Religion and Democracy in Europe and the Arab World

Byblos campus

Under the high patronage of President of the Republic of Lebanon General Michel Sleiman, the Lebanese American University in collaboration with Adyan foundation and Konrad Adenauer Foundation (Amman office) are organizing a two-day conference on “Religion and Democracy in Europe and the Arab World.”

The conference will join  about 50 academicians and researchers in politics and religion as well as policy makers and experts from political, diplomatic and social spheres from the regional and abroad to:

  • Promote in depth critical reflection amongst Arab and European experts and policy makers on the role and place of religion in the public sphere, and the relation between religion and democracy;
  • Foster dialogue and sharing expertise between European and Arab experts on religion, democracy and public sphere;
  • Promote a paradigm-shift in the place and role of religion in the public sphere, from an identity-based paradigm to a values-based paradigm.

The conference will be in English and Arabic. 

Please click here for conference’s program.

RSVP by November 26 to 01-393211.