Category Archives: Cultural diplomacy in Levant

An homage to Marianna Vardinoyannis

The ill tidings of Marianna Vardinoyannis’ untimely passing have caused me great sorrow. Her dignified, driven and determined figure, remaining unchanged over the many years that I have come to know her in, shall always radiate brightness in my affective memory. I last met Ms. Vardinoyannis during the 20th High-Level Reunion organized by the Vardinoyannis…
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Professor Emilia Justyna Powell, the first invited speaker in the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization’s “Culture of Law in the History of the Levant and the Middle East” lecture series

The Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization – a Centre of Excellence of the World Academy of Art & Science – is launching a new lecture series on "The Culture of Law in the History of the Levant and the Middle East", a programme directed and moderated by Dr Cătălin-Ștefan Popa. Since…
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The 40th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art & Science presents the evolution of the Academy’s global “Human Security for All” (HS4A) campaign

The President of the Scientific Council of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, Professor Emil Constantinescu, took part in the 40th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS), held online on Monday, May 15th, 2023. In addition to discussing organisational details, the event…
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International conference on Education for Human Security organized by the World Academy of Art & Science

From the 7th to the 9th of March 2023, the World Academy of Art & Science (WAAS) in partnership with the National University of Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA), the World University Consortium (WUC), UNESCO’s Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Programme, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Black Sea Universities Network (BSEC)…
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Symposium on the Culture of Peace at the “Sapienza” University of Rome

On March 2nd, 2023, the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization, represented by President Emil Constantinescu, and the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for Global Ethics, led by Shoshana Bekerman, partners in the project to build a shared curriculum for peace on the basis of the “Abraham Accords,” participated in a symposium organized by the…
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Professor Jeffrey Sachs attends the debate hosted by the World Academy of Art and Science at the headquarters of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Levant Culture and Civilization

October 11th, 2022 Professor Jeffrey Sachs, the director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and one of the world's leading economists, participated, alongside Professor Eden Mamut, Secretary General of the Black Sea Universities Network, in a presentation and discussion organized by the World Academy of Arts and Science at the headquarters of…
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WAAS@60. A Planetary Moment

The Double-Edged Sword  The idea of founding an international association for exploring the major challenges facing humanity in a nongovernmental context grew out of many interactions that took place among leading scientists and intellectuals in the years following World War II. It assumed concrete shape at the First International Conference on Science and Human Welfare in…
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