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Report: Islam &...

Islam & Democracy : A Closer Look at the Turkish Model   Download Link: Report Islam & Democracy

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A Hizmet...

Thought & Practice Series: A Hizmet Approach to Rooting out Violent Extremism   Click Here for Original Article    

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African...

African Solutions to African Problems – ASAP 2014  

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The Persecution...

Since the outbreak of the corruption scandal in Turkey in December 2013, Prime Minister and then President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his government have been particularly targeting the Hizmet (Gülen) movement. According to Erdogan and his lieutenants, the alleged charges brought forward by Istanbul prosecutors on December 17 and 25, 2013, were in fact insidious […]

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Ambassadors...

Ambassadors Series  Special Issue – September 2014   .   Download Link:  Ambassadors Series – Special Issue 3   .

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Abrahams Table...

Abrahams Table Report Connecticut   Download Link:  Abrahams Table Report    

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Annual Report...

Annual Report 2013-2014 Pennsylvania   Download Link:  Report Issue 2013 -2014    

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The Role of...

Event Reports  Issue 11   Abraham’s Table   The Role of Religion in Women’s Freedom  April 1, 2014 How do religious women approach the concept of freedom? What are the boundaries of freedom in religion? Are women’ oppressed through religion? Download Link: Reports  Issue 11 – April 1  

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Sustainable...

Sustainable Women’s Rights Present and Future of the Women’s Rights in Turkey Replicability of Turkish Coordination Model in Other Nations Download Link: Report Issue 4 February 2014

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Xenophobia

Xenophobia Why Do We Fear ‘Others’? The views expressed in the report do not necessarily represent the views of Peace Islands Institute. Download Link: Report Issue 3, May 2013  

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Syrian Civil...

Syrian Civil War The Policy Positions of International Actors Implications of the ” Responsibility to Protect” Download Link: Report Issue: 2 April 2013

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Constitutionali...

Constitutionalism in Turkey and the United States A Comparative Perspective on Building Democracy Download Link: Report Issue:1 December 2012

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Freedom of...

Freedom of Speech vs. Respect for the Sacred  January 23, 2014 This month’s forum series of Abraham’s Table focuses on the balance between freedom of speech and respecting the sacred. Peace Islands Institute was honored to welcome our three guest speakers to the panel all of whom shared their own insight on the issue coming […]

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Rethink...

An observer recently quipped that Turkey is always on the news but for all the wrong reasons. The latest episode involves a wide – ranging corruption inquiry, the largest in the history of the republic, connected to cabinet ministers, busi-nessmen, and international facilitators. The inquiry quickly led to a political crisis, thanks to attempts by […]

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The History of...

The History of Jewish Muslim Relations: From the Origins to the Present Day Abraham’s table is a forum series organized by the center for interfaith affairs of Peace Islands Institute. Download Link: Event Reports | Issue 09 | Abraham’s Table | The History of Jewish-Muslim Relations |November 14, 2013

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Event Reports...

Abraham’s table is a forum series organized by the center for interfaith affairs of Peace Islands Institute. It aims to establish a common ground among Abrahamic traditions. In this session of Abraham’s table principles of justification of wars in Abrahamic traditions will be examined. Can war have an excuse? Is war just? Under what circumstances? […]

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Abraham’s table is a forum series organized by the center for interfaith affairs of Peace Islands Institute. It aims to establish a common ground among Abrahamic traditions. This forum of Abraham’s Table will explore “so called” verses of violence in Torah, Bible and Qur’an. A general perspective on how to understand these verses will be […]

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Ambassadors...

Ambassadors Special Issue – Arap Spring and its Outcome In The Middle East April 5, 2012 New York         Ambassadors Special Issue | For pdf file click here    

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Women’s roles in religion today tend to be seen as oppressive and degrading, as we are often met with stories of women being  portrayed as second – class citizens in religious life. However, our three panelists from each of the Abrahamic religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) spoke about how women in their sacred texts actually […]

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Hate crimes are committed all over the world. Nowadays we are experiencing a rise of Anti – Semitism and Islamophobia based hate crimes in USA. In this sessi on we will examine anti – Semitism. What really is anti – Semitism? How do Abrahamic traditions perceive Anti – Semitism and other discriminations? Why is this […]

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In order to analyze the self – understanding for Black/African American youth the Turkish Cultural Center brought together three esteemed panelists to discuss the importance of the movie Prince Among Slaves. This particular movie focuses on the life of a victim of the slave trade, Prince Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori. The issue of self – […]

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