Berlin to Host Quranic Conference in Late September
Publish Date: 9/14/2016 Code: 53467

Berlin to Host Quranic Conference in Late September

A conference titled “Aspects of Quranic Scholarship - Philology meets Theology” is planned to be held in the German capital of Berlin later this month.


32 papers will be presented at the three-day scholarly event, which is slated for September 23-26 in Berlin, the website of the Center for Islamic Studies in European Languages reported.

Free University of Berlin will organize the conference in cooperation with a number of other German universities and research centers.

The aim of the conference is to link different fields of research on the Quran, including philology and theology.

It will bring in dialogue different research perspectives on the Quran, concerned with philologically based contextual reading of the Quranic text, according to the website of Free University of Berlin.

The conference further seeks to address challenges and chances between different methodologies and enhance an interdisciplinary discussion, according to the website.

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