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Sébastian De Courtois

Sébastien De Courtois, by training a jurist, early on began to be interested in Eastern Christian communities from the perspective of travelling and human discovery. Taking a PhD in historical anthropology (EPHE-GSRL), he studied the Aramaic villages of Tur Abdin, a region where Syriac is spoken in the south-east of Tu...

Elisabetta Del Soldato

Elisabetta Del Soldato has lived and worked in London for sixteen years. She began her career as a journalist in the theatre and cinema editorial office of Montanelli’s Il Giornale, to then work for La Voce, where she was in charge of the news from London for two years. She has collaborated with a number of Italian mag...

Martino Diez

Martino Diez is scientific director of the Oasis International Foundation and researcher in Arabic Language and Literature at the Catholic University of Milan. After graduating in Oriental Languages and Civilizations from Ca' Foscari University of Venice, he earned his PhD in Oriental Studies from the same universit...

Moncef Djaziri

Moncef Djaziri teaches at the Institut d’Études politiques et internationales of the University of Lausanne (Switzerland). A specialist on Libya, he wrote a thesis on the Libyan political system (1951-1990) and has published various studies on the Libyan state and Libyan society. He also studies political ...

Pierpaolo Donati

Jean Duchesne

Jean Duchesne is co-founder of the Editorial Board of the International Catholic journal Communio, he is the editorial advisor of Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, and the literary executor of Cardinal Jean-Marie Lustiger and Father Louis Bouyer. He is part of the Oasis Scientific Committee and of the O...

Baudouin Dupret

Baudouin Dupret earned a Phd in Law, Islamology and Political Sciences. He is Director of Research at the CNRS and, from September 2010, Director of the Centre Jacques-Berque for the Human and Social Sciences in Rabat (Morocco). He recently edited La Charia aujourd’hui. Usages de la référence au droit islamique (La Déc...

Rifaat Ebied

Rifaat Ebied is Foundation Professor of Semitic Studies in the University of Sydney. Prior to his appointment at the University of Sydney in 1979, he taught Arabic, Hebrew and Syriac at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland) and the University of Leeds (England). He has published extensively in the field of Semitic S...

Camille Eid

Amin Elias

Amin Elias has a PhD in Contemporary History from the University of Maine in France. He is a member of the CERHIO and of the research network Dynamique citoyenne en Europe (www.dcie.net).

Saoud el-Mawla

Saoud el-Mawla was born in Beirut in 1953. In 1984 he was awarded a doctorate in Islamic studies at the Sorbonne (Paris). Since 1985 he has been Professor of the Political and Religious Sociology of Arab Countries at the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of the Lebanon. He is vice-President of the Imam Sha...

Asghar Ali Engineer

Asghar Ali Engineer was born in India in 1939. After graduating in Islamic studies and obtaining an Engineering degree, he devoted himself to the Bohra Reform Movement. Author of numerous studies on Islam, and on Islam in India, Indian communitarianism and sectarian violence in India, in 1980 he founded the Institute o...

H'mida Ennaifer

H''mida Ennaifer is lecturer in Muslim theology at the Higher Institute of Theology of the Zeituna University of Tunisia and is a member of the GRIC (Groupe de Recherche Islamo-chrétien).

Peter Erdő

Cardinal Péter Erdő was born in Budapest on 25 June 1952. He was ordained priest on 18 June 1975 in Budapest. He obtained a Doctorate in Theology in 1976 and a Doctorate in Canon Law in 1980. From 1988 to 2003 he was Rector of the Péter Pázmány Catholic University. On 5 November 1999 was nominated by John Paul II Auxil...

John Esposito

John L. Esposito is a university lecturer, professor of Religion and International Affairs, and founder and director of the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. His publications include Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam and Islam and Democracy....

Salah Fadl

Dr. Salah Fadl, born in 1938, received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Cairo in 1962 and was awarded a PhD in literature from Central University of Madrid in Spain. He has taught as Professor of Literature and Literary Criticism in Arabic Language and girls faculties at Al-Azhar University. He has been a V...

Hani Fahs

Sayyed Hani Fahs completed his studies between Lebanon and Iraq, where he specialised in fiqh, at the same time cultivating the hard sciences. Then, he went on to study poetry and modern literature, publishing various books of literary criticism. He has been a member of the Supreme Shiite Committee in the Lebanon, the ...

Muhammad-Nur Farahat

Lecturer in the philosophy of law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zagazig (Egypt), lawyer at the court of Appeal of Egypt, President of the Permanent Office for the Defence of Author''s Rights, member of the legislative committee of the National Council for Women, and former adviser to the United Nations on ...

Wael Farouq

Wael Farouq teaches Arabic language at the American University in Cairo. He has been visiting professor in several international universities, among which the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart in Milan, where he now teaches Arabic language. The primary area of his research interest is the language of Islamic cult...

Lorenzo Fazzini

Lorenzo Fazzini was born in 1978 and lives in Verona. After graduating in Literature and Religious Sciences he worked for the news agency AsiaNews, Avvenire and Corriere del Veneto-Corriere della Sera. He cooperates with many reviews, such as Mondo e Missione and Jesus. He realised many reportages from Vietnam, Thailan...

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