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Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies to be Held on July

Al-hikmah institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program which provide a format for introducing and discussing Shi‘a history, thoughts, beliefs, demography, Shi‘a governments, education system, branches and denominations, as well as ideological roots of Islamic revolution in Iran.

Al-hikmah institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program for Shi‘a studies. This program provide a format for introducing and discussing Shi‘a history, thoughts, beliefs, demography, Shi‘a governments, education system, branches and denominations, as well as ideological roots of Islamic revolution in Iran.

Qom has been the education center for Shi‘a theology and thoughts for more than 1000 years. Even today Qom sands the first main Shi‘a center in the Islamic world. Al-hikmah institute of al-Mustafa International University as being one of the most important universities of Qom will take advantage of best professors of its program. Additionally, this program will apply the professors and experts from different academic centers of this city to focus on critical dimension of Shi‘ism.

This program is intended for students and researches who are interested in Islamic studies, Shi‘a studies, Iranian Studies, eastern studies and middle eastern studies. It provides practical instruction and guidance not only for students, but also for anyone who wants to learn Islam and Shi’a.

Themes and Topics:

Shi‘a: definitions and denominations

History of Shi‘a

Shi‘a Hadith

Specialties of Shi‘a theology and Fiqh

Shi‘a government during history

Shi‘a Imams; identity and life

History of Shi‘a education (Hawza Ilmiyya)

Theory of Wilayat Faqih

Target Group

The course is open for foreign people who hold or engage in Bachelor Degree of Higher educational level. The course is highly recommended for advanced MA Students and PhD-Students in Religious Studies (Scientific Study of Religion), History of Religions, Islamic Studies, Shi‘a Studies, Area Studies (original Studies, Islamic Studies, East Asian Studies, Central Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, Iranian Studies), Theologies, Philosophy, Sociology of Religions.

Important Dats

Course Date: 15 to 30 July

Venue: Al-Hikmah Institute, Qom ,Iran

Course Website: http://alhikmah.miu.ac.ir/en/index.php/summer-courses-on-shia-studies/

For Registration Click Here.

 

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