CSIME, COMMITTED TO IMPROVING BETTER UNDERSTANDING , IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION

Upcoming Events

Preparatory Meeting for Abrahamic Conference, London, UK

Following the invitation of The Peace Research Institute of Oslo, Dr. Iravani will attend a meeting next month along with some scholars from the USA, Europe, and Iran to design a program for an Abrahamic Conference that will take place in Geneva in the summer of 2018.

WHAT WE’VE ACCOMPLISHED

CSIME is the educational home for those who are striving for greater inter-faith dialogues and a better understanding between the West, the Middle East and the Islamic World.

Strong  Inter-Faith  Dialogue

Working Together to Achieve Peace

Defending  Human  Rights

Continued  Community  Service

CSIME’S MISSION

CSIME IS A 501-C-3 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION ESTABLISHED IN 2010 TO CULTIVATE PEACE BY BRINGING TOGETHER PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT FAITHS, CULTURES AND BACKGROUNDS. IT STRIVES TO FAMILIARIZE THE MIDDLE EAST WITH THE WEST AND VICE VERSA, AND MINIMIZE MISUNDERSTANDINGS AND MISCONCEPTIONS THROUGH THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

DIALOGUE

Promoting inter-religious dialogue amongst religious communities form around the world and intra-religious dialogue amongst Muslims.

EDUCATION

Educating members of governmental institutions, domestically and abroad, about Islam and facilitating interdisciplinary studies in the Middle East and in the United States.

ACTIVITIES

Providing a wide variety of programs ranging from religion and language classes, conferences to prison outreach in order to promote better knowledge.

Past Events

2017 EVENTS & UPDATES

National Prayer Breakfast 2017 The 65th Annual National Prayer Breakfast was held in Washington, DC on the first Thursday of February 2017. Over 3,500 attendees from all around the world including President of the United States, Member of Congress, and other national leaders gathered, to reaffirm the trust in God and recognize the reconciling power […]

2016 EVENTS & UPDATES

Reconciliation and Citizenship in Iraq Following the Erbial meeting, a conference on  Reconciliation and Citizenship in Iraq: A Consultation of Civic and Religious Leaders, was held in Bern, 18–19 June 2016. This was organized by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo (PRIO),  Hikmat Center for Dialogue and CSIME. Among the participants from Iraq were Dr. Mashhadani […]

2015 EVENTS & UPDATES

Freedom vs Control: for a democratic response, World Forum for Democracy, Strasbourg, France Dr Iravani, was invited by Dr. Jagland, Secretary General of the Council of Europe, to address the fourth edition of the World Forum for Democracy which took place from 18 to 20 November at the Council of Europe and other venues in […]

2014 EVENTS & UPDATES

Trip to Iraq  In December of 2014, Dr. Ahmad Iravani visited the nation of Iraq after his visits in Iran. Dr. Iravani received the invitation to visit Iraq from the office of Grand Ayatollah Mohammad Saeed Al-Hakim. Ayatollah Al-Hakim is the most senior Shia clerics in Iraq after Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. While in his visit […]

2013 EVENTS & UPDATES

CSIME In Asia  Dr. Iravani traveled to China, Korea and Japan. In Korea he visited Donghwasa Temple, at Daegu and was welcomed by The Great Seon Master Jinje who is the spiritual leader of Korean Buddhism, which is composed of 20,000 monks and twenty million lay people. In addition of a few hours of private discussions, […]

2012 EVENTS & UPDATES

Abrahamic Perspectives in Switzerland  In December, Dr. Iravani took part in a meeting with several Iranian, American and European scholars and religious leaders in Switzerland where they discussed the Abrahamic perspectives with regard to the issue of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs). The discussion was a cross-cultural and inter-religious dialogue exploring different perspectives that Abrahamic […]

2011 EVENTS & UPDATES

CSIME Participates in ‘Faith and Reason in the Abrahamic Religions’  Seminars and workshops on “Faith and Reason in the Abrahamic Religions Distinguished religious scholars have joined CSIME for series of seminars and workshops on “Faith and Reason in the Abrahamic Religions” during Spring of 2011. The Center is hosting the groups, with the support of […]

2010 EVENTS & UPDATES

Dr. Iravani at the Institute of Philosophy of Academy of Science in Tajikistan  Meetings and Conferences in Tajikestan Following his visit to Iran, Dr. Iravani participated in a conference at the Institute of Philosophy of Academy of Science of the Republic of Tajikistan (http://www.ifanrt.tj/) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. He met with the head of the Institute […]

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East Coast Office:

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