Session No. : S-10
Presentation Group : Laboratory of Islamic Studies / Laboratory of Prof. Atsushi Okuda
Presentation Representative : Atsushi Okuda
This session will think about necessity and possibility of Islam as a research methodology, while also based on the recent situation in the Middle East, inviting His Excellency Mr. Kunio Katakura, former ambassador at UAE, Iraq and Egypt as a special guest. What should Islamic studies do against the recognition that Islam is terrorism spreads in the world where rule of violence is dominant? We will discuss the need of renovation of Islamic studies, mentioning about the importance of incorporation of knowledge by revelation into the paradigm of academic modern rationalist.