60 Years of Nostra Aetate

New Perspectives on the Dominican Engagement for a Catholic Dialogue with Jews and Muslims  January 19‒21, 2024, in Trier (Germany)   As “one of the final surprises of the Second Vatican Council”1 (Maurice Borrmans), its comparatively short declaration of Nostra Aetate “on the relation of the Church to non-Christian religions” (1965)

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The Cairo Edition of the Qurʾān 1924: Texts, histories & challenges

Conference of the IDEO in Cairo October 16ᵗʰ‒17ᵗʰ, 2021 Click here to download the conference programme… Presentation This conference offers an historical reflection on the Cairo edition of the Qurʾān made under the authority of al-Azhar committee in 1924 and also known as the “King Fuʾād’s edition”. This edition, which

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Call for papers: Reciting in the Early Islamic Empire

Reciting in the Early Islamic Empire (7ᵗʰ‒9ᵗʰ centuries) Texts, Modalities, Issues A Conference Organised by the IDEO Cairo, October 16ᵗʰ‒18ᵗʰ, 2020 Click here to download the conference programme… Keynote Speaker: Prof. Devin J. Stewart, Emory University (Atlanta) Deadlines January 31ˢᵗ, 2020 (half a page proposal, sent to secretariat@ideo-cairo.org). May 15ᵗʰ,

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The emergence of Ḥadīṯ as the authority of knowledge

International conference with Walid Saleh (University of Toronto), Aisha Geissinger (University of Carleton) in Cairo, 11–13 January 2018 In collaboration with the French Institute of Egypt Click here to download the programme… One of the questions raised today by some Egyptian religious authorities is on the lawfulness and relevance of using

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