A one-year pilot research/educational project funded by the Reichstein Foundation, the Uniting Church of Australia (Victoria Synod) and La Trobe University.
The programme, conducted during 2003-2004, was designed to foster a deeper dialogue in Muslim-Christian relations in Victoria in the context of the disturbing developments of the last few years (i.e. September 11, Bali bombings, the “war on terror”, Iraq War).
A year-long project involving extensive research and discussions in the Middle East and Europe, and an intensive two-day Dialogue which took place last November in Athens/Sounion, Greece.
Details of the project are available in a report written in four languages (English, Hebrew, Farsi and Arabic). The report carries a foreword by Judge Christopher Weeramantry, former Vice-President of the International Court of Justice.
An Academy-supported workshop on The Prospects for Regional Cooperation: Opportunities for Indonesian-Australian Collaboration was hosted by the Centre for Dialogue, La Trobe University Melbourne in collaboration with its partner institution the Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (PPIM), State Islamic University Jakarta on 25-26 June 2013, Parkview Hotel on St Kilda.