Sep 2017

BOOK PRESENTATION - "Mapping a New World Order, The Rest Beyond the West"

BOOK PRESENTATION - "Mapping a New World Order, The Rest Beyond the West"

BOOK PRESENTATION  "Mapping a New World Order - The Rest Beyond the West"   Edited by Vladimir Popov and Piotr Dutkiewicz This book identifies possible factors responsible for the recent rise of many developing countries. It examines how robust these trends ...

Oct 2017

15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017: Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures

15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum 2017: Multipolarity and Dialogue in Regional and Global Developments: Imagining Possible Futures

It is our pleasure to announce the 15th Anniversary Rhodes Forum, which will take place from 6-7 October 2017  in Rhodes, Greece. Since 2002, the Rhodes Forum has annually gathered between 300 and 600 participants from over 70 countries on ...

Jun 2017

DOC Anniversary Event

DOC Anniversary Event

In June 2016 the Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute opened in Berlin. Though only one year has passed, much has happened. Projects, events, research and – first and foremost – dialogue! Great people with great minds have joined the DOC, ...
An Emerging New World Order? -  Building Blocs, Drivers and Perspectives

An Emerging New World Order? -  Building Blocs, Drivers and Perspectives

The “New World Order”, cheerfully announced by the Bush administration after the collapse of the USSR, formally ended the Cold War and the real threat of European nuclear annihilation. However, Eastern and Western experts both agree that neither the bipolar ...
Lecture by Asher Maoz on "Judaism, Christianity and Islam - inter-faith relations"

Lecture by Asher Maoz on "Judaism, Christianity and Islam - inter-faith relations"

Both Christianity and Islam are offspring of Judaism. Nevertheless, bitter confrontations have taken place among these three religions throughout history. It is the aim of this lecture to explore the positive approach of Judaism to the other two faiths, as ...

May 2017

New Models of International Cooperation:  Multiple Perspectives on the  Belt and Road Initiative

New Models of International Cooperation: Multiple Perspectives on the Belt and Road Initiative

At a time when the world is rethinking globalization, when more and more countries are adopting inward-looking policies, China’s The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) cannot pass unnoticed by global policy makers. This ambitious initiative aims to establish a new ...
The 38th Round Table - Current Research on Collective Action Against Corruption

The 38th Round Table - Current Research on Collective Action Against Corruption

Austria is host country to many international organizations such as the third UN Headquarters, the IAEA, and the OSCE. Less known, but not less important, is the Anti-Corruption Academy in Laxenburg. The Guest of the Round Table is Mr. Marti ...
Turkey: what comes next?

Turkey: what comes next?

What changes can potentially occur in Turkey after the recent constitutional referendum? How will this affect the overall situation in the country? How strong is Recep Erdogan’s position? What are the chances of the opposition? Will the importance of the ...
Kulturen bitten zu Tisch - Cultures Ask to the Table - Dialogue in Practice

Kulturen bitten zu Tisch - Cultures Ask to the Table - Dialogue in Practice

On the occasion of the UNESCO World Day of the Dialogue of Cultures (21 May), the World Public Forum - Dialogue of Civilizations and the Association Kulturen bitten zu Tisch are organising the tenth annual festival "Cultures Ask to the ...
Methods of Recruitment into ISIS

Methods of Recruitment into ISIS

Issues to be discussed at the round-table on “Methods of Recruitment into ISIS” The round-table will conduct a comparative analysis of how recruitment of Muslims to the Islamic State is implemented, including commonalities and differences in different countries and regions. ...
Lecture by Bassam Tibi on "Cultural Particularism and Value-Conflicts among Civilizations”

Lecture by Bassam Tibi on "Cultural Particularism and Value-Conflicts among Civilizations”

Though all humans are equals, they are nonetheless shaped by different socialization patterns in a particular civilizational setup determined by an equally particular value system. It follows that structural globalization simultaneously takes place along a cultural fragmentation of peoples of ...

Apr 2017

Roundtable on the Digital Dialogue of Civilizations

Roundtable on the Digital Dialogue of Civilizations

A roundtable about the societal consequences of the current digititalisation of communication, and the chances  of establishing a constantly updated scientific exchange on the internet, regarding current developments in digititalisation. The international discourse on the digititalisation of communication and its ...

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