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"Peaceful Coexistence in the Ottoman Times" Presentation by Dr. Mustafa Gokcek Opened the "Istanbul-Istanbul" Exhibition

tn_rumi1On April 24th 2009, Haydar Hatemi, one of the world`s well-known miniature painters and tezhip artists, opened his new exhibition: "Istanbul-Istanbul" with the support of Rumi Forum (Washignton, DC) and University of Kentucky Interfatih Dialogue Organization (IDO). The exhibition was held at the Headley-Whitney Museum (a Smithsonian affiliated museum), in Lexington, Kentucky and featured paintings of the landscape and people’s everyday life from the Ottoman era, as well as the portraits of the 36 Sultans.

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Lecture by Dr. Sidney Griffith Gave Historical Perpectives on "The Qur`an in Christian Thought"

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As a part of Cultural Diversity Festival and Islamic Awareness Week, the University of Kentucky's Catholic Studies Department and Interfaith Dialogue Organization (IDO)  Rumi Forum hosted a lecture by Dr. Sidney Griffith on "The Qur`an in Christian Thought" on Thursday, Feb. 25th, in the W.T. Young Library Auditorium with the support of Rumi Forum (Washington, DC).

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4th Annual Dialogue Dinner Underlined "Understanding and Education"

tn__mg_1027The University of Kentucky Interfaith Dialogue Organization (IDO) and Rumi Forum (Washington, D.C.), with the support of Student Government, Office of Institutional Diversity, Office of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, Office of International Affairs and MLK Jr. Cultural Center, sponsored the 4th Annual Dialogue Dinner on Monday, November 9, 2009 in the Boone Center, underlining the importance of mutual understanding and Gulen Movement`s educational initiatives.

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Christian-Muslim Dialogue Event Highlights "A Common Word"

tn_img_0350The University of Kentucky Interfaith Dialogue Organization (IDO) and Rumi Forum (Washington, D.C.), with the support of Student Government, sponsored a Christian–Muslim Dialogue Event: "A Common Word", on Monday, March 23, 2009 in the William T. Young Library Auditorium.

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Jewish-Muslim Dialogue Focuses on "Problems and Possibilities"

tn_11The University of Kentucky Interfaith Dialogue Organization (IDO) and Rumi Forum (Washington, D.C.), with the support of Student Government, Office of Student Affairs, Office of International Affairs, College of Arts and Sciences and the Graduate School, sponsored a Jewish–Muslim Dialogue Event: "Problems and Possibilities", on Tuesday, November 18, 2008 in the William T. Young Library Auditorium.

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3rd Annual Dialogue Dinner Emphasized "Diversity, Unity and Community"

tn__dsc2477The University of Kentucky Interfaith Dialogue Organization (IDO) and Rumi Forum (Washington, D.C.), with the support of Student Government, Office of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, Office of International Affairs and MLK Jr. Cultural Center, sponsored the 3rd Annual Dialogue Dinner with the theme "Diversity, Unity and Community", on Monday, November 17, 2008 in the Boone Center.

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Statement on Arrested Journalists in Turkey

The raids on Turkey’s top selling newspaper Zaman and prominent TV organization STV are profoundly disturbing to all of us who value democracy, tolerance and the role of a free press in safeguarding both. Journalists who report about the suppression of human rights are not enemies of the state; rather they are documenting the actions of those who undermine the safeguards of a democratic Turkey.

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Fethullah Gulen Statement on ISIS

I deplore the brutal atrocities being committed by the ISIS terrorist group hiding behind a false religious rhetoric and join the people of conscience from around the world in calling for these perpetrators to immediately cease their cruel and inhuman acts.

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Blanket Drive for Syrian Refugees

2014_ATFA-Rumi_Forum_Gala_Dinner_for_Syrian_Refugees-United_for_humanity-embrace-relief-checkRumi Forum partnered with American Turkish Friendship Association for a blanket drive to help Syrian Refugees currently seeking shelter in Southern Turkey.

25000 blankets and $100000 was collected as a result. For more information click here.

Hizmet Studies Review

hizmet-reviewWe are happy to announce the launch of Hizmet Studies Review by Gülen Chair for Intercultural Studies at the department of Anthropology at KU Leuven in Belgium.

 

 

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Rally for Syrian Refugees

Rumi Forum and Embrace Relief is organizing a help campaign for Syrian Refugees with a goal of $15,000. The Syrian refugee crisis has already gone on too long. Your donation, in any dollar amount, will go far and is greatly needed!

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Rumi Forum Fellowship Program 2015

Fellowships_Turkey_main_thumbRumi Forum is inviting PhD candidates and those who have recently completed there doctorates in social sciences for a studyfellowship that incorporates a trip to Turkey with the mission of exploring social, economic, cultural, security and political issues in Turkey and the wider region during 2015.

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Fethullah Gulen's Interview with BBC News

Fethullah Gulen was interviewed by BBC News recently.

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Fethullah Gulen Fethullah Gulen is regarded as the founder and inspirer of the global social movement known as the Hizmet (Service) Movement, more popularly known as the Gulen Movement.

 

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