24 March 2017 Study Day

On 24 March 2017 at PISAI there was a study day under the theme ‘Sufism: figures, texts, places’, reserved to the students and professors of PISAI and of the other Pontifical Universities. The Director of Studies, Rev. Diego Sarrió Cucarella introduced the theme, presenting the program of the day and the interesting interventions: the first, by Rev. Jason Welle, professor at PISAI, Al-Sulamī’s Ṣūfī Women: An Instance of Humanism?, was followed by French-Algerian scholar Ahmed Bouyerdene, The iconography of Abd el-Kader, An historiographic and symbolic reading. The intense program continued with the presentation of Rev. Thomas Michel, PISAI/Georgetown University, The Kurdish Sufis of Madina and Their Influence on Islamic Thought in Southeast Asia and of Rev. Giuseppe Scattolin, PISAI/Dar Comboni, For a hermeneutic of Sufi texts: the Dīwān of Ibn al-Fāriḍ as an example. The concluding remarks were offered by Adnane Mokrani, professor at PISAI.

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