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In the context of relations between PISAI and the Shia community Professor Christopher Clohessy was invited to participate in many events in London

Relations between PISAI and Shii community

11/12/2018

In the context of relations between PISAI and the Shia community Professor Christopher Clohessy was invited to participate in many events in London

PISAI is pleased to announce that its library has been enriched by a large number of volumes from the private collection of Father Maurice Borrmans

'Maurice Borrmans Collection'

10/24/2018

PISAI is pleased to announce that its library has been enriched by a large number of volumes from the private collection of Father Maurice Borrmans

On Friday 12TH October 2017, PISAI officially opened the Academic Year 2017-2018 with a solemn inauguration in the «Maurice Borrmans Memorial Library»

Academic Year 2018-2019 Opening

10/15/2018

On Friday 12TH October 2017, PISAI officially opened the Academic Year 2017-2018 with a solemn inauguration in the «Maurice Borrmans Memorial Library»

PISAI is happy to announce the recent double appointment of Jason Welle, OFM, as professore straordinario and Dean of Studies of PISAI

Jason Welle, OFM, new Dean of Studies of PISAI

10/8/2018

PISAI is happy to announce the recent double appointment of Jason Welle, OFM, as professore straordinario and Dean of Studies of PISAI

Le professeur Adnane Mokrani a participé au colloque « Liberté de religion et de conviction en Méditerranée : les nouveaux défis »,  Carthage (Tunis), 27-29/9/2018

Liberté de religion et de conviction en Méditerranée : les nouveaux défis

10/2/2018

Le professeur Adnane Mokrani a participé au colloque « Liberté de religion et de conviction en Méditerranée : les nouveaux défis », Carthage (Tuni...

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, Rector of PISAI, participated in a conference entitled “Future Directions for Interreligious Dialogue”, Georgetown University

Future Directions for Interreligious Dialogue

10/1/2018

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, Rector of PISAI, participated in a conference entitled “Future Directions for Interreligious Dialogue”, Georgetown University

Father Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, was appointed as Rector of the Pontifical Istitute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI)

Diego Sarrió Cucarella new Rector of PISAI

9/17/2018

Father Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, was appointed as Rector of the Pontifical Istitute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI)

On 14 July Pope Francis appointed Father Christophorus Tri Harsono, alumnus PISAI, as the new bishop of Purwokerto Diocese, Indonesia.

PISAI’s alumnus appointed Bishop

9/15/2018

On 14 July Pope Francis appointed Father Christophorus Tri Harsono, alumnus PISAI, as the new bishop of Purwokerto Diocese, Indonesia.

PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the death of H.E. the Card. Jean-Louis Tauran

Passing of H.E. Card. Jean-Louis Tauran

7/6/2018

PISAI joins its condolences to those of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue for the death of H.E. the Card. Jean-Louis Tauran

PISAI signs a collaboration with the Institut de formation islamo-chrétienne de Bamako (Mali) and the Ecole pratique des hautes études (EPHE) of Paris

Two new collaborations for PISAI

7/4/2018

PISAI signs a collaboration with the Institut de formation islamo-chrétienne de Bamako (Mali) and the Ecole pratique des hautes études (EPHE) of Paris

PLURIEL is organizing its 2nd International Congress in Rome, from 26 to 28 June 2018 under the theme Islam & Belonging.

PLURIEL 2nd International Congress in Rome

6/14/2018

PLURIEL is organizing its 2nd International Congress in Rome, from 26 to 28 June 2018 under the theme Islam & Belonging.

Gianluca Parolin (Agha Khan University, London), visiting professor at PISAI, participated in the IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference, in Finland

Gianluca Parolin at IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference

6/12/2018

Gianluca Parolin (Agha Khan University, London), visiting professor at PISAI, participated in the IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference, in Finland

International Conference on Sustainable Peace and Security in Africa Tangaza University College, Nairobi 23-24 May 2018

International Conference, Tangaza College Nairobi

5/28/2018

International Conference on Sustainable Peace and Security in Africa Tangaza University College, Nairobi 23-24 May 2018

Venerdì 25 maggio 2018 il PISAI ha partecipato al simposio organizzato dal Pontificio Istituto Orientale in onore di P. Samir Khalil Samir

Simposio in onore di Samir Khalil Samir

5/28/2018

Venerdì 25 maggio 2018 il PISAI ha partecipato al simposio organizzato dal Pontificio Istituto Orientale in onore di P. Samir Khalil Samir

Latest issue of Islamochristiana 43 (2017) on the theme Laudato si’ and Ecology is now available,

Islamochristiana 43 Laudato si' and Ecology

5/17/2018

Latest issue of Islamochristiana 43 (2017) on the theme Laudato si’ and Ecology is now available,

Auditorium Seraphicum, in collaboration with PISAI, 9 May 2018 at 6pm screening of the film The Sultan and the Saint, (USA 2016)

The Sultan and the Saint, film (USA 2016)

5/9/2018

Auditorium Seraphicum, in collaboration with PISAI, 9 May 2018 at 6pm screening of the film The Sultan and the Saint, (USA 2016)

Vendredi le 18 mai 2018 à18h00 conférence par Rémi Caucanas Etienne Renaud: une rencontre à l’avant-garde.

“The Etienne Renaud Memorial Lecture” 2018

5/8/2018

Vendredi le 18 mai 2018 à18h00 conférence par Rémi Caucanas Etienne Renaud: une rencontre à l’avant-garde.

Contemporary Western Trends in Qur’anic Studies. The Problem of Objectivity and Bias: An Epistemological Perspective, Doha, Qatar, 2-3 May 2018

Adnane Mokrani speaking at Doha, Qatar

5/6/2018

Contemporary Western Trends in Qur’anic Studies. The Problem of Objectivity and Bias: An Epistemological Perspective, Doha, Qatar, 2-3 May 2018

On 11 and 12 April, the first conference jointly organized by a Christian institution, Tangaza University College (TUC), and an Islamic institution, Umma University, was held in Nairobi, Kenya

Muslim-Christian Engagement for Social Transformation in Africa: The Role of Academic Institutions

4/16/2018

On 11 and 12 April, the first conference jointly organized by a Christian institution, Tangaza University College (TUC), and an Islamic institution...

The latest issue of Etudes Arabes 114 is now available: LA CRISE DU POUVOIR ET L’IMPASSE DE LA DÉMOCRATIE DANS LE MONDE ARABE.

Etudes Arabes 114

4/11/2018

The latest issue of Etudes Arabes 114 is now available: LA CRISE DU POUVOIR ET L’IMPASSE DE LA DÉMOCRATIE DANS LE MONDE ARABE.

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, direttore degli studi del PISAI, ha tenuto una conferenza all’Università di Notre Dame il 5 aprile 2018 dal titolo "Making sense of Islam: The Arab Christian contribution to an unresolved theological problem"

Diego Sarrió Cucarella at the University of Notre Dame

4/10/2018

Diego Sarrió Cucarella, MAfr, direttore degli studi del PISAI, ha tenuto una conferenza all’Università di Notre Dame il 5 aprile 2018 dal titolo "M...

Father Piet Horsten passed away on Saturday the 31st of March 2018 at Heythuysen (The Netherlands)

Father Piet Horsten, MAfr, passed away

4/4/2018

Father Piet Horsten passed away on Saturday the 31st of March 2018 at Heythuysen (The Netherlands)

Fr Georges Massouh, professor of Islamic Studies at Balamand University and alumnus of PISAI passed away on Sunday 25 March 2018.

Fr Georges Massouh passed away on Sunday 25 March 2018

3/26/2018

Fr Georges Massouh, professor of Islamic Studies at Balamand University and alumnus of PISAI passed away on Sunday 25 March 2018.

UNEDI in collaborazione con PISAI e Donne di Fede per la Pace organizzano la tavola rotonda “Le Fedi in Medio Oriente. A 800 anni dall’incontro tra Francesco d’Assisi e al-Malik al-Kāmil".

Tavola rotonda “Le Fedi in Medio Oriente"

3/22/2018

UNEDI in collaborazione con PISAI e Donne di Fede per la Pace organizzano la tavola rotonda “Le Fedi in Medio Oriente. A 800 anni dall’incontro tra...

Publication of the proceedings of the Rahma conference, Raḥma. Muslim and Christian Studies in Mercy, in a new issue of the Pisai Arabic-Islamic Studies Collection

Collection Studi arabo-islamici del Pisai n° 22: Raḥma. Muslim and Christian Studies in MERCY.

3/15/2018

Publication of the proceedings of the Rahma conference, Raḥma. Muslim and Christian Studies in Mercy, in a new issue of the Pisai Arabic-Islamic St...

CONFERENZE 2018: 22 marzo alle ore 17.00 Mons. Henri Teissier, Arcivescovo Emerito di Algeri: Les 19 martyrs d’Algérie: vies données au Christ et au peuple algérien.

Conferenze 2018. Henri Teissier

3/12/2018

CONFERENZE 2018: 22 marzo alle ore 17.00 Mons. Henri Teissier, Arcivescovo Emerito di Algeri: Les 19 martyrs d’Algérie: vies données au Christ et a...

Patrick Chinedu MBARAH, alumnus of PISAI, defended his doctoral dissertation at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Angelicum, on the 20 of February 2018.

Doctoral dissertation of Patrick Chinedu Mbarah

3/6/2018

Patrick Chinedu MBARAH, alumnus of PISAI, defended his doctoral dissertation at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas, the Angelicum, o...

Diego Sarrió Cucarella and Louis Raphaël I Sako were speakers at the conference “Tackling violence committed in the name of religion”

Conference "Tackling violence committed in the name of religion"

2/12/2018

Diego Sarrió Cucarella and Louis Raphaël I Sako were speakers at the conference “Tackling violence committed in the name of religion”

On 22 February at 5pm Lecture by Michel Lagarde: “L’obsession de la Parole : Présentation de Le parfait manuel des sciences coraniques de Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūtī (1445-1505)”

2018 Lectures. Michel Lagarde

2/8/2018

On 22 February at 5pm Lecture by Michel Lagarde: “L’obsession de la Parole : Présentation de Le parfait manuel des sciences coraniques de Jalāl al-...

On Saturday 17 February 2018, PISAI will commemorate Father Maurice Borrmans, Missionary of Africa, who passed away on 26 December 2017 in Bry-sur-Marne, France.

Commemoration of Father Maurice Borrmans

2/6/2018

On Saturday 17 February 2018, PISAI will commemorate Father Maurice Borrmans, Missionary of Africa, who passed away on 26 December 2017 in Bry-sur-...

Mercoledì 17 gennaio alle ore 17 il Rev. Valentin Nsabimana della Diocesi di Gitega, Burundi, alumnus PISAI, ha difeso con successo la sua tesi di dottorato.

Dottorato del Rev. Valentin Nsabimana

1/22/2018

Mercoledì 17 gennaio alle ore 17 il Rev. Valentin Nsabimana della Diocesi di Gitega, Burundi, alumnus PISAI, ha difeso con successo la sua tesi di...

A delegation from PISAI attended a conference entitled “The Whole is Greater Than Its Parts”: Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today.

Conference at University of Notre Dame

1/11/2018

A delegation from PISAI attended a conference entitled “The Whole is Greater Than Its Parts”: Christian Unity and Interreligious Encounter Today.

Father Maurice Borrmans, a member of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), died on December 26th 2017, in Bry-sur-Marne

The Death of Father Maurice Borrmans

1/8/2018

Father Maurice Borrmans, a member of the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), died on December 26th 2017, in Bry-sur-Marne

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