International Conference

Islam and World Peace
"Organized by International Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations (ICDAC)"
Oct. 29-30, 2002
Tehran, Iran

List of the Contributors:

  1. Dr. S. A. Mohajerani
    President of the International Center for Dialogue Among Civilizations

  2. Mr. M. T. Karami
    Secretary of the Conference

  3. Dr. S. M. Mohaghegh Damad
    Professor at Tehran University

  4. Hojatol-Islam S. M. A. Abtahi
    Deputy to President Khatami for Legal Affairs

  5. Dr. E. K. Helminski
    University Professor, U.S.A.

  6. Dr. M. R. Rikhtehgaran
    Professor at Tehran University

  7. Dr. A. Buehler
    Professor at Louisiana State University, U.S.A.

  8. Dr. A. M. Charfi
    Professor at University of Tunisia

  9. Dr. A. Ibrahim
    University Professor, Qatar

  10. Dr. A. R. Jalali
    Director of the Iranian NGO for Peace, “Today’s Community”

  11. Dr. N. Abdelfattah
    Vice-President of al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Research, Egypt

  12. Dr. J. Kadivar
    Member of Parliament

  13. Dr. M. Nasr
    University Professor, Lebanon

  14. Dr. A. Zare
    Professor at Qom University

  15. Dr. H. Khaliphat
    Counsellor to Prince Hassan Ibn Talal of Jordan

  16. Hojatol-Islam S. Edalatnezhad
    Director of the Dept. of Religion  (ICDAC)

  17. Ms. F. Mousavi-nezhad
    Director of the Association for Dialogue Among Religions (NGO)

  18. Dr. M. Mojtahed Shabestari
    Professor at Tehran University and Member of the Scientific Committee for Religions

  19. Dr. F. Mojtabaii
    Professor at Tehran University and Member of the Scientific Committee for Religions

  20. Dr. S. A. Akrami
    Professor at Tehran University and Member of the Scientific Committee for Religions

  21. Mr. C. Balaii
    Director of Iran- France Friendship Society

  22. Mr. H. Khatib
    Embassy of Egypt, Tehran

  23. Dr. A. Paya
    Professor at University of Westminster, London

  24. Dr. Sh. Pazouki
    Professor at Tehran University


Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2002

Morning Session

10:00 – 10:30               Recitation of the Quran
                                   Report of the Organizer, Mr. Karami
Welcoming Remarks from Dr. Ataollah Mohajeran
                                   ICDAC President

Chairman: Dr. M. Mohaghegh

10:30 – 11:00             The Event of September 11 and the Reproduction of Violence between Islam and the West
Hojatol-Islam Mohammad Ali Abtahi

11:00 – 11:30                 How is Dialogue Possible Between Islam and the West?
Dr. Edmund Helminski

11:30 – 12:30                Discussion

12:30- 13:30                  Lunch Break and Reception

Afternoon Session-1

Chairman: Dr. Edmund Helminski

14:30 – 15:00              The Truth of Peace from the Islamic Mysticism Perspective for World Peace
Dr. Mohammad-Reza Rikhtehgaran

15:00 – 15:30                 Applying Universal Standards in Islam for World Peace
Dr. Arthur Buehler

15:30 – 16:15                Discussion

16:15 – 16:30                Break

Afternoon Session-2

Chairman: Dr. M. Charfi

16:30 – 17:00                 The Present World and the Dispute among Cultural Poles
             Dr. Abdullah Ibrahim

17:00 – 17:20              A Report on Peace and the Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) of Iran
 Dr. Ali-Reza Jalali

17:20 – 18:00                Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002

Morning Session

Chairman: Dr. A. Ibrahim

10:00 – 10:30                Religion and its Role in Existing Relations and Conflicts
           Dr. Nabil Abdelfattah

10:30 – 11:00              The West and the Phenomenon of Islamization Before and After September 11
Dr. Jamileh Kadivar

11:00 – 12:00               Discussion

Afternoon Session-1

Chairman: Dr. Marlene Nasr

14:00 – 14:30                 Muslims in a Perilous World
             Dr. Abdelmajid Charfi

14:30 – 15:00                 Muslims and the Phenomenon of Globalization
             Dr. A Zareh

15:00 – 15:30                 Theoretical Principles of Peace in Islamic Law
             Dr. Mustafa Mohaghegh Damad

15:30 – 16:30                 Discussion

16:30 – 17:00                 Break

Afternoon Session-2

Chairman: Mr. S. Edalatnezhad, Director of the Dept. of Religion

17:00 – 17:30                 The Westerners Perception of Muslims: France as an Example
             Dr. Marlene Nasr

17:30 – 18:30                 General Discussion and Conclusion