Announcement of 1st meeting (2019) of I-MAZAR: Joint Reserach for Sufism and Saint Veneration in Islam

I-MAZAR: Joint Reserach for Sufism and Saint Veneration in Islam held 1st meeting (2019) on July 7.

This meeting was held in cooperation with
Center for “NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East” at Kyoto University
Center for “NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East” at Sophia University
Structural Comprehension of Islamic Mysticism: Investigation into Sufism.Tariqa.Saint Cults Complex (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS)
Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Holy Relics in Islam and Christianity (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS)
Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University

Date: July 7, 2019 (Sun.) 13:30-17:30

Venue: Room No. 2-603, 6th Floor, Building No.2, Yotsuya Campus, Sophia University
http://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/info/access/accessguide/access_yotsuya
http://www.sophia.ac.jp/jpn/info/access/map/map_yotsuya

Language: Japanese

Program
AKAHORI Masayuki (SIAS, Sophia University) “Explanation of the aim of the meeting”

KISAICHI Masatoshi (Juntendo University) “Diversity and Development of the Concept of Islamic Saints: From the Context of the History of Maglib”

AKAHORI Masayuki (SIAS, Sophia University) “Attention and Prospects of the Study on Veneration of Saints in Islam”

KOMAKI Sachiyo (Takasaki City University of Economics) “Toward the theorization of the Study on Veneration of Holy Relics in Islam”

FUJIWARA Kuniko (Koshien University) “The Range of the Study on Veneration of Saints in Catholicism”