The Muslim religious educator Harry Harun Behr promotes openness in theology. Stefan Toepfer spoke to him about violence, teaching Islam, the fight against radicalisation and the "Charlie Hebdo" caricaturesMore
A new inter-religious research training group seeks to investigate how people began to think about religion and to determine how thinking about religion can be made into a fruitful undertaking in our modern age. Four academic institutions are working together on the post-graduate programme. By Stefan ToepferMore
The D′Arcy carnival procession in Iran took place in 1933. Under the regime of Reza Shah Pahlawi thousands of carnival revellers, floats and marching bands moved through the streets of Teheran. The following photographs show impressions of Iran′s historic carnival.