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Rumi Forum Podcast

Rumi Forum was founded in 1999 with the mission to foster intercultural dialogue, stimulate thinking and exchange of opinions on supporting and fostering democracy and peace and to provide a common platform for education and information exchange. The Forum contributes to this ultimate aim by means of conferences, panel discussions, community engagement, luncheons, publications and other activities. In particular the forum has an interest in issues regarding pluralism, peace building and conflict resolution, intercultural and interfaith dialogue, social harmony and justice, civil rights and community cohesion.

Dec 15, 2010

The Rumi Forum presented "Left at the Altar: The roller-coaster relationship between the Catholics and the Democratic Party" with Michael Sean Winters, Writer


Dec 6, 2010

The Rumi Forum presented "NATO After the Summit" with Ambassador Robert E. Hunter, Senior Advisor at the RAND Corporation and Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO (1993 1998)


Dec 6, 2010

The Rumi Forum presented "Islamic Thought and the Making of Our Global Future: Challenges and Contributions" with George F. McLean, Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at The Catholic University of America.


Dec 6, 2010

On March 24, 2009, during the Rumi Forum Luncheon Series, Branko Milanovic, lead economist in the World Bank Research Department, discussed the growing tend of global inequality.


Dec 2, 2010

The Rumi Forum presented "Religion in World Affairs: Its Role in Conflict and Peace" with David Smock, Vice President of the U.S. Institute of Peace and director of the Religion and Peacemaking Program