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In order to promote the discipline in Hong Kong, the Research Institute for the Humanities (RIH) of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) came to an agreement with the Islamic Cultural Association (Hong Kong) on 31 July 2013. With sponsorship provided by the latter under the agreement, RIH launched the ‘Islamic Studies Initiative’ (ISI) on 13 September 2013. On 12 May 2015, ISI was approved by the management of the university to become the Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture (CSIC).

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Seminar on Beyond Cooperation: The Past, Present and Possible Future between the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Greater China

Date: 24 June 2019, Monday

Venue: LT 4, Esther Lee Building, CUHK

Organizers: Centre for the Study of Islamic Culture, CUHK

                    Hong Kong Policy Research Institute

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International Conference on Islam in the China Seas

A vital passage between the Indian and Pacific oceans, the South China Sea, has historically been an arena of competition, as nations and empires have vied for hegemonic control over it for centuries.

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Pleasure, Providence and Purity: An International Conference on Food and Drink in Islamic Societies and Cultures

The conference aims to examine the complexity and diversity of attitudes and practices related to food and drink among Muslims in various parts of the Islamic world and beyond.

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International Conference on Islamic Arts in Intercultural Perspective in conjunction with Workshop on Ethnographies of Islam in China

Over the centuries, Islamic artistic traditions have been shaped by the transnational movement of Muslims, and their engagement with the societies and cultures that Islam penetrated as it spread from one region to the next.

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International Conference of “Chinese Muslim (Hui) in Diaspora Culture, Gender, Identity, and Religious Traditions”

Hijrah (migration) and localization of Muslim communityare important aspects of the spread of Islam worldwide.

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International Conference Islamic Civilization in Multiple Perspectives

Islam is a world religion as well as a major civilization in the world. Muslims presently make up 20% of the world population and the number is growing exponentially.

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