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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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Future Collaboration between the Iraqi universities and University in China

Within the cultural exchange scientific project undertaken by UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa, Associate Director Dr. Ahmed Awayiz, is a visiting scholar and is currently lecturing at the Shanghai International Studies University in the department of Asian and African Studies. It is hoped that this step opens the way for future joint collaboration between the Iraqi universities and University ...

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UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa in Collaboration with IREX- Interfaith and Intercultural Youth Camp Program

UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa in collaboration with Iraq University Linkages Program – IREX, welcomed youths from various parts of Iraq from different religious and cultural backgrounds to take part in the first ever Interfaith and Intercultural Youth Camp program of its kind at University of Kufa. Youths were led by experts in the field of political science and ...

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Hani Fahs Award at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon 2016

Director of UNESCO Chair at university of Kufa Dr. Hassan Nadhem attended a prestigious award ceremony in memory of Hani Fahs at Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon. Dr. Hassan presented the ceremony with a speech on the importance of such ceremonies to celebrate excellent research in the field of peace and tolerance, and strengthing relations between faiths and intellectuals ...

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Third International Conference “Translation and the Problematics of Cross-cultural Understanding”.

UNESCO Chair Director at University of Kufa, Dr. Hassan Nadhem participated in the Third International Conference entitled “Translation and the Problematics of Cross-cultural Understanding” in Doha, Qatar from 12-13 December 2016. The conference covered topics from the role of translation in the Arab world, literary translation and the problematics of freedom in the Arab world, the challenges of translation from ...

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SayyedJawad on Sirah of Prophet Muhammed Conference Held by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought, in Amman Jordan.

UNESCO Chair Director SayyedJawad at the University of Kufa participated in a conference held by the Royal Aal al-Bayt Institute for Islamic Thought in Amman Jordan, the conference is entitled “ Chronological Prophetical Sirah”. Eighty five experts from thirty five Arab, Islamic and foreign states participated in this event, with a goal in mind to bring about peaceful coexistence between ...

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UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa Participated in a Workshop on Religious Education Curricula and its Challenges in the Kingdom of Morocco

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in a workshop in Rabat, Morocco, entitled “The Role of Religious Education in Promoting Peace and Fighting Violence”. This two day workshop from 1st– 2nd November 2016, wasorganized by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO), in partnership with the Global Counterterrorism Forum (GCTF) and Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).   During ...

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Seminar on Lessons in Post War Experience in Iraq and Japan

UNESCO Chair for the Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World held a seminar on 25th October 2016,entitled, “Lesson in Post War Experience in Iraq and Japan”. We were highly honored by the presence of his Excellency Mr. Fumio Iwai, Ambassador of Japan. He talked about the Japan’s experience after World War II and the lessons gained from it, and the ...

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