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CFP: Islam in a Multicultural World

Call for Papers
Kazan Federal University
Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations
Department of Regional and Islamic Studies
holds
2nd Kazan International Scientific Forum
“Islam in a Multicultural World”
on 29-31st of October 2012 in Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, Russia
The following topics are going to be examined and discussed at the Forum sessions:
·           Topical issues of  the Islamic Studies in Russia and in the world
·           Islamic source studies: texts, translations, commentaries
·           Cultural and religious influence of Islam on the civilizations
·           The theory and practice of Sufism
·           Islamic Law culture
·           Arabic and Islamic Philosophy
·           Islam in the Volga-Ural region
·           Islam and the contemporary social economic development of the Muslim countries
·           Muslim socio-political thought in XXI century
·           Muslim communities in the Western countries
·           Islam and the Intercultural Dialogue
·           Present-day problems of the Inner-Islamic Dialogue
·           The Art of the Islamic world
·           Muslim Law
There also will be discussion panel on the following topic:
·           Muslim education in Russia and abroad: problems and solutions.
An application for participation including personal information and the abstract of the paper is required. See application form below. The application deadline is 15th of June 2012.
After the documents are received and discussed by the expert commission, the program of the Forum (work of the plenary and topical sessions) and list of participants will be finalized no later than15thof July 2012. Further information about the organization of the Forum will be given in the informational letter. Organizational committee intends to publish the abstracts of the papers before Forum starts.
Organizational committee doesn’t provide financial support for travelling and accommodation. Meals (coffee breaks, lunches and dinners) and excursion program will be provided by the Organizer.
Forum official languages: Russian and English.
The Forum Organizational Committee contacts:
420111, Russia, Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan, Pushkina street, 1/55
Department of Regional and Islamic Studies, Institute of Oriental Studies and International Relations, Kazan Federal University.
Tel.: +7 843 292 85 27
Fax: +7 843 292 07 78
You can see the 1st Forum program at http://islamoved.ru/qr/83 (English version at the bottom).
Application form for the participation in
2nd Kazan International Scientific Forum
“Islam in a Multicultural World”

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Name

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Education/Academic rank

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Job position

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Organization

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City, country

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The name of the preferred topic (from the list in the letter above, optional)

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Title of the paper

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E-mail (for publication in the digest)

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Post address (with ZIP/index)

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Telephone number

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Is there need for presentation equipment?

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Do you need official invitation?

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Do you want us to help you with hotel booking?

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Point out the period of stay in Kazan (for non-residents)

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If you are not resident of Russia, please attach a scanned copy of your passport to your letter (it’s required for the international department of KFU)
16. Abstract of the paper
Between 1000 and 3600 symbols, max. 2 typewritten pages with space bars. Font – Times New Roman, point size – 14, line pitch – 1,5.
The example of  footnotes (automatic footnotes, under the text).
1. Ван ден Берг Л.В.С. Основные начала мусульманского права согласно учению имамов Абу Ханифы и Шафии. – М.: Наталис, 2005. – С.83.
2. Otto Rudolf. The idea of the holy: An enquiry into the non-rational factor in the idea of the divine and its relation to the rational; translated by John W.Harvey.  – London: Oxford UniversityPress, 1923. – P.10.
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