Scientific Committee

  • Dr. Leïla BABÈS – PhD in Political Sciences. Professor of sociology of religion and Islamic studies, HDR; Lille Catholic University.
  • Dr Laurent BASANESE – PhD in Arab Studies, Islamic and Oriental Civilisations, Pontifical Gregorian University.
  • Dr. Paolo BRANCA - PhD in Arabic Language and Literature. Professor of Arabic and Islamic studies; Catholic University of Milan.
  • Dr. Valentino COTTINI – PhD in Theology. Director of the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies of Rome.
  • Dr. Mohamed-Ali MOSTFA – PhD in English Studies. Professor of Arab-Muslim world and intercultural representations; Lyon Catholic University.
  • Dr. Emmanuel PISANI – PhD in Theology and Philosophy. Director of the Institute of Science and Theology of Religions ; Paris Catholic Institute.
  • Dr. Diego SARRIO – Ph.D. in Theological & Religious Studies, Licentiate in Arabic and Islamic Studies; Pontificio Istituto di Studi Arabi e d’Islamistica (PISAI) de Rome.
  • Dr. Thom SICKING – PhD in Sociology. Director of the Centre for the Study and interpretation of religion; Saint Joseph University, Beirut.
  • Dr. Tobias SPECKER – PhD in Theology. Professor at Faculty of Theology of Francfort. 
  • Dr. Roula TALHOUK - PhD in Anthropology and Religious Sciences, Saint Joseph University, Beirut.
  • Dr. Gonzalo VILLAGRÁN – PhD in Theology. Professor of Christian social ethics; Faculty of Theology of Granada.
  • Dr. Michel YOUNES - PhD in Theology and Philosophy. Professor of Theology, Director of the Research Centre for Cultural and Religious Studies and PLURIEL coordinator; Lyon Catholic University.