CFP: International Conference on “Renewal in Qur’anic Studies,” Kuala Lumpur, 18-19 November 2014


نداء للمؤتمر الدولي التجديد في الدراسات القرآنية
قسم القرآن و الحديث، أكاديمية الدراسات الإسلامية، جامعة مالايا
١٨-١٩ نوفمبر ٢٠١٤ م/٢٥-٢٦ محرم ١٤٣٦ ه

The Department of Qur’an and Hadith at the University of Malaya invites proposal abstracts of original research for an upcoming international conference aiming to bring together scholars from around the world to address current issues, challenges, and opportunities for collaboration in Qur’anic studies. Conference themes include:

Qur’anic Studies and Allied Fields in the Humanities and Sciences
Qur’anic Studies and Contemporary Social Issues
The Qur’an and Arabic Language and Linguistics
New Pedagogical Approaches to the Qur’an and Qur’anic Sciences
Advancing Qur’anic Studies Research in Higher Education
Evolving Roles of International Institutions for Qur’anic Studies

Image by Aboomanha, via Wikimedia Commons

Qur’an with Arabi Malayalam translation; Image by Aboomanha, via Wikimedia Commons

The conference accommodates research in three languages: Arabic, English, and Malay. For more details, including proposal and paper guidelines, registration terms, publication prospects, and language-specific contacts, please see the attached CFP (in Arabic). The deadline for submission of proposals is 15 July 2014.

Conference Renewal of Qur’anic studies مؤتمر التجديد في الدراسات القرآنية

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The Fourth Annual International Qur’anic Conference (Kuala Lumpur)

Exactly five weeks from today, the Fourth Annual International Qur’anic Conference will commence in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The event runs from April 14th to 15th at the University of Malaya’s Academy of Islamic Studies. It is organized by the same University’s Centre of Qur’anic Research (CQR) along with the University’s Department of Al-Qur’an and Al-Hadith, Academy of Islamic Studies.

Areas of interest to be covered include interpretation of the Qur’an, laws and patterns in the Qur’an and its miraculous nature, and research methods in Qur’anic studies, among others.

The CQR is the first of its kind in the field of Qur’anic and Islamic studies in Malaysia. The centre was established in February 2010. With this fourth annual conference, the CQR aims to follow through with the recommendations of the past three conferences, to bring together experts and students from throughout the world, and to present and publish scholarly research that will contribute to the field. 

For detailed conference and contact information, visit the CQR website here.

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