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This text presents the program with links to (power point) presentations, reports of sessions and student responses. The executive report of entire program was written by Dr. Matthew Anderson and can be found here. Date of arrival at dormitories: June 25...
On Sunday July 1st., the summer school group left the dormitories to attend a service in All Saints Cathedral (Anglican-Episcopal) in Zamalek, Cairo. 
Christianity and Islam were the main focus of interreligious dialogue in the summer school. Not all participants, however, were adherents of those two religions. Some participants identified as being atheist, agnostic, or spiritualist. Two participants that identified as spiritualist presented...
Among other things, this stimulating workshop helped to make students aware of the problem of stereotypes and how to avoid acting on them. The group was divided in smaller groups to discuss eight photos and four quotes made by individuals on the pictures. For each photo they had to guess the...
Mrs. Corry-Anne van der Tang, a researcher for the SGP (Reformed Political Party) in the Netherlands and a young graduate of the Faculty of Law gave an interesting presentation about Christian youth living in a Dutch secular society. 
On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
Arab-West Report intern Willem Helbing wrote the following article for the Maadi Messenger in 2016. Arab-West Report cooperates with the Maadi Messenger and as a consequence interns have frequently written articles for the Maadi Messenger. The Maadi Messenger agrees these articles are also used for...
Arab-West Report is in favor of any fruitful dialogue between peoples of different religions and convictions. But what should be the focus of a debate? Should we focus on beliefs that we know will not bring different parties together or should we focus on themes that would show similarities in...
On April 17, 2019, Tunisian humanitarian activist Ms. Rekaya al-Hafi [Ruqaiyya al-Ḥāfī] met with Mr. Laurens van Doeveren, Libya expert of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. This meeting had been prepared by Cornelis Hulsman of the Center for Arab-West Understanding. It was attended by Mr....
Arab-West Report translated the lecture of Prof. Dr. Hans Achterhuis, who maintains that the crushing of the violent rule of the Anabaptists in the city of Munster in 1534 and 1535 resulted in the development of peaceful movement, which today are known under the names of Mennonites, Amish or...

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