April 15, 2018 Academic Year 2018 1st KR Seminar was held

Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University co-hosted Academic Year 2018 1st KR Seminar with Center for Islamic Area Studies at Kyoto University (KIAS), Graduate School of Asian and African Area Studies (ASAFAS), Kyoto University, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS Program“Structural Comprehension of Islamic Mysticism: Investigation into Sufism-Tariqa-Saint Cults Complex” and Grand-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), JSPS Program “Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Relics in the Mediterranean World”.

Date: 15 April, Sun., 2:00-6:00 p.m.
Venue: Lecture Room no. 1 (AA401), 4th Floor, Research Bldg. No. 2, Kyoto University
Language: English

Speakers and Titles:
Prof. Ahmed Zildzic (Sarajevo University)
“Ottoman Historiography in Persian with a Focus on Bahjatu-t-tevarih by Shukrullah”
Prof. Roberto Tottoli (Universita degli Studi di Napoli L’Orientale, Visiting Fellow, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo)
“Europe and Islam: The Arabic Text of Qur’an in History and Polemics in the 16th and 17th Century”