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Founded in 2006 in Kavala, Greece and hence at the crossroad of Europe and the Middle East, Mo.H.A.(Motives for Heritage Acquaintance) Research Center is a Greek private non-profit, non-govermental Research Center supervised by General Secretariat for Research and Technology (GSRT) of the Greek Ministry of Culture, Education  and Religious Affair.

Housed on two unique historical monuments of significant Islamic character, Mo.H.A. aims at exploring and researching the achievements of Muslim culture and civilization before the dawn of modernity and its impact on our today world. 

 

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Aya’s headscarf: an opportunity for more…

The 195th anniversary of the Greek Independence Day, celebrated on 25 March, was marked by the blind terrorist attacks in Brussels. However, it will also be remembered for the fact...

08-05-2016 Hits:42 News

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Islamic Art and Geometric Design

Detailed MOHA's logo video presentation

04-11-2015 Hits:630 News

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18 April, International Day for Monument…

Every year on 18 April, UNESCO celebrates the “International Day for Monuments and Sites”, whose establishment was approved by the 22nd UNESCO General Conference in 1983. The aim of the...

13-04-2016 Hits:123 News

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1st International Symposium Mediterranea…

1st International Symposium Mediterranean Continuities: Material and spiritual paths        

13-04-2016 Hits:127 News

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The predicament of Europe’s Muslims

Caught between European secular culture and pressure from home societies to retain their identity, European Muslims should create a new discourse that situates them as citizens, not outsiders, writes Tarek...

08-02-2016 Hits:184 News

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Al-Jahiz and “The Book of Animals”

Al-Jahiz lived, during one of the most exciting times of intellectual history - the period of the transmission of Greek science to the Arabs and the development of Arabic prose...

07-09-2015 Hits:515 News

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Artistic expression in Late Antiquity ar…

Mohammed Ali Research Center (MOHA), in cooperation with Dar al Athar al Islamiyyah (DAI), organized a lecture with the title “Artistic expression in Late Antiquity art”, which took place on...

18-03-2016 Hits:140 News

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Nous sommes tous parisiens, une fois de …

Moha exprime les condoléances les plus sincères et profondes au peuple français qui a été de nouveau frappé par une tragédie énorme.

15-11-2015 Hits:393 News

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3rd EUROPA Moot Court competition

Today, 21st of March 2016, is the first day of the 3rd EUROPA Moot Court competition. The case of the competition focuses on a fictional case regarding EU intellectual property...

21-03-2016 Hits:156 News

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ANNOUNCEMENT FOR THE RHETORIC OF HATE LA…

We were informed by a recent press article of the newspaper “Parapolitica” (March 19, 2016) that Ahmet Mete, a religious figure in Xanthi, during his speech delivered in August 2014...

01-04-2016 Hits:100 News

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Exhibition - Tolerance, Understanding, C…

November 03 through November 30, 2015 Mοhammed Ali Research Center – MOHA under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Education, Research and Religious Affairs and the Hellenic National Commission for...

12-12-2015 Hits:316 News

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THEY SHOOT HISTORIANS, DON'T THEY? Autho…

© Artforum, November 2015,"They shoot historians, don't They?" by Nasser Rabbat. Media outlets around the world have grown increasingly indifferent to the brutality of the ongoing war in Syria, numbed by...

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INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE: INT…

Intercultural Religious Education and Islamic Studies. Challenges and Prospects in Greece and Europe.  

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Greek themes in the poems of the twelfth…

Considering the current turning point that the coexistence of cultures of the West and Islam, and aiming at mutual cultural understanding, the Muhammad Ali Research Center organizes a series of...

04-11-2015 Hits:398 News

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Mohammed Ali Kavala 1769 - Cairo 1849

MOHA Research Center presents a video presentation for Mohamed Ali

20-08-2015 Hits:558 News

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Omar Sharif’s final film dedicated to hi…

Legendary Oscar-nominated actor Omar Sharif, who died on Friday 10 July 2015 in a Cairo hospital following a heart attack, still has one more film to be released later this...

15-07-2015 Hits:468 News

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Omar Sharif: Lawrence of Arabia star die…

Born Michel Shalhoub in Alexandria in April 1932, Sharif started out in his family's lumber business before going to London to study at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (Rada). He...

10-07-2015 Hits:529 News

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Poetry and Politics

I saw a book with words made of crystal...I saw a sheet of paper made of spring...I saw a museum far from grass...Above the bed of a scholar in despair...

20-07-2015 Hits:744 News

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