Networking Session: Alliance of Civilizations and Al-Farabi, A Civilization Philosopher
For 30 years, Prof. Dr. Karliga taught Islamic philosophy, comparative East-West philosophy, history of civilizations and intercultural dialogue courses in Marmara University Faculty of Theology. In 2008, he was assigned to the chair of the Turkish National Coordination Committee for the UN Alliance of Civilizations. In 2011, he was appointed as senior advisor to the Prime Minister of Turkey. He published more than 50 books and in the last 5 years he focused on the documentary “The River Flowing Westward”. The documentary aims at informing about the rich science, thought, art and civilization heritage, which the East and the Islamic world transferred to West.