Dr. Berge Traboulsi is Associate Professor of History, Religion and Intercultural Studies. During the last 10 years, he has presented academic papers at international conferences, given public lectures, and published academic papers at refereed publications. He has appeared on local and regional TV stations on issues related to ‘Human Rights’, “Politics in the Middle East”, and ‘Religious Tolerance’.
Dr. Traboulsi is a member of the European Society for the Study of Science and Theology (ESSSAT) [www.esssat.eu], the European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (ESITIS) [www.esitis.org], the International Orthodox Theological Association (IOTA) [http://iota-web.org/] and the European Forum for the Study of Religion and the Environment [www.hf.ntnu.no]
– “Human Uniqueness and God’s Image and Likeness in Eastern Orthodox Christian Theology: Analysis of Problematic and Paradoxical ideals in a Corrupt and Changing World”, in Dirk Evers, Michael Fuller, Anne Runehov and Knut-Willy Sæther (Eds.), Studies in Science and Theology, vol. 16, Are We Special?, Bamberg: ESSSAT, 2018 (ISBN 978-3-00-058578-4), pp. 171-191.
– “Emotions and Orthodox Spirituality during Turbulent Times: Analysis of Facebook Expressions over the Abduction of Metropolitan Paul (Yazigi) of Aleppo”, in Dirk Evers, Michael Fuller, Anne Runehov and Knut-Willy Sæther (Eds.), Studies in Science and Theology, vol. 15, Do Emotions Shape the World?, Bamberg: ESSSAT 2016 (ISBN 978-3-00-051976-5), pp. 167-181.
– “Being Fruitful and Filling the Earth: A Theological and Bioethical Dilemma about Technology and Surrogacy”,in Dirk Evers, Michael Fuller, Antje Jackelén and Knut-Willy Sæther (Eds.), Studies in Science and Theology, vol. 14, What is Life?, Halle: ESSSAT, 2014 (ISBN 978-3-00-045565-0), pp. 243-259.
– “Freedom of Thought, Opinion and Expression’ within an Eastern Mediterranean Context: Critical Reflections”, inAnnales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, University of the Holy Spirit-Kaslik [USEK], (no 28), 2012 , pp. 465-474.
– “The Ethical Challenges of Executive Leadership: A Stakeholder Analysis”, in Pertinence, The Antonine University [UPA], (no 4), 2011, pp. 237-253.
– “Ethical Challenges in Today’s Higher Education Institutions in Lebanon: A Stakeholder Analysis”, in Louis Colombo and Aaran Vlasak (Eds), The Public Life of Ethics, Oxford: Inter-Disciplinary Press, 2010 (ISBN: 978-1-84888-029-0), pp. 29-36.
– “Secularism in a Multi-Confessional Lebanon: Religious Obstacles and Prospective Solutions”, in Annales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, University of the Holy Spirit-Kaslik [USEK], (no 25), 2009, pp.169-180.
– “Religiousness and Extremism: A Dialectic Perspective” (In Arabic), in Adyan, The Doha International Center for Interfaith Dialogue, (no 0), 2009, pp. 44-55.
– “The Challenges of Teaching about Religions in a Multi-confessional Lebanon: Case Study Haigazian University (1998-2008)”, in Annales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, University of the Holy Spirit-Kaslik [USEK], (no 24, vol 2), 2008, pp. 268-282.
– “Citizenship in Multicultural Lebanon: A Critical Approach”, in Annales de Philosophie & des Sciences Humaines, University of the Holy Spirit-Kaslik [USEK], (no 23, vol 2), 2007, pp. 97-113.
-“Orthodox Theology and Naturalism: A Critical Analysis of a Controversial Relationship” (presented at the Seventeenth European Conference on Science and Theology [ESSSAT 2018], Lyon , France, 2018)
– “Toward a ‘Continuous Reform’ in the Orthodox Church” (presented at the International Colloquium on RE:FORMATIONS↔MODERNITIES↔ORTHODOXIES, ICED-ISCC, Rome, Italy, 2017), available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oqJmiAQy-P0&t=1s