Iqbal Academy Scandinavia seminar on Sufism in modern Islam

Fri, 10/19/2012 - 15:47

The Iqbal Academy Scandinavia, based in Copenhagen, organises a seminar on ”The role of Sufism in modern Islam theologically, politically and socially in Pakistan and Denmark” on Saturday 10 November 2012. The seminar is co-organised by the Islamic-Christian Study Centre (IKS) and the Centre for European Islamic Thought (CEIT) at University of Copenhagen.

Venue: Faculty of Theology, 1st floor, aud.7, Købmagergade 46, Copenhagen.

The seminar includes lectures by Professor Javed Majeed, Director of Comparative Literature Programme/Dept. of English Language and Literature, King’s College London, UK, who will speak about ”Iqbal, Sufism and Post colonialism”; and by PhD candidate Iram Nisa Asif from the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen, who will speak about ”The taste of Sufism: Dhikr and social cohesion in Danish Sufi circles”. More information.

Date: 
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 11:00 to 16:00
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