- Las mesas de debate programadas con el título genérico 'Estudios Críticos Musulmanes' cuentan con destacados investigadores y expertos en el tema.
- Los debates, que se desarrollan en su totalidad en lengua inglesa, son gratuitos y con entrada libre hasta completar aforo
-- Instantanea del primer debate desarrollado el 2 de junio en el que se contó con las intervenciones de Mu'taz Al Khatib, Chauki Lazhar, Tariq Ramadán, Salman Sayyid y Hatem Bazian (de izda. a dcha).
El ciclo de debates, abiertos al público, se insertan en la Escuela de Verano del Critical Muslims Studies en la que se dan cita investigadores y expertos. Esta escuela de verano, que se celebra cada año en Granada, está organizada por el Centro de Estudios para el Diálogo Mediterráneo , Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) , UC Berkeley y la Fundación Euroárabe de Altos Estudios.
PROGRAMA DEL CICLO
--- MARTES, 2 de junio a las 18:00h.
“CRITICAL THINKING VIS-À-VIS THE HIGHER OBJECTIVE OF PRESERVING RELIGION (HIFZ AL-DIN)- THE MEANINGS AND THE GOALS OF CRITICAL THINKING”
Ponentes: Chauki Lazhar, Mu'taz Al Khatib, Salman Sayyid y Hatem Bazian.
Moderador: Tariq Ramadán
--- VIERNES, 5 de junio a las 18:000h.
“SHARI’A FOR FREE SOCIETIES: AN ETHICAL APPROACH - WHAT IS THE CONCEPT OF SHARI'A”
Ponentes: Salman Sayyid, Hatem Bazian, Mohamed El Moctar-El-Shinqiti y Tariq Ramadan.
Moderador: Ramón Grosfoguel
-- TARIQ RAMADAN, European Muslim Network (EMN) President, an European think tank set in Brussels; professor of Contemporary Islamic Studies at the Oxford University (Oriental Institute, St Antony’s College) and also teaches at the Oxford Faculty of Theology. He is Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Islamic Studies, (Qatar) and the University of Malaysia Perlis; Senior Research Fellow at Doshisha University (Kyoto, Japan) and Director of the Research Centre of Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) (Doha, Qatar).
-- SALMAN SAYYID, director of the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies and professor at the Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law, University of Leeds- England. From 2010-2013 he the inaugural director of the International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, at the University of South Australia. Upon publication his book A Fundamental Fear was short-listed for Philip Abrams Prize for best book in sociology in Britain. In 2006 it was banned by the Malaysian government.
-- HATEM BAZIAN, co-founder and Member of Board of Trustees and Faculty at Zaytuna College and senior lecturer in the Departments of Near Eastern and Ethnic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley. He also serves as Chair of the Northern California Islamic Council, co-founder and Chair of American Muslims for Palestine, co-founder and Board Member, Dollar for Deen, Board Member of Islamic Scholarship Fund, and Board Member of the Muslim Legal Fund of America.
-- RAMÓN GROSFOGUEL, Associate Professor in the Department of Ethnic Studies at UC Berkeley and Senior Research Associate of the Maison des Sciences de l'Homme in Paris. He has taught courses on Caribbean Migration to Western Europe and the United States, Social Science Methods, Black Thought, Comparative Latino Migration, Theory and Methods, Chicano Paradigms, and Transnational Paradigms in Ethnic Studies. He has published extensively on the political economy of the World-System, on Caribbean migrations to Western Europe and the United States, and on questions of racism and Islamophobia.
-- CHAUKI LAZHAR, originally from Belgium, is Deputy Director of CILE. He is a member of the International Union of Muslim Scholars (IUMS) and Lecturer in Applied Islamic Sciences at CIET Institute in Gent, Belgium and at Ibn Taymiyah Institute in France. He holds a BA cum laude (with honours) in Sharia and Theology and a MA summa cum laude (with highest honours) in Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh, and is currently a doctoral researcher in Jurisprudence and the Higher Objectives of Sharia. His research interests in the field of Islamic Studies include Islamic Theology, Spirituality, Law and Thought.
-- MU´TAZ AL KHATIB is Assistant Professor of Methodology and Ethics at CILE. He received his MA in 2002 and PhD in 2009 on “The Textual Critical Approach of Hadith: A Study into the Methods of Traditionalists (Muhaddithun) & Legal Theorists (Usuliyun)”, published in Beirut, 2011. Mu'taz is a founding member of al-Multaqah al-Fikri li al-Ibdaa' (Intellectual Forum for Innovation, 1999), and was the anchor of Alsharia and Life program, on Al Jazeera channel (2004-2013). He served as Editor-in-Chief of “Islam and Contemporary Affairs” at IslamOnline.net (2003-2008). He was a visiting fellow at ZMO, Berlin (2006), and visiting scholar at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin (2012-2013). He is reviewer for a number of journals and author and editor of several books and over twenty academic articles on Hadith criticism, Islamic interpretation methods, Islamic intellectual history, and Islamic Law.
-- MOHAMED EL MOCTAR EL-SHINQITI writes on the political thought, Islamic literature, Islamic movements, the dialogue between the Islamic world and the West, and policy and US policy. He has published hundreds of articles of analysis (especially in Arabic, few in English) on the website of the Aljazeera channel , and many other items on other websites. Moreover, he presented papers at the conference of the Foundation of Islamic Education, ISNA, MAS and other Muslim American organizations, and several Islamic centers throughout the US. He is a frequent guest of the web page Islamonline.net Fiqh issues of Muslim minorities.