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Projects and Programmes
Assessing the Effectiveness of Interfaith Initiatives

A collaboration between The Woolf Institute, Georgetown University Qatar and the Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue (DICID), and with the generous support of the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF)Assessing the Effectiveness of Interfaith Initiatives is a three-year ethnographic research project that centres on Delhi, Doha and London. 

The focus of the research, therefore, is a comparative assessment of how the now global interfaith movement has emerged and developed across these three diverse case studies. Over the course of three years, researchers conducted extensive fieldwork in Delhi, Doha and London, which involved participant-observation at a range of interfaith events, for the most part in dialogue settings such as conferences, roundtables and workshops. Extensive interviews were conducted with interfaith practitioners, religious leaders, scholars, government officials, policymakers and also laypeople. Although centring on three distinctive case studies, the research carried out encompasses many of the trends and challenges that are identifiable across the broader interfaith movement, and should be of interest to politicians, policymakers, religious and community leaders and scholars or students with an interest in the field of interfaith.

Publications
Projects and Programmes
Cross Continental Cooperation Summit 2017-2018

The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2017-18 will be a culmination of 25 events taking place across the globe. The Cross-Continental Cooperation Summit of 2017-18 will be a culmination of 25 events taking place across the globe. 

Projects and Programmes
Middle East Dialogue: A New Collective Vision

Conference in March 2018 by the Middle East Dialogue department, for policy makers, scholars, business and social leaders. There is a call for proposals for this conference

Projects and Programmes
Re-framing education about beliefs and practices in schools

The Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public life was convened in 2013 by the Woolf Institute, which promotes the multidisciplinary study of relationships between Christians, Jews and Muslims.

Media
Generation What Arabic

An online questionnaire to gather information about youth opinions and give them a voice. 

Courses / trainings
Online Training Resource “What's up with culture?”

This online course offers an opportunity to explore various aspects of intercultural communication and adjustment models and to learn what is required to be effective and comfortable while going abroad and living internationally.

Media
Intercultural communication for a more human and diverse world

The videos underline best practices and challenges faced by indigenous communities in Latin America (particular focus on Peru) in regard to promoting intercultural dialogue. Further material can be found on the website.

Publications
Intercultural Competences: Conceptual and Operational Framework

A comprehensive reference publication on the basic terminology needed in order to develop intercultural competences and to permit intercultural dialogue, as well as outlining a series of minimally necessary steps to take in sharing this knowledge with the largest number of others, across the greatest selection of contexts, possible.

Courses / trainings
Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters

The resource was designed to encourage people to think about and learn from intercultural encounters they have had either face to face or through visual media such as such as television, magazines, films, the Internet, etc. Further material can be found on the website, notably Images of Others: An Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters through Visual Media (AIEVM) - this site can accessed only upon authentification, I would propose to skip this sentence.

The Autobiography is a set of learning materials  structured within the model of intercultural competences that includes four elements:

  • Knowledge and skills
  • Behaviour
  • Attitudes and feelings
  • Action