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UNESCO United Against Racism message rallies leading personalities to fight against racial discrimination

UNESCO Press Release No.2020-75 Paris, 05 August — Leading personalities from all over the world have joined UNESCO in denouncing mounting racial discrimination in an advocacy video, United Against Racism, released today. The 2’41” black and white film features...

News Item – UNESCO Statement on Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

Hagia Sophia: UNESCO deeply regrets the decision of the Turkish authorities, made without prior discussion, and calls for the universal value of World Heritage to be preserved Paris, Friday 10 July – The Director-General of UNESCO deeply regrets the decision of...

What lies beneath? COVID-19 and the racial politics of face masks

This opinion piece has been written by Scheherazade Bloul, PhD candidate to Professor Fethi Mansouri, UNESCO Chair for Cultural Diversity and Social Justice and coauthored by Dr Shakira Hussein, a researcher based at the University of Melbourne. This piece was...

FSCIRE Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020

Applications are now open for Post Doctoral Fellowships on Riba in Islamic thought and promoted by the Fondazione per le scienze religiose (FSCIRE), Italy. FSCIRE Postdoctoral Fellowships 2020 co-funded by Banca d’Italia | The ribā in classical...