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  • BRIIFS – Call For Papers 2024

    The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies is dedicating a special number of BRIIFS to publish the proceedings of the Conference “Non-Muslim contributions to Islamic Civilisation Heritage”, which was held in Amman, Jordan on 14th February 2024, organised by #RIIFS and #IFPO with the support of the French Embassy in Amman.

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  • SEMINAR ENTITLED “THE SPIRITUAL VALUES OF FASTING”

    RIIFS and Caritas Jordan organised a seminar on “The Spiritual Values of Fasting”, in which Dr. Rami Naffa and Prof. Amer Al-Hafi participated.

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  • VI COLLOQUIUM; “CREATIVE COMMONALITIES BETWEEN CHRISTIANITY AND ISLAM”

    His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, has participated in  the  VI  Colloquium  organised  by  RIIFS  and  the  Vatican’s Dicastery for Inter-religious Dialogue on the theme “Creative Commonalities  between  Christianity  and Islam”.

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  • STUDENTS DELEGATION FROM DIFFERENT AMERICAN UNIVERSITIES

    RIIFS recently hosted a group of American students from various universities as part of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities’ Middle East Studies program.

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  • SEMINAR ABOUT “THE CHALLENGES THAT FACE CONTEMPORARY FAMILY”

    In celebration of the World Interfaith Harmony Week, the Faculty of Sharia at Al al-Bayt University, in collaboration with RIIFS, hosted a seminar on “Challenges Facing the Contemporary Family”.

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  • WORLD INTER-FAITH HARMONY WEEK ACTIVITIES

    In collaboration with the Thai Embassy in Amman and El Hassan Youth Award, RIIFS organized a two-day trip during the World Interfaith Harmony Week.

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  • SESSION ABOUT “SELF- DEVELOPMENT”

    As part of its staff capacity-building program, RIIFS provided a session on self-development to its employees.

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  • VISIT OF EMBASSY OF MEXICO IN JORDAN

    Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez, the Ambassador of the Mexican Embassy in Jordan, visited RIIFS to learn more about the institute’s programs and events.

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  • VISIT OF EMBASSY OF CHILE IN JORDAN

    Jorge Alejandro Tagile Canelo, the Ambassador of the Embassy of Chile in Jordan, recently visited RIIFS to learn about the institute’s programs and activities and to explore opportunities for cooperation and partnership between the two entities in the field of promoting dialogue and cultural activities as part of the “Arab-Iberian-American Divan for Thought and Cultural…

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  • “STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT” WORKSHOP

    As part of the Anna Lindh Programme, RIIFS conducted a “Strategy Development” workshop. The objective of this workshop was to train various network members from diverse civil society organizations and different governorates on how to develop a strategic plan for their respective organizations in order to achieve their goals.

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  • DISCUSSION GROUP ON “ARAB- CHRISTIAN HERITAGE”

    RIIFS organized a capacity building program for its employees with the aim of enriching their knowledge on RIIFS research topics. As part of this program, Dr. Wajih Youssef was invited to a dialogue session, where he provided an introduction to Arab Christian heritage and engaged the participants in a stimulating discussion on the topic.

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  • DELEGATION FROM GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY

    His Royal Highness Prince El Hassan bin Talal – Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Royal Institute for Interfaith Studies, met with a delegation of students from George Mason University as part of a program offered by the Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution.

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  • His Royal Highness – Prince Al- Hasan bin Talal’s Interview on the Omani Channel Atheer: Let us Begin with Human Dignity

    His Royal Highness – Prince Al- Hasan bin Talal’s Interview on the Omani Channel Atheer: Let us Begin with Human Dignity

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  • International Roundtable in Kazakhstan

    On September 2022, Dr Renee Hattar, RIIFS Director, participated in the International Roundtable in a hybrid format: “On the significance of the VII Congress of the Leaders of World and Traditional Religions and its Declarati…

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  • Launching TOT Toolkit

    RIIFS launched “TOT Toolkit” in cooperation with Danmission, as a free and integrated platform that provides the necessary information and tools for teachers in the Arabic language from anywhere and in any of the Kingdom’s go…

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  • Women’s Legacy Project

    RIIFS participated in the launching ceremony of the “Woman’s Legacy” project, which was held in Valencia.

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  • Digital Transformation and Culture Workshop

    RIIFS organized the workshop in cooperation with Dar Al-Kalima University for Arts and Culture

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  • Elie Maalouf and Hathemi Al Guesmi Concert

    The Royal Institute for Religious Studies, as part of the Anna Lind program for Intercultural Dialogue

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  • Anna Lindh Foundation- Jordanian Network

    El objetivo es promover la aceptación del pluralismo y la diversidad cultural, el respeto mutuo entre las sociedades, religiones y creencias, y el reconocimiento de la ley y las libertades fundamentales en la región euro mediterránea.

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  • Visiting Scholar Programme

    The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies welcomes visits by scholars from different academic and research backgrounds for periods of one month to an academic year. 

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  • Internships Programme

    The Internship program does not offer financial remuneration and is aimed at students and researchers of different nationalities interested in religious and interreligious studies. RIIFS offers three interdisciplinary programs related to the different lines of its research.

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  • Peace and Arts

    Peace and nonviolence could be taught, practiced and carried on to others as part of a culture that should be maintained and spread within the Jordanian society, especially among the youth. “Peace and Arts” is a program that aims to promote peace, social stability and cultural diversity in Jordan through different projects. Together with different…

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  • Arab-Iberian-American Divan

    The Divan is a platform dedicated to promoting dialogue between the Arab and the Ibero-American world and enhancing collaboration at the academic, social and cultural level.

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  • HRH signing a letter addressed to the UN Security Council on a global

    A draft resolution called for an end to hostilities worldwide so that there could be a full focus on fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.

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  • Prince Hassan Receives ‘Peacemakers’ Award

    HRH Prince Hassan, RIIFS Chairman and president of the Arab Thought Forum, on Thursday received the “Peacemakers” Award, which is granted by the Hani Fahas Academy for Dialogue and Peace

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