specialized Literary Library on April 29, 2022. Dr. Tahaseen Fadel Abbas, who participated as a representative of the UNESCO Chair  in this Symposium, explained: The Symposium discussed several axes, including: – The Holy Quran’s Respect for Religions. -Unification and ...

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UNESCO Chair Holds Symposium on Racism and Anti-Racism in literature

The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue, in cooperation with the Department of French at the Faculty of Languages, organized an online symposium entitled Racism and Anti-Racism  in “Murceau,  a counter-investigation” – a novel by the Algerian writer Kamel Daoud. Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the lecture addressed the concepts of racism and anti-racism in the 2014 novel              ...

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UNESCO Chair Participates In An International Symposium About The History Of Baghdad

Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the Director of the UNESCO Chair participated in the international symposium  “Is Baghdad The Heart Of The World? A New Look at The Image of Abbasid  Capital in the Medieval ) organized by the French Institute of the Near East(ifpo)in cooperation with the French Institute in Beirut on Thursday, 31 March 2022. Professor Rémy Gareil, is a ...

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Apostolic Nuncio-Ambassador Of The Holy See-Vatican Visits The UNESCO Chair For Dialogue.

On Thursday, March 10, 2022, Archbishop Mitja Leskovar, Apostolic Nuncio-Ambassador of the Holy See-Vatican, as well as the accompanying church delegation, visited the University of Kufa and the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue. The visit of the Apostolic Nuncio-Ambassador of the Holy See-Vatican commemorated the first anniversary of the visit of the Pope to Iraq and his historic meeting with supreme ...

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UNESCO Chair Participates in Religion Dialogue Meeting at Najaf Al-Ashraf

The UNESCO Chair participated in the meeting at AL_Khoei  Institute commemorating the first anniversary of the visit of the Pope to Iraq and his historic meeting with supreme leader Sayyid Ali al Sistani indulgence in Najaf Al-Ashraf on 10/3/2022. The meeting was attended by the Apostolic Nuncio-Ambassador of the Holy See-Vatican accredited to Iraq, as well as the accompanying church ...

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The UNESCO Chair Contributes the Publication of a Book on Iraqi Religions and Doctrines

A book entitled “Religions and Doctrines in Iraq” was issued in Baghdad on  5/3/ 2022. The book is the product of a series of meetings held by Iraqi religious institutions representing Islam (Shia and Sunnis), Christianity, Yazidis, and Mandaean Sabeans. These religions are mentioned in article 2 of the Constitution of Iraq. The meetings have been marked by dialogue and ...

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The UNESCO Chair Attended Unity in Diversity Forum

Dr. Alaa Shatnan, The Director of the UNESCO Chair attended on Saturday2022/3/5  (Unity in Diversity) forum, which was held on the occasion of the publication of the booklet (Religions and Doctrines in Iraq) in which the UNESCO Chair had a significant role in preparing it, and under the slogan (Unity of Iraq in its Diversity, and its Strength in its ...

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