to 28/11/22 to 30/11/22
Radicalisation leading to violence in the name of Islam: for a France-Quebec referential | EJC 2022
The 34th Entretiens Jacques Cartier will take place in Quebec from 28 to 30 November 2022. A group of Canadian and French researchers will hold a one-day conference on the theme of radicalisation studies. A...
Conference / Radicalisation leading to violence in the name of Islam
EPISTEMOLOGICAL, METHODOLOGICAL AND ETHICAL APPROACHES AND ISSUES Initiated within the framework of the Entretiens Jacques Cartier in 2019, a collaboration between the Centre for the Study of Cultures and R...
to 16/09/21 to 18/09/21
International conference “The itinerant prophets. Rewritings, appropriations and metamorphoses of prophetic figures in Islamic sources”
At Institut du Monde Arabe and Sorbonne Université, Paris Bringing together scholars of Islam studies, literature and history, ‘The Itinerant Prophets’ aims to shed new light on the place prophe...
DEADLINE : 31/08/21
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The Qur’an in History. The History of the Qur’an. From Canonization to Critique and Semantic Hermeneutics
A special issue of Religions (ISSN 2077-1444), with Marco Demichelis as guest editor. Extract of the presentation: The Issue would like to explore the correlation between the Qur’an, the word of God that th...
DEADLINE : 26/03/21
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The International Colloquium « Itinerant Prophets – Rewritings, Appropriations and Metamorphoses of Prophetic Figures in the Religious, Literary and Historiographical Texts of Pre-modern Islam » will take p...
to 16/08/21 to 20/08/21
Summer school : Divine Simplicity and Divine Action. Discussing the Divine Attributes in Muslim-Christian Dialogue.
It has been a major question in traditional theological thinking how the Divine Attributes are to be understood. Recent debates in analytical philosophy have allowed new approaches that, however, are often ...
DEADLINE : 12/03/21
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Call for Papers “Friendship”
Conference on Comparative Theology 2021, June 10th-11th
to 09/08/21 to 13/08/21
Summer School 2020: Justice and Mercy. Discussing the Divine Attributes in Muslim-Christian Dialogue.
Organised by the University of Paderborn, Germany; and part of the project “Building bridges between traditional thought and analytical philosophy – Rethinking Divine Attributes in Islam and Christianity” w...
to 07/05/20 to 08/05/20
[Covid-19 – Annulé] Acteurs religieux dans le monde arabe actuel : rôles, prises de position, rapports de force, impacts et enjeux
Le 88ème Congrès ACFAS n'aura pas lieu.
Islam and Otherness: Contextualizations, Transformations, and Influences
From a cross-section of dogmas, discourses, doctrines and reference texts, the contributions aim to examine, from a specific angle of approach (philosophical, theological, political, religious, anthropologi...
For a preventive Islamic de-radicalization. The Re-Configuration of the Humanities within an inter-religious approach. (Milan)
Research group held by the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Milan. The return to the humanities is not only necessary, but crucial for the promotion of a de-radicalising approach to both societi...
Theology of Prophecy in Dialogue (Bonn)
Research group of the University of Paderborn. The Qur’anic approach to prophecy challenges Jewish and Christian perspectives for a variety of reasons. The Qur’an seems to have some concrete features of pr...
Authority and Regulation in Islam (Lyon)
After a research programme on religious, Islamic and Biblical fundamentalism, and a deconstructivist approach to fundamentalism, we thought it was important to approach the notion of authority in link with ...
Epistemological and methodological issues in studies on violence in the name of Islam (Montreal)
This group aims to provide food for thought on the following questions: Are the available conceptual and epistemological methods and tools adequate enough to decipher the specific and complex discourses, pr...
Dynamics of Islamic radicalization in Europe: prevention and educational policies (Closed)
Since the “Arab Springs” breakout in 2011, Islamist radicalization in Europe progressively grew as ISIS spread violence and chaos in Iraq, Syria and Libya. The so-called “Islamic State” brought a new vision...
Catholic Theology in dialogue with Islam (Frankfurt)
Catholic theology in Europe is increasingly confronted with the questions and criticisms of Muslim intellectuals who, in particular, point out the convergences between the two religions. The research projec...
Islam and society in contemporary Spain (Granada)
Because the presence of Muslim communities in Spain is relatively recent, and because there is not a long tradition of theological study of Islam, we want to start our dialogue with the Islamic tradition by...
Executive Director of the Oasis Foundation, Professor at the Catholic University of Milan
Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi
Holder of the Chair “Exegesis and theology of Shia Islam” at the École pratique des hautes études (Paris)
Amany Fouad Salib
Associate Researcher at the Centre of Research on Immigration, Ethnicity and Citizenship
Associate Professor at the Institut of International Studies of Montreal, UQAM, Montreal
Director of the Institute for the study of Muslim–Christian relations. Professor of theology and religious anthropology
Researcher in Islamic studies and history of the Middle East
Lecturer on the Arab-Muslim world and intercultural representations – Catholic University of Lyon.
Professeur d’islamologie à l’Université catholique de Louvain
Religious Radicalism. The Challenges of an Ill-Defined Concept in Europe
Ali Mostfa, professor of linguistics and discourse analysis at the Catholic University of Lyon, analyses the semantic shifts about the notion of religious radicalism, particularly since the September 11 att...
Normativity of Holy Scriptures in Judaism, Christianity and Islam
Original Sin and the Qur’an
The present article addresses the common view that the Qur’an has no doctrine of original sin. It begins by defining original sin with attention to the Bible and Christian tradition. Thereafter the author a...
Religious Alterities and Cultural Alterities: Issues of Debate in Islam
Conference given in Beirut on Tuesday 24 May 2022 during the Pluriel congress on the theme “Islam and Otherness”.
Religious Pluralism in Post-“Arab Spring” Morocco
Title of the lecture : “Re-problematizing the Religious Majority-Minority Dialectics in Post-Arab Spring Morocco: Between Subalternity and Digital Disobedience” Given the debate currently prevai...
The Populist Political Style of the Islamist Moroccan party, the PJD
Title of the lecture : ‘The «Us» Against the «Others», the Populist Political Style of the Islamist party the PJD’ How do religious actors understand an increasingly globalised and pluralistic w...
Unity of God and unity in God – a possible perspective and way of dialogue between the believers?
A shῑ‘ῑ perspective of dialogue developed by D. Mohammad Ali Shomali. Talking about unity between believers and calling them to act upon it is not new in Islam. The Qur’ān and the early history of Islam esp...
The representation of non-Islamist Muslims in Sunni Islamist discourse
Full lecture title : ‘The representation of non-Islamist Muslims in Sunni Islamist discourse: an intra-religious otherness?’ In what ways do non-Brother Muslims (especially secular, liberal and ...
Islam and Christianity: mutual views and challenges of otherness
In his book Soi-même comme un autre (Seuil 1990), the French philosopher Paul Ricoeur (1913-2005) builds his reflection on this ‘as’ which, according to him, allows us to escape from two harmful...
Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Human Rights and Democracy
Title of the lecture : ‘Embracing the Other: Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri‘s approach to Human Rights and Democracy’ In the Western world, the Pakistani politician and Islamic scholar Muhammad Tahir-u...
The concept of “citizenship” in the Azhari discourse. Problems and contradictions
The concept of “citizenship” in the Al-Azhar discourse, problems and contradictions Al-Azhar Foundation announces on various occasions its full adoption of the concept of “citizenship,” and the ...
The Quran of Historians
How is historical research on the Qur’an received in the Muslim world? What do we know about the historical figure of Muhammad? Interview with Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, co-director of the “Qur’a...