The scholars who presented papers or delivered lectures included:
The program included a session dedicated to “Reflections on the status and future of Islamic Studies in American Universities”. The focus of the discussion, presented by Dr. Abubaker Al-Shingieti and D. Zahid Bukhari, was the final report and recommendations of the Center of Islam and Public Policy (CIPP) which was commissioned by IIIT to conduct a comprehensive study on the status of Islamic Studies in American Universities.
Also included were social events that brought together the scholars participating in the Summer Institute together with IIIT staff and their families and the students participating in IIIT Summer program for graduate and undergraduate students.
IIIT is planning to publish the papers presented during the program in an edited volume later this year