October 19, 2011

Reminder: Challenges to Contemporary Islam conference

The Nursi Chair in Islamic Studies is hosting “Challenges to Contemporary Islam: The Muslim World 100 Years After Nursi’s Damascus Sermon” on October 23-25. The conference is on the centennial anniversary of Nursi’s Damascus Sermon in which he discusses the problems that the Muslim world faces.

Scholars from around the world will present papers on a variety of topics including Muslim-Christian relations and social and political perspectives. Nineteen papers will be presented. The registration fee will be waived for current JCU students to enable all to attend the conference.

For further information and for registration, please visit the Nursi Chair’s website. If you have further questions, please contact the Nursi Chair in Islamic studies at extension 6279.