“The Qur’an and Tafsir Academy” is funded by Ilim Yayma Foundation aimed at providing a support for academicians who work on the Qur’anic studies. The aim of the program is to promote PhD candidates and also post-doctoral scholars. The applicant’s doctorate should have been completed no earlier than 2005. Twenty young scholars will be given the opportunity to present and discuss their current research dealing with the annual subject of the academy.
The period of study covers the beginning of Ottomans in 13th century and ending in 18th century. Geographically, it includes the Balkans, Anatolia, the Arab and Muslim World where was ruled by Ottomans. Tafsir literatures written in Turkish, Arabic and Persian will be open for discussion in this program.
The Academy invites applications of doctoral and postdoctoral researches in Qur’anic studies, Art, Social and Cultural History, Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science.
The language of the program is Turkish. The application should be received no later than 31st of December 2009 and sent by email to : firstname.lastname@example.org