The International Intensive Summer School of Sufi Studies to be hosted at Üsküdar University Üsküdar University’s Institute for Sufi Studies will be organizing an intensive international summer school on Sufi studies with support from the Kerim Foundation. World-renowned scholars of Islamic studies such as Carl W. Ernst, Sachiko Murata, William C. Chittick and James Morris will hold classes at the summer school. Üsküdar University’s Institute for Sufi Studies will hold an intensive international summer school on Sufi Studies during 16-29 July 2018 with the support of the Kerim Foundation. From abroad, Prof. Carl W. Ernst, Prof. Sachiko Murata, Prof. William C. Chittick, and Prof. James Morris have been invited to give classes at the summer school. The program will also include courses by Prof. Dr. Emine Yeniterzi, Prof. Dr. Mahmud Erol Kilic, Dr. Canguzel Guner Zulfikar, and Dr. Muhammed Bedirhan.
Public lectures will be given Organized around a multi-layered course system, the program will include the TSV542 Sufi Texts in English graduate seminar, seminars on topics related to Sufi studies, close readings of Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish Sufi texts, and public lectures. Depending on the course content of the summer school program, text analysis will be conducted at the Suleymaniye Library and the Prime Ministerial Ottoman Archives. Visits to historical sites and movie screenings will also be included in the program.
Summer School Program TSV542 Sufi Texts in English graduate class and seminars Carl W. Ernst, Methodology of Sufi Studies Sachiko Murata, Islamic Thought in Chinese William C. Chittick, The Divine Names in Sufi Theory James Morris, Mysteries and Presence: Exploring the Foundations of the Path Mahmud Erol Kılıç, Ottoman Ibn Arabi Commentators Cangüzel Güner Zülfikar, Ottoman Sufi Institutions
Arabic, Persian, and Ottoman Turkish Sufi Texts classes James Morris, Readings from Ibn Arabi’s Futuhat al-Makkiyya Mohammed Rustom, Readings from ‘Ayn al-Qudat Hamadani’s Tamhidat Emine Yeniterzi, Ottoman Sufi Texts Canguzel Guner Zulfikar, Ottoman Sufi Texts Muhammed Bedirhan, Ottoman Sufi Texts
Public Lectures Carl W. Ernst, Sachiko Murata, William C. Chittick, Cemalnur Sargut, Mahmud Erol Kilic Üsküdar News Agency (ÜNA)