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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]kaiciid.org.

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]kaiciid.org.

Armen Rostomyan is a Senior Programme Manager of the KAICIID Dialogue Knowledge Hub (DKH). He is responsible for development of the DKH portfolio of programmes and initiatives and managing and overseeing their implementation. He has over 20 years of experience working as a programme manager, lead trainer and e-learning course moderator in the UN and international non-governmental organizations.

He worked as a programme manager, international consultant  and organizational development specialist based both in the secretariats, regional offices as well as in the field offices of various international organizations and UN agencies such as the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), World Bank (WB), Habitat for Humanity International, Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), International HIV/AIDS Alliance-UK, and Amnesty International-UK where he was responsible for development and managing a portfolio of various humanitarian and development programs in 18 countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa. He can be reached at: armen.rostomyan[at]kaiciid.org.

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]kaiciid.org

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]kaiciid.org.