Forwarded Alert – Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival

Forwarded Alert – Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival

The Center for the Study of Intercultural Dialogues (Granada, Spain) is now accepting applications for the two-week 2013 summer institute, Critical Muslim Studies:  Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival.  The summer institute is open to advanced undergraduates, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, junior faculty and professionals interested in any aspect of Critical Muslim Studies.  This seminar is open to both Muslims and non-Muslims.

Application Deadline Extended to : March 5th 2013

The international Summer School, Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles, Theology of Liberation and Islamic Revival, is an intensive seminar composed of several courses (all of them held in English language) that 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. This becomes even more relevant with the rise of the
Arab revolutions, the processes towards the formation of an Islamic Theology of Liberation and the ongoing inter-religious dialogues across the world. 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 of Study for Intercultural Dialogues, in Spain, in collaboration with the Ethnic Studies Program at the University of California, Berkeley.
The seminar will be held in the Carmen de la Victoria at the University of Granada.

The professors invited for the 2013 CRITICAL MUSLIM STUDIES 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.

Our Affiliated Faculty include internationally recognized Islamic Studies and Ethnic Studies scholars:

Tariq Ramadan, Ella Shohat, Muhktar Ali, Asma Barlas, Hatem Bazian, Nadia Fadil, Salman Sayyid, Houria Bouteldja, Samia Bano, Arzu Merali, Asma Lamrabet, Ramon Grosfoguel, Abdennur Prado, Sirin Adlbi Sibai, Arun Rasiah, Santiago Slabodsky, Munir Jiwa and others

The course is offered in English.

Deadline for Applications extended to : March 5th, 2013

Costs for the June 10-21, 2013 intensive seminar:
* 1st Option: Tuition + Room + Two Meals Each Weekday: €1,600
* 2nd Option: Tuition Only: €1,300

Location:  Granada, Spain (Al-Andalus)

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