Civilizations against the threat of social barbarism

This research area explores the way social barbarism has become part of contemporary socio-philosophical discourse. Focus is placed on questions of how ‘new forms of social barbarism’, within and across civilisations - including religious fundamentalism and secular extremism - lead to cultural destruction and violence, as well as the question of how different civilisations and countries can work together against the threat of social deterioration or barbarism.


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Akhmet Yarlykapov
Akhmet Yarlykapov
Senior Research Fellow at the Moscow State Institute for International Relations
Ghoncheh Tazmini
Ghoncheh Tazmini
Associate Member, Centre for Iranian Studies, SOAS University of London
Emmanuel Gout
Emmanuel Gout
Independent Expert
Miloš Zeman
Miloš Zeman
President of the Czech Republic
Alexander O. Filonik
Alexander O. Filonik
Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Ahmed Badawi
Ahmed Badawi
Senior Researcher, Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics, Freie Universität Berlin

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