Saleh Hashem Mostafa Abdel-Razek

Saleh Hashem Mostafa Abdel-Razek is Secretary General, Association of Arab Universities.

The call for a "dialogue among civilizations" has become one of the critical features of the twenty-first century. The term itself has been used to substitute and rethink the "clash of civilizations," proposed by Samuel P. Huntington and adopted by some Western educators following the end of the cold war between East and West.