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World Interfaith Harmony Week

A very successful Open Day yesterday-the 2nd of February 2016. It marks the beginning of ‘World Interfaith Harmony Week’. This event was hosted by UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa in collaboration with UN Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI). The chosen theme for the opening session of this event was “Promoting Community Reconciliation and Forgiveness”. To start with, an ...

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UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in two meetings as part of the framework of the Adyan Institute’s project entitled “Counter Extremism Interreligious Alliance

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in two meetings as part of the framework of the Adyan Institute’s project entitled “Counter Extremism Interreligious Alliance. The first meeting was on the 19th-20th November 2015 which was attended by Chairholder of UNESCO Chair Sayed Jawad al-Khoei. The second meeting was held on the 30th-31st January 2016 in Abu Dhabi where the Director of UNESCO Chair ...

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UNESCO CHAIR CONVENED A LECTURE ON THE CHALLENGES OF HUMAN AND WOMEN RIGHTS AT THE FACULTY OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN.

  The UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World convened a lecture on challenges of human rights and women’s rights according to the Islamic faith in collaboration with the faculty of Education for Women, on the 29th of November 2015. Professor Abdul-Aziz Sachedina presented his lecture with a series of questions on civil liberties ...

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Meeting at the UNESCO Headquarters in Paris 17th – 18th December 2015

  UNESCO Chair Director, Dr. Hassan Nadhem,  from University of Kufa participated in a meeting on 17-18 December ,2015, at UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. This event was held to bring all UNESCO Chairholders to discuss the work concerning the development of future programs in the dialogue of cultures, each Chairholder presented their proposal and reported his/her Chair’s activities . The first proposal: “Fuzuli: ...

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UNESCO Chair at Univesity of Kufa participated in the 2nd International Conference in Doha entitled, “Translation and the Problem of Intercultural Dialogue” on 25-26 November,2015

UNESCO Chair at Univesity of Kufa participated in the 2nd  International Conference in Doha  entitled, “Translation and the Problem of Intercultural Dialogue” on 25-26 November,2015 . The Director of UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa, Dr. Hassan Nadhem  presented his research paper, addressed “Translation and Cultural Pluralism” . There was  a significant presence of the brightest researchers and translators from ...

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The Role of Religious and Cultural Dialogue On Preventing Terrorism and Inciting Sectarian Violence in Amman/Jordan 10-13 November, 2015.

UNESCO Chair at Univesity of Kufa participated in an event organized by the Office for the Prevention of Genocide by United Nations  in collaboration with Columbia International Center representing UNESCO Chair in Amman, Jordan from 10-13 November,2015. Dr.Hassan Nadhem ( Director of UNESCO Chair) discussed the work of UNESCO Chair at University of Kufa in Iraq and particpated in a ...

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“YOUTH AND THE ALLURE OF TERRORISM”, conference at Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A on September 18-21, 2015.

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa attended a conference entitled, “YOUTH AND THE ALLURE OF TERRORISM” at Rutgers University, New Jersey, U.S.A on September 18-21, 2015. Dr. Hassan Nadhem the Director of UNESCO Chair, discussed the roles of inter-religious dialogue in Iraq and the accomplished activities organized by UNESCO Chair in Iraq, he also presented his research paper entitled ...

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‘The Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Gathering’ at the White House, Washington ,U.S.A, 2015

UNESCO Chair at the University of Kufa participated in ‘The Fifth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge Gathering’ at the White House, Howard University and Georgetown University on September 10-11, 2015. Dr. Hassan Nadhem, the Director of UNESCO Chair, attended the event and discussed the challenges of interfaith dialogue in homogenous environments like Iraq and Najaf in particular. ...

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Lecture on Challenges of Dialogue Experience between East and West

UNESCO Chair, Faculty of Arts, 30th September. The UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World convened a lecture on the challenges of dialogue experience between the east and the west. Professor Nadim Nassar, a pastor from the Anglican Church in London, presented debatable issues regarding the interreligious dialogue challenges faced by both the eastern ...

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UNESCO Chair holds a Lecture on Challenges of Dialogue Experience between East and West

The UNESCO Chair for the Development of Inter-religious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World convened a lecture on the challenges of dialogue experience between the east and the west. ProfessorNadeem Nassar,a pastor from the Anglican Churchin London, presenteddebatableissues regarding the interreligious dialoguechallenges faced by both the eastern and western societies and how to overcome these challenges to establish a coherent ...

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