Congress “Islam & Otherness”

In view of the many restrictions still in force in many countries, the Pluriel coordination committee, composed of 11 members from different institutions of the network, decided a reshape of the Congress "Islam and Otherness" in two stages: a first online webinar on 13 April 2021; a second stage in Beirut from 24 to 27 May 2022.

Programme of the 13 April 2021

3PM: Opening words, Michel Younès (France), general coordinator of PLURIEL
3.15: Introduction, Emmanuel Pisani (France), Director of the Institute of Sciences and Theology of Religions (ICP, Paris) and Director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (Cairo)
3.30: Lecture The question of otherness in classical Islam (in French), Raja Sakrani (Germany), Lecturer and researcher in law, scientific coordinator at the Käte Hamburger Centre for Advanced Study “Law as Culture” (Bonn)
4:00: Respondents: Geopolitical axis, Michaela Quast-Neulinger (Austria) (in English); Dialogical axis, Tobias Specker (Germany) (in English); Citizenship axis, Alessandro Ferrari (Italy) (in French)
4.30: Discussion with the audience
5.00: Break
5.15: Introduction to the question "Islam and otherness in Lebanon", Roula Talhouk (Lebanon), Director of the Centre for Documentation and Islamic-Christian Research (CEDRIC) – Saint-Joseph University of Beirut.
5.30: Lecture The view of Lebanese Islam on the other: what specificity? (in French), Salim Daccache (Lebanon), Rector of Saint Joseph University since 2012. Doctor of Letters and Philosophy and in Educational Sciences
6.00: Conference Why are Christians and Muslims rethinking their life together on the eve of the first centenary of the proclamation of Greater Lebanon? (in French), Amin Elias (Lebanon), Assistant Professor in History at Antonine University and the Lebanese University
6:20: Lecture A Lebanese Muslim theologian’s viewpoint (in French), Nayla Tabbara (Lebanon), theologian, Doctor of Religious Sciences, Director of the Institute of Citizenship and Diversity Management of the Adyan Foundation
6.40: Discussion with the audience
7.00: End of the webinar