"United Around High Human Values"

Solidarity against Inequalities: Global Efforts to Fight Poverty, Hunger, and the Unjust Distribution of Resources.

The Flamingo Room in the Hilton Hotel,

University of Houston

4800 Calhoun Rd, Houston, TX 77004

Each year, the Gulen Institute hosts the Dialogue of Civilizations Platform: an academic workshop that brings together scholars from various disciplines, community leaders, and government officials to discuss the problems facing the global community. This year’s speakers include:


Dr. Shaheen Akter – Assistant Professor, Shahjalal University of Science and Technology, Bangladesh

Dr. Harrell Rodgers – Professor, Department of Political Science at the University of Houstoy

H.E. Ambassador John W. McDonald – Chairman and CEO, The Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy

Alia Turki Rabio – Syrian Journalist, Silent Heroes, Invisible Bridges

Metin Cetiner – Executive Director, Helping Hands Charity Organization

Dr. Salah Eldin Taha Mahadi – Economic Researcher, Riyadh Chamber of Commerce

Dr. Eusebius Small – Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work, The University of Texas at Arlington

Jaya Sarkar – Vice President of Programs, Trickle Up Charity Organization

Dr. Tarik Artis, MD – Assistant Professor of Surgery, Istanbul Medeniyet University Medical School

We are proud to host such a distinguished panel of guests, and we hope that you will join us on February 7, 2013 to participate in the discussion.


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