Milena Rampoldi

Milena Rampoldi è nata a Bolzano nel 1973 e dopo i suoi studi teologici, pedagogici, filosofici e orientali in Italia ha proseguito con il dottorato di arabistica sul tema della didattica arabofona del Corano a Vienna. Insegnante di lingue e traduttrice, da anni si occupa di storia e religione islamica, di questioni politiche ed umanitarie, di femminismo e diritti umani e di storia medio-orientale ed africana. Tra le varie pubblicazioni, soprattutto in lingua tedesca, figurano i testi italiani sui Corsari del Mediterraneo e sul filosofo René Guénon. E' promotrice dell'Associazione per il dialogo interculturale e interreligioso Promosaik www.promosaik.com

22.10.2016

Steve Amsel: Peace is possible and WILL become a reality. There is no other alternative!

Steve Amsel: Peace is possible and WILL become a reality. There is no other alternative!

by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following interview with Steve Amsel of the DesertPeace portal, a Jew fighting for peace and against militarism and colonialism in Israel. Just like us at ProMosaik, for Steve “anti-Zionism” never means anti-Semitism, but is the opposition to a colonialist mentality in which… »

09.09.2016

Girl Rising: breaking cycles of poverty by empowering girls

Girl Rising: breaking cycles of poverty by empowering girls

by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following interview with Girl Rising, a campaign to empower girls and to fight poverty through education. Female empowerment has to start from childhood. Strong girls make the whole society strong. (All Photos Courtesy of Girl Rising) MR: What are the objectives of… »

18.08.2016

Murtaza Hussain: Journalism can help dispel myths and misconceptions and fight bigotry

Murtaza Hussain: Journalism can help dispel myths and misconceptions and fight bigotry

by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following my interview with Murtaza Hussain, journalist and political commentator at The Intercept. His work focuses on human rights, foreign policy, and cultural affairs. Murtaza’s work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, Salon,and elsewhere. I would… »

11.08.2016

Journalism and Feminism

Journalism and Feminism

Sarah Aziza: on Journalism and Feminism By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. Here is my interview with the feminist journalist Sarah Aziza. A couple of days ago, ProMosaik published her article about the important Twitter campaign Can you Hear Us Now.  I think that we need more feminist… »

10.08.2016

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Feminist journalism has particular impact

Tara Msiska: Journalism has the Potential to make a Huge Difference by Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. This is my interview with the journalist Tara Lighten Msiska, a law graduate and freelance journalist. The day she graduated from the University of Edinburgh, she realised the world was more a… »

05.07.2016

God is dead – Islamic Nihilism

God is dead – Islamic Nihilism

God is dead This is what Friedrich Nietzsche wrote in his Aphorism 125 of the Fröhliche Wissenschaft. The consequences are a theology without God and believers without God. All this applies to Western philosophy – at least this is what I thought when I was young. »

25.06.2016

The struggle against FGM CESIE from Italy

The struggle against FGM  CESIE from Italy

The following is my interview with Soad Ibrahim of the Italian association CESIE which is engaged in opposing the brutal phenomenon of FGM. Milena Rampoldi: Which are the best strategies for opposing and ending FGM? Soad Ibrahim: It is difficult to generalise about which would be the best strategies to… »

18.06.2016

Feminism in Turkey: an interview with Denise Nanni

Feminism in Turkey: an interview with Denise Nanni

Milena Rampoldi of ProMosaik interviews Denise Nanni who, in 2014, wrote a thesis under the auspices of the Faculty of Political Sciences, Sociology and Communication in Rome about the politics of female empowerment in the Muslim world, focussing on Turkey. Denise now lives in Istanbul where she works in the… »

15.06.2016

Israel is an omnipresent problem for Palestinians

Israel is an omnipresent problem for Palestinians

Jason B. Vagliano of Palestine Advocacy Project: Israel is an omnipresent problem for Palestinians By Milena Rampoldi, ProMosaik. In the following  interview about the Palestine Advocacy Project where I spoke with  Jason B. Vagliano, I would like to begin by thanking Jason so much for his time. We… »

12.06.2016

Decolonising feminism, depatriarchalising Islam

Decolonising feminism, depatriarchalising Islam

Zahra Ali is a sociologist engaged in Muslim, feminist and anti-racist dynamics. Her research has focused on the emergence of Muslim feminisms in the West and the Arab world, including Iraq. In 2012, she published with La Fabrique a book Islamic Feminisms, the first of its kind in French, that… »

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