Exclusivity and Universality in Shi'ite Islam (Reunion Conference)

conference
Date: 
Mon, 06/02/2006 to Tue, 07/02/2006

 

The Exclusivity and Universality in Shi'ite Islam conference is a follow-up colloquium to the Research Group that resided at the Institute in 2002-2003. The papers presented will deal with aspects of the three major currents of Shi'i Islam as well as with an early Nusayri-Alawi text. Medieval and contemporary issues will also be discussed.The reunion will provide a good opportunity to hear progress reports on research that had begun at the Institute.

 

PARTICIPANTS:

Binyamin Abrahamov, Bar-Ilan University
Meir Bar-Asher, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Rainer Brunner, University of Frieburg
Yitzhak Hasson, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Aryeh Kofsky, University of Haifa
Etan Kohlberg, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Meir Litvak, Tel Aviv University
Wilfred Madelung, University of Oxford
Sabine Schmidtke, Free University of Berlin