Summer 2008 Internship Program
"The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is pleased to announce its Summer Internship Program for 2008 which will run for eight weeks between July 1 and August 28, 2008," according to program director Dr. Abubaker Al-Shingieti.
The program is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students who are majoring in the humanities or social science disciplines and who have a particular interest in developing their knowledge and research skills in the core areas of Islamic studies such as Quran, Hadith, Fiqh and Islamic History and Civilization beside the study of Arabic language. In addition, the program provides a menu of other courses in subjects ranging from organizations and leadership to business ethics to Islamic financial systems to media criticism.
Those interested should fill in the attached application form and send it with a bio no later than May 1, 2008 to the Director, Summer Internship Program, International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT), 500 Grove St., Herndon, VA 20170. They may also send it via Fax #703 471 3922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.To discuss any related matters, they may call 703 471 1133 Ext 101..
To obtain more detailed information about internship activities and stipends, as well as online registration, please click here.
Summer 2008 Institute for Scholars
Contemporary Approaches to Qur’an and Sunna
IIIT Summer Institute for Scholars
July 15 – August 15, 2008
The International Institute of Islamic Thought (IIIT) is pleased to announce its first Summer Institute for scholars to be convened at IIIT headquarters in Herndon, Virginia, USA between July 15 and August 15, 2008. The purpose of the Summer Institute is to bring together and engage senior and young scholars with a particular interest or expertise in Qur’anic studies or Sunna in focused, organized discussions of topics related to a contemporary understanding and articulation of issues involving Qur’an and Sunna. The specific objectives of the seminar are:
IIIT will issue a “Call for Papers” on topics related to the above –mentioned objectives. The accepted research papers will be included for presentation and discussion during the seminar and will be considered for publication in an edited volume of its proceedings.
The four weeks program will be organized into two sessions: one focusing on the Qur’an and the other on the Sunna. The number of scholars in each of the two sessions will be fifteen. IIIT encourages all interested scholars to plan to participate in both sessions. For further information or suggestions, please contact Abubaker al Shingieti at: email@example.com or call 703 471 1133 Ext 101.