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Professor Ines Murzaku Selected for Fourth Fulbright Award  

伊内斯·穆尔扎库图片 伊内斯·安杰利·穆尔扎库博士.D., professor of religion and director of the Catholic Studies program at 足球竞彩App哪个靠谱, 已经被 J. 威廉富布赖特外国奖学金委员会 为s. 西里尔和卫理公会大学 在斯科普里, North Macedonia. This will be Murzaku's fourth Fulbright award; she has previously completed Fulbright research twice in Italy and once in Slovenia.

Murzaku will serve as a Fulbright senior specialist in the St. 奥赫里德神学院的克莱门特 在斯科普里. 自1967年成立以来,圣. Clement of Ohrid Orthodox School of 的ology has been dedicated to international and interdisciplinary studies. 神学院, which is devoted to preparing educators who are equipped to meet the needs of the Church, 约有1,250年注册学生, 其中275人是研究生. 的 faculty's scholarship and teaching span across the fields of theological-historical studies, 宗教研究, 普世教会主义, 与各宗教间的对话. Murzaku's project at the School of 的ology will focus on 普世教会主义 (Orthodox and Catholic) 与各宗教间的对话 (Christian and Muslim).

"Professor Murzaku's Fulbright Award provides a wonderful example of how our stellar faculty foster international collaboration and interdisciplinary research, facilitate the sharing of experience and expertise in the field of higher education, and contribute to the development of Catholic higher education 与各宗教间的对话,卡蒂亚·帕萨利尼说, Ph.D.教务长兼执行副校长.

Professor Gjoko Gjorgievski, Dean of the School of 的ology at St. Clement of Ohrid, highlighted the benefits that both Ss. 西里尔和卫理公会大学 and Seton Hall will reap from this experience.

“我很高兴欢迎. 伊内斯·穆尔扎库到圣. 奥赫里德神学院的克莱门特 在斯科普里. Our collaboration will be beneficial to both our institutions, and I hope this Fulbright will build more bridges of cooperation for future common-interest programs. Ecumenism 与各宗教间的对话 are much needed in our day and age, and this begins with an ecumenical education, knowing the commonalities of our religious traditions and building on them—and this is exactly what we will do. 与教授. Murzaku we will explore how differing aspects in our traditions (Orthodox and Catholic) can become opportunities to express the same apostolic faith,”Georgievski说.

Murzaku shared that North Macedonia will provide fertile ground for her research on how interreligious dialogue can promote peace. 北马其顿是 多宗教、多民族的国家. 的 religious makeup of the population is Macedonian Orthodox 64.8%,穆斯林33.3%,其他基督徒0.4%,以及其他未指定的1.5%. 的 ethnic makeup of North Macedonia is Macedonian 64.2%,阿尔巴尼亚25.2%,土耳其3.9%,罗姆人2.7%,塞尔维亚1.8%,其他2.2%.

"的 issue I will research is the place of religion in North Macedonia, 宗教怎么能成为和平的代理人呢, and the impact of 普世教会主义 与各宗教间的对话 in peace-building,”Murzaku说.

作为富布赖特的高级专家, Murzaku will offer specialized seminars and work closely with the Orthodox faculty in three main areas. 第一个, she will lead an examination from religious and historical standpoints of the multi-confessionality of the region (relations between Christianities—Eastern Orthodoxy-Catholicism, 基督教和伊斯兰教之间). 第二个, she will seek to establish how religions have formed and shaped people’s identity in the Former Yugoslav Re公共 of Macedonia. 第三, 她将探究宗教, 普世教会主义, 与各宗教间的对话 can influence contemporary area politics and contribute to bridge-building and peacebuilding among people of different ethnicities and religions.

Skopje is an area of special personal and professional interest for Murzaku, who recently published the groundbreaking book, 特蕾莎修女-外围地区的圣人 (Paulist出版社). She explained: "Skopje is the birthplace of Mother Teresa, who embodied all the ecumenical and interreligious 最佳实践 on which my research and teaching at the Orthodox School of 的ology 在斯科普里 will focus. I am incredibly grateful to Fulbright for the opportunity to follow in her footsteps, 从她的家乡开始, to learn more fully the traditions of tolerance she cultivated and which motivated her mission throughout her life."

Georita米. Frierson, Ph值.D., Dean of Arts and Sciences and Professor of Psychology, congratulated Murzaku on her significant achievement: "It is inspiring to witness Dr. Murzaku’s commitment and dedication to world peace via interreligious dialogue. 能和他一起工作是我的荣幸. Murzaku and celebrate her success in being selected as the Fulbright Senior Specialist."

的 first state university in the Re公共 of North Macedonia, Ss. 西里尔和卫理公会大学, 成立于1949年, 是主要的研究型大学吗, 与23个学院, 5研究机构, 4家公立科研机构. It serves students from the undergraduate level through the doctoral level, and it is dedicated to maintaining a dynamic relationship with its surroundings, developing academic and cultural offerings in response to the needs of North Macedonia and of Europe.

富布赖特项目 aims to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. 富布赖特校友已经成为国家元首, 法官, 大使, 内阁部长, 首席执行官们, 和大学校长, 还有顶尖的记者, 艺术家, 科学家们, 和老师. 其中包括57位诺贝尔奖得主, 82普利策奖得主, 70年麦克阿瑟奖获得者, 16位总统自由勋章获得者, 还有成千上万的私人领导, 公共, 和非营利部门. Since its inception in 1946, more than 370,000 "Fulbrighters" have participated in the Program.

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