Emmanuel Pisani: “The thought of al-Ghazali provides a basis for freedom of conscience”
Interview. On the occasion of the publication of his thesis about Abu Hamid Al-Ghazali, which won the Mohamed Arkoun Prize in 2016, Emmanuel Pisani, director of the Dominican Institute of Oriental Studies i...
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...
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...
DEADLINE : 31/08/21
CALL FOR PAPER
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...
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...
Report of the conference “Reciting in the Early Islamic Empire (7ᵗʰ‒9ᵗʰ centuries)”
Report of the 3rd conference of the Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies, which took place online from October 16 to 18, 2020
DEADLINE : 28/02/21
CALL FOR PAPER
Christianity in Iraq at the turn of Islam: History & Archaeology
Call launched by Les Presses de l’Ifpo following an international round table organized on 4 and 5 May 2019 at the University of Salahaddin (Erbil, Iraq) which highlighted the interest of a collective...
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...
D. student in Islamic, Arabic and Iranian Studies at Sapienza University and PISAI in Rome
Director of Studies in Intellectual History of Contemporary Shi’a Islam
Executive Director of the Oasis Foundation, Professor at the Catholic University of Milan
Director of studies at the EPHE (École Pratique des Hautes Etudes, PSL) and director of the IISMM (Institute for the Study of Islam and Societies of the Muslim World).
Postdoctoral fellow at the EPHE in the GSRL (Groupe Sociétés, Religions, Laïcités, UMR 8582)
Visiting Assistant Professor at Al-Quds Bard College, Al-Quds University, Palestine
Associate researcher at IREMAM (Aix-en-Provence), lecturer in the history of Islamic-Christian relations at Saint Paul University, Ottawa,
Doctoral student at the Catholic University of Lyon
Tunisian academic, Islamologist and political scientist. Professor of political science at the University of Tunis.
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
Faculty Member, Department of Political Science, Luiss University of Rome
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 Sarrió 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)
MIDÉO No. 37: Recitation in the early centuries of Islam
Luther and Mohammed. Western European Protestantism and Islam (16th-18th centuries)
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...
The 19th century as a new ‘axial era’. Some epistemological aspects of the authority crisis
Conference « Religious Authority in Islam », organised by the Centre for the Study of Cultures and Religions and the Research Unit of the Catholic University of Lyon (UCLy), on 18 and 19 November 2021. . Vi...
Muslim-Christian Dialogue : the approach of the White Fathers
Involved in the Muslim world since its foundation by Bishop Charles Lavigerie in 1868, the Society of Missionaries of Africa, whose members are known as the White Fathers, has contributed to the emergence o...
The essentials of Islam
Muslim as ‘Other’ in former Yugoslavia
Balkan Islam, and in particular that of the former Yugoslavia, is plural because of its ethnic diversity. However, the collective perception does not see it that way, due to a double homogenisation (histori...
Jalāl Al-Dīn Al-Suyūṭī: An Historical Contextualization Between Life and Works
Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyuṭī (1445-1505), as a religious scholar of the Egyptian Mamluk era, one of the most prominent scholars of the pre-modern Islamic world, is the most prolific author in all of Islamic l...
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...
Otherness and nationalisms, the threat of identity to openness
This talk addresses the issue of Islam and otherness from the perspective of Christians in the Middle East. At the heart of the multiple constructions of identity since the mid-nineteenth century is the tho...
Protestantism and Islam
How did Martin Luther and John Calvin view Islam? How have Protestant theologians contributed to research on Islam? Pierre-Olivier Léchot, professor of modern history at the Protestant Institute of Theology...
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...
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...