MINISTRY OF ENDOWMENT
& RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque - Muscat

SHARED VALUES IN A WORLD OF CULTURAL PLURALISM

November 2014
Muscat – Sultanate of Oman

SHARED VALUES IN A WORLD OF CULTURAL PLURALISM

November 2014
Muscat – Sultanate of Oman

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23

9:30 am / 10:15 am: Opening session

Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al – Salmi – Minister of Endowments and Religious Affairs
Nassir Abdulaziz Al – Nasser – UN High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations
Candido Mendes – Secretary General of the Academy of Latinity

 

10: 30 am – 2:00 pm: 1st Session – The Quest for Identity

  • Homi Bhabha (India)
  • Gianni Vattimo (Italy)
  • Javier Sanjinés (Bolivia)
  • Abdulrahman Al-Salimi (Oman) – Omani Culture in the Profile of Pluralism and its Recognition

 

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm – 2nd Session – World Consciousness, Citizenship and Shared Values

  • KwameAnthony Appiah (United Kingdom)
  • Tu Weiming (China)
  • Daniel Innerarity (Spain)
  • Radhwan al Sayyid (Lebanon) The Prospects for an Islamic Contribution to Human Rights Issues and Shared Values

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

10:00 am – 2:00 pm – 3rd Session Towards an International Dialogue

  • Craig Calhoun (USA)
  • Zhang Longxi (China) – How Dialogue is Influenced by Shared Values
  • Syed Alatas (Singapore)

 

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm – 4th Session – The Coexistence with Difference in an Age of Pluralism and Globalization

  • Alain Touraine (France)
  • Candido Mendes (Brazil)
  • François l’Yvonnet (France)
  • Paulo Hilu (Brazil) – Prospects for Pluralism in Contemporary Islamic Thought and Its Impact on Expatriate Communities in the West and Latin America

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25

10:00 am – 2:00 pm: – 5th Session: Social Inclusion and Representation

  • Walter Mignolo (Argentina)
  • Razali Ismail (Malaysia)
  • Enrique Larreta (Uruguay)
  • Renato Janine Ribeiro (Brazil)

 

3:00 pm – 6:30 pm6th Session: Looking for the Sense of “Otherness”

  • Susan Buck-Morss (USA)
  • Nilüfer Göle (Turkey)
  • Santiago Zabala (Italy)