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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'...

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...

Ajmi Lourimi

Ajmi Lourimi is a member of the Political Office of En-Nahda, a movement to which he has actively belonged since his university days. He chairs its section for "Culture, education and youth".

Chiara Lovotti

Chiara Lovotti is Assistant Research Fellow in the Mediterranean and Middle East program of the Italian Institute for International Political Studies. She worked at the University of Louvain-la-Neuve's Departement of Development Studies. She studies Social dynamics and Political transformations in the MENA region....

Claudio Lurati

Rev. Claudio Lurati, MCCJ A Combonian Missionary of the Heart of Jesus, was born in Como on 21 February 1962 and ordained priest on 23 September 1989. He is at the present time parish priest of the Holy Family Church of Helwan (Cairo), Episcopal Vicar for Africans of the Latin Vicariat of Egypt, and Regional Superior o...

Jean-Marie Lustiger

After completing his studies at the Sorbonne and the Institut Catholique of Paris, he was ordained a priest in 1954. Parish priest of Sainte-Jeanne de Chantal until 1979, he was appointed Bishop of Orleans the same year. He became Archbishop of Paris in 1981 and was made Cardinal in 1983. Member of the Académie Françai...

Paolo Maggiolini

He is ISPI Research Fellow for the Mediterranean and Middle East Program. He is Teaching Assistant of History and Institutions of Asia at the Catholic University of Milan. His research are mainly focused on religion and politics in the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean context, with particular concentration on Israel, J...

Franz Magnis-Suseno

Prof. Dr. Franz Magnis-Suseno SJ, an Indonesian Jesuit of German origins, was born in 1936 and teaches philosophy in Jakarta. He is the author of a large number of publications, above all in Indonesian, in particular in the field of ethics, political philosophy, and the culture of Java. He is very much involved in inte...

Joseph Maïla

Rector of the Institut Catholique of Paris. Professor of Political Science, and former Dean of the Faculty of Social and Economic Sciences, he is a specialist in the theory of conflicts, contemporary Islam and the problems of the Middle East. He also founded the Centre for Peace Research and the Institute for Formation...

Habib Malik

Habib C. Malik was born in Washington, D.C., and holds both United States and Lebanese citizenship. He has taught in universities both in Lebanon and in Washington, DC during the past 17 years, and he currently divides his time teaching at the Lebanese American University and researching his late father’s archive...

Laurent Marchand

Jennifer Marshall

Jennifer Marshall is vice president of the Institute for Family, Community, and Opportunity at The Heritage Foundation, a Washington-D.C. based public policy think tank. Her research focuses on education, marriage, family, religion and civil society.

Paolo Martinelli

Paolo Martinelli (born 1958) is a Capuchin friar, a priest and a doctor in theology. At the present time he is Dean of the Franciscan Institute of Spirituality at the Antonianum of Rome. He is the author of various studies in the fieldof fundamental theology and the theology of vocation. Since 2006 he has been a Consul...

Moncef Marzouki

Born in 1945 in Grombalia, Moncef Marzouki is a Tunisian politician and professor of medicine. An historic opposer of Ben Ali's regime, he has been the President of the Tunisian Republic since 12 December 2012.

Sabrina Mervin

Sabrina Mervin is a researcher at the CNRS and a historian of contemporary Shi’ism. She spent about ten years in the Middle East (Syria, the Lebanon) doing research. She is the author of Un réformisme chiite (Karthala, 2000) and she edited Les mondes chiites et l’Iran (Karthala, 2007) and Le Hezbolla...

Antoine Messarra

Antoine Messarra is Lebanese, member of the Lebanese Constitutional Council and coordinator of the Master in Islamic-Christian relations at the Saint-Joseph University. He graduated in public law at the Saint-Joseph University and earned a PhD in sociology and the Doctorat d’État at the Université des Sciences Humaines...

Gian Micalessin

Gian Micalessin (1960) is a journalist, war correspondent and co-founder of the Albatross Press agency, specialised in reports on conflict areas. He is the author of Hezbollah, il partito di Dio del terrore e del welfare, Gli occhi della guerra e Afghanistan, ultima trincea. La sfida che non possiamo perdere and Pakist...

Francesca Miglio

Francesca Miglio has been working at the Oasis Foundation since 2012, where she is engaged in the press review, web editing, and events planning. She graduated in March 2015 in International Relations of the Mediterranean region from the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. She spent time abroad to deepen her studies in T...

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