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The KAICIID Who is Who in Interreligious Dialogue is an online directory hosting information on individuals active and expert in IRD such as religious leaders, policymakers, heads of international organisations, teachers, trainers and activists.  Search the directory to connect with experts and specialists from every continent engaged in a wide variety of initiatives.

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Steve Killelea
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Steve Killelea

Founder and Executive Chairman, Institute for Economics and Peace

After establishing himself as a successful entrepreneur in software and technology, Steve Killelea became prominent in philanthropic work centered around sustainable development and peace. His first company, Integrated Research Ltd (IR), focused on payments software and performance management for...

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Maqsoud Kruse

Executive Director, Hedayah Centre

Maqsoud Kruse has been the Executive Director of Hedayah, The International Center of Excellence for Countering Violent Extremism, since its founding in December 2012. He is also a Steering Board Member of the Policy, Think and Do Tanks Constituency for the Global Community Engagement and...

Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah
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Most. Rev. Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Bishop, Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto

Matthew Hassan Kukah is the current Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sokoto in northwestern Nigeria. He was ordained on December 19, 1976. He was formerly the Secretary General of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Nigeria and Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Kaduna until he was ordained...

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Rabbi Joseph Levi

President, Florence School of Advances Studies for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue

Director of Shemah, School for Jewish Studies and culture, Margulies Levinas, Florence
Professor at Cardinal Bea Center for Judaic Studies, Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome
Former President of Rabbis for Human Rights, Israel (1993-1996)
Member of European Rabbinical Conference

 

Rabbi, scholar of Jewish thought. Professor of Jewish Philosophy of the Renaissance at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and at the Center for Studies on the Renaissance and the University of Siena. Since 2006 he has been teaching Jewish Thought and History of the Jewish Liturgy at the Bea Center...

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Prof. Dr. Amy-Jill Levine

University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt University

Mary Jane Werthan Professor in Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt Divinity School
Professor of Jewish Studies, Vanderbilt College of Arts and Sciences
Affiliated Professor, Woolf Institute: Centre for the Study of Jewish-Christian Relations, Cambridge

Amy-Jill Levine (B.A. Smith College; M.A./Ph.D. Duke University) is University Professor of New Testament and Jewish Studies, Mary Jane Werthan Professor of Jewish Studies, and Professor of New Testament Studies at Vanderbilt Divinity School, Graduate Department of Religion, and College of Arts and...

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Sis. Loh Pai Ling

President, Buddhist Missionary Society Malaysia

Chairman, Standing Committee of Interfaith Dialogue, World Fellowship of Buddhists

Vice-Chairman, International Association of Liberal Religious Women, Malaysia Chapter (Protem)

Member, Malaysian Consultative Council of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Sikhism and Taoism

Loh Pai Ling or fondly known as Sister Pai Ling is a lawyer by training, graduated with a LLB degree from the University of London (External), with a Master Degree in Business Administration (Finance) from the University of Hull, UK. Sis. Pai Ling has been serving with Buddhist Missionary Society...

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Samira Luka

Senior Director for Dialogue, Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS)

Member, National Council for Women, Cairo Branch

Member, Board of Trustees,"Bat Elaala"

Samira Luka serves as Senior Director for Dialogue in CEOSS (Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services), a non-governmental organization dedicated to social and cultural development, social justice and inter-religious dialogue in Egypt. Samira works at the international level, as well as...

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Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado

KAICIID Advisory Forum
Archbishop, Catholic Diocese of Vasai

Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado was born on June 6, 1948 in Remedy in Vasai Diocese. He was ordained a priest in October of 1976 in the Archdiocese of Bombay. In May 1998 he was incardinated in the Diocese of Vasai. He was appointed as the Archbishop of Nashik in January 2008 and was ordained in...

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Prof. Dr. Muhammad Machasin

Professor of History of Islamic History and Cultures, Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Head, Dian-Interfidei Foundation

Former Director General, Islamic Community Guidance, Ministry of Religious Affairs Jakarta, Indonesia

Dr. Muhammad Machasin is a professor of history of Islamic cultures at the Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University (UIN) Yogyakarta, Indonesia. He has been actively promoting interfaith dialogue and is a member of the board of the Asian Council on Religion and Peace. He used to be one of the Heads...

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Shaikh Syed Arshad Madani

President, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind

Shaikh Arshad Madani is the son of Maulana Syed Hussain Ahmad Madani, who was the former President, Jamiat Ulama-i-Hind and Prisoner of Malta. He was also Head of Teachers and Professor of Hadees in Darul Uloom, Deoband, Uttar Pradesh, India. Since 2006, Shaikh Arshad Madani has been President of...

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