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International Meeting in St. Andrews, Scotland (July 8-10, 2013)

International Meeting in St. Andrews, Scotland (July 8-10, 2013)

IQSA Our International Meeting in St. Andrews, Scotland

By Emran El-Badawi and Gabriel Reynolds

(standrewsfreshers.com)

The International Qur’anic Studies Association is happy to announce its first international meeting, taking place in St. Andrews, Scotland, from July 8-10, 2013. IQSA will be co-sponsoring a number of panels on the Qur’an with the Society of Biblical Literature, as well as a public lecture by renowned Qur’an translator and professor, Tarif Khalidi. Please consult the schedule below for panel details. All meeting room assignments are currently TBD. Further details will be forthcoming here.

You are also strongly encouraged to subscribe to our blog in order to receive weekly news updates or informed posts on various dimensions of Qur’anic Studies today. On behalf of the co-directors, steering committee and partners we thank you for your enthusiasm and support for IQSA. We look forward to seeing you in St. Andrews !

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

7/08/2013

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Theme : Islam and Interfaith Studies in Scottish Universities

  • Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, University of Aberdeen, Presiding
  • Hugh Goddard, University of Edinburgh
    Islam and Interfaith Relations in Scotland (20 min)
  • Fiona McCallum, University of St. Andrews
    ‘Same Old’ ? Muslim-Christian Relations and the Arab Uprisings (20 min)
  • Discussion (35 min)
  • Break (30 min)
  • Johan Rasanayagam, University of Aberdeen
    From an Anthropology of Islam to an Anthropology through Islam (20 min)
  • Saeko Yazaki, University of Glasgow
    Dialogues between Islam and Judaism in Ethics and Spirituality : The Andalusi landscape and Zionism (20 min)
  • Discussion (35 min)

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Joint Session With : Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective, International Qur’anic Studies Association

7/08/2013

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Theme : Prophets and Prophethood between Bible and Quran

  • Zohar Hadromi-Allouche, University of Aberdeen, Presiding
  • Emran El-Badawi, University of Houston, Introduction (7 min)
  • Gabriel Said Reynolds, University of Notre Dame, Introduction (7 min)
  • Anne-Laure Zwilling, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Moses and the Burning Bush : A Two-Voice Analysis (20 min)
  • David Kiltz, Berlin-Brandenburgische Akademie der Wissenschaften
    “Ebionism” and the Quran Revisited (20 min)
  • Discussion (16 min)
  • Break (30 min)
  • Mehdi Azaiez, IREMAM / CNRS
    Prophetical Polemics in the Bible and the Quran : The Case of Counter-Discourse (20 min)
  • Michael Pregill, Elon University
    Intertextual Complications : The Quranic Cain and Abel Reconsidered (20 min)
  • Tommaso Tesei, University of Notre Dame
    Apocalyptic Prophecies in the Quran and in Seventh Century Extrabiblical Literature (20 min)
  • Discussion (20 min)

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Joint Session With : Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective, International Qur’anic Studies Association

7/09/2013

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Theme : Rhetoric and the Quran : Structure, Composition, Argumentation

  • Orhan Elmaz, University of St. Andrews, Presiding
  • Michel Cuypers, IDEO
    Semitic Rhetoric in Sura 81 (Al-Takwir) and Chapter 10 of the Testament of Moses (20 min)
  • Ulrika Mårtensson, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
    Al-Tabari’s Rhetorical Concept of the Quran : Implications for Historical and Contemporary Research (20 min)
  • Discussion (35 min)
  • Break (30 min)
  • Mustansir Mir, Youngstown State University
    Hamid al-Din al-Farahi on Quranic balaghah (20 min)
  • Gabriel Said Reynolds, University of Notre Dame, Respondent (20 min)
  • Discussion (35 min)

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Joint Session With : International Qur’anic Studies Association, Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

7/09/2013

3:00 PM to 4:15 PM

  • Emran El-Badawi, University of Houston, Presiding
  • Tarif Khalidi, American University of Beirut
    Reflections of a Qur’an Translator (45 min)
  • Break (5 min)
  • Discussion (25 min)

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Joint Session With : Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective, International Qur’anic Studies Association

7/10/2013

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Theme : Quranic and Biblical Discourses in Comparative Perspective

  • Andreas Görke, University of Edinburgh, Presiding
  • Keren Abbou Hershkovits, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    Idris, Enoch, and Celestial Knowledge : Astronomical Knowledge Given (or Taken ?) from Heaven (20 min)
  • Nadjet Zouggar, Louvain-la-Neuve University
    The Biblical Prophets’ Place in the Elaboration of Sunni Prophetology (20 min)
  • Abdulla Galadari, University of Aberdeen
    The Qiblah : A Quranic Allusion to the Shema (20 min)
  • Discussion (15 min)
  • Break (30 min)
  • Roy Michael McCoy III, University of Oxford
    An Arabian Trudgman in Nazareth : The Gospel Narrative of al-Biqa’i’s Nazm al-durar fi tanasub al-ayat wa’l-suwar (20 min)
  • Orkhan Mir-Kasimov, The Institute of Ismaili Studies
    Messianism and the Idea of Universal Exegesis in Islam : The Parallel Interpretation of the Quran and the Bible in the Jawidan-nama of Fadlallah Astarabadi (d. 796/1394) (20 min)
  • Discussion (35 min)

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