Rooted in a tradition of seeking dialogue-based solutions to humankind’s most pressing issues, Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute builds on the World Public Forum Dialogue of Civilizations’ (WPF Dialogue of Civilizations, DOC) legacy and expertise, bringing together global thought leaders from academia, public policy, business, and civil society to debate and develop practice-based policy advice.

Activities include: original research, expert commentary, seminars, round-table debates, and conferences.

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Call for Research Proposals

Research at the DOC By applying the paradigm of Dialogue of Civilization as both theoretical framework and methodology, we identify the most pressing issues we are facing now, and we explore and offer global policy makers and major multi-national corporations practical advice and solutions on six research themes:East and West: Bridging the Postmodern Identity...
Schools of the Dialogue of Cultures

Schools of the Dialogue of Cultures

The major challenge facing education in the 21st century is dealing with some of the inherent tensions that arise in reconciling competing world views with each other.In 2012, WPF Dialogue of Civilizations started developing the Schools of the Dialogue of Cultures international educational project. UNESCO’s Philosophy Department, Philosophy in the Dialogue of Cultures, is...
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Possible Futures Scenarios

The Dialogue of Civilizations Research Institute addresses important global issues through inter-national and cross-cultural dialogue. The Forum deals particularly with major global fault lines: that is, with situations which are, or are likely to become, sources of major political, economic and cultural conflicts in our world. The exploration of alternative global futures is the...