Topic: Places of Dialogue

Hadeer Mansour and the books bike on a Cairo street (source: Facebook)

Cairo′s mobile library

Bringing books to the people

Ann-Kathrin Carstensen, founder of the ″Rita in Palma″ fashion label, (centre), with two of her employees in the Berlin atelier (photo: Ceyda Nurtsch)

Showcasing integration at "Rita in Palma"

A hive of industry

Daniel Barenboim conducting a rehearsal of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in the Pierre Boulez Hall of the Barenboim-Said Akademie (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Inauguration of the Pierre Boulez Hall in Berlin

"Music for the Thinking Ear"

Arabic cultural cafe Naqsh (photo: Hakim Khatib/MPC Journal)

″Naqsh″ – the Arabic cultural cafe

Amman's bridge builders

Lutheran pastor Mitri Raheb (photo: Diyar Center)

Interview with Lutheran pastor Mitri Raheb

″Till we have a fair peace″

French author and translator Mathias Enard (photo: AFP)

Book review: Mathias Enard′s ″Boussole″

In love with the Orient

The brothers August Wilhelm Schlegel (left) and Karl Wihelm Friedrich Schlegel (source: Wikipedia)

Karl Wilhelm Friedrich and August Wilhelm Schlegel

The Orient – so near and yet so far

Logo of the ″Two States, One Homeland″ initiative

New peace initiatives for the Middle East conflict

Two states, one homeland

Arab Youth Philharmonic Orchestra in Berlin (photo: DW)

Arab Youth Philharmonic Orchestra in Berlin

Playing for peace

Shady Ahmed sings in a Cairo kitchen (photo: Goethe-Institut)

Project: ″Music Spaces in the Arab World″

Between the pots and pans

Ruhrtriennale 2016 venue: the mosque in Duisburg-Marxloh

″Urban Prayers″ music theatre project

Spotlight on faith

Saint Peter's Basilica, Vatican City

The Vatican

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All things to all people?

Jesuit priest Felix Koerner (photo: Carolin Kubo)

Interview with the theologian and Islam scholar Felix Koerner

"Clean theology is good for every religious community"

The Syrian Musicians′ Orchestra (photo: picture-alliance/PA Wire/Y. Mok)

The Syrian Musicians′ Orchestra play Istanbul

Hosts of honour

Symbolic image of Arabic books (photo: Loay Mudhoon)

Arabic literature as a cultural asset

Uncharted waters

Haura from Basra (front left) and Samarkand from Baghdad (rear right) in the writing workshop in Basra (photo: Inka Thunecke/DW)

Women′s writing workshop in Basra, Iraq

Writing to survive

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