Past event

The Contributions of the Japanese Scholar Toshihko Izutsu to Islamic Studies

Monday 27 March 2017, 10.00AM – 01.30PM CIS Auditorium, College of Islamic Studies, Education City, Ar-Rayyan, Qatar

The symposium, led by William Chittick, Professor in the Department of Comparatives Studies at the State University of New York and one of the world’s leading translators and interpreters of Jalaluddin Rumi’s mystical poetry, will shed light on the scientific heritage of one of the greatest scholars of Qur’anic studies in contemporary Japan. A series of experts in the field will join Chittick, including Dheen Mohamed, Professor of Comparative Religion at HBKU’s CIS, Dr. Joseph E. B. Lumbard, Assistant Professor in the Department of Arabic and Translation Studies at the American University of Sharjah, and Kamada Shigeru, Professor of Islamic Studies at University of Tokyo.

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