Forwarded Alert: Spain – “Critical Islamic Thought” a two weeks Summer School organised by The Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues


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11 November 2010

Forwarded Alert: Spain – “Critical Islamic Thought” a two weeks Summer School organised by The Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues

Dear colleagues:

The Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues (Granada, Spain) is offering a two-week summer institute (TAUGHT IN ENGLISH) open to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty, activists, and professionals on CRITICAL ISLAMIC THOUGHT.  This seminar is open to Muslims and non-Muslims.

Granada, Spain – June 5-17, 2010

The international Summer School, “CRITICAL ISLAMIC THOUGHT” aims at opening the space for the analysis and investigation of Islam not only as a spiritual tradition, but also as an epistemic decolonial perspective that offers contributions and responses to the problems that humanity faces today. The Summer School is held at a historic and symbolic site of Islamic Civilization and one of the major centers of Al-Andalus (Islamic Spain), the city of Granada in Spain. This course is offered through the Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues, in Spain, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley.

The professors invited for the 2011 CRITICAL ISLAMIC THOUGHT Summer School cover different thematic fields, historical periods and regions of the world: Islamic Politics, Islamic Philosophy, Islamic Civilization, Islamic Feminism, Islamic Jurisprudence, Black Muslims, Middle East, North America, Europe.

This year’s faculty include:

Salman Sayyid, Hamid Algar, Hatem Bazian, Nadia Fadil, Sherman Jackson, Ramon Grosfoguel, Houria Bouteldja, Asma Lamrabet, Samia Bano and Arun Rasiah

The course is offered in English.

Deadline for Applications: February 1st, 2011. The application page is: LINK

Costs for the June 5-17 intensive seminar:

  • 1st Option: Tuition only: €1,700
  • 2nd Option: Tuition + Room (for the two weeks) + Two Meals a Day (except Saturdays and Sundays): €2,000

Location:  Granada, Spain (Al-Andalus)

You can check the web page below for more information, and please, do forward this message widely to potentially interested people and networks.

You can also write to the following email address if you have any

Best regards,

Ramon Grosfoguel

Roberto Hernandez
Assistant Coordinator



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