Islamic Perspectives in Secular Societies

International Conference
Islamic Perspectives in Secular Societies
– Modern Intellectuals in Islam / Questions to the West
crossroads modernity, communication, Islam, identity

Friday, 21 June
2 p.m.
Opening

2:15 p.m. – 4 p. m. lecture
Nurcholis Madjid, Jakarta
\”Civil Islam\” – the Role of Islam in the Process of Democratisation
Conversation partner: Martin van Bruinessen, Leiden/Utrecht
Moderator: Kai Hafez, Hamburg

4:30 p m. – 6 p.m. lecture
Abo Elela Mady, Cairo \”Religious and Political Pluralism – the Islamic Understanding of State and Society in the Modern Period\”
Conversation partner: Gudrun Krämer, Berlin
Moderator: Kai Hafez, Hamburg

7:30 p.m. – 10 p.m. interview – conversation
Questions for the West: the Janus Head of Modernity
Questioners: Abdou Filali-Ansary, London/Casablanca; Nurcholis Madjid, Jakarta; Conversation partner: Warnfried Dettling, Berlin; Ekkehart Krippendorff, Berlin; Antje Vollmer, Berlin
Moderator: Thomas Hartmann, Berlin

Saturday, 22 June

1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. lecture
Abdulkader Tayob, Cape Town
The Representation of Muslims in a Pluralistic, Secular State
Conversation partner: Janbernd Oebbecke, Münster
Moderator: Gijs von der Fuhr, Amsterdam

3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. lecture
Mohamed Habib Marzouki, Tunis
What is the Meaning of the Sharia in a Modern Society
Conversation partner: Ralph Ghadban, Berlin
Moderator: Gijs von der Fuhr, Amsterdam

5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. podium discussion
Muslims in Western Europe – the Role of the New Generations
Tariq Ramadan, Geneva; Arzu Merali, London; Haci Karacaer, Amsterdam; Sabiha El-Zayat, Cologne
Moderator: Olivier Roy, Paris

Conception and Organisation: Thomas Hartmann Kulturmanagement, Berlin