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Youssouf Sangare

Lecturer in Arab civilisation and world at the University of Clermont-Auvergne.

Born in Kayes, western Mali, into a family steeped in Sufi Islam. Lecturer in Islamic history and Arabic media language (University of Strasbourg) from 2013 to 2015. He is the co-founder of the academic journal Les Cahiers de l’Islam (refereed journal) published in Paris and has published two books: “Rethinking the Qur’an and the Islamic tradition. An Introduction to the Thought of Fazlur Rahman” in 2017 published by Al Bouraq and “The Sealing of Prophecy in Islam” in 2018 by the Parisian publisher Geuthner.

In 2018 he was awarded the “Mohammed Arkoun Prize for the thesis in Islamology”, received for his thesis obtained in 2016 at the University of Strasbourg, under the title: “The notion of khatm al-nubuwwa (sealing of prophecy) in Islam: Genesis and evolution of a doctrine”.

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Institut Catholique de Paris - France

Islam and Otherness (Paris)

In the global context of identity tensions, migratory flows, depreciation of the image of the Muslim world and its association to Daesh and al-Qaeda’s terrorist attacks, the Institute of Science and Theology of Religions in Paris intends to carry out a research on the capacity of Islam to maintain a constructive and peaceful relationship with […]

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