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May 14, 2019
Roundtable: Is Dialogue an Ethical Duty or an Intrinsic Need?

On the occasion of the golden jubilee of the Focolare Movement in Lebanon, the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK) organized a roundtable entitled “Is Dialogue an Ethical Duty or an Intrinsic Need?”.

This event, hosted by the Department of Philosophy of the Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities, in collaboration with Humanité Nouvelle association, took place on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at 5:30 p.m., in the Jean El Hawa Auditorium.

This roundtable, conducted in French, aims to discuss the principles of dialogue and its cultural background to highlight its various anthropological and philosophical aspects.

Program
  • 5:30 p.m. Welcome Address and Presentation
    Prof. Marie Fayad, Head of the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Sophia Laboratory
  • 5:40 p.m. Prof. Marie Fayad
    Le Dialogue, du besoin intrinsèque au devoir comme nécessité éthique
  • 5:55 p.m. Dr. Naji Karam, archeologist, former university professor
    Le Liban, terre du dialogue vécu
  • 6:10 p.m. Prof. Antoine Messarra, Lebanese University, member of the Constitutional Council
    La gestion démocratique du pluralisme religieux et culturel au Liban
  • 6:25 p.m. Fr. Dr. Jesús Morán, Co-President of the Focolare Movement
    Le Dialogue, un vrai signe des temps
  • 6:40 p.m. Debate moderated by Ms. Jeanine Jalkh, L’Orient-Le Jour, journalist
  • 7:00 p.m. Reception
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