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Association des Amis d’Abdelwahab Meddeb

Paris, France

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Chair Title :

Chair of Oriental Cultures

Creation date :

September 1, 2023

Field / Spécialization :

Islamic cultures, human and social sciences (history, history of science, anthropology, philosophy, history of art, comparative literature, translation.)

Objectives of the chair :

The specific objectives of this chair are as follows:

  • Encourage research by authors, whether young or recognized.

  • Develop personal reflection based on the works of great Arab, Persian, Turkish, and global thinkers.

  • Promote the cultures of Islam, Africa, the Middle East, and the East in their diversity.

  • Highlight the spirit of openness that characterized the great civilizations inspired by Islam.

  • Update and disseminate true knowledge of Islam and its heritage.

  • Engage in the cross-cultural and knowledge exchange inspired by the legacy of Abdelwahab Meddeb.

  • Align research and themes with the guidelines of ICESCO to foster dialogue between civilizations, cultures, and religions.

Association des Amis d’Abdelwahab Meddeb
Amina Maya Meddeb

Amina Maya Meddeb

Lexicographer, Doctor in anthropology, co-author of the Robert dictionary

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