Upcoming Events

Tuesday | June 14, 2016 | 6pm
Hotel Glockenhof | Sihlstrasse 31 | 8001 Zurich
Egypt's Post-Arab Spring Transition: The Challenges of Social Pluralism
Dr. Mariz Tadros
Fellow of the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex (UK)
Former journalist at Al Ahram, Cairo

Previous Events

Daniel Williams

Forsaken. The Persecution of Christians in Today’s Middle East.


Prof. Joshua Landis

ISIS, Christians, and national identity in the Middle East


Prof. Fabrice Balanche

Can Religious Pluralism Survive Sectarian War: Syria, Iraq, Lebanon?

Associate Professor and Research Director, University of Lyon 2


Prof. Madawi Al-Rasheed

Visiting Professor, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Saudi Regional Interventions in the Middle East: Consequences for Local Societies


Charles Glass

Author (Syria burning, 2015), journalist, broadcaster

A land of many flags: The breakup of Syria and the death of pluralism


Prof. Cengiz Aktar

Senior Scholar, Istanbul Policy Center (IPC), Sabancı University

Revisiting Turkey's policy towards religious minorities on the centenary of the Armenian Genocide


Amine Gemayel

Former Lebanese President

"Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: A Challenge to the International Community"


Taner Akcam

Scholar of the Ottoman Genocide

The Anatomy of Religious Cleansing: Non-Muslims in the Ottoman Empire


Patrick Cockburn


The IS Caliphate and the West's Wars in Syria and Iraq: A Challenge to Religious Pluralism in the Middle East



H.E. Amine Gemayel

Former President of Lebanon

Religious Pluralism in the Middle East: An Option or an Imperative


Prof. Bassam Tibi

The Middle East Uprisings and the Fate of Religious Minorities in a Shari'a-State – The US-Support for Islamist Rule

See videos of our previous events HERE

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