Topic: Dialogue of Cultures | Intercultural Dialogue

Still from the film "The Physician" in which the Shah (played by Oliver Martinez, right) is treated by Avicenna (played by Ben Kingsley, left) (source: UFA Cinema GmbH)

"The Physician" by Noah Gordon

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The long road from international bestseller to film

Gardens in Islam

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A Metaphor for Heavenly Paradise

Translations of Classical Islamic Literature

From the Emotional Orient to the Distortion of Islam

Caroline Link's Film "Exit Marrakech"

Understanding the Cultural "Other"

Yasmine Hamdan (photo: Nadim Asfar)

Interview with Yasmine Hamdan

"I Am a Nomad"

Raid Yosif (photo: private copyright)

Iraqi Pop Music

Raid Yousif – A Superstar in Limbo

The burial mask of Tutankhamun (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Tutankhamun – His Grave and His Treasures

Replicas that Dazzle and Impress

Photo of a graffito depicting Edward Said (© Ahl Al Kahf)

Essay by Adania Shibli

Recalling Edward Said's Thought Today

Youssef Adlah and the word artist Öznurn (photo: Arne List/DW)

A Muslim Poetry Slam

The Five Pillars of i,Slam

The Algerian Novelist Yasmina Khadra (photo: Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Interview with the Algerian Novelist Yasmina Khadra

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"There Is a Life after Defeat"

Akram at the Morgenland Festival in Osnabrück (photo: Morgenland-Festival)

Oriental Music Festival in Germany

The Silenced Sounds of Baghdad

New York and the Twin Towers under attack on 9/11 (photo: AP)

"The Clash of Civilisations"

Where Huntington Got It Wrong

Scene from "Ummah" (© Senator Films)

The Film "Ummah – Among Friends"

My Neighbours, the Muslims

Germany's Federal President Joachim Gauck (center) with guests at Schloss Bellevue on Citizen's Day 2013 (photo: © imago/IPON)

Cultural Dialogue in Germany

Overcoming a Bloc Mind-set in East and West

'Wonderland' by Halil Altindere (photo: © Servet Dilber)

The Istanbul Biennial

A Missed Opportunity for Art

Interview with Choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

"I Don't Mix Cultures, I Translate"

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