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Riadh Chaibi

Riadh Chaibi is a member of the Executive Office of an-Nahda. He has a master’s degree in political philosophy. A founding member of the Centre for Studies and Forecasting of Tunis, he is a member of the Council of Administration of the ‘Mediterranean’ Centre for Studies and the Media. Married and the father of two chi...

Charles J. Chaput

Charles J. Chaput is Capuchin Franciscan and Archbishop of Philadelphia. He has been member of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) from 2003 to 2006. He is author of Render Unto Caesar: Serving the Nation by Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life (2009) and Living the Catholi...

Abdelmajid Charfi

After being awarded a doctorate in Letters in 1982, he taught Arab Civilisation and Islamic Thought at the Faculty of Humanities of Tunis, of which he was also the Dean from 1983 to 1986. He has been the director of the series Ma‘âlim al-Hadâtha of Sud Editions (Tunis). Amongst his works: Al-islâm bayna al-risâla wa-l-...

Mustapha Cherif

Mustapha Cherif, a university professor, was Algerian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Algerian Ambassador to Egypt and permanent delegate at the Arab League. He is signatory cofounder of the letter A Common Word and is member of the World Catholic-Muslim Forum. He has published about one hundred a...

Ridha Chkoundali

Ridha Chkoundali is Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Company Management of Nabeul. After his doctorate in economics, he was director of the Higher Institute of Company Management in Tunis. He is the author of numerous articles and books on various aspects of macroeconomics....

Vittorio Citterich

Vittorio Citterich, was born in Salonica on 22 June 1930, of a Greek mother and an Italian father. He grew up in Florence and graduated in law at a Faculty where Prof. La Pira taught Institutions of Roman Law. As a journalist at the Giornale del Mattino of Florence, he followed in particular the Christian initiatives o...

Kristian Coates Ulrichsen

Dr Kristian Coates Ulrichsen, Research Fellow in the Department of Government of the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research interests focus on political, economic, and military aspects of Gulf Countries. He is the author of many publications and has recently edited the volume The Policial Econom...

Gianni Colzani

Gianni Colzani is a priest of the Diocese of Milan and has taught systematic theology in seminars in Milan, at the Catholic University of Milan, and at the Theological Faculty of Florence. At the present time he is Full Professor of Mission Theology at the Faculty of Missionary Studies of the Pontifical Urbanian Univer...

Maria Laura Conte

Maria Laura Conte was editorial and communication director of the Oasis International Foundation from November 2011 to October 2015. After graduating in Humane Letters from University of Padua with a thesis in Exegesis of the New Testament, she earned her PhD in Sociology of the Communication from CEU University in Val...

Bartolomeo Conti

Bartolomeo Conti is a sociologist, member of the Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques (CADIS, EHESS-CNRS) and researcher at the European University Institute, where he is also part of the program ReligioWest, directed by Professor Oliver Roy. He is currently working on a research project intended for local ...

David Cook

He is associate professor of religious studies at Rice University specializing in Islam. His areas of specialization include early Islamic history and development, Muslim apocalyptic literature and movements (classical and contemporary), radical Islam and Judeo-Arabic literature. His publications include Understanding ...

Georges Corm

Georges Corm is Lebanese and was born in 1940 in Alexandria in Egypt. He was awarded a diploma from the department for economics and financeof the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris and a licence in private law in 1962, as well as a diploma in higher studies in public law and a PhD in law in 1969 at the Faculty of L...

Maria Corpas Aguirre

Maria de los Angeles Corpas Aguirre was awarded a doctorate at the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia of Madrid where she is a lecturer in Contemporary History. Amongst her publications: Las Comunidades Islámicas en la España actual (1960-2008): Génesis e institucionalización de una minoría de referencia (UN...

Antonio Cuciniello

Arabist and expert on Islam, graduated in 2000 from the University of Naples - “L’Orientale” (Arabic Language and Literature, English Language and Literature). In 2001 he obtained a Diploma in Arabic Studies and in 2002 he obtained a Licentiate in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Is...

Lisa Curtis

Lisa Curtis is a Senior Research Fellow on South Asia at the Centre for Asian Studies of the Heritage Foundation. Since she joined Heritage in August 2006, Curtis has appeared on the most important television channels to comment on developments in South Asia. Before joining Heritage she was a member of the Senate Forei...

Michel Cuypers

Michel Cuypers is a member of the Congregation of the Little Brothers of Jesus, and has been living since 1989 in Egypt where he is a research fellow at the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies. His specialization is the literary study of the Qur’an’s text, particularly aspects of its composition and its inter-textu...

Thomas Cyriac

Cyriac Thomas Former vice-dean of the Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam, Kerala, India and former vice-president of the Catholic Council of India.

Salim Daccache

Fr. Salim Daccache, a Lebanese Jesuit, is the delegate of the Province of the Middle East to his general Congregation. After studying at the Saint Joseph University he was awarded a doctorate at the Sorbonne. He teaches philosophy and theology at the Saint Joseph University where he is dean of the Faculty of Religious ...

Paolo Dall'Oglio

Paolo Dall''Oglio (Rome, 1954), graduated in Naples in Arabic and theology at the Gregorian University, with a thesis on La speranza nell’Islam, and was ordained priest in 1984 in Damascus with Syriac rite. In 1991 he reopened the Monastery of Saint Moses the Abyssinian in Syria. He is the author of various...

Felice Dassetto

Felice Dassetto is co-founder of the European Social Observatory, a research center on European politics and professor emeritus at the University of Leuven, where he has taught Sociology and Anthropology for many years. He has dedicated the last years of his academic career to the sociology of Islam, and he also founde...

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