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Baraza - URI Europe Webinar Series 2021

On the occasion of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week


During February Baraza and URI Europe organized an exciting webinar series on the occasion of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week. We are delighted that excellent speakers have agreed to give us their perspective on important topics.

Our intention was to offer opportunities for learning, connection and insights that can further inform and support activities for peace, justice and healing.


Recording of the individual webinars

1. webinar: Heritage for Reconciliation in Syria
Dr. Nour Salameh, UNESCO CHAIR for Inter-Cultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean, Tarragona, Spain

2. webinar: Interreligious dialogue and the problem of defining religion
Jonas Atlas, theologian and peace activist, Belgium

3. webinar: Faith, Ecological Crisis & Coronavirus
Dr. Maria Reis Habito, International Program Director, Museum of World Religions, Taipei, Taiwan

4. webinar: An Agenda for Interfaith: From Tolerance to Holy Envy (Six stages of interfaith encounter)
Prof. Dr. Douglas Kindschi, Grand Valley State University, USA

5. webinar: Islam in Italy: an intercultural/interreligious and citizenship challenge
Prof. Paolo Luigi Branca, Catholic University, Milan, Italy  

6. webinar: Christian – Muslim relations: Lessons from history about the dynamics of Muslim-Christian encounters
Prof. Douglas Pratt, New Zealand Associate of the Australian-based UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations – Asia Pacific

7. webinar: Hearing the Other “with the ears of the heart" - Resilience in our pandemic time and my hamsoya (neighbors)
Prof. Dr. Nargis Nurulla-Khodzhaeva,  senior researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies in Moscow (Russia),
and Professor of Lomonosov Moscow State University (Institute of Asian and African Studies) (Russia)