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The French Institute in the Near East (Ifpo) and the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS), Host a Conference of Living Heritage – 10th – 11th May 2016.

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in a conference in Sulaimania – Iraq on 10th-11th May 2016, entitled: “Conflict and Living Heritage in the Middle East: Researching the Politics of Cultural Heritage and Identities in Times of War and Displacement”. This was co-organized by The French Institute in the Near East (Ifpo) and the American University of Iraq, ...

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UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated at the fourth colloquium in Rome, Tuesday 3rd-4th May 2016

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in the fourth colloquium in Rome, Tuesday 3rd-4th May 2016. The theme chosen was “Shared values in social and political life: Christian and Muslim perspectives”. The director of UNESCO Chair Dr. Hassan Nadhem had the honor of meeting his Holiness Pope Francis. Three subthemes were studied: 1) “Citizens and believers: Christian and Muslim perspectives”; 2) “Our ...

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University of Kufa will Host Visiting Professor Dr.Amir Harrak from University of Toronto, Canada

الدكتور أمير حرّاق

An invitation for the postgraduate students at the University of Kufa, We would like to inform you that the UNESCO chair at University of Kufa will host Professor Dr. Amir Harrak from University of Toronto in Canada to deliver a series of lectures on “A Comparative Study Between the Religious Texts: The Quran and The Bible.” The lectures will begin ...

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Marking the One Year Anniversary of UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World

On April 5th 2016 UNESCO Chairs at the University of Kufa convened a celebratory event marking the one year anniversary of UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World at the main lecture hall at the Faculty of Languages. Dr. Hassan Nadhem, the Director of the UNESCO Chair and the team have worked together for ...

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UNESCO CHAIR Collaborates with Rutgers University to Host a Series of Lectures on Democratization at the Faculty of Political Sciences at University of Kufa.

The UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World convened a series of lectures on “Democratization” at the faculty of Political Science presented by political consultants and academics, Professor Roland Rich and Professor Eric Davis from Rutgers University in New Jersey, U.S.A.     The seminar was held for a total of three days and ...

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UNESCO Chair Organizes a Round Table Discussion with “the Task Force on the Future of Iraq” – Atlantic Council (USA) in the 21st March 2016

  The UNESCO Chair for the Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World held a roundtable discussion in collaboration with Atlantic Council (United States), we were honored by the presence of historians, analysts and Iraq experts such “Toby Dodge, Director of the LSE Middle East Center , Nussaibah Younis, Senior Resident Fellow, Christine Van Den Toorn, Director of ...

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Dr. Hassan Nadhem, the Chairholder of UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, participated at the 9th International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Education at University of Wasit in Kut, entitled “Diversity of Thought for Communication and Co-existence” – 9th March 2016.

Dr. Hassan Nadhem, the Chairholder of UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa, participated at the 9th International Conference hosted by the Faculty of Education at University of Wasit in Kut, entitled “Diversity of Thought for Communication and Co-existence” – 9th March 2016. In his lecture, he discussed several points pertaining the forms of intolerance in the Iraqi society, by that ...

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UNESCO CHAIR AT UNIVERSITY OF KUFA WELCOMES CHRISTIAN LEADERS TO DISCUSS – “RELIGION OF WORLD PEACE AND THE FUTURE”.

UNESCO Chair for the Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World held a seminar entitled, “Religion of World Peace and the Future”. We were highly honored by the presence of some of the Christian leaders. We received Cardinal Theodore McCarrick,  an American Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, the Archbishop of Washington. Bishop John Bryson Chane, the bishop in the Episcopal Church and was previously the eighth diocesan bishop of Washington, ...

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UNESCO Chair’s delegate participated in the Diversity Management and Peace-Building conference in Beirut

Dr Hassan Nadhem, UNESCO Chairholder, attended a conference entitled “the Diversity Management and Peace-Building” which was held in Rotana Hotel in Beirut from 16-19 February. This regional conference was organized by “the Forum of Development, Culture and Dialogue in Lebanon”,  “Iraqi Al-Amal Association” (the Iraqi Hope Association) and “the Permanent Peace Movement”. The themes of the aforementioned conference were about ...

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