MINISTRY OF ENDOWMENT
& RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque - Muscat

SIXTH CONFERENCE ON IBADISM AND OMAN

June 2015
Saint Petersburg

MONDAY, JUNE 1

08:30 REGISTRATION
09:00–09:30 OPENING
10:00–10:30 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 1

Prelude

Chair: Heinz Gaube

10:30 Madelung, Wilferd: A Quranic Perspective on the Nahda in Islam
11:00 Lange, Christian: Modern Religious Tendencies on the Arabian Peninsula
11:30 al-Saiyid, Ridwan: Modern Sunni-Ibadi Relationship in a Comparative Perspective
12:00 Modarresi, Hossein: Islamic Modernism, a Shi’i-Ibadi Perspective
12:30 Teles e Cunha, João: The Estado da India’s Influence on the Muslim World
13:00 Discussion
13:30–14:30 Lunch

 

SESSION 2

Reform Movements in Modern Times

Chair: Ersilia Francesca

14:30 Wilkinson, John: The Ibadi Nahda. A Historical Perspective
15:00 Frantsouzoff, Serguei: The Heritage of Ibadism in the Medieval History of Hadramawt in the Context of the Ideological Struggle Between the Irshadites and the Alawites
15:30 Rodionov, Mikhail: Ibadism in the Cultural Memory of Modern Hadramawt
16:00 Aillet, Cyrille: The Rewriting of the Past: How North African Ibadi Scholars Shaped the Community’s Historical Memory (19th-20th c.)
16:30 Discussion
17:00 – 17:30 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 3

Exploring Sources of the Ibadi Nahda Period (1)

Chair: Abdalrahman Al Salimi

17:30 Ziaka, Angeliki: Redefining Ibadi Identity through Religious Discourse in the Time of the Nahda
18:00 Broucek, James: The New Concept of Ibadi Theology in Oman
18:30 Abou-El-Wafa, Ahmed: Ibadi Jurisprudence in Modern Context
19:00 Francesca, Ersilia: The Idea of Ijtihad in Jurisprudence in Tunisia and Libya
19:30 Discussion
20:30 Dinner

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 2

SESSION 4

Exploring Sources of the Ibadi Nahda Period (2)

Chair: Adam Gaiser

09:00 Hoffman, Valerie: The New Development in East Africa
09:30 Fromherz, Allen: Ibadism in 19th Century Zanzibar and East Africa
10:00 Kaya, Veysel: A Contextual Comparison between al-Rawahi, Nur al-Din al-Salimi and al-Fazari on the Knowledge of God
10:30 Discussion
11:00–11:30 Lunch

 

SESSION 5

Exploring Sources of the Ibadi Nahda Period (3)

Chair: Cyrille Aillet

11:30 Yildiz, Harun: Ibadism in the Studies of Ali Yahya Muammar
12:00 Gombeyaz, Kadir: A Prominent Ibadi Scholar of Jarba: Abu Sulayman Dawud b. Ibrahim al-Talati al-Jarbi (d. 967/1560)
12:30 El Kadiri Boutchich, Brahim: The Role of Shaykh Ali Yahya Muammar in the Enrichment of Ibadi Doctrine
13:00 Discussion
13:30–14:30 Lunch

 

SESSION 6

New Perspectives on the Individual and on Society (1)

Chair: Valerie Hoffman

14:30 Albayrak, Ismail: Modern Ibadi Tafsir. A Survey
15:00 Saleh, Walid: Modern Ibadi Tafsir. Examples
15:30 Propst, Amanda: Religious Pluralism and the Development of the Ibadi Identity in the Modern Period
16:00 Sachedina, Amal: Heritage at Work. New Configurations of Ethics, Histories and Religiosity as Part of Modern State Building in the Sultanate of Oman
16:30 Discussion
17:00–17:30 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 7

New Perspectives on the Individual and on Society (2)

Chair: Allen Fromherz

17:30 Rabi, Uzi: The Conception of State
18:00 Bishara, Fahad: On Understanding Ibadi Law on Economy
18:30 Ech-Cheikh, Muhammad: Ibadi Ethics and Values
19:00 Ghazal, Amal: The Individual Reaction to Western Modernization
19:30 Schreiner, Stefan: Tolerance
20:00 Discussion
20:30 Dinner

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

SESSION 8

New Perspectives on the Individual and on Society (3)

Chair: Amal Ghazal

09:00 Limbert, Mandana: Family in Oman
09:30 Di Tolla, Anna Maria: Family in North Africa
10:00 Al Husseini, Suleiman: Tolerance, Sincerity and Hospitality Experienced by European and American Travellers who Visited Oman in the 19th and 20th Century
10:30 Jomier, Augustin: Ibadi Press in North Africa
11:00 Nicolini, Beatrice: Ibadi Press in Zanzibar
11:30 Discussion
12:00–12:30 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 9

New Perspectives on the Individual and on Society (4)    

Chair: Beatrice Nicolini

12:30 al-Shayili, Sulayman: The Reform in the Ibadi Jurisprudence During the 18th to 20th Centuries
13:00 Michalak-Pikulska, Barbara: Ibadi Poets in the Mashriq: Abu Muslim al-Bahlani and Ibn Shaykhan al-Salimi
13:30 Al Hajri, Hilal: The Perception of Nahda in Omani Poetry
14:00 Discussion
14:30–15:30 Lunch
15:30–17:00 Final Discussion
Chair: John Wilkinson
17:00–17:30 Coffee Break
19:30 Dinner