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University of Kufa participates in projects on archeology and heritage in cooperation with Italian universities Wednesday 29/3/2017

Dr. Hassan Nadhem, the Chairholder of UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, Dr. Muhsin Abadi, Vice  Chancellor of University,  Director of Scholarships and Cultural Relations Department Dr. Haydar Al-Hamadany, and the UNESCO Chair advisor and Assistant professor at the Faculty of Engineering Dr. Ali Naji participated in the first preparatory meeting of a project involving Iraqi universities (Kufa / ...

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UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, held a seminar with Dr. Mohammad Masjid Jamaei, the former Iranian Ambassador to the Vatican and Morocco. A panel discussion was also held and attended by a group of professors at the University of Kufa specializing in religious thought and Islamic history.

Dr. Mohamed Masjid Jamaei holds a PHD from Italy in Geopolitical science, and served as ambassador to his country in both the Vatican and Morocco and a member of the Scientific Institute of the International Studies Institute of the Iranian Foreign Ministry. He is a specialist in the study of comparative religions and doctrines in the Arab world and the ...

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IREX Youth Participant Co-organized Event on “Cultural Identity in Iraq”

IREX youth participant Ahmed Sabah and Noor Khuzai both students from the College of Engineering organized and cohosted a conference on cultural identity at university of Kufa on the 20th March 2017. The youth used their network contacts to create a meaningful event on interfaith and intercultural topics that are relevant to the current situation of religious conflict and the ...

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Seminar by Student at University of Kufa on “The Role of Women in Interfaith Dialogue”

Noor Khuzaei a student from University of Kufa, is in her third year of her undergraduate degree, she  also recently participated at the  Interfaith and Intercultural Youth Camp, held by the UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa in collaboration with IREX in December last year. She took the opportunity to communicate her experience with other university students and also ...

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To tackle the issue of sectarianism, which is an ongoing problem in Iraq, UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa (Najaf, Iraq) in partnership with George Mason University (Virginia, U.S.A) and Rutgers University (New Jersey, U.S.A) worked together to create an educational program that seeks to improve interfaith relations between communities, especially among youth, which is needed to create a more ...

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China Central Television network (CCTV) Appointed Associate Director of the UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa to be a Judge at the Beijing Contest in the Arabic Language.

Associate Director at UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa, Assistant Professor Ahmed Awaiyiz was appointed as a judge at the most important contest organized by the China Central Television network (CCTV), a predominant state television broadcaster in the People’s Republic of China. This event was held in the Arabic language and broadcasted in the capital city, Beijing. This competition involved ...

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“Freedom, Citzenship, Diversity and Integration”- Speech by Sayyed Jawad AL-Khoei at Al-Azhar University

UNESCO Chair representative at University of Kufa Sayyed Jawad al-Khoei attended a conference entitled “Freedom, Citzenship, Diversity and Integration”. This event was hosted by Al-Azhar University and the Muslim Council of Elders in Cairo on February 28th – March 1st, 2017. Sayyed Jawad presented a speech in which he addressed his concerns about the current status of the nation and ...

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Shi’a Intelligentsia in Iraq Panel Discussion

The Union of Writers in Najaf, hosted a panel discussion about the Shia Intelligentsia in Iraq, this event was sponsored by the Friedrich Ebert Foundation in Germany. Dr. Ali Taher Hamoud presented his research paper entitled “The Nation-Statein Shi’a Iraqi Intelligentsia). The Friedrich Ebert Foundation assigned Dr. Hassan Nadhem (Director of UNESCO Chair) and Associate director Dr. Ayad al-Anbar to ...

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THE SIGNING OF A COOPERATION AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE FRENCH EMBASSY AND THE UNESCO CHAIR AT UNIVERSITY OF KUFA

This year UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa is fortunate to receive funding from the French embassy towards a 2-day workshop on preserving culture heritage and research, this collaborative event is a follow up from the Ifpo conference at the American University of Iraq Sulaimani, in early May of 2016, which was organized by leading experts in field of preserving ...

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Building Network on Cultural Exchange between the Republic of China and other UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa

Associate Director of UNESCO Chair and Assistant Professor Ahmed Awayiz, UNESCO Chair is currently lecturing at Shanghai International Studies University (SISU), participated in a conference on building network on cultural exchange between the Republic of China and other Arab countries, several professors from various Chinese universities and Arab universities attended it.

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