Reading the Qur’ân today
Inaugural lecture by Prof. Dr. Mehdi Azaiez
Prof. Dr. Mathijs Lamberigts, Dean of the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven, is pleased to invite you to the inaugural lecture of Prof. Dr. Mehdi Azaiez, Professor of Islamic Studies at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven. The lecture will be held on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 04.30 p.m., at the Promotion Room of the University Hall, Naamsestraat 22 in Leuven. You are cordially invited to the lecture and to the reception, which will follow the event.
04.30 p.m. : Welcome by Prof. Dr. Mathijs Lamberigts
04.40 p.m. : Opening address by Prof. Dr. Rik Torfs, Rector
04.45 p.m. : Inaugural Lecture by Prof. Dr. Mehdi Azaiez
05.40 p.m. : Reception at the Jubilee Hall
Prof. Dr. Mehdi Azaiez
Mehdi Azaiez (Paris, 1974) holds a PhD of the University of Aix-en-Provence. In 2012-2013, he was instructor of Islamic Studies and co-director of the international project « Qur’ân Seminar » at the University of Notre Dame. In 2013-2014, he was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Laboratoire d’excellence ‘Religions et Sociétés dans le Monde Méditerranéen’, Paris. His research focuses on Quranic Studies and Early Islam.
Please confirm your attendance by April 15, 2015.
Academic gowns will be worn.