HIWAR – Building bridges with Islam (Madrid)
Project HIWAR was conceived on the grounds of a group of researchers from the Universidad Pontificia Comillas that had the committed dedication to converse, get closer to and build bridges with Islam. Makin...
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...
Jamel El Hamri
Researcher in History of contemporary Islam, and Consultant on Islam, Youth and Citizenship
Professor of Semitic Studies
Full Professor (Psicology), Comillas University
Assistant Professor of History at Antonine University and Lebanese University
Jurist and Reserach coordinator
Researcher in Islam Studies
Lecturer in Islamic philosophy
Michele Esposti Ongaro
Adjunct Professor in History of the Middle East
PhD Student in Classical Studies – Archeology
Temporary Teaching and Research Attaché (ATER) in Arab Studies
Professor Emeritus, Specialisation in Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Lyon 3, Jean Moulin
Professeur en théologie et histoire des religions
Diego Sarrio Cucarella
Rector of PISAI, Professor
Juan Macias Amoretti
Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Paolo Gonzaga Paolo
Alberto Fabio Ambrosio
Theologian and historian of religions, specialist in Sufism
Associate Professor in the Study of Religion, Faculty of Theology and Religion
Doctor in codicology and researcher at the Centre for the Edition of Heritage Texts – Al-Azhar University in Cairo.
Ysé Tardan Masquelier
Historian of religions, specialist in Hinduism and yoga
Professor of Moral Theology and Social Ethics
Researcher in Islamic studies and history of the Middle East
Pablo López Chaves
Post-doctoral Teaching Fellow, Contemporary History Department
Doctor habilitated to direct research in political sciences, professor of sociology of religions and Islam studies
Director of Research at the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research, France)
Jacques Lanfry. A lion, the Church and Islam
The secular movement in Lebanon 2006-2019
Rethinking the Muslim-Christian living together in Lebanon / Amin Elias
On the eve of the first centenary of the proclamation of the State of Greater Lebanon (September 1, 1920), this intervention proposes to expose and analyse the position of Muslims in Lebanon towards this pr...
The Question of Otherness in Classical Islam
Argument: How did Muslims represent the other? Here is a questioning overloaded with history, memory and narrative Islamic identity difficult to decode. Fourteen long centuries of conquests and defeats, inc...
Religious minorities in France
Islam and Otherness : presentation of the 3rd PLURIEL International Congress
Presentation of the theme and the stakes of the 3rd international congress of PLURIEL. Planned to take place in Beirut in April 2020, it had to be rescheduled and reshaped due to the global health crisis. S...
The Khatim an-Nabiyyin (The Seal of the Prophets) and Its Inclusive Abrahamic Perspective: Muhammad and ‘Isa ibn Maryam in Dialogue
Abstract “Muhammad is not the father of any one of your men; he is God’s messenger and the Seal of the Prophets: God knows everything.” (33:40). The deconstruction of the concept of “the Seal of the Prophet...
The Ḏhimmī as the Other of Multiple Convivencias in al-Andalus
The ﬁgure of ḏhimmī is certainly the most emblematic juristic ﬁgure in the history of Islamic law. Strangely, it also has the juristic status of being the most ambiguous and complex, as it lacks a coherent,...
The Oromo and the historical process of Islamisation in Ethiopia
Abstract The historical interaction between Islam and Christianity in the Horn of Africa is profoundly connected with the region’s specifi c historical, linguistic and cultural characteristics. While the we...
The Fate of Others in 14th century Hanbalism
Abstract In a recent publication entitled Ibn Taymiyya’s Theological Ethics, Sophia Vasalou tackles the moral objectivism that Ibn Taymiyya would reworked inspired to the unorthodox thought of Mu‘tazilite s...
The Mihna. Deconstruction and reconsideration of the Mu’tazilite role in the “Inquisition
Abstract The Miḥna has usually been attributed to the Mu‘tazilite theological school as expression of something unusual, a bid‘ah (Islamic innovation) related to a rationalist group of theologians that trie...
MIDEO 35 – Interactions between Twelver Shiites and Christians
Master in Middle-Eastern Studies
The Master in Middle Eastern Studies – MIMES is tailored for graduates of various disciplines and backgrounds, who are interested in obtaining a better knowledge of the Middle East region, taking into...
University Diploma Religious facts – Religion, religions
Understanding the religious phenomenon is one of the major keys to understanding cultures and the complexity of the world. It appears more and more as an antidote to religious fundamentalism as well as to t...
University Diploma “World Religions. History and theology”
This course, which leads to a university diploma from the ICP, to be followed over one or two years, is an opportunity to specialise in a specific question in the field of world religions: theology of missi...