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Amir Hussein

Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, he received his PhD from the University of Toronto. From 2011 to 2015, he was the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the premier American scholarly journal for the study of religion. In 2008, he was appointed Fellow ...

Raihan Ismail

Raihan Ismail is a Lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies (CAIS) at the Australian National University (ANU). She obtained a MA in International Relations from the International Islamic University Malaysia and received her PhD from the ANU. She specializes in Political Islam, sectarian politics in the Midd...

Suzy Ismail

Suzy Ismail is lead instructor at the Center for Muslim Life a nonprofit social platform that focuses on strengthening marriage, family, and community life. She is visiting professor at DeVry University in North Brunswick, New Jersey and at DeVry University Online. She received her Master in Communication and Informati...

Forough Jahanbakhsh

She is associate professor of Religious/Islamic studies at the School of Religion in Queen’s University, Canada. She obtained a PhD in Islamic Studies from the McGill University in 1997. She is the author of Islam, Democracy and Religious Modernism in Iran (1953-2000). From Bazargan to Soroush (2001), and of numerous a...

Ramin Jahanbegloo

He is an Iranian-Canadian philosopher and political scientist. He received his PhD in Philosophy from the Sorbonne University. He has been a researcher at the French Institute for Iranian Studies and a fellow at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies at Harvard University. He is an Associate Professor of Political Scien...

Carlo Jean

Carlo Jean was born in 1936, took his degree in political science and became an army general. He is lecturer in strategic studies at LUISS-Guido Carli and is president of the Centre for Economic Geopolitical Studies. Since December 2002 he has been president of the SO.G.I.N., the Society for the Management of Nuclear S...

Jean-Clément Jeanbart

His Excellency Msgr. Jean-Clément Jeanbart was born in Aleppo, Syria, on 3 March 1943, In 1968 he was ordained priest in the Greek-Melkite rite. Since 1995 he has been Greek-Melkite Archbishop of Aleppo.

Brian-Michael Jenkins

Brian Michael Jenkins is senior adviser to the president of the Rand Corporation and one of the world''s leading experts on terrorism at an international level. As a captain in the army he was a member of the special forces in Vietnam. In 1996 President Clinton appointed him member of the White House Commission on Avia...

Fikret Karčić

He is a Professor at the Faculty of Law and of Islamic Studies in the University of Sarajevo, as well as President of the Constitutional Court of the Islamic Community in Bosnia and Herzegovina. He has taught in the fields of the general history of law and the state, the history of Islamic law, the history of Islam in ...

Farhad Khosrokhavar

Thomas Koonamakkal

Thomas Koonammakkal was born in Kerala (India) in 1955 and was ordained priest in 1981. Having obtained his degree in patristics at the Lateran University of Rome, he specialised in Syriac studies and philosophy at Oxford. He has now returned to India and at present lectures in Syriac at the SEERI of Kottayam and in Pa...

Gregorios-III Laham

H. B. Mgr. Gregorios III Laham was born in Daraya (the Lebanon) on 15 December 1933. He was ordained a priest in 1959 and in 1981 he was appointed Auxiliary Archbishop of Jerusalem and Archbishop of Tarsus of the Greek-Melkites. Since 2000 he has been the Melkite Patriarch of Antioch....

Maroun Lahham

H. E. Msgr. Maroun Lahham was born in Irbed in Jordan on 20 July 1948. He was ordained a priest in 1972 in Jerusalem and was for ten years rector of the seminary of the Latin Patriarchate. In October 2005 he was appointed Bishop of Tunis and from January 2012 he is Auxiliary and Vicar of the Latin Patriarch of Jerusale...

Pierre Larcher

Pierre Larcher is Professor Emeritus of Arabic Linguistics at the University of Aix-Marseille and researcher at the IREMAM. He has published extensively in different fields of Arabic and Semitic Linguistics (Linguistique arabe et pragmatique, 2014; La formation des mots dans les langues sémitiques, 2007, with P. Cassut...

Justin Latterell

Justin Latterell is a PhD candidate in the Graduate Division of Religion, Emory University. His research focuses on the intersections of religion, law and politics in the United States.  

Henry Laurens

Professor Henry Laurens teaches at the Collège de France, where he holds the chair for Contemporary History of the Arab World since 2004. He has studied the Palestinian issue and the relationship between Europe and the Arab-Islamic world, on which he published several books and articles. He is a Knight of the Légion d'...

Davide Lerner

Davide Lerner is an Italian journalist based in Ankara. He writes on Turkey, Islamist terrorism and Middle Eastern politics for La Stampa and the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. He follows British politics for L’Espresso. He lived in London for over four years during his studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies...

Nikolaus Lobkowicz

Born in Prague in 1931. Professor of philosophy, he was Chancellor of the University of Monaco and of the Catholic University of Eichstätt. Member of the Papal Council for Culture until 1992. He is currently the director of the Zimos Institute for the study of Central and Eastern European Studies....

Anthony Lobo

Born on July 4th 1937 in Karachi (Pakistan). Ordained priest in 1961, and was ordained Bishop on June 8th 1982. Since May 28th 1993 he has been Archbishop of Islamabad-Rawalpindi. Deceased on February 18 2013.

Christian Lochon

After his studies in Modern Literature at the Sorbonne, and Arabic Language at the École des langues orientales in Paris, Christian Lochon has been a teacher in several Arab countries. He has also been the director of the French Cultural Centre in Baghdad (1968-1970), as well as cultural advisor in Khartoum, Sudan (197...

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