On September 13th, Dr. Katayoun Kishi, Research Associate at Pew Research Center, presented her findings from the ninth in a series of reports by Pew Research Center analyzing the extent to which governments and societies around the world impinge on …
The Rumi hosted Dr. Johan Leman to discuss his studies entitled, “At the intersections migration, religion and extremism: pluralism in today’s EU” on May 3rd, 2016.
Dr. Rebecca Winthrop discussed what works in girl’s education and its importance on a local and global scale on April 5, 2016. Dr. Ken Bedell moderated the talk.
On March 23rd, 2016, Dr. Robert P. Jones discussed how the United State’s demographical trends in religion and other demographics, such as race, are changing.
On February 23rd, the Rumi Forum hosted Mr. Nathan Lean to discuss Islamophobia in America. He explored causes, challenges and solutions with a very timely and important discussion to overcome misunderstandings and prejudices against the Muslims in America.
In the last couple of years, criticism of the government has become a risky business in Turkey. Hundreds of journalists critical of the government, including some prominent ones, have been dismissed.
Dr. Pim Valkenberg joined the Rumi Forum to speak on his recent book Renewing Islam by Service: A Christian View of Fethullah Gulen and the Hizmet Movement. The talk will be moderated by Dr. Paul Heck.
Rumi Forum and the Institute for Islamic and Turkish Studies (IITS) held a panel on the role of community and faith leaders in countering radicalization on Sunday, April 12, 2015.
On March 31st, 2015 Peter Henne of the Pew Research Center presented the Global Religious Restrictions report’s findings on the trends of global religious restrictions.
Trudy Conway talked about the virtues-based approach of Fethullah Gulen in dialogue on February 4, 2015. Professor Conway presented her book Cross-cultural Dialogue on the Virtues: The Contribution of Fethullah Gulen.