Thursday, July 23, 2009
IIIT -in partnership with Beirut Islamic University (BIU) of Lebanon- is launching a program to teach contemporary Islamic Thought for the degree of Master of Arts. Instruction is to commence in Fall 2009 both in-class and Distance Learning.
Professor Ricardo Rene of Binghamton University at IIIT: Muslim Scholars Should Focus on the Study of Sufi Orders
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
IIIT announced on Wednesday, December 16th, 2009, the formation of the Council of Scholars in the US. The Council of Scholars is to provide advice to IIIT on academic matters. It is comprised of eight senior scholars from American and Canadian Universities who are professors of religion, Islamic studies or social sciences with published works and current research interests that intersect with IIIT areas of interest and with a record of research and publications in the sociological study of Islam and Muslim world affairs.
Members of the Council include: