CALL FOR PAPER
Date : 07 December 2018
Reported by : SERMAHAL BINTI USAD
Category : IIUM Community
CALL FOR PAPERS
“A 20th Century Muslim Genius: Abbas Mahmud Al-Aqqad & His Contributions to Thought, Culture & Reform”
16 & 17 April 2019
International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)
CALL FOR PAPERS / PARTICIPANTS
The International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) represented by the International Institute for Muslim Unity (IIMU) in the collaboration with the Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences will be organizing the International Conference. The International Conference entitled “A 20th Century Muslim Genius: Abbas Mahmud Al-Aqqad & His Contributions to Thought, Culture & Reform” will be held on 16 & 17 April 2019 at the International Islamic University Malaysia.
The organizers welcome academicians, scholars, researchers and other interested individuals and organizations to participate or write research papers specializing in Muslim women studies that preview the knowledge and findings from the Islamic perspectives.
2. CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES
The conference aspires to achieve the following objectives
To remove the injustice and neglect which befell Al-Aqqad in intellectual and academic circles and to justice to him as of giants of thought and culture in the 20th Century.
To bring to light Al-Aqqad’s standing and influence in the realm of scholarship and the intellectual and cultural developments in Egypt and the Arab world in the 20th Century.
To unveil Al-Aqqad’s scientific and methodological contributions to the different fields of knowledge covered in his writings.
To relate the younger generations of scholars and researchers to the legacy of one of the greatest Muslim thinkers and men of letters of the 20th Century.
3. CONFERENCE THEMES
The themes of the conference can be
identified at two levels as follows:
first includes the following areas :
The personality and character of Abbas Mahmoud Al-Aqqad, his formation and the encyclopedic nature of his contribution to the different fields of thought and culture.
Al-Aqqad’s intellectual system and worldview both as being reflected in his different works and as constituting the guiding framework for his treatment of scientific subjects and intellectual issues.
Abbas Mahmoud Al-Aqqad at the crossroads of intellectual trends and cultural currents of his time (authenticity/westernization, conservatism/openness, self/other, Muslim world/West, etc.)
2. The second covers the following areas:
Abbas Mahmoud Al-Aqqad, man of letters and literary critic (criteria and method in literary criticism, renewal and imitation, acculturation and borrowing in literary creativity and criticism, etc.)
Islamic and Qur’anic studies in the thought and legacy of Al-Aqqad and the problematics of ijtihad and tajdid in contemporary Islamic thought (issues and method).
Historical studies and comparative religion in Al-Aqqad’s works between originality, renewal and imitation.
Issues of philosophical, social and political thought in Al-Aqqad’s legacy
Biographical writing according to Al-Aqqad : methodology and purpose.
Al-Aqqad’s intellectual, literary, journalistic and political battles.
The linguistic thought of Al-Aqqad and its implications for the teaching of Arabic.
His contemporaries and its impact think the reception of Al-Aqqad on subsequent generations.
4. CONFERENCE ADDRESS / CONTACT NUMBERS
Submission of abstract : International Institute for Muslim Unity
Level 2, Rectory Building
International Islamic University Malaysia
P.O. Box 10
50728 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Telephone Number : + 603-6196 6164
+ 603-6196 6165
+ 603-6196 6167
+ 603-6196 6161
Fax Number : +603-6196 4298
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference will be held at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM).
languages of the conference will consist of Arabic and English
7. IMPORTANT DATES
Call for papers : 30 November 2018
Abstract submission : 30 December 2018
Notice of acceptance : 15 January 2019
Full paper submission : 20 March 2019
Registration & Payment : 30 March 2019
Conference : 16 & 17 April 2019
8. REGISTRATION FEE
International Paper Presenters / Participants : USD 200 / RM800.00
Local & International Participant : USD 25 / RM100.00
Local & International Student : USD 15 / RM50.00
Local Paper Presenters : RM400.00
*(Student identification is required, ie: Matric card with validity period during the registration)
The fees cover:
Refreshments during the two days conference
9. PAYMENT DRAFT SHOULD BE MADE PAYABLE TO
Account Name :
International Islamic University Malaysia
Account No. : 1407-000000-4716
Bank : Bank Muamalat Malaysia Berhad
Swift Code : BMMBMY KL
Please attach proof of payment either by fax or by e-mail to the secretariat.
10. HELP LINK
For those who may not have easy access to all the published works of Al-Aqqad, they can download them in PDF format via the following links: