In order of appearance
Rabbi J. Rolando Matalon , Senior Rabbi, Congregation B’nai Jeshurun, New York.
Professor Maria Rosa Menocal , Spanish History, Yale University, author of Ornament of the World: How Jews, Muslims, and Christians Created a Culture of Tolerance in Medieval Spain.
Sebastian de la Obra , Director, Casa de la Sefarad, Cordoba, Spain.
Dr. Mansur Escudero , Secretary General, Junta Islamic, the Islamic Commission of Spain. (The Out of Cordoba team mourns the death of Dr. Mansur Escudero, who died suddenly in his home hear Cordoba on October 3, 2010. Read the obituary. )
, Foreign Minister of Spain.
, Advisor to HRH King Mohamed VI of Morocco.
Professor Mohamed Mesbahi, Philosophy, University of Rabat, Morocco.
Professor Abdulwahhab Meddeb , Comparative Literature, Sorbonne University, Paris.
Professor Mohammed Arkoun , Islamic Studies, Sorbonne University, Paris. (The Out of Cordoba team mourns the death of Prof. Arkoun, who died on Sept. 14 in Paris at the age of 82.)
, Chair of the Department of Islamic Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
, Cairo Institute for Human Rights, Cairo, Egypt.
, Film Director, Cairo, Egypt.
, Philosophy, Haifa University, Israel.
, Director, Rabbis for Human Rights, Jerusalem, Israel.
Rev. David Burrell, C.S.C. , Professor of Philosophy and Theology, University of Notre Dame, Indiana.
The following people were also interviewed
Manuel Chaves, Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
Virgilio Martínez Enamorado, Writer, Malaga, Spain
Antonio Muñoz Molina, Writer, Spain
Professor Sara Stroumsa, Hebrew University, Israel
Professor Mohamed Hawary, Ain Shams University, Egypt
Professor Mona Abousenna , Ain Shams University, Egypt
Professor Mourad Wahba, Averroes Enlightenment Association, Egypt
Professor Sari Nusseibeh, Al Quds University, Palestine
Professor David Levering Lewis, New York University, USA
Professor Oliver Leaman, University of Kentucky, USA
Professor Ahmad El Tayeb, Al-Azhar University, Egypt
Professor Asma Afsaruddin, University of Indiana, USA
Father Theodore Hesburgh, University of Notre Dame, USA
Professor Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College, USA
Professor Richard Rubenstein, George Mason University, USA
Dr. Muzammil Siddiqi, Fiqh Council of North America, USA
Professor Nasr Abu-Zayd,
University for Humanistics, The Netherlands
(Egyptian Prof. Abu-Zayd, who held the Averroes Chair at the University for Humanistics, died on July 5, 2010. We mourn his passing.)
Dr. Mohamed Charfi, Former Minister of Education, Tunisia