Category: Academic Centers

About Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue was established as a result of a recommendation of the Fifth Doha Interfaith Conference on May 2007 in Doha. The center was opened officially in May 2008. The main role of the centre will primarily be to spread the culture of dialogue, the peaceful coexistence of humanity and the acceptance of others. MISSION We strive for constructive dialogue between followers of different faiths towards better understanding and harnessing of distinct religious principles and teachings to the benefit of all humanity, on the basis of mutual respect and acknowledgement of differences and through cooperation…

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International Islamic Forum for Youth International Islamic Council for Daw’a and Relife (IICDR) is a coordinate foundation , which includes more than one hundred Islamic NGO’s and GO’s all over the world , headquarters is in Cairo – Egypt. Presidency Staff Council consists of H.E Sheikh AL Azhar – President , H.E. Marshal AbdelRahman Sowar AL Dahap – Vice President, H.E.AL Sheikh Yousf AL Hegy – Vice President, H.E.Dr.Abdulah Salih AL Obeid , Vice President, H.E.Prof. Kamel AL Sharif, Secretary General , and Excellencies Presidents of Specialized Committee in the council among of them Dr.Abdullah Nasif (IICI) Mr.Abdulmalik AL Hamar,…

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The Arabic word qantara means bridge. The Internet portal Qantara.de represents the concerted effort of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education), Deutsche Welle, the Goethe Institut and the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen (Institute for Foreign Cultural Relations) to promote dialogue with the Islamic world. The project is funded by the German Foreign Office. The Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Center for Political Education) supports the efforts of all interested citizens to learn more about politics. The center’s mission is to promote understanding of political issues, to reinforce democratic awareness and to strengthen citizens’ willingness to engage in…

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About ACMCU The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding was founded in 1993 by an agreement between the Foundation pour L’Entente entre Chretiens et Musulmans, Geneva and Georgetown University to build stronger bridge of understanding between the Muslim world and the West as well as between Islam and Christianity. The Center’s mission is to improve relations between the Muslim world and the West and enhance understanding of Muslims in the West. The geographic scope and coverage of the center includes the breadth of the Muslim world, from North Africa to Southeast Asia, as well as Europe and America. Since its foundation, the…

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Biblioislam.net is an academic site on Islam, Muslims, Arabs, and Middle East. Biblioislam.net is the largest free access database that offers a diverse suite of academic and research publications. Biblioislam.net maintains more than 20,000 academic theses, books, journal articles, research essays and conference papers, with 2000 newly added publications every month, including Free Access, and Alerting Service.

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Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia – Jeddah The World Muslim Congress, Motamar Al-Alam Al-Islami, which enjoys Consultative Status with the UN in New York through the ECOSOC and UNICEF and observer Status with the Jeddah-based Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), was founded in an assemblage of eminent leaders from the World of Islam held in Makkah in 1926. King Abdul Aziz of Saudi Arabia played host to the Congress. A leading light in this congregation was the Grand Mufti of Palestine, Alhaj Aminul Hussaini. The Congress resolved that a permanent international Islamic organization be set up to promote solidarity and…

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The International Center for Minority Studies and Intercultural Relations (IMIR) was founded in April 1992 in cooperation with the Center for the Study of Islam and Christian – Muslim Relations (CSIC), Birmingham, UK and the Center for Research in Ethnic Relations (CRER), Warwick, UK. IMIR is a private, non-political, non-profit and non-governmental organization. IMIR is dedicated to the values of peaceful coexistence and tolerant interaction between different cultures, ethnos and religions in Southeastern Europe and actively works for preservation and integration of all minority communities in Bulgaria. In the first years of its existence and especially during the period of…

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For hundreds of years Muslims have contributed to European culture, science, education and arts. Over the last century Muslims from diverse backgrounds have settled in Western Europe; the majority, arriving with a basic understanding of Islam have had mixed fortunes. Some of the second and third generation is rapidly losing their identity – spiralling downwards towards crime and social degradation. Others are rediscovering Islam and are asserting an identity that is at ease with both Islam and living in Britain and Europe. Furthermore, a host of her people are entering Islam and making it their way of Life. Islam offers…

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Dialogue in Action is an online tool built by the Anna Lindh Foundation to support civil society organizations of the Euro-Mediterranean region through: giving visibility to projects and a space for exchanging experiences and building new partnerships: the dialogue actions stimulating debate and confrontation on the main topics related to the promotion of dialogue and mutual understanding in the region: the online forum Building on the success of the ‘1001 Actions for Dialogue’ campaign for the year 2008, that already mobilized over a thousands dialogue action throughout the region, the portal aims at keeping the momentum generated by the campaign…

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Arab-West Group Structure and activities of Arab-West Group: The three legal entities supporting the work of Arab-West Report are: – Center for Arab-West Understanding, Egypt – Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translations, Egypt – Stitching Arab-West Foundation, The Netherlands Members of the Arab-West Group support the weekly electronic magazine Arab-West Report, building its electronic database and making this material known to the largest public possible with the purpose of fostering intercultural and interreligious understanding in order to bridge the gaps of misunderstanding between Muslims and Christians and between the Arab world and the West. The Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU)…

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