This course offers a captivating overview of Muslim cultures, past and present.
This course covers topics such as the Qur’an, law, art and architecture, the impact of colonialism and the issues of development. Participants will receive a concise yet well-rounded introduction to political, intellectual, social and historical developments in Muslim societies.
Through an examination of the architectural and artistic heritage of Muslim societies, an engagement with legal and theological debates, and a discussion of a range of contemporary predicaments in the realm of politics, education, economics and development; these sessions offer a window into the internal diversity of Muslim societies both past and present.
Deadline for Applications:
4 October 2010 (early bird fee until 6 September)
Dates: 12 October - 4 November 2010
Tuesdays and Thursdays only)
The Aga Khan University - Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations
210 Euston Road|London NW1 2DA
Tel: +44 (0)20 7380 3865| Fax: +44 (0)20 7380 3830
E-mail: email@example.com|Web: www.aku.edu/ismc/shortcourses
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