Dialogue Eurasia Institute Opens in Kazakhstan


Date posted: March 7, 2013

A new dialogue institute has been launched within Eurasia State University in Astana. The institute, jointly founded by Dialogue Eurasia Platform, Kazakhstan Historians Association, Kazakhstan Theologians Association and Kazakh TV will offer classes on the lives and contributions of influential personalities in the fields of history, politics, and philosophy.

Eurasia University Rector Yerlan Sidikov at the opening ceremony noted that the institute under their umbrella will achieve a lot in dialogue. Kazakhstan Senate Deputy and Dialogue Eurasia Platform Kazakhstan Committee Chair Garifolla Yesim kicked off the class series with his lecture on the major items in Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev’s “2050 Development Strategy”. Speaking of the institute and its missions, Yesim additionally said “I hope this institute, where the people who contributed to humanity and their lives based on peace and tolerance will be analyzed, will inspire the youth, in deed, architects of the future.”

Eurasia University Vice-Rector and DEP Astana President Prof. Dihan Hamzabekoglu said that they seek to introduce globally recognized names to Kazakh students. He also revealed that the lives covered in the institute classes will be published later on. The syllabus includes names such as Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), Nursultan Nazarbayev, Fethullah Gulen, Rumi, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, Yunus Emre and Mahatma Gandhi.

Source: [in Turkish] Bugun 06 March 2013; English translation is retrieved from HizmetMovement.Com


Related News

Niagara Foundation Michigan bestows 2013 Peace and Dialogue Awards

On October 24th, Niagara Foundation’s Michigan chapter held its 3rd Annual Peace and Dialogue Award ceremony with the participation of numerous distinguished guests. In attendance of the ceremony were a large number of politicians, religious leaders and prominent figures around the state. Niagara Foundation is a Hizmet (Gulen Movement) initiative, which has headquarters in Chicago.

Celebrating Ramadan with Turkish asylum seekers

Haldun and his wife, Funda, fled Turkey about two years ago with their three daughters and are now seeking political asylum in the United States because if they go back to Turkey they face arrest and likely torture. Once a successful manufacturer of washing machine products, Haldun, Funda and their children are now a family without a country; their factory turned over to a government trustee, their passports taken away, and their property and belongings nationalized.

An Interfaith Trip to Turkey: A Lesson in History

Bishop Arthur J. Serratelli In the sixth century, the Byzantine Emperor Justinian ordered a new church to be built in his capital of Constantinople. It was dedicated to Holy Wisdom and bore the name Hagia Sophia. When the construction was completed, Justinian is said to have exclaimed, “Solomon, I have outdone thee!”  For nearly a thousand […]

McGill University Prof: Turkish President Erdogan Wrong To Blame Man Of Prayer For Coup

For Gülen, a man of prayer, the Qur’an contains an ethic of citizenship. In the name of Islam, he advocates education, productivity, dialogue with the sciences and universal friendship. These are the values promoted by Hizmet, the Gülen Movement. While religiously based, Hizmet is an educational movement. It is obvious that the faith-based Hizmet has no affinity whatever with the secularism of the military clique that staged the recent revolt.

Turkish NGO in Cambodia Denies Links to Terror

The Mekong Dialogue Institute (MDI), a Turkish NGO based in Phnom Penh, on Monday denied any links to terrorism, although the organization was inspired by Fethullah Gulen, the man accused by the Turkish government of being behind last month’s failed coup in Turkey.

Philippine education minister invites Turks to open more schools in his country

Philippine Minister of Education Armin Altamirano Luistro, attending a dinner organized by a Turkish foundation in Manila on Sunday evening, has invited more Turks to open new schools in his country. Sharing his feelings Mr. Luistro gave a message of intercultural dialogue. He said: “The speaker from Turkey Dr. Ahmet Muharrem Atlığ, is an Islamic religious scholar. And I am a Christian scholar. We talked about the same things during our speeches.

Latest News

Fethullah Gülen’s Condolence Message for South African Human Rights Defender Archbishop Desmond Tutu

Hizmet Movement Declares Core Values with Unified Voice

Ankara systematically tortures supporters of Gülen movement, Kurds, Turkey Tribunal rapporteurs say

Erdogan possessed by Pharaoh, Herod, Hitler spirits?

Devious Use of International Organizations to Persecute Dissidents Abroad: The Erdogan Case

A “Controlled Coup”: Erdogan’s Contribution to the Autocrats’ Playbook

Why is Turkey’s Erdogan persecuting the Gulen movement?

Purge-victim man sent back to prison over Gulen links despite stage 4 cancer diagnosis

University refuses admission to woman jailed over Gülen links

In Case You Missed It

Erdogan’s Changing Aspirations for Somalia

Countdown for operation against Hizmet Movement

Gülen files criminal complaint over illegal wiretapping

World-famous Hafiz Naina: Turkish Schools serve humanity

WikiLeaks Emails Show Turkey Tried To Hide Corruption Evidence

Islamic scholar Gülen offers condolences to Berkin’s family

Diverging points between AKP and Hizmet movement: Kurdish question

Copyright 2022 Hizmet News