Islam has been a subject of intense debate for the last few years all over
the world. The discipline of International Relations has been also
grappling with the task of how to conceptualize Islam in the system of
International Relations. The symposium examines how International
Relations has been dealing with Islam in the past and suggests how it
might address some key issues more fruitfully as a discipline as well
as for the purpose of jointly nurturing a more peaceful and yet more
Time: June 18, Friday 13:00 - 16:00pm
Place: Conference Room, Institute of Oriental Culture,
University of Tokyo
13:00 - 13:30
Professor Mustapha Kamal Pasha
(American University, Meiji Gakuin University)
"Islam and International Relations: Beyond Liberalism and Orientalism"
13:30 - 14:00
Professor Eiji Nagasawa (University of Tokyo)
"The Images of Islam in Japanese Intellectuals"
14:00 - 14:30
Professor Timur Dadabaev (University of Tokyo)
"Realities and Myths of Global Islamic Project: A Central Asian Perspective"
14:30 - 16:00
Discussion Chair: Takashi Inoguchi (University of Tokyo)
It is an open symposium with the Professor Mustapha Kamal Pasha,
Professor Eiji Nagasawa and Professor Timur Dadabaev, giving 30
minutes presentation each. It will be chaired by Takashi
Inoguchi. The language used is English.
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