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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Bulent Senay
Bulent Senay
Personal Representative of the OSCE Chairperson-in-Office on Combating Intolerance and Discrimination against Muslims
Veniamin Popov
Veniamin Popov
Director of the Center for the Partnership of Civilizations at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO)
Alexander O. Filonik
Alexander O. Filonik
Senior Researcher at the Institute of Oriental Studies (Russian Academy of Sciences)
Haitham Abdelsamad
Haitham Abdelsamad
Intern, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute
Martha Brill Olcott
Martha Brill Olcott
U.S. expert on Central Asia and the Caspian
Fred Dallmayr
Fred Dallmayr
Professor of Philosophy and Political Science at the University of Notre Dame

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