The Libya Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) and Kalam Research and Media (KRM) are pleased to announce the signing of an MOU agreement with the Foreign Affairs Institute (FAINST) in Athens, Greece.
LIAS, KRM and FAINST aim to do collaborative initiatives such as research, publishing, workshops, seminars, and conferences. The initiatives will aim to develop Libya-Greece academic cooperation in the areas of diplomacy, politics, theology, philosophy, history, education, and culture, and wider cooperation with the Muslim world.
LIAS and KRM recently partnered with FAISNT which organised its 2nd International Conference on Cultural Heritage on the theme “Hellenism and Islamic Culture: Positive Sources and Prospects for Interaction” (2-3 June 2021) with the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Dr Aref Ali Nayed, the Chairman of LIAS delivered a speech at the conference on Greek Libyan cultural heritage and a common Mediterranean future. His speech can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pbfow98Snmo
Other partners of the conference included the Foreign Affairs Journal (Hellenic edition), the National Kapodistrian University of Athens, and Tribune.gr.
The MOU was signed by Dr Aref Ali Nayed on behalf of the Libya Institute for Advanced Studies (LIAS) and Kalam Research and Media (KRM) in Benghazi and by Mr Loukas Katsonis on behalf of the Foreign Affairs Institute (FAINST) in Athens.