CFP Deadline: Aug. 22, The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum, Indonesia

August 20, 2014toAugust 21, 2014

The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum will be held on the theme “Religious Authority, Piety and Activism: Ulama in Contemporary Muslim Societies,” 28-30 November, 2014, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from various scientific and nationality backgrounds to share their research interests and findings pertaining to the role of ulama in different Muslim societies. The forum deals with, but will not be restricted to, issues, such as:
1.    Ulama, State and Politics
2.    Ulama, Islamic activism, and Counter-Radicalism
3.    Ulama and Shari‘a Economics
4.    Ulama, Women, and Gender Issues
5.    Ulama and Social-Humanitarian Activities
6.    Ulama, Culture and New Media
Anyone interested in participating in the conference, please send abstract of presentation (150 – 300 words) and short CV to forumATaljamiah.org

Important dates:
Abstract submission deadline: 22 August 2014
Announcement of selected abstract: 1 September 2014
Deadline for full paper submission: 15 November 2014
Promising papers, after the process of peer reviews, will be published by al-Jami’ah: Journal of Islamic Studies in the next year edition.

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