Lebanon

UNESCO Chair in Comparative Religious Studies, mediation and dialogue(592), established in 2002 at Saint-Joseph University, (Lebanon).

Fields/Disciplines

Comparative religious studies and inter-religious dialogue.

Objectives

  • To promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation activities in the field of religious sciences, intercultural dialogue, peace building and tolerance promotion.
  • To facilitate collaboration between high-level researchers and internationally recognized professors of the University, and other higher education institutions in Lebanon and the Arab countries.

Host Institution

Document

Progress report 2002-2010 (short version)

UNESCO Sector/Field Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture.

Contact

Prof. Louis Boisset, Université Saint Joseph
UNESCO Chairholder
E-Mail address - lboisset(at)usj.edu.lb
Work Phone - (9611) 611 456/5701/5802
Fax - (9611) 611 365
Street - Rue de Damas
City - Beyrouth
Postal Code - 17-5208
Country - Liban
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