Spain

UNESCO Chair in Intercultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean (715), established in 2006 at the University of Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona (Spain).  

Fields/Disciplines

Humanities and Social sciences.

Objectives

  • The purpose of the Chair shall be to promote an integrated system of research, training, information and documentation in the field of inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue in the Mediterranean as a means for promoting peace.
  • The Chair will serve as a means of facilitating collaboration between high-level, internationally recognized researchers and teaching staff of the University, other institutions in the Mediterranean area, and other institutions in Europe, North America, and other regions of the world to encourage them to include this subject in their field of research.
  • The Chair shall stimulate communication with civil society, using the most suitable tools of communication: the new technologies of information and communication and audio-visual resources, particularly documentary cinema, thus fostering interaction between inter-cultural and inter-religious dialogue, development and peace.

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Culture.

Document

Progress report 2006-2010 (short version)

Contact

Prof. Enric Olivé Serret, UNESCO Chairholder

Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona
E-Mail address - enric.olive(at)urv.net
Work Phone - +34-977-55-85-28
Fax - +34-977-55-97-39
Street - Plaça Imperial Tarraco, 1
City - Tarragona
Postal Code - 43003
Country - Spain