University platform for research on Islam

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Ignacio Sepúlveda del Río

Doctor in moral and political philosophy from the University of Valencia and graduate in theology from the Pontificia Universidad Católica of Chile. Professor of political philosophy and philosophy of religion at the Universidad Loyola Andalucía.

His main research interests are religion in the public space, religion and globalisation, citizenship and democracy. Since March 2020, he is Director of the Department of Humanities and Philosophy.

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Kircher Network - Spain

Jesuit Conference of European Provincials - Belgique

HEST Cluster: Christian-Muslim Relations (Europe)

Higher Education for Social Transformation (HEST) programme aims to bring Higher Education institutions and Social Centres of the Society of Jesus in Europe together so that they can contribute to the real changes our societies need by developing sound research. The topic on Christian Muslim Relations gathers a cluster of Jesuit Higher Education Institutions working […]

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Facultad de Teologia de la Universidad Loyola - Spain

Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)

Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by understanding the characteristics of Islam of Spain and the way it interacts with the rest of the Spanish society. Our […]

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  • Paolo Branca
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