An open platform for discussing specialized academic issues that enrich our knowledge in the fields of debating, dialogue, argumentation, and other related fields such as philosophy, education, linguistics, and Islamic sciences.
Be Part Of The Event
Join us in the first International Conference on Debate & Dialogue
29 - 30 May 2023
Qatar National Conventions Center - QNCC
Arabic & English
The academic conference focuses on four main themes that
Dialogue: Social & Cultural Dimensions
o Cultural & Intercultural Dialogue
o Dialogue Philosophy, and the Issue of Identity & Religion
Dr. Recep Şentürk
Dean of the College of Islamic Studies at HBKU
Dr. Dima Mohammed
Argumentation scholar specialises in political argumentation, NOVA institute, Portugal
Dr. Heba Raouf Ezzat
Assistant professor of Political Theory and Civilization Studies at Ibn Haldun University
Dr. Maja Nenadovic
Founder, Quaestio Quest, Croatia
Debate Institutes, Role & Impact
- Moderator: Moza Al-Hajri – QatarDebate Ambassador
- Dr. Joshua Park – Board Member, World Schools Debating Championship.
- Salim Al Shamakhi – Vice Chairperson, Oman Debates, Oman
- Bojan Marjanović – Executive Director International Debate Education Association, Europe.
- Mizan Muhammad – Executive Director IIUM World Debate and Oratory Centre, Malaysia.
- Mohamed Abu Snaina – Executive Director Dialogue and Debate Association, Libya
Monday، 29 May 2023
9:00 – 10:30 am
The Experience of Debating in Arabic for Non - Natives
- Moderator: Hawa Al Jaradi, QatarDebate Ambassador
Dr. Ignacio Gutierrez de Teran Gomez-Benita–Spain
Dr. Agung Muttaqien Supriadi – Indonesia
Abdurrahman Beşikci – Türkiye
Kerby Gilstrap – United States
Tuesday، 30 May 2023
10:00 – 11:30 am
Concept of Debate between the Past & Future
Dr. Rahmi Oruç – İbn Haldun University, Türkiye
Dr. Önder KÜÇÜKURAL – İbn Haldun University, Türkiye
Dr. Dima Mohammed – Nova University, Portugal
Dr.Walter Edward Young – McGill University, Canada
Tasneem Husain – QatarDebate Center
Tuesday، 30 May 2023
4:30 – 6:30 pm
Sponsors & Partners
Dr. Hayat Maarafi
Executive Director Of QatarDebate Center
Program Manager at QatarDebate Center
Dr. Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi
Senior QD Fellow and Associate Professor of Linguistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
QD Ambassador and Ph.D. candidate of Political Sciences, University of California - Riverside, USA
Debate Instructor and the coordinator of the academic and research programs at QatarDebate Center
Dr. Abdellatif Sellami – Director of Education Research Center, Qatar University, Qatar.
Dr. Abdul Gabbar Al-Sharafi – Associate Professor of Linguistics, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman.
Dr. Ali Al-Sanad – Assistant Professor of Islamic Philosophy, PAAET Basic Education College, Kuwait.
Dr. Ali Mahmoud Al-Omari – Assistant Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Fatih Sultan Mehmet University, Turkey.
Dr. Christopher Tindale – Director, Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric & Distinguished University Professor, University of Windsor, Canada.
Dr. Hayat Maarafi – Executive Director of QatarDebate – PhD in Psycholinguistics, Qatar Foundation, Qatar.
Dr. Maja Nenadović – Consultant – PhD in Political Science from University of Amsterdam, Croatia.
Mohamed Al-Marri – Ph.D. Candidate of Political Sciences, University of California – Riverside, USA (QD Ambassador).
Mohammad Khader – Debate Instructor at QatarDebate Center – M.A. in DigitalHumanities and Societies, HBKU, Qatar.
Dr. Muetaz Al-Khatib – Associate Professor of Methodology and Ethics, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar.
Dr. Önder KÜÇÜKURAL – Head of the Department of Civilizations Studies at and Director of Munazara and Argumentation Ethics Research Center, Ibn Haldun University, Türkiye.
- Dr. Rahmi Oruç, Munazara and Argumentation Ethics Research Center, Ibn Haldun University, Türkiye
Saad Elasad – Debate Instructor at QatarDebate Center – M.A. in Public Policy, Doha Institute –J.D. in Law, HBKU, Qatar.
Tasniem Hussain – Debate Instructor at QatarDebate Center – M.A. in Global Diplomacy, SOAS, UK – Pursuing J.D. studies in HBKU, Qatar.
Dr. Yehia Mohamed – Associate Professor of Arabic, Georgetown University Qatar, Qatar.
Zouhir Mednini – Associate Professor of Islamic Philosophy, Ez-Zitouna University, Tunisia.
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