Topic: Dialogue of Cultures | Intercultural Dialogue

Illustration from Fariduddin Attar's "Vogelgespraeche" published by Edition Orient 2022 (source: Edition Orient)

Attar’s "The Conference of the Birds"

There is no person whose soul has not suffered

Algerian Jewish musican Edmond Nathan Yafil, in the centre with the violin and the striking moustache (source: over-blog.fr)

Muslims and Jews in the Maghreb

A whispered history

Hagia Sophia: a monument spanning two world religions, Christianity and Islam (photo: Getty Images)

No Europe without Islam

"Europe's history is rooted in migration"

Symbolic image of a menorah, the Jewish seven-branched candlestick (photo: Roland Weihrauch/dpa/picture-alliance)

Nathan Englander's "kaddish.com"

Guilt and belated mourning rights

Queen Elizabeth II visiting a mosque in Bursa, Turkey, 2008 (photo: Anatolia News Agency/AFP)

Elizabeth II and the Muslims

"To be there for our fellow human-beings"

Goethe Medal winner Mohamed Abla from Egypt at the award ceremony in Weimar, 28.08.2022 (photo: Goethe-Institut)

Mohamed Abla awarded Goethe Medal

Telling stories through art

Screenshot of German-born director Cem Kaya (source: BR)

Cem Kaya on Turkish pop culture

As multi-faceted as Asia Minor

Iranian author Abbas Maroufi in his Berlin bookshop (photo: pciture-alliance)

Death of Iranian writer Abbas Maroufi

Engaged in cultural dialogue

Istanbul view of the Hagia Sofia (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Istanbul in 24 hours

What's it like to live in a fractured city?

Cover of "dort" literary magazine, showcasing contemporary Persian literature (source: publisher)

Young Persian fiction

"Dort": weird fiction fresh from Iran

: Concert by conductor Zubin Mehta with the orchestra of the ‘Maggio Musicale Fiorentino’ at the auditorium of ArezzoFiere, Italy (photo: Daiano Cristini/Avalo)

Israel and Palestine

How to build a lasting peace

A woman holds up an Israel flag while the painting by Indonesian artist Taring is mounted (photo: Sven Pförtner/dpa/picture-alliance)

Anti-Semitism at documenta15

"The documenta is in ruins"

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