Topic: Places of Dialogue

Erbil's Book Cafe (source: raseef22)

A reading Renaissance

Kurdistan′s Book Cafe: In praise of female entrepreneurs

Cairo band ″Les Petits Chats″ (photo: Les Petits Chats)

Jazz in the Arab world

The roots of fusion

Rebetiko performance by singer Manolis Dimitrianakis in the Hamam Club, Petralona, Athens (photo: Mey Dudin)

Rebetiko between East and West

Melancholy makes a comeback

Wedhar Riyadi′s ′Floating Eyes′ installation at the 2017 ArtJog (photo: Zora Rahman)

Indonesia′s ArtJog fair

Open your eyes!

Federal Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel meeting representatives of religious communities in North and West Africa, the Middle East and Europe at the German Foreign Office for the international ″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference (photo: dpa)

″Peace responsibility of religions″ conference

Religion′s potential for peace

Members of Emran Tenere in front of Kahf al-Jnun – ′the djinns′ cave′ – near Ghat in the Libyan Sahara (photo: Emran Tenere)

Tuareg fusion

Desert cats

Pope Francis meets Grand Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayyeb during his visit to Al-Azhar University in Cairo (photo: Reuters)

Pope Francis’ visit to Al-Azhar

Who holds sway over religious identity?

Imam Sherin Khankan in Copenhagen′s first women′s mosque (photo: Ulrike Hummel)

Copenhagen′s mosque led by women

When the muezzina calls

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

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

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