Islam and Otherness: Contextualizations, Transformations, and Influences
From a cross-section of dogmas, discourses, doctrines and reference texts, the contributions aim to examine, from a specific angle of approach (philosophical, theological, political, religious, anthropologi...
For a new Mediterranean. Space for dialogue and prophecies of peace
Following the research work on the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Common Coexistence signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of al-Azhar Ahmad al-Tayyeb in Abu Dhabi on 4 February 2019, ...
The document on Human Fraternity: theological, philosophical and social reflections and developments (Rome)
Study on the theme of fraternity from the Abu Dhabi Document on HUMAN FRATERNITY FOR WORLD PEACE AND LIVING TOGETHETR, signed by Pope Francis and the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar on February 4, 2019
Authority and Regulation in Islam (Lyon)
After a research programme on religious, Islamic and Biblical fundamentalism, and a deconstructivist approach to fundamentalism, we thought it was important to approach the notion of authority in link with ...
Rector of Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Doctor of Literature and Philosophy and of Education.
Ángel Viñas Vera
Professor of Ethics and Philosophy of Religion at the Universidad Loyola Andalucía.
Full Professor (Psicology), Comillas University
Assistant Professor of History at Antonine University and Lebanese University
Mounia Ait Kabboura
Responsible for research and scientific activities at the UNESCO Chair in the study of the philosophical foundations of justice and democratic society at UQAM
Lecturer in Islamic philosophy
Michele Esposti Ongaro
Adjunct Professor in History of the Middle East
Professor of contemporary Arabic Islamic thought at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI)
Doctor of Philosophy, specialising in Islamology
Temporary Teaching and Research Attaché (ATER) in Arab Studies
Professor Emeritus, Specialisation in Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Lyon 3, Jean Moulin
Chercheuse associée Post-doctorante Enseignante
Professeur en théologie et histoire des religions
Rector, professor of social moral theology, researcher about religious freedom and interreligious dialogue in Europe – Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
René-Vincent Du Grandlaunay
Director of the library of IDEO
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
Ignacio Sepúlveda del Río
Assistant professor of political philosophy and philosophy of religion – Universidad Loyola Andalucía.
Professor of Systematic Theology
Director of DoStI (Centre for Dominican Studies in Istanbul).
Director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (IDEO, Cairo).
The 19th century as a new ‘axial era’. Some epistemological aspects of the authority crisis
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. . Vi...
Education And Otherness: What are the Issues in a Context of Diversity?
In the era of the continuous call for the adoption of citizenship and living together (al Azhar declaration March 2017) and human brotherhood and common coexistence (Abu Dhabi document February 2019) as the...
Islam and Christianity: mutual views and challenges of otherness
In his book Soi-même comme un autre (Seuil 1990), the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) builds his reflection on this ‘as’ which, according to him, allows us to escape from two harmful...
Thinking Islam in Europe
Interview with Alberto F. Ambrosio, dominican friar, professor of Theology and Histpry of Religions at the Luxembourg School of Religion & Society. Reporter : Raphaël Georgy With the collaboration ofAn...
Radical evil and the Canadian multiculturalist otherness
The “radical evil” that tore Europe apart in the 20th century was totalitarianism (Hannah Arendt). Today, this evil has been reincarnated into a barbaric radicalisation that undermines societies...
Otherness and nationalisms, the threat of identity to openness
This talk addresses the issue of Islam and otherness from the perspective of Christians in the Middle East. At the heart of the multiple constructions of identity since the mid-nineteenth century is the tho...
Religious authority and its contestation according to Mohammad Talbi
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. Vide...
Philosophical mediation, the case of al-Fārābī
Lecture given on 14 October 2021 at the Catholic University of Lyon during the conference « Radicalisation leading to violence in the name of Islam, Epistemological, methodological and ethical approaches an...
Identity, ‘race’, freedom of expression. Critical perspectives on some of the debates that fracture the left
The view of Lebanese Islam on the other: what specificity?
Salim Daccache, Rector of Saint Joseph University since 2012. Doctor of Letters and Philosophy and in Educational Sciences. Argument: How does Lebanese Islam look at the other, the Christian, its counterpar...
The Question of Otherness in Classical Islam
Argument: How did Muslims represent the other? Here is a questioning overloaded with history, memory and narrative Islamic identity difficult to decode. Fourteen long centuries of conquests and defeats, inc...
The Law of the Other
Abstract As the Other is indispensable for the construction of self-identity and collective identity, the question of the Other is viscerally linked not only to the question of identity but also to law. Sta...
University degree “Religion, freedom of religion, secularization (laïcité)”
University degree jointly delivered by the University of Lyon 3 and the Catholic University of Lyon, in partnership with the French Institute of Muslim Civilization and the Conseil Régional du Culte Musulma...
Master ‘Islam and Society”
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (CSIS) at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Fribourg is offering a Master’s degree course “Islam and Society” as a main subject...
University Diploma Interculturality, Secularism, Religions
The training “Interculturality, secularity, religions”, created in 2008 within the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences of the Institut Catholique de Paris, in partnership with the Central Of...