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KAICIID Online Course on Interreligious Dialogue

The KAICIID Online Course on Interreligious Dialogue is a three-credit bachelor degree course that can be offered at any academic institution as an elective course within a wide range of programmes. This course has been designed to also be suitable for the general public. If you are interested in learning about interreligious dialogue, and you can dedicate a few weeks to such learning, this course is the right place for you to start from.

Our online course is the result of an ongoing collaboration with renowned universities such as the University of Montreal, the Complutense University of Madrid and the Institute for the Sciences of Religions in Barcelona. This interdisciplinary course enjoys a variety of voices and approaches within the Social Sciences and the Humanities. All course’s materials are accessible online and you can follow the course from the comfort of your home.

For the moment, two versions of the course, one in English and the other in French are ready. You can choose your preferred language and begin the learning journey by subscribing in the course. If you are a post-secondary student and you wish to participate in an accredited version of the course, you must contact the registration office at your university, and ask them to send us a request to that end.  

 

KAICIID Online Course on Interreligious Dialogue is composed of 12 equal modules on different topics:

  1.  Module 1: Theories and Methods in Interreligious Dialogue: A Brief Overview (Prof. Patrice Brodeur / University of Montreal)

  2.  Module 2: A Brief History of the Modern Interreligious Dialogue Movement (Prof. Patrice Brodeur / University of Montreal)

  3.  Module 3: Dialogue Theories and Ethics: Exploring the Conceptual Landscape of Dialogue (Dr. Scherto Gill / University of Sussex)

  4.  Module 4: Global Ethic and Religions: Towards an Interfaith Perspective (Prof. Xavier Marín and Prof. Joan Hernandez-Serret / ISCREB)

  5.  Module 5: Understanding Public Policy on Religious Diversity: The Case of the Muslim Veil in Europe (Prof. Fernando Amerigo / Complutense University of Madrid)

  6.  Module 6: The Prejudices and Stereotypes: How to Treat Islamophobia, Christianophobia and Anti-Semitism (Prof. Xavier Marín and Prof. Joan Hernandez-Serret / ISCREB)

  7.  Module 7: Interfaith Dialogue on the Internet: The Religious Phenomenon in Virtual Communities and Social Networks (Prof. Javier Bustamante / Complutense Univesity of Madrid)

  8.  Module 8: Socio-historical aspects of Religious phenomena in Islam (Dr. Shahram Nahidi / University of Montreal)

  9.  Module 9: Diversity of Muslims’ Perception of Interreligious Phenomena: One sacred Text, Different Understandings (Dr. Shahram Nahidi / University of Montreal)

  10.  Module 10: Interfaith Peace and Dialogue Models: From Harmony to Liberation (Prof. Mohammed Abu-Nimer / American University, Washington DC.)

  11. Module 11: Interfaith Dialogue: A Venue for Peacebuilding (Prof. Mohammed Abu-Nimer / American University, Washington DC.)

  12.  Module 12: Outcomes of Dialogue Processes: Obstacles and hopes (Prof. Mohammed Abu-Nimer / American University, Washington DC.)

 

To log in visit the Online Course page