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Saturday 27 October 2018

Islam in the Modern World: Doctrine and Community

Islam in the Modern World: Doctrine and Community Islam in the Modern World: Doctrine and Community

 
Institute of Oriental Studies 200th Anniversary Conference

The Conference agenda included the following topics – relevant for contemporary Islamic studies and prioritized in the Institute’s research program:

  1. Timelessness of truth in a changing world: interpretation and instrumentalization of sacred texts and their use in social practices;
  2. Key trends in evolution of Islamic legal thought: rapprochement and rejection of Madhhabs; Fiqh for minorities; correlation of Fiqh and secular law systems;
  3. Sufism today: religious and philosophic legacy; rebirth of Sufi ritual practices; historical and modern role of Sufi Tariqas; spiritual practices of self improvement, development of Sufi theosophy;
  4. Islam and politics: political theology of Islam; pseudo-religious radicalism and political instrumentalization of the religious doctrine;
  5. Interdenominational and intradenominational dialogue: dialectics of Sunni-Shia relationships; role of political processes in their development; theological pluralism and Neo-Jadidism phenomenon;
  6. Islam in interreligious dialogue: denominational accord, unity and diversity of the Abrahamic tradition; comparative theology and source studies of the history of Abrahamic religions;
  7. National traditions of religious practice and the universalism of the Islamic doctrine; Islamic humanism; rebirth of the Russian school of Islamic theology.

 List of participants:

  1. Alikber Alikberov (Russia)
  2. Saud Alsarhan (Saudi Arabia)
  3. Scott Atran (France/USA)
  4. Vladimir Bobrovnikov (Russia)
  5. Denis Brilev (Russia)
  6. Francois Burgat (France)
  7. Absattar Derbisali (Kazakhstan)
  8. Ulrike Freitag (Germany)
  9. Ilshat Gafurov (Russia)
  10. Ekmeledin Ihsanoglu (Turkey)
  11. Marina Imasheva (Russia)
  12. Ibrahim Taufik Kamel (Russia)
  13. Aidar Khabutdinov (Russia)
  14. Ramil Khairutdinov (Russia)
  15. Lina Khatib (Great Britain)
  16. Firdaus Khisamitdinova (Russia)
  17. Alexey Khismatullin (Russia)
  18. Laroussi Mizouri (Tunisia)
  19. Vitaly Naumkin (Russia)
  20. Farhan Nizami (Great Britain)
  21. Vladimir Orlov (Russia)
  22. Stanislav Prozorov (Russia)
  23. Lana Ravandi-Fadai (Russia)
  24. Oleg Redkin (Russia)
  25. Abdunabi Sattorzoda (Tajikistan)
  26. Shamil Shikhaliyev (Russia)
  27. Leonid Syukiyainen (Russia)
  28. Gulnara Valiakhmetova (Russia)
  29. Ahmet Yarlykapov (Russia)
  30. Isat Zaatov (Russia)
  31. Ilya Zaitsev (Russia)
  32. Islam Zaripov (Russia)