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The Third Annual Conference on Shi’i Studies

Third Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies
6-7 May 2017
Panel: Contemporary issues
Reconstituting the Muslim ummah: The disintegration of the Ottoman Empire and the emergence of a new thinking on Islam
Fahimeh Mokhber, Islamic Azad University, Iran
Is there a distinctive medical ethics in Shi‘a Islam?
Oliver Leaman, University of Kentucky, USA
The influence of time and place on an Islamic ruling
Sayed Hossein Al Qazwini, Karbala, Iraq
Panel: Intrafaith identity: Dynamics and demographics
Chaired by Amina Inloes, The Islamic College, London
Understanding the causes of sectarian tension in the Muslim world
Seyfeddin Kara, Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, USA
A demographic perspective on Shi‘a-Sunni comparison: Patterns and differentials
Yaghoob Foroutan, University of Waikato, New Zealand and Mazandaran University, Iran
Seeking security: Pakistan’s Shi‘a ulema and their state
Mashal Saif, Clemson University, South Carolina, USA
Panel: Shi‘ism worldwide
Chaired by Amir DeMartino, The Islamic College, London, UK
Shi‘is in Qatar: The paradoxes of coexistence in a modern Salafi state
Paulino R. RoblesGil Cozzi, College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar
Mourning through Art: Shi‘a in Kuwait and their Art Movement
Nada Al-Hudaid, University of Manchester, UK
Chaired by Alexander Khaleeli, The Islamic College, London, UK
The chronology of al-Qāḍī al-Nuʿmān’s works
Ismail Poonawala, Professor Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
A critical assessment of ʿAllamāh Ṭabāṭabāʾī’s methodological approach and methods of interpretation in his magnum opus, Tafsīr al-Mizān, from a critical rationalist point of view
Ali Paya, The Islamic College, UK and University of Westminster, UK
Classification of methods used in Qur’anic and Biblical exegesis
Mohammed Ali Ismail, The Islamic College, London, UK
Panel: Intersections: East and West
Chaired by Amir Dastmalchian, Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
The role of the Shi‘i Imams in the revival of divine leadership
Ali H. Al-Hakim, The Islamic College, London, UK
Institutionalization of Shi‘ism in Turkey and Current Problems
Abdülkadir Yeler, Istanbul, Turkey
Panel: Education
Chaired by Mohammed Ali Ismail, The Islamic College, London, UK
The Ismaʿili religious education system of Baitul Ilm and the development of interpersonal skills among the internal migrants of Gilgit-Baltistan in Karachi, Pakistan
Khurshid Sana Khan, London, UK
Authority, identity and pluralism in modern Isma‘ili religious education: A critique
Yahia Baiza, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London, UK
Challenges facing the Shi‘a community in developing a history syllabus for free schools
Anis Kotia, Middlesex University, London, UK


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