Ibn Rushd Prize 2022 – Freedom of Religion: Invitation to Attend on September 8th

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The Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought 2022 will be awarded in the field of Freedom of Religion to the activists Dr. Nayla Tabbara, Lebanon and Dr. Saad Salloum, Iraq.

on September 8, 2022 at 18 hrs in the Gobelinsaal, Bode-Museum, Am Kupfergraben, 10117 Berlin.

Moderation: Hikmat Bushnaq, Ibn Rushd Fund

Simultaneous Translation (Arabic <> German): Ramez Kabibo

Musical Interludes: Nabil Arbaain, Oud & company, Arabic Music Institute Berlin


The ceremony will be followed by a small reception with drinks

Please register using the following link 2022-Prize-Registration

==> Press release on Nayla Tabbara and Saad Salloum winning the Ibn Rushd Prize for Freedom of Thought 2022

This year’s jury for the Ibn Rushd Prize, consisting of Elizabeth Kassab (Lebanon/Doha), Khazaal Al-Majidi (Iraq/Netherlands), Asma Lamrabet (Morocco) and Nazmi Al-Jubeh (Palestine), chose as runners-up Omézine Ben Chikha Almeskini (Tunisia) because of “her valuable philosophical contributions towards a liberal understanding of religion”, and Abdeljabbar Rifai (Iraq) because of “his decades long effort to open up new horizons to religious thought even beyond the confines of one religion and one area, despite huge adversities that befell Iraq in recent history” (quotes from the jury’s justification).

The following day, September 9, at Forum Factory Berlin on the same topic from 14:00: Freedom and Religion: An Ibn Rushd Conference on Religious Freedom, Politics and Democracy.

Please forward this information to all your friends who might be interested in these two special events.

Thursday, September 8th 2022, 6pm

Gobelinsaal im Bode-Museum, Museumsinsel Berlin

Am Kupfergraben, 10117 Berlin

Bode-Museum on google maps


M1 Station„Am Kupfergraben“ or

S- und U- Bahn “Friedrichstraße” oder S-Bahn “Hackescher Markt” 

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