Conference: Islamic Literature in Albanian Language-Production and dissemination of Islamic knowledge at the periphery

21 jun
Rok prijave 01.07.2022

The main topics of the Conference

Contributions are invited to address any aspect of the main theme including but not limited to the following topics:

  • Quantitative analysis of Islamic literature production 1945-2022
  • Dominant themes and authors
  • Religious textbooks vs other types of literature
  • Translation movement (in Quran, Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh, Usul al-Fiqh, Sira, etc.)
  • Classical vs contemporary book translations
  • Quality of translations and publications
  • Consumers of Islamic literature
  • The impact of Islamic literature relative to other means of transmission of Islamic knowledge such as mosque attendance, informal networks or new media
  • The future of Islamic literature in Albanian at home and in the diaspora

Other important info

  • The language of the conference is English
  • The abstracts and draft papers will be evaluated by the scientific committee
  • The papers should be between seven and nine thousand words long
  • Travel and accommodation costs of the selected paper presenters will be covered
    by the organizers (one person for multi-authored presentations)


Inquiries, abstracts and papers should be sent to [email protected]

Important dates

  • Deadline for abstract submission: 1 July 2022
  • Notification of the acceptance of the abstract: 15 July 2022
  • Submission of full paper: 1 September 2022
  • Conference dates: 30 September – 2 October 2022

Scientific committee

  • Dr. Ardian Muhaj, Director, AIITC, Tiranë, AL
  • Prof. Dr. Ahmet Alibašić, Director, Center for Advanced Studies, Sarajevo, BiH
  • Prof. Ass. Dr. Ramiz Zekaj, Director, IETT, Tiranë, AL
  • Prof. Dr. Fahrush Rexhepi – Dean of FIS, Prishtina, KS
  • Prof. Dr. Shaban Sulejmani – Dean of FSHI, Shkup, NM
  • Mr. Sabri Bajgora – Director of Research Institute on Islamic Studies, Prishtina, KS

Organizing committee

  • Anisa Hykaj, Coordinator of the Conference, Tiranë, AL
  • Asmir Aljić, Secretary, CAS, Sarajevo, BiH
  • Resilda Muça, Secretary, IETT, Tiranë, AL
  • Resul Alić, Assistant Secretary, CAS, Sarajevo, BiH

Organised by
Albanian Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (AIITC), Tirana
Center for Advanced Studies (CAS), Sarajevo
Institute of Education, Heritage and Tourism (IETT), Tirana

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