Members of the Board

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Cora Josting: Chairwoman

Cora Josting, Germany, studied literature and cultural studies, lived in New York, Beaune/FR, Berlin, and Leipzig.

Has been part of a Palestinian family since 1993, co-founded the Ibn Rushd Fund for Freedom of Thought in 1998.

A writer and translator, conceives and coordinates cultural and educational projects; organizes concert tours for choirs and orchestras in Europe.

Projects within the Ibn Rushd Fund: Ibn Rushd Lectures (since 2012); philosophical salons focusing on topics related to the Arab world. Beneficiary Concert for Syria (2015), The missing Journey of Ibn Battuta (2016).

Raid Wahiba: Secretary to the board


Kerstin Ziege: Cash Manager

Born in 1960. Is an office administrator in the attorney’s office.

Since April 2015 I am a member of the Ibn Rushd Fund and would like to support the important work of the association, particularly in the administrative sector, through active support.

I have been very interested in the Arab world since my youth, for a long time I have been engaged in refugee aid. I also try to learn Arabic for about 3 years.

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