25 March 2011

OPENING CEREMONY

GREETING SPEECHES FROM LEADERS OF RELIGIOUS COMMUNITIES

SESSION I, INTER-RELIGOUS AND INTER-CIVILISATION DIALOGUE
Moderator: Prof. As. Gjergji Sinani – Shqipëri

Discussion

SESSION II, MORAL VALUES IN GULEN PHILOSOPHY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Admiel Kosman – Germany

Discussion

SESSION III, GULEN’S HUMAN PHILOSOPHY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Valentina Duka – Albania

Discussion

SESSION IV, PHILANTROPY AND CIVIL SOCIETY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Herve Legrand – France

  • Preaching by Example: Global Philanthropism and Civil Religion
    Prof. Dr. Greg Barton – Australia
  • Social Capital, Civil Society, Gülen Movement
    Prof. Assoc. Ihsan Yilmaz – Turkey
  • Fethullah Gulen and His Contribution on Global Peace
    Dr. Bekir Çinar – Albania
  • Dialogue from Another Perspective
    Prof. Assoc. Ilira Çaushaj – Albania

Discussion

SESSION V, ISLAM AND DEMOCRACY
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Greg Barton – Australia

  • An Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Dialogue in the XIII Century
    Dr. Todor Todorov – Bulgaria
  • Gulen Movement, Islam, Politics
    Ali Bulaç – Turkey
  • Islam and Democracy on Gulen’s Understanding
    Dr. Nadir Adiliov – Tajikistan
  • Connecting the Tradition of Tolerance to the Islamic Origin: Ghazali and Gulen
    Prof. As. Gokhan Bacik – Turkey

Discussion

SESSION VI, GULEN AND EDUCATION
Moderator: Dr. Ferdinand Gjana – Albania

  • The Role of Turkish Private Schools in the Intercultural Dialogue
    Prof. Dr. Nadezhda Emelianova – Russia
  • Modernity’s Challenges and Gulen’s Ideas on Education
    Dr. Anwar Alam – India
  • Glocalization of the Gulen-Inspired Education Model
    Dr. Margaret A. Johnson – USA
  • Teaching Values and Ethics
    Prof. Dr. Ibrahim Berisha – Kosovo
  • The Role of Education and Culture in Rebuilding the Individual and Society
    Dr. Agron Tufa – Albania

Discussion

SESSION VII, DIALOGUE IN THE BALKANS AND ALBANIA
Moderator: Prof. Dr. Shezai Rrokaj – Albania

  • Religious Freedom in the Balkans
    Prof. Dr. Hervé Legrand – France
  • The Background of Religious Tolerance in Albania
    Prof. Dr. Ferit Duka – Albania
  • Religious Diversity in Albanian Society: Incentives for Understanding and Not Conflict
    Prof. Dr. Zyhdi Dervishi – Albania
  • Intrinsic Factors of Religious Coexistence in Albania
    Prof. Dr. Pëllumb Xhufi – Albania
  • Theoretical and Practical Reflections of Dialogue in Albanian Contexts, the Gulen Movement
    M.A. Genti Kruja – Albania

Discussion

CLOSING SESSION

  • Prof. Dr. Admiel Kosman – Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Dhori Kule, Rector of Tirana University