University platform for research on Islam

Initiated by
the Federation
of European

Supported by
the International
of Catholic

Alberto Fabio Ambrosio

Co-director of the seminar Revêtir l’invisible : la religion habillée at the Collège des Bernardins and professor of theology and history of religions at the Luxembourg School of Religion and Society (LSRS)

Specialist in the history of Ottoman Sufism, he obtained a doctoral thesis in modern and contemporary history at the University of Paris-IV (Sorbonne), entitled “Practices and doctrines of whirling dervishes in the 17th century in the Ottoman Empire: the case of Ismâ’îl Rüsûhi Ankaravî”. After obtaining his doctorate in 2007, he continued his research and the publication of his scientific results and obtained the habilitation to direct research in Catholic theology at the University of Lorraine by presenting a dossier entitled: ” The Sufism of the Whirling Dervishes. Research in mysticism”.

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Università degli Studi dell’Insubria - Italy

Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo (REDESM) - Italy

Comparative study on religious freedom across the two Mediterranean shores (Como and Varese)

The Research Centre “Religion, Law and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (“Religioni, Diritti ed Economie nello Spazio Mediterraneo” – REDESM), established within the University of Insubria, aims to foster and develop research, knowledge exchange and education projects related to religious pluralism in the Mediterranean area, with the objective of achieving a better mutual knowledge among different religions, cultures and societies living in this key geopolitical region.

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