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1st Distinguished Lectureship in Islamic Civilization

Release time:2015-4-22 11:30:56


Speaker: Prof. Farhan Ahmad Nizami (Director, Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies)CV

Dates: 25-27 March 2015

Organizer: Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Co-organizers: Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community fund of Hong Kong; Islamic Cultural Association (Hong Kong)


(1) Research Seminar

Title: Understanding Muslim Societies: Beyond Oriental and Area Studies

Date: 25 March 2015, Wednesday

Time: 12:30pm-2:00 pm

Venue: Room 220, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK


(2) Academic Lecture

Title: Fresh Perspectives on the Study of the Islamic World

Date: 26 March 2015, Thursday

Time: 5:00pm-6:30 pm

Venue: Swire Hall_1, Fung King Hey Building, CUHK


(3) Public Talk

Title: Muslims in the Modern World-Challenges and Opportunities

Date: 27 March 2015, Friday

Time: 5:00pm-6:30 pm

Venue: Community Hall, Kowloon Mosque & Islamic Centre, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon