February 18-19, 2023 Sufism/Saint Veneration Research Convention was held

Academic Year 2022 Sufism/Saint Veneration Research Convention was held as below.

Date: February 18th-19th, 2023, 13:30-20:00 (18th), 9:00-11:30 (19th)
Venue: Toyo University Atami Training Center

Day 1: 18th (Sat.)
Opening, Self-introduction by participants

SUENO Takanori (Kyoto University)
“Understanding the Discursive Tradition of Ibn Arabi: From the Western Perspective of the Islamic World”

YAMAGUCHI Takumi (Toyo University)
Book Review: Talal Asad “Isuram no Jinrui-gaku ni tsuite Kangaeru (The Idea of an Anthropology of Islam)”, supervised by AKAHORI Masayuki, translation and commentaries by KONDO Fumiya (SIAS Working Paper Series 40, The Center for Islamic Studies at Sophia University, 2022)

TONAGA Yasushi
“Report of Field Research in Senegal”

Day 2: 19th (Sun.)
FUJIMOTO Azusa (Kyoto University)
“Healing Therapy in Modern Turkey: Spiritualism and Sufism”

AKAHORI Masayuki (Sophia University)
“Report of Field Research in Philippines”

AKAHORI Masayuki (Sophia University)
TONAGA Yasushi (Kyoto University)
Kondo Fumiya (Sophia University)
SUZUKI Manami (Kyoto University)

This convention was co-hosted with projects below.
KIAS (Center for Islamic Area Studies, Graduate School of Asian and African Studies)
SIAS (Institute of Islamic Ares Studies, Sophia University)
Kenan Rifai Center for Sufi Studies, Kyoto University
Research on Moderate Islam in the Non-Arab World: From the Cases of Indonesia, Pakistan and Turkey (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS 22H00034)
Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Holy Relics in Islam and Christianity (Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (A), JSPS 19H00564)
Research on the Dynamics of the Reconstruction of Publicness in Contemporary Islam (Academic Research Promotion Fund by the Promotion and Mutual Aid Corporation for Private Schools of Japan)