VI International School of Islamic Studies held in Odesa

2017/7/7 13:42:42

Participants discussed issues related to the history of Islam, cultural phenomena, intellectual developments, Islamic philosophy, and theology.


From RISU*:

 

This year, the International School of Islamic Studies, which has already become traditional, took place in Odesa. It was dedicated to “Islam in the modern world: historical, cultural, intellectual space,” Religion in Ukraine reported, citing Alraid.

 

With 32 participants and 22 reports young scholars worked during 5 days. Among the lecturers was a guest from Brussels, Professor Muhammad Badie, who is also a Sharia specialist; a well-known Ukrainian scholar, translator and Islamologist, Associate Professor of the National University of Ostroh Academy Mykhailo Yakubovych; Mufti of the Spiritual Directorate of the Muslims of Ukraine Ummah Said Ismagilov; Head of the Eastern Philosophy Department of the Department of Religious Studies at the Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine Oleg Yarosh; a fellow of the Institute of Eastern Studies of the Historical Faculty of Poznan University (Poland) Mariusz Marshevsky; and an Azerbaijani historian, political scientist, theologian and publicist Teymur Atayev.

 

The discussion was devoted to current processes that take place in the cultural, scientific, religious environment of Muslims in Ukraine, in the post-Soviet space, as well as in countries of Western Europe and the Middle East. The participants discussed issues related to the history of Islam, cultural phenomena, intellectual developments, Islamic philosophy, and theology.

 

The school operated from June 30 to July 5 at the Islamic Cultural Center of Odesa.

 

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*The article above appears through courtesy of the Religious Information Service of Ukraine. Access RISU at http://risu.org.ua/en/index

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