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THE EUROPEAN UNION BETWEEN HOPE AND ANXIETY

A MULTIDISCIPLINARY ANTICIPATION OF THE FUTURE

The World Post-COVID-19 Pandemic: A Humanist Vision for a Sustainable Development

          The COVID-19 pandemic has shown our fragility. Our need to build a more durable society. Our need for further debate at the international level on the issues of tomorrow. On leadership, healthcare, youth, social and cultural life, resilience, nutritional security, inequality, education, family.

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A PLATFORM FOR THE ACADEMIC MILIEU

What will the world look like after the pandemic?

Emil Constantinescu: A Historic Chance for a New Global Political Project »»»

Garry Jacobs, Donato Kiniger-Passigli: A Planetary Moment and Momentum »»»

Jeffrey Sachs, Ismail Serageldin, Remus Pricopie, László Borbély, Luiza Spiru: The Role of the Academic Environment in Elaborating a Vision and Strategy for Global Governance in the 21st Century »»»

Shoshana Bekerman: Moving From the Pandemic to a Global Culture of Peace »»»

Emil Dinga: A sketch of Human Society After the COVID-19 Pandemic »»»

Fadwa El Guindi: Rediscovering our Humanness »»»

Together, we are stronger

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„Lumea post- pandemia COVID-19: o viziune umanistă pentru o dezvoltare durabilă”

 

From the great pandemics of past centuries to the COVID-19 pandemic. Medicine and society at crossroads

.Maria Dorobanțu Membru al Academiei Române de Științe Medicale Membru corespondent al Academiei Franceze de Medicină

 

 Maria Dorobanțu
 Member of the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences
Corresponding member of the French Academy of Medicine

 

Nicoleta-Monica Popa-Fotea Membru al Societăţii Europene de Cardiologie, ESC Fellow Cambridge Research Institute UK

 Nicoleta-Monica Popa-Fotea
 Member of the European Society of Cardiology, ESC
Fellow Cambridge Research Institute UK, Department of Centrosomal Studies; ERIBA-European Research Institute for Healthy Aging, Groningen, Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), Deutsches Zentrum für Herz-Kreislauf-Forschung, Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf

 

            No one can deny the tension brought by the assault of this virus on humanity, to which are added the confusing reactions of social systems in supporting the medical system, but also in maintaining the boundary of medical authority and responsibility in identifying the best solutions. To describe this social deficiency combined with economic and ethnic factors, Shreya Kangovi, an associate professor at the University from Pennsylvania School of Medicine, spoke of a resemblance of the COVID-19 pandemic to a distorting mirror that amplifies pre-existing imperfections, of which we cannot fail to mention economic inequalities and ethnic differences.

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Scientific Research Programmes

 

RECENT HISTORY AND THE ANTICIPATION OF THE FUTURE

Projects

Lumea post-pandemia COVID-19. O viziune umanistă pentru o dezvoltare durabilă

 

The World Post-COVID-19. A Humanist Vision for a Sustainable Development

 

Levantul - Istorie recentă. De la revoluțiile din estul Europei la Primăvara Arabă

 

The Levant – Recent History. From the Revolutions of Eastern Europe to the Arab Spring

 

Uniunea Europeană între speranțe și anxietăți. Europa viitorului: uniune politică, economică sau spirituală?

 

The European Union between hope and anxiety. The Europe of the Future: a political, economic or spiritual union?

 

 

CULTURAL DIPLOMACY AND THE CULTURE OF PEACE

Projects

Inițiativa Levant pentru Pace Globală

 

The Levant Initiative for Global Peace

 

 

Diplomația culturală și provocările secolului 21

 

Cultural diplomacy and the challenges of the 21st century

 

 

Diplomația culturală – abordări istorice, actuale și perspective

 

Cultural diplomacy – historical approaches, current trends, future perspectives

 

 

REDISCOVERING LEVANTINE SOURCES – AN OPPORTUNITY FOR 21ST CENTURY WESTERN CIVILIZATION

Projects

Levantul – leagănul religiilor abrahamice

 

The Levant – cradle of Abrahamic religions

 

Istoria culturală a Balcanilor

 

The cultural history of the Balkans

 

 

Pace, guvernanță, societate în dreptul public și privat levantin: de la Codul lui Hammurabi la Codul lui Iustinian și tratatele de drept din perioada modernă

 

Peace, governance and society in Levantine public and private law: from the Code of Hammurabi to Justinian and law treatises in the modern period

Civilizația Dunării de Jos din preistorie în modernitate

 

The civilization of the Lower Danube from prehistory to modernity

 

Evreii în cultura română

 

Jews in Romanian culture

 

 

Levantul în Cartografie

 

The Levant in cartography

 

 

Platforma bibliografică Levantul

 

The ‘Levant’ bibliographic platform

 

 

 

DOBROGEA – WITNESS TO THE MILLENNIAL CIVILIZATIONS OF THE LEVANT

Projects

Patrimoniul natural și cultural – sursă a dezvoltării durabile a regiunilor dobrogene

 

Natural and cultural heritage – a source of the sustainable development of the Dobrogean regions

 

Multiculturalitatea etniilor dobrogene

 

The multiculturalism of Dobrogean ethnicities

 

 

 

THE ACADEMIC ENVIRONMENT AND SUSTAINABLE REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Projects

Relația mineral-biologic în abordarea holistică a cercetării naturii

 

The relationship between minerals and biology in a holistic approach to natural research

 

Fundamentarea construcției unui geoparc UNESCO în Dobrogea

 

Fundamentals for the creation of a UNESCO geopark in Dobrogea

 

 

Educational Programmes

 

ȘCOALA ANUALĂ DE STUDII BIZANTINE ȘI POSTBIZANTINE

 

THE ANNUAL SCHOOL OF BYZANTINE AND POST-BYZANTINE STUDIES

 

ȘCOALA ANUALĂ INTERDISCIPLINARĂ DE LIMBI ȘI LITERATURI CLASICE, ORIENTALE ȘI EGIPTOLOGIE

 

THE ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY SCHOOL OF CLASSICAL LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE, ORIENTAL STUDIES AND EGYPTOLOGY

 

ȘCOALA ANUALĂ DE LIMBĂ ȘI CULTURĂ ARABĂ

 

THE ANNUAL SCHOOL OF ARABIC LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

 

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The current political map of the historical Levant

 

INFO

Institutul Levant acordă titlul și statutul de cercetător asociat

LEVANT INSTITUTE GRANTS TITLE AND ASSOCIATED RESEARCHER STATUS

The Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization has approved the establishment of a new statute of Associated Researcher to the Institute. Thereby, interested parties now have the opportunity to become an Associated Researcher of the Institute, conferring them the right to take part in the Institute's activities and to represent it in international conferences and research projects congruent with its stated scope of its activities, as well as offering access to the Institute's documentary and archival sources and databases - subject to meeting the criteria for eligibility, detailed in the following Regulations. Candidates' applications can either be submitted in person at the Institute's headquarters or online in PDF format, and must contain the candidate's CV, a list of published works, a list of conferences attended, a list of projects undertaken, a cover letter and copies of three published studies the candidate considers most representative of their scientific acumen.

Emil Constantinescu Un minoritar pe cale de dispariție – ÎNȚELEPTUL

A MINORITY ON THE VERGE OF EXTINCTION: THE SAGE

President of the Scientific Council at the conference With Nizami on Ethics and Various Important Questions, organized by the Nizami Ganjavi International Center, one of the traditional partners of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization.

September 2nd, 2021

The Annual School of Byzantine Studies Fourth Edition LEARNING NETWORKS AND THE TRANSMISSION OF KNOWLEDGE IN BYZANTINE AND POSTBYZANTINE ERA September 15th-21th 2021

THE ANNUAL SCHOOL OF BYZANTINE STUDIES, FOURTH EDITION, LEARNING NETWORKS AND THE TRANSMISSION OF KNOWLEDGE IN BYZANTINE AND POSTBYZANTINE ERA

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilisation, in partnership with the „Aristotle” University of Thessaloniki, organizes on the 15th-21th of September 2021 the forth online edition of the Annual School of Byzantine Studies, titled Learning Networks and the Transmission of Knowledge in Byzantine and Postbyzantine Era. The scientific director of this event is prof. univ. dr. Athanasios Semoglou („Aristotle” University of Thessaloniki).
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September 15th-21th, 2021

Școala anuală interdisciplinară de greacă veche, egiptologie și limbi orientale Ediția a doua Cosmogonia sau mituri despre creația lumii în literaturile clasice și orientaleTHE ANNUAL INTERDISCIPLINARY SCHOOL OF ANCIENT GREEK, EGYPTOLOGY AND ORIENTAL STUDIES, SECOND EDITION, COSMOGONY OR THE MYTH ABOUT THE ACT OF MAKING THE WORLD IN CLASSICAL AND ORIENTAL LITERATURES

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilizations, in partnership with the Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures at the Polish Academy of Science, the Faculty of Foreign Languages and Civilizations at the University of Bucharest, and the Faculty of Social, Humanistic and Natural Sciences at the “Hyperion” University organize on the 1st-7th of September 2021the second edition of the Annual Interdisciplinary School of Ancient Greek, Egyptology and Oriental studies. The scientific director of this event is assoc. prof. dr. Joanna Popielska-Grzybowska (Institute of Mediterranean and Oriental Cultures at the Polish Academy of Science). The School’s coordinators are prof. univ. dr. Renata Tatomir („Hyperion” University), assoc. prof. dr. Maria-Luiza Oancea (University of Bucharest), dr. Cătălin-Ștefan Popa and dr. Ana-Maria Răducan (ISACCL).
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Opening Ceremony »»»

September 1st-7th, 2021

Partnership agreement between the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in BerlinPARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES IN LEVANT CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION AND THE INSTITUTE FOR CULTURAL DIPLOMACY IN BERLIN

Emil Constantinescu, President of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization ( ISACCL) and Mark Donfried, General Director of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin, signed a partnership agreement for cooperation in the cultural diplomacy projects of ISACCL: ”The Levant Initiative for Global Peace”, ”Perspectives of Romanian Diplomats”, ”The role of cultural diplomacy in written correspondence. The virtue of peace in formal and informal letters of Levant from Antiquity to the present day”, ”The world post COVID-19 pandemic. A humanist vision for a sustainable development” and ”The European Union between hopes and anxieties”.

July 9th, 2021

Emil Constantinescu Donație de carte din partea ISACCL pentru Ambasada României la BerlinBOOK DONATION FROM ISACCL TO THE ROMANIAN EMBASSY IN BERLIN

While in Berlin for the signing of a partnership agreement between the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization and the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy, President Emil Constantinescu made a book donation to the Romanian Embassy in the capital of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Berlin, July 9th, 2021

Emil Constantinescu Donație de carte din partea ISACCL pentru Ambasada României la BerlinRECENT HISTORY AND THE ANTICIPATION OF THE FUTURE. PRESENTATION OF THE ISACCL PROJECTS AT THE ROMANIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE IN BERLIN

A delegation of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization composed of Emil Constantinescu, President of the Scientific Council, Cătălin Ștefan Popa, PhD, Director of the History of Culture and Civilization Direction and Oana Brânda, PhD, Communication expert, presented to the Romanian Cultural Institute of Berlin two projects of the ”Recent history and the anticipation of the future” programme. The two projects are ”The world post COVID-19 pandemic. A humanist vision for a sustainable development” and ”The European Union between hopes and anxiety”.

Berlin, July 8th, 2021

Dialog cultural și interreligios Emil Constantinescu Hafsa Abdullah Mohammed Al UlamaCULTURAL AND INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE

Emil Constantinescu, President of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization met with Her Excellency, Hafsa Abdullah Mohammed Al Ulama, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the German Federal Republic. The meeting was held at the headquarters of the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy in Berlin.

Berlin, July 8th, 2021

SEVEN MEMBERS OF THE ISACCL SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL IN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WORLD ACADEMY OF ART AND SCIENCESEVEN MEMBERS OF THE ISACCL SCIENTIFIC COUNCIL IN THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE WORLD ACADEMY OF ART AND SCIENCE

Remus Pricopie, member of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, Rector of the National School of Political and Administrative Studies, President of the World University Consortium and former Romanian Minister of Education between 2012-2014 was elected as Trustee within the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art and Science

July 6th, 2021

"THE LEVANT: CRADLE OF ABRAHAMIC RELIGIONS" CONFERENCE SERIES: CLARE WILDE, UNIVERSITY OF AUKLAND

conferința Monasteries of the Mashriq: Liminal places of revelry and debate?, susținută de Clare Wilde

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization cordially invites you to attend an international conference Monasteries of the Mashriq: Liminal places of revelry and debate?, given by Clare Wilde, University of Aukland, which will be held over Zoom on Friday, June 18th, 9:00 am Eastern European Time.

"THE LEVANT: CRADLE OF ABRAHAMIC RELIGIONS" CONFERENCE SERIES: KEREN ABBOU HERSHKOVITS, "CONVERSION TO ISLAM IN THE 7TH CENTURY"

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization cordially invites you to attend an international conference on "Conversion to Islam in the 7th Century", given by Keren Abbou Hershkovits, Teaching Fellow at The Open University of Israel, which will be held over Zoom on Tuesday, June 8th, 5:00 pm Eastern European Time.

Școala anuală interdisciplinară de greacă veche, egiptologie și limbi orientale Ediția a doua Cosmogonia sau mituri despre creația lumii în literaturile clasice și orientale
The Annual School of Byzantine Studies Fourth Edition LEARNING NETWORKS AND THE TRANSMISSION OF KNOWLEDGE IN BYZANTINE AND POSTBYZANTINE ERA September 15th-21th 2021

The International Journal of Levant Studies

„The International Journal of Levant Studies”
No. 1 (2019)

The International Journal of Levant Studies - the peer-review periodical of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization (ISACCL) is to further scientific research on the historical, archaeological, linguistic, social, cultural and religious research topics prevalent in the Levant, the Mediterranean, the Caucasus, Mesopotamia and Northern Africa.

The journal is published on an annual basis, and is edited in English; furthermore, it shall be indexed under the European Reference Index for the Humanities and Social Sciences - ERIH Plus.

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► Garry Jacobs, World Academy of Art and Science: Cultural Diplomacy: Strategies for Psychological Evolution of the Levant
► Razvan Theodorescu, Vice-President of Romanian Academy: The Levant as a European space
► Amir Harrak, University of Toronto: Syriac Inscriptions in the Monastery of Mōr-Jacob the Recluse in ūr-‘Abdīn
► Sebastian Brock, Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford: Translation: an art prolifically practiced - into and out of Syriac
► Martin Tamcke, Georg-August-University of Göttingen: The Baghdad Railway and Mardin
► Cristian Criste, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich: An Ancient Example of Cultural Diplomacy? The Informal Principles of Graeco-Roman Diplomacy
► Ronny Reich, University of Haifa: On the Role of Argumentum ex silentio in the Interpretation of Missing Archaeological Finds, with Case Studies from Jerusalem
► Jackie Feldman, Ben Gurion University of the Negev: Encountering Religious Others: Jewish-Christian Relations in Contemporary Guided Pilgrimages to the Holy Land
► Catalin-Stefan Popa, The Institute from Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, Bucharest: The Dynamics of the Philosophical and Theological Cultures in Levant and Mesopotamia of Late Antiquity (6th-9th c.). A glampse into Aristotle’s transfer from Greek to Syriac and Arabic culture
Reviews
► Emil Condurachi, Pars Orientis. Studii de istorie a culturii europene, By Ion Andrei Țârlescu, “George Oprescu” Institute for Art History, Romanian Academy
► Andrei Timotin, ed, Un siècle d’études sud-est européennes en Roumanie. Bilan historiographique, By Ana-Maria Răducanu, The Institute from Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, Bucharest