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Some years ago I was very active in the field of Intercultural communication (was even on Bord of Directors of SIETAR Europa, a huge interdisciplinary network of professionals).
I believed that knowing other cultures would help mutual understanding and collaboration in all spheres. Later I found out it was often even contra-productive! – but this is another story…
Editing a SIETAR newsletter on Islam I was enamored with the deep beauty and wisdom of that religion and culture around it. Apart from Sufis, fantastic architecture, ethics and the message of Mohammad I was fascinated by the idea if Islamic banking. (more…)