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The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture - Presentation ceremony

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General and Regional Histories

Started in 1977 and achieved in 2016, The Different Aspects of Islamic Culture is a six-volumes collection published within the framework of UNESCO’s General and Regional Histories Projects. Its completion has mobilized over 150 scholars from different regions of the world.

Through its holistic approach and pluralistic perspective, the collection contributes significantly to a better knowledge of the Islamic civilization and constitutes a relevant tool for intercultural and interreligious dialogue.

Representatives from the World Islamic Call Society (WICS), the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) as well as UNESCO's Director-General attended the presentation ceremony, which was by a one-hour panel discussion on Islam and Islamic culture in the world today.

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Place/region: UNESCO-HQ
Type: Speech
Extract: 22 min. Total length:
Production and personalities:
Speaker: Seddig Nasser, Irina Bokova, Salima Dalibey, Somia Djacta
Participant: Nada Al Nahif, Ghaleb Bencheikh, Bahgat El Nadi, Adel Rifaat, Kalthoum Saafi
Publisher: UNESCO TV Sponsor: World Islamic Call Society (WICS); UNESCO Social and Human Sciences Sector
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