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Dialogue Knowledge Hub

About DKH

The KAICIID Dialogue Knowledge Hub is a user-focused virtual platform that serves anyone working or interested in interreligious dialogue, regardless of background or location. These services are primarily informative and educational, creating networking opportunities. You can enter this platform through different portals such as directories, databases or e-learning products. These portals provide you with information and updates on interreligious dialogue.   

Through the Dialogue Knowledge Hub, we strive to make this information accessible for your use. Your feedback to us is very welcome, since you contribute to the constant updating of the platform and help us to better serve you.  You may contact us at dkh[at]

About DKH Team

Patrice Brodeur is the Senior Adviser (Knowledge) at the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID) and Associate Professor at the University of Montreal in Canada. As the conceptualizer of the KAICIID Peace Map  and Dialogue Knowledge Hub, Brodeur participates in its leadership team. He is a scholar of Abrahamic religions and trainer in interreligious dialogue. He received his Ph.D. (Religious Studies) from Harvard University. He has studied at McGill University (BA and MA) as well as at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and the University of Jordan in Amman. He was Canada Research Chair on Islam, Pluralism, and Globalization (2005-2015) at the University of Montreal, and a Rockefeller Fellow at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at Notre Dame University in the USA (2004-2005). He can be reached at: patrice.brodeur[at]

Shahram Nahidi has developed and taught many courses, both in classrooms and online, at various universities including Imam Sadiq University (Tehran, Iran), University of Sudbury (Ontario, Canada), McGill University (Quebec, Canada), and University of Montreal (Quebec, Canada). In addition, since 2005, as a member of the Canada Research Chair on Islam, Pluralism, and Globalization at the University of Montreal, he has contributed to several research projects, resulting in the publication of articles on topics related to religious studies and hermeneutics, including the chapter on Islam for the Quebec Ministry of Education’s high school curriculum for its Ethics and Religious Culture Programme. In 2013-2014, he was the Acting Director of the above Canada Research Chair.  He can be reached at Shahram.nahidi[at]

Anja Piskur is Programme Manager of the Dialogue Knowledge Hub Online Platform, as well as Programme Manager for the Peace Mapping Programme. Anja holds a degree in Ethnography and Cultural Anthropology from the University of Ljubljana. She has been trained in Slovenia and Denmark and conducted field work in Montenegro, Uganda and Myanmar. Anja can be reached at: anja.piskur[at]

Elizabeth Jane Perks is Programme Manager for the KAICIID online resources on the Dialogue Knowledge Hub. Elizabeth holds qualifications and a proven track record in administrative, organisational and information management, with over 25 years of work experience in international organisations and legal environments at executive level in the UK, Germany and Austria. You can reach Elizabeth at elizabeth.perks[at]