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Meeting on Dialogue of Religions in Spain

The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue participated in the meeting of the Dialogue of Religions held at the   “Universidad de la Mística” in the Avila last Tuesday,5 October. The Iraqi delegation included a representative of the UNESCO Chair of Dialogue at the University of Kufa, Dr.Tahaseen Fadel Abbas, Mr. Zaid Bahr Al-Uloom from  Al-Balaghi Academy of Dialogue, Dr.Abd al-Wahhab al-Samarrai imam ...

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The French Ambassador visits the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue

The new French Ambassador to  Iraq, Éric Chevalier, visited the UNESCO Chair of Dialogue with the President of  Kufa’s university and Cultural Attaché at the French Embassy in Iraq, Madame (Salwa Nakouzi), and the delegation accompanying them. Dr. Alaa Shatnan, Director of the UNESCO Chair, explained the nature of the Chair’s work, the date of its establishment, the reasons for ...

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joint cooperation agreement between the UNESCO Chair of Dialogue at the University of Kufa, Lebanese Adyan Foundation, and the Iraqi Alamal Association.

The Executive Director of the Lebanese Adyan Foundation, Dr. Eli Al-Hindi, together with the Programme Officer, Professor Abdou Saad,, as well as the Director of the  Iraqi Alamal Association, Professor Jamal Al – Guahri, visited UNESCO Chair of Dialogue at the University of Kufa on Monday morning, 6 September 2021. The activities of the Institution of Adyan Foundation and Projects ...

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The UNESCO chair holds a workshop on violence and counter-violence In cooperation with the Department of French at the Faculty of Languages of the University of Kufa,

the UNESCO Chair held a workshop in the central hall of the College in which  Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the  Director of the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue lectured on violence and counter-violence in literature, particularly in the post-colonial novel. The lecture began with a digest about Violence in the twentieth century and its reflection in French literature, particularly in the French ...

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The UNESCO Chair organizes a symposium on the Speicher crime and makes recommendations on it

. The UNESCO Chair of Dialogue at Kufa University, in cooperation with the High Commissioner for Human Rights in Karbala and under the auspices of the International Information Centre of Imam Hussain Holy Shrine, held a symposium on the Speicher crime in the conference room of the Syed Al-shahadah compound, in Karbala. Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the Director of the UNESCO ...

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The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue participates in Iraqi National Dialogue Project

The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at Kufa University participated in the Iraqi National Dialogue Project entitled “Najaf, Moderate Religious Discourse and Peaceful Coexistence ” held at the Alamein Institute under the auspices of the European Union, Tuesday, 6/7/2021.  Dr. Tahseen Fadel Abbas, representing the UNESCO Chair of Dialogue, participated with a research paper on the main premises of moderate discourse ...

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The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa and the French Institute in Baghdad hold a symposium on tolerance and dialogue of religions.

 Within the framework of the joint cultural cooperation between the UNESCO Chair at our University and the French Institute in Baghdad, the parties held a symposium on tolerance and the dialogue of religions between Christianity and Islam. Frère Emmanuel Pisani, Director of the Paris Institute of Religious Sciences and theological, and Dr. Mortada Mohamed Ali, participant Researcher at Sorbonne and ...

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(Joint symposium of the UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at University of Kufa and the French Institute in Baghdad)

Fraternity, tolerance, justice, and equality are concepts common to the divine religions brought back to the front by the visit of His Holiness the Pope to Iraq and his meeting with representatives of religions, particularly with supreme leader Sayyid Ali al Sistani indulgence in Najaf al-Ashraf. These concepts will be the centerpiece of an Islamic-Christian dialogue interspersed with discussions on ...

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The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue Participates in Conference (Iraqi National Dialogue).

 Dr. Alaa Shatnan, the Director of the UNESCO Chair participated in the events of the Conference Iraqi National Dialogue. where Conference Held in Baghdad for two days from 29 to 30 May, with the broad participation of civil society organizations, government institutions, members of parliament, and representatives of all religions, doctrines, and nationalities in Iraq. The conference sessions focused on ...

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The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue, in cooperation with the French Institute in Baghdad, was conducting a symposium entitled “Le Coran des historiens “.

With an official and academic presence that included both the Minister of Culture Dr. Hassan Nazem, the French Ambassador in Iraq, Mr. Bruno Hubert, the President of the University Kufa, Prof. Yasir Lafta Hassoun. The UNESCO Chair for Dialogue at the University of Kufa in cooperation with the French Institute in Baghdad organized a symposium entitled “Le Coran des historiens ...

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