Cultures need to learn from each other and so does democratic theory. We need new tools, democratic tools to tame violence, says Ramin Jahanbegloo from York University, Toronto and it is Gandhi who can inspire us once again. And we need democratic passion, civic education and cross cultural, non-violent ideas.

Interview: Nina zu Fürstenberg

Production and Text Editing: Nina zu Fürstenberg

Video: Volkan Güclü

Video Editing: Anna Fanuele

Istanbul Seminars 2015