UNESCO Chair in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Relations (683), established in 2005 at the School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts, Monash University, Clayton (Australia).
Sociology of religion, intercultural dialogue, religious studies, political sciences.
- The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of sociology of religion.
- It will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University and other institutions in Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, New Zealand, and Japan, and the Asia and the Pacific region.
UNESCO Chairs in Intercultural and Interreligious Relations:
- UNESCO Chair in Cultural and Religious Itineraries (France)
- UNESCO Chair / Network of mutual knowledge of the religions of the Book, the spiritual traditions and the specific cultures (France)
- UNESCO Chair in Interfaith Studies (Israel)
- UNESCO Chair in Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue Studies (Israel)
- UNESCO Chair in Sciences and Spirituality (Kazakhstan)
- UNESCO Chair for the Study of Culture and Religion (Kyrgyzstan)
- UNESCO Chair in Comparative Religious Studies (Lebanon)
- UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue (Russian Federation)
- Department-UNESCO Chair in intercultural and inter-religious exchanges (Romania)
- UNESCO Chair in comparative studies of religions (Tunisia)
- UNESCO Chair in the Comparative Study of World Religions (Uzbekistan)
- UNESCO Chair in Interfaith Studies (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
- Seminari Tholoji Malaysia
- National University of Malaysia
- The Council of Churches of Malaysia and the Federation of Religions of Malaysia
- The School of Political and Social Inquiry
UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network
Prof. Gary Bouma, Monash University, School of Political and Social Inquiry, Faculty of Arts
E-Mail address - Gary.Bouma(at)arts.monash.edu.au
Work Phone - +61-3-9905-2982
Fax - +61-3-9905-2410
Street - Box 11A
City - Clayton
Postal Code - VIC 3800
Country - Australia