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.
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...
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 Centre for Islamic-Christian Documentation and Research (CEDRIC) – Saint-Joseph University of Beirut.
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
Islamic Hermeneutics of Nonviolence: Key Concepts and Methodological Steps
The article traces the key concepts and methodological steps that make an Islamic theology of nonviolence plausible. It offers the tools for a critical reading of classical texts, “sacred” history, and glob...
Does the pandemic affect radicalisation?
Collaboration between Canadian and French researchers in the framework of the Centre Jacques Cartier talks, promoting partnerships between the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and Quebec.
Corresponding across Religious Borders: The Letter of al-Qūṭī
Summary : This article provides an introduction to the Letter of al-Qūṭī, a short anti-Islamic polemic in Arabic purportedly written by an unknown priest active in Toledo in the mid-1140s, as well as the...
Lavigerie and Islam, an ambiguous legacy
In a recent article on the contribution of the White Fathers to the renewal of Catholic attitudes towards Islam, Rémi Caucanas rightly notes that their founder’s legacy “was not without ambiguity” in this ...
Discourses and strategies of otherness: Crossed perspectives and analyses
Violence and Jihad in Islam: From the War of Words to the Clashes of Definitions
This article explores the phenomena of violence and jihad in three parts: their emergence and trajectory in the Qur’anic text, their meanings, and their entanglement with the religious cause. The objective ...
‘Inimitable’ Koran ?
Interview with Pr. Tobias Specker, professor of Catholic Theology in the light of Islam at Sankt Georgen Graduate school of Philosophy and Theology, Frankfurt, Germany, about his book : Gottes Wort und mens...
The sealing of prophethood in Islam
Violence in Early Islam. Religious Narratives, the Arab Conquests and the Canonization of Jihad
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...
‘On how to discern the truth of religion’, by Hunayn b. Isḥāq. The impersonal recension
Abstract This article contributes to the study of Christian Arabic literature by providing an introduction and English translation of the treatise entitled Kayfiyyat idrāk ḥaqīqat al-diyāna, ‘On how to disc...
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...