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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.

Aug 28, 2015

David Smock, who is the vice president, Governance, Law & Society and director of the Religion and Peacebuilding Center, explained how the program was first established and lead by Professor David Little in 1991 addressing religion, ethics, and human rights. The program’s initial focus was derived from the notion that...

Aug 27, 2015

Ambassador David Shinn talked about the activities of Gulen Movement in Africa on May 14 2014.David-Shinn-Gulen-Movement-in-Africa

Ambassador David Shinn discuessed activities of Gulen/Hizmet Movement in Africa on May 14, 2014.

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Ambassador Shinn touched on the implications of the multifaceted activities in Africa of the followers of Turkish...

Aug 27, 2015

Rumi Forum and the Institute for Islamic and Turkish Studies (IITS) held a panel on the role of community and faith leaders in countering radicalization on Sunday, April 12, 2015.

The Institute for Islamic and Turkish Studies and the Rumi Forum held a panel to discuss the role of community and faith leaders...