Tobunken-Symposium "Ulama and Islamists: Reflections on the Boundaries Between Two Identities"

Ulama (Muslim religious scholars) and Islamists have had a great impact in shaping the multifaceted politics of the Muslim world. A public symposium will be held to discuss the boundaries, conflicts and links between Ulama and Islamists with a critical focus on the fluidity of such identities.

【Date & Time】
21 Nov, 2015 (Sat) 3:00- 6:30 pm

Conference Room 1, 3rd Floor Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, The University of Tokyo

*This symposium is open to public. No registration is required. English will be the official language.


15:00-15:40 【Paper 1】Teruaki Moriyama (Doshisha University)
The Intellectual Practice of the Classic Ulama:
Case of the 11th Century \'Ashab al-Hadith\' or Hadith Scholars
15:40-16:20 【Paper 2】 Mohammed Moussa (JSPS)
Ulama and Islamists in Contemporary Egypt:
Between Authenticity and Political Order
16:20-16:40 Coffee Break
16:40-17:30 【Comment 1】Takayuki Yokota (Nihon University)
【Comment 2】Sachi Sakanashi (JIME-IEEJ)
【Comment 3】Eiji Nagasawa (The University of Tokyo)
17:30-18:30 Discussion

Tobunken-Symposium 21th Nov 2015