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Dialogue

Organizations Events Writings & Documents Other

Organizations

www.unesco.org/dialogue2001
UNESCO web site on Dialogue among Civilizations
 

www.arts-civic.org
Institute on the Arts and Civic Dialogue - directed by Anna Deavere Smith. Focusing on artistic collaboration and discovery while exploring issues of race, identity, diversity, and community. 

www.worlddialogue.org
Centre for World Dialogue, Cyprus -the Centre organizes conferences enabling dialogues on issues of global and regional concern, and provides research facilities. 

www.iadialog.org
Inter-American Dialogue: US center for policy analysis, communication, and exchange on Western Hemisphere affairs. 

www.dem-dial.demon.co.uk/index.htm
Democratic Dialogue, Belfast-based think tank devoted to participatory and policy-oriented research into ways to ameliorate the Northern Ireland conflict. 

www.uia.org/homemeta.htm
Metaphors of Governance, explores the role of metaphor and pattern in relation to governance, understanding of world problems, articulation of more appropriate organizational strategies, transformative conferencing and dialogue, and knowledge organization. 

www.rikidscount.org
Rhode Island Kids Count, statewide non-profit children's policy organization provides information on child well-being, stimulates dialogue on children's issues, and promotes accountability. 

www.dialogroup.com/dialogroup
The Dialogue Group: Brings the principles and benefits of dialogic communication to organizations. Site describes what Dialogue is, and available seminars, books, and public programs. 

www.globalethics.org
The Institute for Global Ethics is an independent, nonsectarian, and nonpolitical organization dedicated to elevating public awareness and promoting the discussion of ethics in a global context. 

www.peacetalk.org
Peace On Earth Foundation: Aims to generate a global community dialogue about and for peace. 

www.ctel.net/~keggi/fase
Center for Faith and Science Exchange (FASE) - A program of the Boston Theological Institutes to promote interdisciplinary dialogue with the sharing of knowledge, metaphors, and values. 

www.mindandlife.org
The Mind and Life Institute, fosters creative dialogue and collaborative research between Buddhism and Western science. 

www.oxfordadvancedacademy.com/Rector_s_Welcome/rector_s_welcome.html
Oxford Academy for Advanced Studies was founded in 1991, stating as one of its objectives the facilitation of a better understanding between Eastern and Western cultures through constructive dialogue and the fostering of mutual respect, and heralding peace as the language of the future. 

www.prajnaparamita.com
Basho's Pond - spiritual community that provides interfaith dialogue, selected spiritual books and tapes. 

www.united-religions.org
United Religions Initiative, designed to create the United Religions, a permanent public forum for interfaith dialogue and collaboration.

www.un.int/iran/dialog.html
Permanent Mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations 
 

www.aimnet.com/~rjturner/NCCTA
Call To Action - Northern California, dedicated to change and open dialogue within the Roman Catholic Church. 

www.francophonie.org/oif.cfm
Agence de la Francophonie (ACCT), mission of the agency is to bring together francophone countries for purposes of creating a worldwide dialogue. 

www.metropolis.org
Metropolis, World Association of the Major Metropolises - network of more than 65 metropolises and capital cities of the world. International forum for effective dialogue and cooperation on all aspects of urban management and development. 

www.irfwp.org
Inter Religious Federation for World Peace - dedicated to the pursuit of world peace through inter-religious dialogue and harmony. 

www.swissinstitute.net
The Swiss Institute of New York - independent, nonprofit cultural center founded to promote artistic dialogue between Switzerland and the US. 

danenet.wicip.org/whc/
Wisconsin Humanities Council, supports projects that deepen public knowledge of and appreciation for the humanities, encourage dialogue between humanities scholars and members of the general public, and build bridges between diverse groups of Wisconsin citizens. 

www.op.org/san-nicola
Istituto di Teologia Ecumenico-Patristica Greco-Bizantina «San Nicola» - institute of research and higher learning dealing with Patristics, Byzantine and Ecumenical Theology for the purpose of ecumenical dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. 

astro.temple.edu/~dialogue/index.html
Global Dialogue Institute:
Its main aim is to foster dialogue among individuals, cultures and peoples

www.futurealliances.com/dapia
Dialogue and Action between the People of Iran and America (DAPIA) 

astro.temple.edu/~dialogue/iiid.htm
Institute for interreligious, intercultural dialogue
 

www.unesco.org/culture/dialogue/iydc/html_eng/unescores.htm
UNESCO, United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations
 

www.oas.org
The Organization of American States (OAS): The principal forum in the hemisphere for dialogue on political, economic and social issues. Every country in the Americas is a member of the Organization.

www.sfcg.org/iran/Events%20&%20Organizations/Organizations/cmcu2.htm
The Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (CMCU)’s mission is to address the relationship of the Muslim world and the West, Islam and Christianity, in terms of history and international affairs.

www.sfcg.org
Search for Common Ground: An organization with a vision of transforming how the world deals with conflict -- away from adversarial approaches toward cooperative solutions.
 

www.web.net/~wifeaont/index.html
World Interfaith Education Association (WIFEA), A neutral body learning how to support all people of faith in the responsibilities of living respectfully in a pluralistic society. 

www.jordanembassyus.org/interfaith.htm
Interfaith Dialogue: An Intrinsic part of Jordanian efforts toward pluralism: the pursuit of inter-faith dialogue between Muslims, Christians and Jews.

www.president.ir/year2001/index-e.htm
2001: UN’s World Year of Dialogue Among Civilizations 

www.ctel.net/~keggi/fase
Center for Faith and Science Exchange (FASE), a program of the Boston Theological Institutes to promote interdisciplinary dialogue, with the sharing of knowledge, metaphors, and values.

www.mindandlife.org
The Mind and Life Institute - fosters creative dialogue and collaborative research between Buddhism and Western science.   

http://www.schillerinstitute.org
Schiller Institute, a non-profit corporation founded in May 1984 is working around the world to defend the rights of all humanity to progress.

www.prajnaparamita.com
Basho's Pond - spiritual community that provides interfaith dialogue, selected spiritual books and tapes. 

www.united-religions.org/newsite/index.htm
United Religions Initiative - designed to create the United Religions, a permanent public forum for interfaith dialogue and collaboration 

www.aimnet.com/~rjturner/NCCTA
Call To Action - Northern California - dedicated to change and open dialogue within the Roman Catholic Church. 

www.francophonie.org/oif.cfm
Agence de la Francophonie (ACCT), mission of the agency is to bring together francophone countries for purposes of creating a worldwide dialogue. 

www.metropolis.org
Metropolis, World Association of the Major Metropolises - network of more than 65 metropolises and capital cities of the world. International forum for effective dialogue and cooperation on all aspects of urban management and development. 

www.irfwp.org
Inter Religious Federation for World Peace - dedicated to the pursuit of world peace through inter-religious dialogue and harmony. 

www.swissinstitute.net
The Swiss Institute of New York, independent, nonprofit cultural center founded to promote artistic dialogue between Switzerland and the US. 

danenet.wicip.org/whc/
Wisconsin Humanities Council, supports projects that deepen public knowledge of and appreciation for the humanities, encourage dialogue between humanities scholars and members of the general public, and build bridges between diverse groups of Wisconsin citizens. 

www.aaas.org/spp/dspp/dbsr/default.htm
Dialogue Between Science and Religion, promotes collaboration and understanding between members of the scientific and religious communities.

www.op.org/san-nicola
Istituto di Teologia Ecumenico-Patristica Greco-Bizantina «San Nicola», institute of research and higher learning dealing with Patristics, Byzantine and Ecumenical Theology for the purpose of ecumenical dialogue between the Catholic and Orthodox Churches. 

history.hanover.edu/texts/braddial.html
Anne Bradstreet, a Dialogue Between Old England and New (1630)
 

groups.yahoo.com/group/dialogueofcivilizations
Discussion group arranged by the Institute of Islamic Studies (IIS) to create an open atmosphere to share the idea about the historical background to & the definition of dialogue among civilizations.
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Events

www.fourthfreedom.org
Fourth Freedom Forum: Through scholarly research, public education, dialogue with policy experts, and media communications, the Fourth Freedom Forum explores options for the nonviolent resolution of international conflict.
 

www.crvp.org/confs99-00/moscow.html
Moscow Conference:
"Dialogue between Civilizations: West - East"
November 10-13, 1999 

philosophy.cua.edu/rvp/conf/sofia.htm
Conference on
Islamic and Christian cultures: Conflict or Dialogue, Sofia, Bulgaria, Nov. 12-15, 1998 

Writings and Documents 

www.un.org/News/Press/docs/1999/19991210.ga9684.doc.html
Assembly weighs United Nations Year of Dialogue among Civilizations 

www.ipu.org/conf-e/103-2.htm
Dialogue among Civilizations and cultures: Resolution adopted without a vote by the 103rd Inter-Parliamentary Conference, (Amman, 5 May 2000) 

www.aua.am/AUA/extens/lectures/28_e.htm#biog
Speech by Mr. Koleini,
Chargé d'Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Armenia, about Dialogue among Civilizations, American University of Armenia, June 10, 1999 

www.cc.colorado.edu/academics/anniversary/Transcripts/HuntingtonTXT.htm
Keynote Address by Samuel P. Huntington, Colorado College's 125th Anniversary Symposium on Cultures in the 21st Century: Conflicts and Convergences
 

www.un.int/france/declarations/AG/droitshomme/eu/981104EU.html
Dialogue among civilizations
, statement by Mr. Hans Peter Manz, deputy permanent representative of Austria on behalf of the European Union 

www.oic-un.org/pr/22.html
OIC Governmental Group of Experts Formulates Two Draft Universal Documents on Dialogue among Civilizations 

Other

www.aalbc.com/dialogue.htm
Dialogue is a bimonthly periodical published by The Alliance for Cultural Enrichment, Inc. (ACE). Starting January 1999 it will be published quarterly. Dialogue is designed to be a resource on African-American literature, art, film, and other cultural issues. 

www.copri.dk/ipra/CIVILIzation.html
Discussion Page on the concept of Dialogue of Civilizations

www.duversity.org/pastevent/n_logue.html
Intentional Conversation with Anthony Blake 

web.president.gov.ir/disscgrps
Discussion Groups
of Presidency of the I.R. of Iran 

www.jcrelations.com
Jewish-Christian Relations, offers theological articles and statements, directories of institutes and organizations, and diverse resources for exploring the on-going Christian-Jewish dialogue. 

www.web.net/~wifeaont/di.html
Dialogue: Meeting the challenge of religious pluralism in Ontario through education and dialogue

www.aaas.org/spp/dspp/dbsr/default.htm
Dialogue Between Science and Religion, promotes collaboration and understanding between members of the scientific and religious communities. 

www.alhewar.com
Al-Hewar: A voice of Arab community in the US. Features articles about politics, religion and culture, and a sub-section called the Arab-American Dialogue.  

www.fethullahgulen.org/dialogue.html
Fethullah Gülen’s efforts on dialogue 

www.dem-dial.demon.co.uk/index.htm
Democratic Dialogue - Belfast-based think tank devoted to participatory and policy-oriented research into ways to ameliorate the Northern Ireland conflict. 

www.unesco.org/cpp/uk/news/moscow.htm
International Forum for a Culture of Peace and Dialogue among Civilizations in the Third Millennium, Moscow, Russian Federation, May 1999, under the auspices of Federico Mayor, Director-General of UNESCO and Yuri Lujkov, Mayor of Moscow.
 

www.teleport.com/~mears/bio.html
Writer about Dialogue 

home.barcelona2004.org/
Fòrum Universal de les Cultures Barcelona 2004 - a new event based on debates, congresses, theme exhibitions, and a World Arts Festival, to contribute to the dialogue between peoples, cultures, and civilizations. 

www.unog.ch/library/culture/Dialfilm.htm
The cinema's contribution to dialogue among civilizations 

www.dialogroup.com/dialogroup
The Dialogue Group: Brings the principles and benefits of dialogic communication to organizations. Site describes what Dialogue is, and available seminars, books, and public programs.

Peace

www.iwpr.net
The Institute for War and Peace Reporting

www.peaceabbey.org
The Peace Abbey
An organization that aims to achieve peace through social interaction, non-violence and prayer

www.cfcsc.dnd.ca
War, Peace and Security World Wide Web Server

www.sipri.se
SIPRI (Stockholm International Peace Research Institute) - influential think tank and the authoritative source on arms trade figures and trends. 

www.ceip.org
The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace - its associates seek to invigorate and extend both expert and public discussion on a wide range of international issues. The Endowment publishes Foreign Policy magazine.  

www.ipacademy.org
International Peace Academy (IPA) is an independent, non-partisan, international organization dedicated to promoting the peaceful settlement of armed conflicts between and within states. 

www.igc.org/igc/gateway/pnindex.html
Conflict Net - grouping of individuals and organizations concerned about conflict and mediation issues. Includes many useful further links. 

www.peacetalk.org
Peace On Earth Foundation - aims to generate a global community dialogue about and for peace. 

www.iifwp.org
Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace 

www.incore.ulst.ac.uk
INCORE's central aims are to increase understanding of the origins, dynamics and effects of ethnic conflict, and to encourage better approaches to conflict management and resolution.

www.planet.edu/~alaslah
Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center: Wi'am: An organization striving alongside other democratic forces present in the larger Bethlehem community to build a democratic and just society.

www.international-alert.org
International Alert: A non-governmental organization to identify and address the root causes of violence and contribute to the just and peaceful transformation of violent internal conflict.

www.cmgonline.org
Conflict Management Group (CMG): Strategic Advice and Training in Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, and Crisis Management

www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm
Center for International Development and Conflict Management (CIDCM): Dedicated to the analysis of the needs of nations and resolution of their conflict

www.accord.org.za
ACCORD, providing a mechanism to deal with conflict arising out of South Africa’s transition from apartheid to democratic governance.

www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/ecrd
The Ethnic Conflict Research Digest publishes peer reviews of recently published books, journal articles and research papers on the dynamics and management of ethnic conflict. 

www.fourthfreedom.org
Fourth Freedom Forum: Through scholarly research, public education, dialogue with policy experts, and media communications, the Fourth Freedom Forum explores options for the nonviolent resolution of international conflict.
 

www.planet.edu/~alaslah
Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center:
Wi'am: An organization striving alongside other democratic forces present in the larger Bethlehem community to build a democratic and just society.

Culture & Civilizations

Organizations Publications Readings
Ancient Civilizations Events

Organizations

www.unesco.org/culture
UNESCO Culture Web site

www.supportunicef.org
Support UNICEF

www.unog.ch/art/cultur
United Nations Office at Geneva, Cultural Service 

Culture.coe.fr
European Cultural Cooperation, European cooperation fields of cultural heritage, education, modern language, etc.

www.members.global2000.net/~sarada
World Civilization Center, Interfaith Peace Temple 

ircica.hypermart.net
IRCICA (Research Center for Islamic History, Art & Culture)

www.wwcd.org
Webster’s World of Cultural Democracy, a worldwide web center for information and discussion about the world of cultural democracy 

home.t-online.de/home/inspra/iie
Intercultural Information Exchange (IIE) 

www.ruf.rice.edu/~culture/center
Center for the Study of Cultures, Rice University

www.crvp.org
Council for Research in Values and Philosophy (CRVP)
 

www.iccrom.org
ICCROM, International center for the study of the preservation and restoration of cultural heritage 

www.accu.or.jp.index.shtml
ACCU, Asia/Pacific Cultural Center for UNESCO 

www.globalcommunity.org
Foundation for Global Community 

www2.uwindsor.ca/~temelin/
Centre for Multicultural Development and Documentation

www.iim.qc.ca
Research and Action Group for Intercultural Alternatives.

www.cs.org/index
Cultural Survival, a recognized leader in educational and communication forums that advocate the rights, voice and vision of indigenous peoples

www.linguapax.org
Linguapax is an international project fostered by UNESCO. It promotes the culture of peace through plurilingual education, the protection of our linguistic heritage and advice to states in matters of linguistic policy.

www.wsu.edu/~dee/CIVAFRCA/CIVAFRCA
Civilizations in Africa
 

www.wsu.edu/~dee/WORLD
Washington State University - World Civilizations, An internet classroom and anthology 

home.echo-on.net/~smithda/index
Civilizations in History
 

history.evansville.net/prehist
The Development of Western Civilization
 

www.littman.co.uk/home
The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization

indy4.fdl.cc.mn.us/~isk/maya/maya
Maya Civilization, Past & Present 

www.execulink.com/~bcox/civil
Civilization Sites, Classified information on different civilizations of the world

www.wsu.edu:8080/~dee/CIVAMRCA/CONTENTS
Civilizations in America 

www.taisei.co.jp/cg_e/ancient_world/world_map
World Map of Ancient Civilizations

www.bradkeena.com
The Cultural Dissident, cultural and political news, commentary and analysis, with daily video stream updates by Brad Keena

www.princeton.edu/~artspol
Princeton University Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies, Created to improve the clarity, accuracy and sophistication of discourse about the nation's artistic and cultural life

www.intercultural.org
Intercultural Communication Institute, ICI researches for the history and resources of intercultural communication and examines its concepts and theories and applications

www.charweb.org/organizations/international/iti
Intercultural Training Institute, to develop, coordinate, and deliver custom designed cross-cultural training/ education programs
 

www.xs4all.nl/~united
UNITED for Intercultural Action, European network against nationalism, racism, fascism and in support of migrants and refugees 

www.sibling.org
American Intercultural Student Exchange, AISE is a non-profit, tax-exempt, educational foundation for high school students, dedicated to fostering increased international understanding through the promotion of worldwide intercultural learning and living experiences.
 

www.pieusa.org/pie
Pacific Intercultural Exchange, Recognizing the importance of global interdependence, PIE-USA has dedicated itself to breaking down barriers to communication and building bridges among the cultures of the world through the medium of international student exchange. 

fbc.binghamton.edu
Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations 

www.focusmm.com/civimenu
Focus Online Magazine, Mediterranean Civilizations,
Cultural Heritage 

www.inpaku.unesco.org/portal_heritage/index.shtml
The Heritage Portal is a gateway to resources related to heritage worldwide
 

www.unesco.org/whc
UNESCO World Heritage Center

www.ovpm.org
The Organization of World Heritage Cities, created to assist member cities adapt and improve their management methods

www.iccrom.org
ICCROM, International center for the study of the preservation and restoration of cultural heritage

www.tcol.co.uk/index
The Commonwealth is an association of governments set up so that the member countries can support each other, and work together towards international goals. 

Ancient Civilizations

www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/DEPT/RA/ABZU/ABZU
ABZU, Guide to resources for the study of the ancient near east, available on the internet,
A project and publication of the Research Archives of the Oriental Institute, Chicago  

www.fordham.edu/halsall/byzantium
Byzantium, Byzantine Studies on the Internet, Edited by Paul Halsall, (Fordham University), Byzantium is a course supplement for Byzantine Studies and more.
 

www.fordham.edu/halsall/africa/africasbook  
Internet African History Sourcebook
 

www.fordham.edu/halsall/eastasia/eastasiasbook  
Internet East Asian History
Sourcebook  

www.fordham.edu/halsall/india/indiasbook  
Internet Indian History
Sourcebook 

www.fordham.edu/halsall/islam/islamsbook  
Internet Islamic History
Sourcebook

www.fordham.edu/halsall/jewish/jewishsbook  
Internet Jewish History Sourcebook
 

www.fordham.edu/halsall/women/womensbook  
Internet Women's History
Sourcebook  

www.fordham.edu/halsall/global/globalsbook  
Internet Global History
Sourcebook  

www.fordham.edu/halsall/science/sciencesbook  
Internet History of Science Sourcebook  

www.uky.edu/ArtsSciences/Classics/gender  
Diotima: Materials for the Study of Women and Gender in the Ancient World, Edited by Suzanne Bonefas (Associated Colleges of the South/Miami University) and Ross Scaife (University of Kentucky), Diotima features a wide-range of resources for teaching and research on women in the ancient world.
 

eawc.evansville.edu  
Exploring Ancient World Cultures, Edited by Anthony F. Beavers (University of Evansville), Exploring Ancient World Cultures is a general textbook project dedicated to the ancient Near East, ancient India, ancient Egypt, ancient China, ancient Greece, ancient Rome, early Rome and medieval Europe.  

Near East | India | Egypt | China | Greece | Rome | Islam | Europe  

www.phil.uni-erlangen.de/~p2latein/ressourc/ressourc  
Edited by Ulrich Schmitzer (Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg), Kirke (in German) is an extensive index of internet sites relating to the classical periods of Greece and Rome.  

www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/labyrinth-home  
The Labyrinth: Resources for Medieval Studies
 

netserf.cua.edu  
Edited by Beau A.C. Harbin (The Catholic University of America), NetSERF is a subject-oriented index of medieval resources available on the Internet and includes an extensive hypertext glossary of general medieval terms.  
Medieval Law
| Medieval Literature | Medieval Music | Medieval People | Medieval Philosophy | Medieval Religion | Medieval Science and Technology | Medieval Women | NetSERF's Research Center |Medieval Archaeology | Medieval Architecture | Medieval Art |Medieval Civilizations | Medieval Culture | Medieval Drama | Medieval History

www.perseus.tufts.edu  
The Perseus Project, An Evolving Digital Library on Ancient Greece, Edited by Gregory Crane (Tufts University), a growing database containing a vast array of information including texts, lexicons, images and maps on ancient Greece.
 

acad.depauw.edu/romarch  
Romarch is a wide-ranging index of resources on ancient Italy and the Roman world, supported by the University of Michigan.  

orb.rhodes.edu  
The ORB project, an initiative to create an on-line textbook with both primary and secondary resources, includes its own search engine.  

ftp://ftp.chass.utoronto.ca/pub/tocs-in/Search  
The TOCS-IN project archives the tables of contents of over 150 journals of interest to classicists. The project provides a search engine so that you may search the TOCS-IN archives.
 

netserf.cua.edu/glossary/home  
NetSERF's Hypertext Medieval Glossary  

www-personal.umich.edu/~spalding/Alexanderama
 

Comprehensive listing of probably everything on the internet concerning ancient Macadonia and Alexander the Great Hellenism etc... Very well organized excellent references for anything Greek.
 

www.julen.net/ancient  
Great listing of Ancient sites on the web  

www.library.nwu.edu/class/history/B94  
Collection of Web pages about History of Ancient Egypt

www.wisc.edu/arth/ah201/syllabus  
Ancient Art
, Survey of Ancient and Medieval Art  

www.yale.edu/lawweb/avalon/medieval/athemain  
Athenian Constitution  

www.greekciv.pdx.edu/sport/education/philip2  
Ancient Greek education
 

www.greekciv.pdx.edu/politics/tyrants/athens  
Athenian Tyrannts
 

killeenroos.com/link/meso  
MesoAmerica:
Aztec, Mayan, Olmecs  

killeenroos.com/link/anchist  
Links about,
Aztec / Celts /Egypt / Etruscans / Fertile Crescent (Mesopotamia)/ Greece / India / Mayans / Olmecs / Rome / Writing  

killeenroos.com/links
Links about: 

Africa
Ancient to present day including many cultural aspects over 50 links

American History
Early colonial, civil war, reconstruction, world wars to present day many cultural reference over 250 links

American Indians
Covers many tribes and eras over 100 links  

Ancient Civilizations-
Fertile Crescent, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Kiev, China, India, Mayans, Aztec, as well as concepts for civilization well over 250
 

Archeology & Anthropology
Over 15 links

Arts & Humanities
15 links to art in different ages, eras and places  

Asia & India
China, Japan, India, Korea and more covers time, place, events, cultural references such as clothing, samuri, over 125 links  

Central  & Meso - America
Links to history and culture on Mexico, Panama, Aztec, Mayan, and other ancient civilizations plus colonial history, revolutions and people over 75 links 

Middle Ages & Renaissance
European, African, Asian, etc... castles, art, maps, people between 200 -250 links

Middle East
A couple of links that deal with history and current events, names places

South America
Links to ancient civilizations plus listing of Countries in South America and revolutions and other history  

Women in History
Over 30 links to general sites during specific eras and to individual biographies of women in history  

World History
General resources between 150 - 200 links 

World Wars
World War I, World War II, Cold War, Atomic Bomb between 150 - 200 links  

Publications

www.civmag.com/articles/C9906E03
Ci
vilization Magazine, published by the Library of Congress 

www.adis.at/arlt/institut/transeng
Trans, International Journal for Cultural Studies (in German) 

www.uchicago.edu/research/jnl-pub-cult 
Public Culture, Interdisciplinary Journal of Cultural Studies

www.unesco.org/philosophy/newsletters/nwlethics
United Nations Educational
, Scientific and Cultural Organization, Division of Philosophy and Ethics 

www.csis.org/html/isp
Briefing Notes on Islam, Society, and Politics is published six times a year as part of the Islamic Studies Program's effort to analyze the dynamics at work in and among Muslim countries and to promote intercivilizational dialogue and positive coexistence.

www.arts.ualberta.ca/clcwebjournal
CLC Web, Comparative Literature and Culture: A web journal 

Events

www.shirazi.org.al/culturalconference.htmInternational Conference on Islamic Art, Culture and Civilization

www.crvp.org/SEMI-84
Seminar on the social context of values,1984

www.crvp.org/SEMI-85
Seminar on culture, human rights and peace in central America

www.crvp.org/SEMI-86
Seminar on relations between cultures

www.crvp.org/SEMI-87
Seminar on urbanization and values

www.crvp.org/SEMI-91
Seminar on democracy, culture and values

www.crvp.org/SEMI-93
Seminar on Evangelization and culture

www.crvp.org/SEMI10-2
Seminar on religion in public life

www.crvp.org/SEMI-94
Seminar on diversity in unity

www.crvp.org/SEMI-95
Seminar on civil society and social reconstruction

www.crvp.org/SEMI-96
Seminar on Civil Society, Who belongs? Sept.10 - Nov.15, 1996

www.crvp.org/SEMI-97
Seminar on civil society as democratic practice, Solidarity and subsidarity, Washington D.C. Sep.8 - Nov.14, 1997

www.crvp.org/SEMI-98
Seminar on restorying the Polis, Civil societies as narrative reconstruction, Washington D.C. Sep.3 - Nov.6, 1998

tecn.rutgers.edu/ISCSC/iscsc
30th annual meeting of the international society for the comparative study of civilizations, May 30 – June 3, 2000

Readings

www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_1/contents_vol1
Reading About the World, Volume 1
, This anthology prints short selections sharply focussed on major topics of interest to beginning students of World Civilizations. It combines traditional historical sources with literary and philosophical selections. 
With Links about: Mesopotamia, Judaism, Greece, Rome, Early Christianity, India, China, Japan, Japanese Poetry, The Islamic World, The European Middle Ages, The Southern European Renaissance.
 

www.wsu.edu:8080/~wldciv/world_civ_reader/world_civ_reader_2/contents_vol2
Reading About the World, Volume 2
, This anthology prints short selections sharply focussed on major topics of interest to beginning students of World Civilizations. It combines traditional historical sources with literary and philosophical selections.
With Links about: Africa 1500-1750, India 1500-1750, China 1500-1750, Japan 1500-1750, The Middle East, Europe 1500-1750, Latin America 1500-1750, North America, Africa 1750-1900, India 1750-1900, China 1750-1900, Japan 1750-1900, Europe 1750-1900, Latin America 1750-1900, North America 1750-1900, Africa 1900-Present, Islamic World 1900-Present, India 1900-Present, China 1900-Present, Japan 1900-Present, Europe 1900-Present,  Latin America & The Caribbean 1900-Present, North America 1900-Present.
 

www.malta.euromed.net/social-cultural/CONFERENCES/CULTURE/Stockholm_eng
Conclusions
from Dialogue between Cultures and Civilisations, a Euro-Mediterranean Workshop in Stockholm, 23-24 April 1998 

www.iht.com/IHT/SUP/092299p/pers-01
International Herald Tribune Reportage: The great tradition of Persian art is the basis for international cultural exchange

International Organizations

www.un.org
UN (United Nations)

www.unicef.org
UNICEF (United Nations Children’s Fund) 

www.undp.org
UNDP (United Nations Development Programme)
Sustainable Human Development 

www.fao.org
FAO (Food & Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) 

www.ilo.org
ILO (International Labour Organization)
Organization for improvement of working conditions  

www.worldbank.org
The World Bank Group
Consisted of five closely associated institutions:
IBRD
, IDA, IFC, MIGA, ICSID 

www.ifra.org
International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies  

www.unhcr.ch
United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - Sadako Ogata is a member of the Commission and heads the agency responsible for the care and protection of refugees world-wide.  

www.unhchr.ch
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights: Providing an incomparable resource of human rights source and current material. 

www.amnesty.org
AI (Human Rights Amnesty International – online) 

www.oic-un.org
Permanent Delegation of the Organization of the Islamic Conference to the United Nations Offices at Geneva and Vienna 

www.imf.org
International Monetary fund (IMF): An international organization to promote international monetary cooperation, exchange stability, foster economic growth;
and provide temporary financial assistance to countries under adequate safeguards. 

www.isn.ethz.ch
International Security Network in Zurich, Switzerland - billing themselves as: "Your one-stop information network for security and defense studies, peace and conflict research and international relations".
 

www.ipu.org
The IPU is the world organization of parliaments of sovereign States. It was established in 1889
 

www.i-p-o.org
International Progress Organization
 

www.idealist.org
Action Without Borders is a global coalition of individuals and organizations working to build a world where all people can live free, dignified and productive lives.
 

www.idealist.org
Action Without Borders is a global coalition of individuals and organizations working to build a world where all people can live free, dignified and productive lives.
 

www.ipu.org
The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU), the world organization of parliaments of sovereign States. Valuable source of information plus links to the parliaments of the world. 

www.socialistinternational.org
The Socialist International, the worldwide organization of socialist, social democratic and labor parties. It currently brings together 130 political parties and organizations from all continents

www.ichrdd.ca
The International Centre for Human Rights and Democratic Development is a Canadian institution focusing on democratic development and justice, women's rights, indigenous peoples' rights, and globalization and human rights

www.internews.org
Internews® is an international non-profit organization that supports open media worldwide

www.soros.org/osi.html
The Open Society Institute - New York promotes the development and maintenance of open societies around the world by supporting an array of programs dealing with educational, social, and legal reform.
 

www.refintl.org
Refugees International: Organization providing early warning in crises of mass exodus, seeking to serve as the advocate of the unrepresented, the refugee. 

www.eppc.org
The Ethics and Public Policy Center (EPPC), established in 1976 to clarify and reinforce the bond between the Judeo-Christian moral tradition and the public debate over domestic and foreign policy issues.  

www.dse.de
The German Foundation for International Development (DSE): Provides a forum for development policy dialogue and offers initial and advanced training of specialists and executive personnel from developing and transitional countries.

www.cartercenter.org

The Carter Center at Emory University. The Center is dedicated to fighting disease, hunger, poverty, conflict, and oppression through collaborative initiatives in the areas of democratization and development, global health, and urban revitalization. 

www.odc.org
Overseas Development Council - private international policy research institute that "seeks to inform and improve the multi-lateral approaches and institutions dealing with development issues". 

www.unsystem.org
The fullest and best listing of links to UN agencies, programmes and funds. Navigate your way through the acronymic labyrinth of the United Nations system. 

www.int-idea.se
International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA) Promotion and advancement of sustainable democracy and improvement and consolidation of electoral processes world-wide. 

www.macfdn.org
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation: A private, independent grantmaking institution dedicated to helping groups and individuals improve the human condition. 

fbc.binghamton.edu
Fernand Braudel Center for the Study of Economies, Historical Systems, and Civilizations. 

www.opec.org
OPEC: An intergovernmental organization dedicated to the stability and prosperity of the petroleum market, as enshrined in the OPEC Statute. 

www.oecd.org
Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development: an organization that, most importantly, provides governments a setting in which to discuss, develop and perfect economic and social policy. 

www.nato.int
North Atlantic Treaty Organization: North Atlantic Treaty, signed in Washington on 4 April 1949, an alliance of 19 independent nations committed to each other's defense.
 

www.wto.org
World Trade Organization (WTO: the only international organization dealing with the global rules of trade between nations. 

www.apecsec.org.sg
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), the primary regional vehicle for promoting open trade and practical economic cooperation.
 

www.asean.or.id
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)  

europa.eu.int
The European Union: Basic Information, news, press releases, legal instruments, homepages of various institutions and more.

www.g77.org
Group of 77 provides the means for the developing world to articulate and promote its collective economic interests and enhance its joint negotiating capacity on all major international economic issues in the United Nations system, and promote economic and technical cooperation among developing countries.

www.icnl.org
International Center for Not-for-Profit Law (ICNL), located in Washington, D.C., is an international organization whose mission is to facilitate and support the development of civil society on a global basis.

www.nih.gov/fic
The Fogarty International Center (FIC) was established in 1968 to advance health through international scientific cooperation and to serve as the organizational locus for NIH international activities.