Christopher Newport University hosted the 2nd Annual Conference on “Civic Movements and Their Impact on Democracy” on November 7, 2015 at the Freeman Center. The conference was sponsored through a collaboration of the Rumi Forum, Reiff Center for Human Rights …
On Wednesday, April 2, 2014, Rumi Forum hosted the conference, “Education and the State of Our Future: Critical Issues Facing Our Children,” as a part of its new annual Social Issues Conference Series.
On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 the Rumi Forum and the Turman National Security Project hosted this panel, “Turkey 2014: Challenges and Prospects Ahead” moderated by Caitlin Howarth joined by Ihsan Dagi and Joshua Walker.
Rumi Forum, Peacebuilding and Development Center at the American University, Mount St Mary’s University and the Woodstock Theological Center at the Georgetown University held an international symposium on the Hizmet Movement and peacebuilding, in Washington, DC, on October 25-26, 2013.
Emre Celik, Rumi Forum’s President, spoke of his dialogue experiences in Washington DC and Australia and discussed the practical steps necessary to encourage it. The program was organized by Denmark’s Dialogue Forum.
The University of Houston’s Gülen Institute on Wednesday bestowed awards on 30 young people for their winning essays on the subject of immigration and evacuation, at the Youth Platform Award Ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Recently it has been debated whether the Turkish experience in democracy can be an example for the predominantly Muslim countries in the Middle East such as Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and Syria that are going through their own struggles for democratization.