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Karim Ifrak

Doctor of the École Pratique des Hautes Études (Paris), Karim IFRAK is an Islamologist, researcher at the CNRS (Paris), specialist in the history of texts, the life of thought in Muslim worlds, globalized Islam and contemporary ideologies. Member of several research societies and international research groups, he lectures in the USA, Europe, Central Asia, the Maghreb and the Middle East.

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Institut Catholique de Paris - France

Dialogue between diverse cultural and religious ways of thinking (Closed)

e are always East or West of another culture. What happens when cultures meet? What happens when a Chinese person encounters a European line of thought or speech, the structures of which have been built and developed over centuries? Similarly, what happens when a Western individual encounters a Chinese idea, born out of a Chinese culture that has also been built and developed over centuries? Is it enough to know the language?

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