The following post was provided by Professor Dimitri Spivak, UNESCO Chair in Comparative Studies of Spiritual Traditions, their Specific Cultures and Interreligious Dialogue.

Our UNESCO Chair took part at the 2nd International Forum ‘Theological Legacy of Muslims in Russia’, which took place from October 26 till October 30, 2020, at the historical town of Bolgar, which is situated in Tatarstan Republic, Russian Federation.

A number of Muslim scholars and activists took part  at the Forum, as well as the representatives of the major religions in this country, along with prominent specialists in interfaith dialogue.

Representatives of all major religions and prominent specialists in interfaith dialogue attended the Forum

Head of the North Caucasus affiliation of our UNESCO Chair, Dr. Gulchohrah Seidova, gave a plenary talk entitled ‘Religious Education of Young People as Factor of Stability in Present-Day Russia’.

Dr Gulchohrah Seidova

To access a full copy of the International Forum program (Russian/English), please click here.