International Academy
for Human Sciences and Culture

Program 2023:

Monday and Wednesday Course

For the first part of the semester program, we commemorate the ten women of Shiraz, Iran, who were hanged for their faith 40 years ago, on June 18, 1983, and we want to humbly try to learn from their love, courage and steadfastness.


I. International Online Seminar of Tribute, Prayer and Song

  • The lives and fates of the ten women of Shiraz who sacrificed their lives for the love of God and mankind

    Mon, September 4, 2023 / Wed, September 6, 2023

  • Insights into their lives and moving episodes of the times

    Mon, September 18, 2023 / Wed, September 20, 2023

  • To learn from the love, courage and steadfastness of the ten women of Shiraz

    Mon, October 2, 2023 / Wed, October 4, 2023

  • What is faith? What is love? What is loyalty? Pedagogical, psychological and psychotherapeutic consequences

    Mon, October 9, 2023 / Wed, Oktober 11, 2023

  • The sacrifice of the ten women of Shiraz / This year, in lieu of the Academy Peace Prize, a donation will be offered for the construction of the Shrine of 'Abdu'l-Bahá in honor of the ten women of Shiraz.

    Sat, October 21, 2023 at 4 p.m. Central European Time (CET)

    II. Aspects of Peace in Theory and Practice

  • The Four Kinds of Love and their Significance for World Peace, World Order and World Culture

    Mon, November 6, 2023 / Wed, November 8, 2023

  • Encouragement, Effort, and Disciplineas Powerful Tools of Transformation

    Mon, November 20, 2023 / Wed, November 22, 2023

  • Prayer and Forgiveness as Powerful Tools of Transformation / Counseling as a Powerful Tool of Transformation.

    Mon, December 4, 2023 / Wed, December 6, 2023

  • Selfless Deeds and Service as Powerful Tools of Transformation

    Mon, December 18, 2023 / Wed, December 20, 2023

Monday courses are held from 5:45 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday courses are held from 2:45 p.m. to 5:15 p.m.

Calendar of events as Pdf file (currently only available in German):


Invitation to the online seminar in German and English as Pdf file:

Einladung Online-Seminar, Deutsch

Invitation Online Seminar, English