IFLA WLIC 2018 Congress Session 246

"Inter-religious dialogue: information and documentation in a context of transformation"


29 August 2018


Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Conference Hall 3


In keeping with the thematic focus of the next World Library Information Congress, “Transform Libraries, transform Societies”, the IFLA Religions: Libraries and Dialogue Special Interest Group proposes a session. It will be organised on the theme: “Interreligious dialogue, information and documentation in a context of transformation”.

  • How can libraries of all types encourage development and pursuit the implementation of interreligious dialogue?
  • How can libraries transmit knowledge about religious heritage?
  • How are libraries facing a changing religious context and the need for interreligious dialogue in their societies?

The session will be held from 13:45 to 15:45.

The program of the session follows:

  1. Modeling Ethnic and Religious Diversity in Myanmar Collections. Christopher A. Miller, University Libraries of Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), United States
  2. Library Practice in Developing Interreligious Dialogue in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Irena Pejić, Catholic Theological Faculty University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Tea Vuglec Mijović, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  3. Rethinking the Special Library´s Role in Building a Foundation of Interreligious Harmony. Indah Novita Sari, Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia, Ni Putu Premierita Haryanti, Universitas Udayana, Indonesia
  4. Interreligious dialogue for sustainable peace: the Library of Alexandria building bridges of tolerance and mutual understanding. Dina Youssef, Biblitoheca Alexandrina, Egypt

More information about WLIC 2018 program.


Last update: 25 August 2018