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

EIGHTH CONFERENCE ON IBADI STUDIES

May 2017
Tokyo

EIGHTH CONFERENCE ON IBADI STUDIES

May 2017
Tokyo

SATURDAY, 20 MAY

09:15 REGISTRATION – OPENING

HIDEMI TAKAHASHI: The Director of the Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Tokyo

SEIJI MORIMOTO: Visiting Professor, The University of Tokyo, Former Ambassador to Oman

ABDULRAHMAN AL-SALIMI: Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman

10:00 KEYNOTE SPEECH

KAZUKO SHIOJIRI: Middle Eastern Studies in Japan

10:30–11:00 Coffee Break

 

SESSION I

LA FORMATION DE L’IDENTITE IBADI – PRÉSIDENCE: VALERIE HOFFMAN

11:00 WILFERD MADELUNG: Kitab al-Akila of Najjad b. Musa al-Manhi
11:30 HOSSEIN MODARRESSI: Living in the land of the oppressors: Common Ibādī-Shīʿite solutions for a common problem
12:00 JOSEF VAN ESS: Changing Images. The Khawarij in public perception during the first centuries of Islam
12:30 ABDULRAHMAN AL SALIMI: The Critical of the Hadith in early Ibadi Literature
13:00 Discussion
13:15 Lunch catered at MM Hall

 

SESSION 2

THE FORMATION OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: EFIM REZVAN

14:15 ADAM GAISER: Ibadi Identity in the mirror of heresiography
14:45 MIKLOS MURANYI: The case of Hud b. Muhakkam al-HawwarI and Yahya b. Sallam al-Basri
15:15 AMANDA PROPST: The place of the Prophet Muhammad in early Ibadi literature (the siyar)
15:45 Discussion
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 3

THE FORMATION OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: WALID SALEH

16:30 YOHEI KONDO: Migration, Scholarly Exchange and the Early Development of Ibadi Law in Oman
17:00 AHMAD ABU AL WAFA: The Homeland and Location Concept in Ibadi Jurisprudence
17:30 MOHAMMED ECH-CHEIKH: Ibadi Community. Between Identity and Differentiation. Some philosophical Reflections
18:00 BRAHIM BAHAZ: The first stapes of the Ibadi Identity in the Maghreb of the Middle Times
18:30 Discussion
19:00 Dinner at “Lever son Verre” on campus

 

SUNDAY, 21 MAY

SESSION 4

THE FORMATION OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: NAMIE TSUJIGAMI

09:30 ERSILIA FRANCESCA: The spread of the community. Ibadi diaspora in the early Ibadi sources
10:00 WALID SALEH: The Ibadi Legal Tradition and Early Islam
10:30 SALEH ALBUSAIDI: The Concept of Spatial Dimensions in the Ibadi School
11:00 Discussion
11:15–11:45 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 5

THE FORMATION OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: ΑΜΑL GHAZAL

11:45 ANNA MARIA DI TOLLA: The relationships between the Sufri Midrārides of Sijilmāsa and the Ibāḍī Rustumid of Tāhert in the late eighth and tenth centuries: The Miknasa tribe role
12:15 VERMONDO BRUGNATELLI: A medieval Ibadi tawhid in Berber: some considerations
12:45 MUSTAFA BENDRISSOU: The Ibadi Opposition heritage in the Middle East and the Maghreb during the three first Centuries of the Hegira.
13:15 Discussion
13:30 Lunch catered at MM Hall

 

SESSION 6

IBADI IDENTITY IN MODERN TIMES – CHAIR: HATIM AL TAY

14:30 JERZY ZADOWNSKI: Imam Nur al-Din al-Salimi (1286-1332/1869-1914) and Islamic Reform in the Modern Identity Context
15:00 PAUL LOVE: Private Libraries as Communal Archives: The Private Library of Shaykh Sālim b. Yaʿqub (1903-1991)
15:30 SASSI BEN YAHYATEN: Ibadis in Egypt
16:00 SLIMANE TOUNSI & SOUFIEN MESTAOUI : Ibadis in Europe
16:15–16:45 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 7

EXPRESSIONS OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: DIETRICH OLMS

16:45 MUHSIN ΑL KINDI: Identity and intercommunication. Referential in the Modern Omani Poetry
17:15 BARBARA MICHALAK-PIKULSKA:Identity in Literary Output and Cultural Life in Oman
17:45 HILAL AL HAJIRI: Portuguese Colonization in Omani Literature: The Image of National Identity and Resistance
18:15 EFIM REZVAN: The “Sindbad story” as a part and projection of the Omani identity
18:45 Dinner at “Lever son Verre” on campus

MONDAY, 22 MAY

SESSION 8

CONFERENCE AT COLLABORATION ROOM 1

09:30 MARIANNE LAANATZA, Ibadi societies in Nort Africa (Algeria, Libya and Tunisia)
10:00 BRAHIM BENYOUCEF: Openness, mobility and identity: The case of the Ibadi community of the Mzab
10:30 AUGISTIN JOMIER: Dealing with the trading Diaspora: Mizabi Ulama and Traders in Algeria, 1920s-1950s
11:00 FARHAT JAABIRI: Identity Affection. My experience with the Ibadis of Jebra from 1952 to 2016
11:30 Discussion
11:45–12:15 Coffee Break

 

SESSION 9

EXPRESSIONS OF IBADI IDENTITY – CHAIR: JERZY ZDANOWSKI

12:15 VALERIE HOFFMAN: Political Geography and Ibadi Thought in Modern Oman and Zanzibar
12:45 AMAL GHAZAL, Science, Education and anti-Colonialism: An Ibadi Project of Reform in the Interwar Period
13:15 KIMBERLY WORTMANN, Omani-Ibadi institutions in post-revolutionary Zanzibar
13:45 Discussion
14:00 Lunch catered at Open space, Collaboration Room

 

SESSION 10

IDENTITY, SOCIAL CHANGE AND DIASPORA: THEORETICAL RECONCIDERATIONS AND EXAMPLES – CHAIR: YOHEI KONDO

15:00 NAMIE TSUJIGAMIE: Gulf Women as Emerging New Social Actors: Consumption and Business Opportunities in Sex-Segregated Riyadh
15:30 EMILY GOSHEY: Modern Ibadi Discourse on the Afterlife: Toward distinction within the mainstream
16:00 ANGELIKI ZIAKA and NIKI PAPAGEORGIOU: Tradition and Modernity: Shaping Oman’s Religious Identity
16:30 SEAN FOLEY: From Madison Avenue to Muscat: Ibadi Responses to the Modern Cigarette Industry
17:00 Discussion
17:15-17:45 Coffee Break
17:45 OPEN DISCUSSION: Κazuo Morimoto, Namie Tsujigamie, Valerie Hoffman, Ersilia Francesca
18:30 Dinner at “Lever son Verre” on campus