Se Comprendre (1956-2013) available online
PISAI is pleased to announce the online publication of the complete collection of Se Comprendre, a bulletin launched by the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers) in France in 1956. The bulletin had the ini...
Du 09/02/22 to 10/02/22
International Conference On the Future of Islamic-theological Studies
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (University of Fribourg) is organising a conference in Zurich on 9 and 10 February 2022 on the theme “On the Future of a Young Discipline – Islamic-theolog...
Du 24/05/22 to 27/05/22
3rd PLURIEL Congress / Let’s meet in Beirut in 2022
The 3rd international congress of PLURIEL, on the theme “Islam and Otherness” will take place in Beirut, in the form of a colloquium and a study visit from Tuesday 24 May to Friday 27 May 2022. ...
Du 19/11/21 to 20/11/21
Conference ‘Islam and Otherness. What Islamic theology of religious pluralism?’
Conference organised by the Institut Supérieur de Théologie des Religions – ISTR – of the Theologicum (Faculty of Theology and Religious Sciences of the Institut Catholique de Paris). This confe...
Du 18/11/21 to 19/11/21
Conference / Religious authority in Islam
Conference organised by the Centre d’études des cultures et des religions (UCLy, Lyon) on 18 and 19 November 2021 Presentation Being a repository of authority or being recognised as a place of authori...
Du 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...
The videos of the webinar ‘Islam and Otherness – Focus Lebanon’ are available
The opening webinar of the 3rd international congress of the PLURIEL network was held on 13 April 2021 on the theme “Islam and Otherness with a focus on the Lebanese experience. The replay has been or...
Du 14/04/21 to 26/05/21
Webinars on the prevention of religious radicalisation
The Research Centre “Religions, Rights and Economy in the Mediterranean Area” (REDESM), based at the Università degli Studi dell’Insubria in cooperation with the PriMED project to prevent ...
DEADLINE : 30/06/21
CALL FOR PAPER
Islamic Theologies of Disasters: Between Science, Religion and Messianism
Call for Papers for MIDEO 38 (2023) The Covid-19 (kūfīd-19) pandemic broke out around October-November 2019 in China. In addition to having become a global public health problem, it quickly became “a to...
DEADLINE : 26/03/21
CALL FOR PAPER
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...
Webinar ‘Islam & Otherness – Focus Lebanon’ April 13th, 2021
To open the 3rd International Congress of PLURIEL, which will exceptionally extend over two years, we are offering a one-afternoon webinar on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. The jurist Raja...
Webinar : Religions and secularism: the challenge of intransigence
Wednesday December 16th, 6.30PM (online) In a context marked by extremism, radicalism, separatism and communitarianism, French society is experiencing an intensification of identity-based and militant withd...
Islam in Italy: the Roman case of Jamaat al-Tabligh
The Center for Interreligious Studies of the Pontifical Gregorian University is pleased to announce the next Forum addressing Islam-Christianity, entitled: “Islam in Italy: the Roman case of Jamaat al...
An HDR on “Christian approaches to Islam
On 16 September, Mr Michel Younès defended his Habilitation to direct research at the École pratique des hautes études. The title of his work was: "Christian approaches to Islam".
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...
Islamic-theological studies with a focus on “Islam and society” (Fribourg)
The Swiss Centre “Islam and Society” runs a doctoral programme “Islam and Society: Islamic-theological studies” designed to study specific, multidisciplinary themes and to support do...
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 Theolog...
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 ...
HEST Cluster: Christian-Muslim Relations (Europe)
Higher Education for Social Transformation (HEST) programme aims to bring Higher Education institutions and Social Centres of the Society of Jesus in Europe together so that they can contribute to the real ...
Project 200 : An historical contextualization of 200 authors from the Arab Muslim heritage (Closed)
The project is to report systematically on 200 former Arab authors (belonging to the first 10 centuries of the Hegira ) their lists of works (lost, written or edited ) and the relationships that these works...
Jamel El Hamri
Researcher in History of contemporary Islam, and Consultant on Islam, Youth and Citizenship
Mohamed Gamal Ali
Research Assistant in Human Rights and Political Science. PhD Student in Political Science at Cairo University.
Professor of Religion and International politics
Gabriel Said Reynolds
Professor for Islamic Studies; Director of the Swiss Center of Islam and Society
Postdoctoral fellow in social sciences and Islamic studies.
Dean of Studies
Research Fellow at Friedrich-Schiller- Universität (Jena Center for Reconciliation Studies)
John L. Esposito
Professor of Religion & International Affairs and Islamic Studies
Doctor of Philosophy, specialising in Islamology
Expert in Islamic studies and comparative Abrahamic religions
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
Doctor in sociology and islamologist, researcher
Chercheuse associée Post-doctorante Enseignante
Maitre de conférences en études internationales, vice-recteur à la rechercheResearcher – Vice Rectorate for Research, Universidad de Sevilla – Group Hum753 Lecturer – International Studies Abroad-Universida...
Agata S. Nalborczyk
Head of the Department for European Islam Studies, Faculty of Oriental Studies – University of Warsaw.
Official member of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome
Director of the Gregorian Center for Interreligious Studies
Associate Professor of Religion
Guest lecturer at the Centre Sèvres, Priest in Ankara
Aggregate Professor at the Pontifical Gregorian University (Rome), Senior Research Fellow and member of the John XXIII Foundation for Religious Studies (Fscire)
Juan Macias Amoretti
Lecturer in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Professor of islam in the Balkans and Caucasus
Bénédicte Du Chaffaut
Researcher at the Centre d’Etudes des Cultures et des Religions of the Catholic University of Lyon
Professor of Bible and Koran at PISAI, Director of the journal Islamochristiana
Associated Professor of Arabic and Islam Studies
Research fellow in History of Islamic Countries
Researcher in Islamic studies and history of the Middle East
Jaime Flaquer Garcia
Professor of Interreligious Dialogue, Theology of Religions and Islam Studies
Dean of the Faculty of Theology of Universidad Loyola in Granada. Professor of Christian social ethics
Lecturer on the Arab-Muslim world and intercultural representations – Catholic University of Lyon.
Professeur d’islamologie à l’Université catholique de Louvain
Hicham Abdel Gawad
PhD student in religious sciences, writer and trainer of religious facts in society.
Director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies (IDEO, Cairo).
Professor of Theology and Islam Studies
The challenges of religious visibility in the liberal public space
Western modernity has engaged the religious question, over the past thirty years in processes that show an increased interaction between religiosity, visibility and urban public space. At a time when expres...
The sealing of prophethood in Islam
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...
Christian approaches to Islam: tensions, displacement, issues
Who is an authority in Islam in Switzerland and France?
Elements of answers to a question studied by the research group on the theme “Authority and regulation in Islam” of the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions (CECR, UCLy) The question i...
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 civilizational vocation of Islam in the work of Malek Bennabi
Disease, death and cure. Muslims and the health emergency
Original title : Malattia, morte e cura. I musulmani e l’emergenza sanitaria The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has also had a strong impact on believers and religious communities of all religions. In ...
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...
La réforme en islam : quelques clés de lecture
Islamic environmental theology
Studies of radicalization leading to violence in the name of Islam: mapping theoretical actors to better understand epistemological and ethical issues
Original title : “Les études de la radicalisation menant à la violence au nom de l’islam : cartographier les acteurs théoriques pour mieux comprendre les enjeux épistémologiques et éthiques” Abs...
Master’s Degree Programme in Islamic Religious Education
The Master’s Degree Programme in Islamic Religious Education offers a thorough education in Islamic theology and teaching religious education. Graduates are qualified for work in the field of education and ...
Bachelor’s Programme Islamic Religious Education
The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Islamic Religious Education offers basic education in Islamic theology and teaching religious education. Graduates of this programme are well versed in applying research r...
Diploma in Interreligious Studies
The Gregorian Center for Interreligious Studies offers, for the 2020/2021 academic year, a path in two semesters for the achievement of the Diploma in Interreligious Studies. It will be possible to deepen t...
Doctorate in Arabic and Islamic Studies
The Doctorate requires a minimum of three years to complete. Applicants must hold a Licentiate in Arabic and Islamic Studies at the rank of Summa cum Laude or an equivalent qualification. Admission is gover...
Master’s degree in culture and society, ‘Theologies in Dialogue’
It is already possible to study Islamic theology at the University of Paderborn as part of the two-subject bachelor’s degree “Comparative Theology of Religions”. The Master’s courses offered by the Un...
Licenciate in Arabic Studies and Islamic Studies
The conviction which motivates PISAI is that the Christian task to meet face to face with Muslims should be based not solely on subjective good will but also on an objective, scientifically grounded knowled...
Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Diploma obtained at the end of the first year of the Licence It offers students an in-depth study of the Arabic language, Islam Studies and data relating to Islamic-Christian dialogue. https://fr.pisai.it/f...
Certificate of advanced studies (CAS) Preventing Extremism. Ideologies, religions and violence(s)
Target group People working in education, prisons, security, social work and anyone interested in becoming a contact person for issues related to extremism in their professional environment. Content The phe...
University Certificate in Islamic-Christian Initial Culture
This course aims to identify the basic principles of Christian and Islamic beliefs and the means of expressing them, as well as the historical aspects and developments that these two religions have undergon...
Bachelor in Islamic-Christian Studies
Given the growing importance of interfaith dialogue as an entry point for achieving peace and promoting the values of coexistence in many societies, particularly in Lebanon and the Arab world, the Institute...
Master ‘Islam and Society”
The Swiss Centre for Islam and Society (CSIS) at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Fribourg is offering a Master’s degree course “Islam and Society” as a main subject...
Master in Christian-Muslim relations
In September 2007, the Institute of Islamic-Christian Studies at Saint Joseph University in Beirut opened a “Master in Islamic-Christian Relations” in Arabic. In September 2011, this course is d...