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The Culture of the Qur'an and Tafsir Studies in Ottoman Period (13th-18th Centuries)

Added by admin on 2009-12-15

Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2010-08-02
Last Date Last Day: 2010-08-06
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2009-12-31

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Bilal Gokkir
Email Email:
Address Address: TBA, Istanbul, Turkey

Conference Description:

The Culture of the Qur'an and Tafsir Studies in Ottoman Period (13th-18th Centuries)

The Culture of the Qur'an and Tafsir Studies in Ottoman Period (13th-18th Centuries)
ISTANBUL, 2-6 August 2010


“The Qur’an and Tafsir Academy” is funded by Ilim Yayma Foundation aimed at providing a support for academicians who work on the Qur’anic studies. The aim of the program is to promote PhD candidates and also post-doctoral scholars. The applicant's doctorate should have been completed no earlier than 2005.

“The Qur’an and Tafsir Academy” invites scholars in all social sciences providing a link to the Qur’an. Twenty young scholars will be given the opportunity to present and discuss their current research dealing with the annual subject of the academy.

Focus topic
The title of the 2010 Academy program is “The Culture of the Qur'an and Tafsir Studies in Ottoman Period (13th-18th Centuries)”. This period covers the beginning of Ottomans in 13th century and ending in 18th century. Geographically, it includes the Balkans, Anatolia, the Arab and Muslim World where was ruled by Ottomans. Tafsir literatures written in Turkish, Arabic and Persian will be open for discussion in this program.
Within this framework the probable subthemes are following

12th -18th century in Ottoman
- Tafsir Literature
- Mufassirs and scholars
- Translations of the Qur’an
- Dictionaries of the Qur’an
- Literature on Qur’anic Sciences and Methodology of Tafsir
- Academic Institutions (like Dar al-Qurra) and their Curriculums

Reflections of the Qur’an on Ottoman Culture
- Politics
- Architecture
- Arts
- Poems and Literature
- Music
- Law
- Science
- Medicine

The Academy invites applications of doctoral and postdoctoral researches in Qur’anic studies, Art, Social and Cultural History, Middle Eastern Studies and Political Science.
The paper should be clearly relevant to the theme of 2010 Academy.
The language of the program is Turkish.
The application should consist of a CV and a brief summary.
The application should be received no later than 31st of December 2009 and sent by email to:
Each presentation will be given 30 minutes and another 30 minutes will be for discussion by the participants for each paper.

Accommodation for the participants during the program will be provided by 0lim Yayma foundation.

31 December 2009: Deadline for application
15 January 2010: Announcement of conditional acceptance
15 May 2010: Deadline for submission of the papers
15 June 2010: Announcement of approved participants
1 July 2010: Sending Workshop papers to the participants
2-6 August 2010: Programme


Postal Address:
Vefa Cemal Yener Tosyal1 Cad.
Akif Pa_a Sokak, No: 2
Tel: 0212 511 22 90

Advisory Board:
Prof. Dr. Bülent UÇAR (Osnabrueck University, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Celal KIRCA (Erciyes University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Ednan ASLAN (Viyana University, Austria)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet 0P^0RL0 (Fatih University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Mehmet PAÇACI (Counselor for Religious Service in Washington, USA)
Prof. Dr. M. Zeki DUMAN (Erciyes University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Mevlüt Güngör (0stanbul University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Muhsin DEM0RC0 (Marmara University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Mustafa Özkan (0stanbul University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Ömer DUMLU (Dokuz Eylül University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Ra_it Küçük (Marmara University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Sad1k KILIÇ (Atatürk University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. ^inasi GÜNDÜZ (0stanbul University, Turkey)
Prof. Dr. Tahsin Özcan (0stanbul University, Turkey)
Associate Prof. Dr. Murat Sülün (Marmara University, Turkey)
Dr. Muhammed Abay (Marmara University, Turkey)

Organising Committee:
Associate Prof. Dr. Bilal GÖKKIR (Süleyman Demirel University)
Dr. Necdet YILMAZ (0lim Yayma Foundation)
Associate Prof. Dr. Ömer KARA (Yüzüncüy1l University)
Dr. Muhammed ABAY (Marmara University)
Dr. Necmettin GÖKKIR (0stanbul University)
Dr. Mustafa KARAGÖZ (Erciyes University)
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