School of Transnational Governance

Religious Dialogue at the EUI

Miguel Maduro, Director of the School of Transnational Governance and Vincenzo Grassi, Secretary General of the European University Institute met with faith leaders in Fiesole this morning.

Maduro and Grassi greeted Dr Mohammad Ibn Abdulkarim Alissa, Secretary-General of the Muslim World League and Rabbi Joseph Levi, chief Rabbi of Florence’s Jewish community, at the Badia Fiesolana, during an extended visit of the MWL to Italy. The Muslim World League is an international non-governmental Islamic organisation which was founded in 1962. The organisation is headquartered in MEcca, Saudi Arabia but maintains offices in countries throughout the world.

After a short visit to the Badia Fiesolana, the visitors then had a took a brief tour of the Historical Archives of the European Union, where they met Dieter Schlenker, Director of the Archives.


Photo credit: Helena Uhl, Historical Archives of the European Union