10th Annual Conference on Ibadi Studies | Ibadism and the Study of Islam: A View from the Edge

Conference Schedule: June 17-19, 2019


June 17, 2019

8:30 Registration
9:00 – 9:30Welcome
9:30 – 12:00 Panel Discussion

TRADITION THROUGH THE PHILOLOGICAL: MANUSCRIPTS AND ANALYSIS

Moderator: Angeliki Ziaka

Panelists:
Mustafa Bendrissou  A critical analysis of the manuscript “Siyar ʿUlamāʾ Ibadya”  manuscript , through a copy of “al-Siyra al-Sifia”

Hilal al-Hajiri  The Influences of Oman’s Native Language in Arabic Dictionaries: a philological study

Salah Bahmani  Ibāḍī subdivisions through unpublished manuscripts

Hocine Benkheira  Fasting in the compendium of al-Jannāwūnī (Ve/XIe century).

Wilfred Madelung  The progress of the joint project to edit and publish all extant early Ibāḍī texts in a critical edition

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 16:00Panel Discussion

EARLY IBĀḌĪ THOUGHT

Moderator: Valerie Hoffman

Panelists:
Adam Gaiser  Tradition, Text and Taxonomy at the Origins of the Ibāḍī Movement: a Study in Critical Approaches to Early Ibāḍism

Abdulrahman Al Salimi  Reconstructing Ibāḍī Theology in North Africa: the influence of ʿAbdallāh ibn Yazīd al-Fazār

Ayman Shihadeh  ʿAbdallāh ibn Yazīd al-Fazārī on Attributes of Essence

Miklos Muryani  “From Abū Ghānim to Ibn Baraka. Some Reflections About the Early Ibāḍī Fiqh

Jana Newiger  The Ethics of Affiliation: The Ibāḍī Notion of an Ideal Community and its Impact on Early Islamic Society

16:00 – 17:45 Coffee Break and Manuscript Tour

June 18, 2019

10:00 – 12:00Panel Discussion

IBĀḌĪSM IN THE STRUCTURES OF URBAN LIFE

Moderator: Ersilia Francesca

Panelists:
Paul Love – Ibāḍī Cairo: Merchants & Scholars in the Heart of Ottoman Egypt”

Allen James Fromherz – The Day a Hindu Opened the Gates of Muscat – Difference and Doctrine in 17th and 18th Century Oman

Ruba Kana’an – ʿTwo Fatwas and a Handful of Friday Mosques: Ibadi and Sunni Comparative Approaches to Friday prayer

Amal Ghazal – Mediating Knowledge: The Circulation of Fatwas between Oman and the Maghreb at the turn of the 20th century

12:00 – 13:30 Lunch and Lecture 

Kathleen Ridolfo – Reflections on the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
Introduction and Moderator: Hatim Al Tai

13:30 – 15:30Panel Discussion  

STUDIES OF IBĀḌĪ LAW

Moderator: Anver Emon

Panelists:
Yohei Kondo  Development of sale by advance payment (salam/salaf) in early Ibāḍī law

Ahmed Abu al-Wafa  The right to life according to Ibāḍī jurisprudence

Knut S. Vikør  ‘Ibrahim Bayyud’s legal opinions and the Ibāḍī nahda

Marina Pyrovolaki   Commanidng Right and Forbidding Wrong in a 9th Century Ibāḍī theological treaty on the rules of war

15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break 
16:00 – 18:00 Panel Discussion 

 

IBĀḌĪSM AND THE STUDY OF LAW

Moderator: Adam Gaiser

Panelists:
Anver M. Emon  Marginal notes on the study of law and history

Amanda Propst  Waqf in Ibāḍī Legal History and the Study of Islamic Law

Liyakat Takim  (Dis)Orienting Legal Studies: A critical assessment of Islamic Law.

Ersilia Francesca  Continuity and Change in Early Ibāḍī Family Law

 


June 19, 2019

10:00 – 12:00 Panel Discussion

IBĀḌĪSM IN CONVERSATION

Moderator: Abdulrahman Al Salimi

Panelists:
Farhat Jaabiri  Maghrebi Ibāḍī (and) Islamic thought

Angeliki Ziaka  On the notion of Qadar. Ibāḍīs and other islamic sects

Cyrille Aillet  On the Edge of Empires: Western Ibāḍīsm and mainstream Islam in the Premodern Era

Valerie Hoffman  The Umma in Ibāḍī Perspective

12:00-13:00 Lunch
13:00-15:00Panel Discussion

IBĀḌĪSM AND POLITICAL CULTURE

Moderator: Amal Ghazal

Panelists:
Brahim Benyoucef  The community of faith, which model?

Mandana Limbert  Home and Homeland in Twentieth Century Dakhiliyya

Mohammad Ech-Cheik  Community and State: The Case of Ibāḍīsm

Uzi Rabi  The Omani Equation: A Road Map for a Better Middle East

15:00 – 17:00 Closing Discussion 

THE FUTURE OF IBĀḌĪ STUDIES

Moderator: Anver Emon and Walid Saleh

Panelists:
Abdulrahman Al Salimi 
Adam Gaiser
Ersilia Francesca
Valerie Hoffman

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Scientific Committee

  • Abdulrahman Al Salmi, Sultanate of Oman
  • Adam Gaiser, Florida University
  • Angeliki Ziaka, Aristotle University
  • Ersilia Francesca, University Orientale
  • Valerie Hoffman, Illinois Urbana-Champaign University
  • Yohei Kondo,Tokyo University

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