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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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FESTIVALJoin us for the International Festival of Language and Culture to celebrate the beautiful colors of the world with delightful performences on April 28.

 

 

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AFSV Statement on Chapel Hill Shootings

The Alliance for Shared Values strongly condemns the slaying of the three Muslim students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  It is heartbreaking to see the loss of young, innocent lives and to see the assault on peace and tolerance we so cherish in the U.S. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased.

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Fethullah Gulen's Oped in New York Times: Turkey's Eroding Democracy

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Turkey’s current leaders seem to claim an absolute mandate by virtue of winning elections. But victory doesn’t grant them permission to ignore the Constitution or suppress dissent, especially when election victories are built on crony capitalism and media subservience.

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Fethullah Gulen's Interview with the German Newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung

 

Fethullah Gulen gave an interview to the German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung in December 2014. See full interview here
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Rumi Forum Condemns the Attack on the French Magazine Charlie Hebdo

The Rumi Forum condemns, in the strongest terms, the heinous attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo that left 12 people dead and several others injured.

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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.

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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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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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