Sayyed Jawad Mohammed Taqi Al-Khoei- Chairholder

About The Author

UNESCO Chair Chairholder

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Sayyed Jawad Mohammed Taqi Al-Khoei was born on December 1980, in the holy city of Najaf Al-Ashraf, Iraq, into the family of the Spiritual leader for Shia Muslims, Ayatollah Imam Sayyed Abul-Qasim Al-Khoei, shortly after the murder of his father in 1994, he migrated to Iran where he undertook Islamic studies there at the Religious seminary of Qom. In 2003, he returned to his hometown to further his education and to be come a lecturer in Jurisprudence at the Religious Seminary of Najaf. He graduated in 2008, with a Bachelor degree from the University for Islamic Studies in London.His thesis was on the history of religious minorities of Iraq.
In 2010, he obtained his postgraduate degree in Islamic theology from the University of Islamic Studies in Amman. The title of his thesis was ‘comparative study of the ten commandments in the Quran, and the old and new testaments’. Sayyed Jawad is a member of a number of theological and religious organisations, which focuses on interfaith dialogue, and the establishment of closer relationships between faith groups. He is a regular contributor to interfaith relations through inscription and dialogues at local and international conferences about interfaith relations. He is also a signatory to the “Common Word” initiative between Muslims and Christians. In 2012, he received the prestigious award for peace from the Foundation of Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, presented by Lord Carey and Canon Andrew White at the House of Lords, England.
In 2013, Sayyed Jawad along with the Christian and Mandaien communities launched a national interfaith body in Iraq called “Interfaith Communication and Interfaith Dialogue” ICID.
Sayyed Jawad is the Secretary General of Al-Khoei Institute in Iraq. PhD student at the International Islamic University of Science in Amman, Faculty of Da’wa & Religious Philosophy Department of the Islamic faith. Within the 500 most influential figure in the Islamic world in 2014, according to a study by the Royal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies in Jordan, in cooperation with the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Islamic-Christian Understanding, University “Georgetown.”
Chairholder, UNESCO Chair for the Development of Interreligious Dialogue Studies in the Islamic World at the University of Kufa.

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