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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'...

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...

Helen Makkas

Helen Makkas graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor degree in Political Theory and Philosophy from Hampshire College in Amherst (Massachussets, US) where she wrote her thesis on the migrant crisis in Greece.

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...

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