UNESCO Chair in Religious Pluralism and Peace
Seek to deepen the multidisciplinary understanding of religious issues, stressing, among others, the relevant role of history as a tool to understand diversity and to be able to accept pluralism as a key to human culture.
In 2003 the UNESCO Chair for Religious Pluralism and Peace has been entrusted by the Alma Mater Studiorum Bologna University to Prof. Dr.Giuseppe Alberigo, director of the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies. From October 1, 2009 the Chair was held by Prof. Dr. Alberto Melloni, who succeeded to Giuseppe Alberigo in 2003. On October 2012 the Chair was assigned to Pier Cesare Bori, professor of Moral Philosophy and Human Rights at the University of Bologna and affiliated researcher at Fscire. From January 2013 the Chair is held again by Prof. Dr. Alberto Melloni.