Österreichische Orient-Gesellschaft Hammer-Purgstall (ÖOG)
The relationship between Central European cultures and those of the Near East is one of the most up-to-date topics that are affecting their public today. However, the efforts to provide information and education about people, cultures, politics and society in the Middle East, including the Islamic religion, have characterized their diverse activities for decades.
In doing so, they take into account the various aspects of intercultural dialogue with people from countries of the Islamic world in their programs. Prerequisites for this are mutual understanding and acceptance of different identities of the people. The Austrian Orient Society Hammer-Purgstall is today probably the most competent and experienced institution in Austria, dedicated to these important relationships between Europe and the Orient, - North Africa, the Near and Middle East to South Asia, the Caucasus and Central Asia , The varied offer of the ÖOG offers the possibility to better understand the culture of the Orient.See more