Research Activities

Lecture by Prof. Ahmed Zildzic

"Constants and Variables in Contemporary Oriental Studies in Bosnia-Herzegovina"

NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East, Center for Islamic Studies (Sophia University) and Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia  (Tobunken), The University of Tokyo will invite Prof. Ahmed Zildic (University of Sarajevo) and hold a Lecture titled "Constants and Variables in Contemporary Oriental Studies in Bosnia-Herzegovina".

【Date & Time】
Friday, April 13, 2018 17:30-19:00
【Venue】
Room 304, Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (Tobunken),The University of Tokyo (Hongo, Bunkyo‐ku)

【Program】
17:30-19:00 Ahmed Zildzic (Associate Professor, University of Sarajevo)
“Constants and Variables in Contemporary Oriental Studies in Bosnia-Herzegovina” (in English)
【Abstract】
Established in the middle of XX century, two primary institutions for scholarly research in the fields of Oriental Philology and Ottoman History, namely Oriental Institute in Sarajevo and Faculty of Philosophy of Sarajevo University are approaching their seventieth anniversary. The presenter will offer an overview of their academic position and significance within former Yugoslavia and present-day Bosnia and Herzegovina scholarly tradition, their past and present achievements, the challenges they face, current research trends, and share thoughts about prospect research developments.


Admission Free / Reservation Not Required
【Contact】
MORIMOTO Kazuo(Associate Professor of Institute for Advanced Studies of Asia, The University of Tokyo)
e-mail: morikazu@ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp(please change @ to half-width form)

【Organizers】
NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East, Center for Islamic Studies, Sophia University
NIHU Area Studies Project for the Modern Middle East, Center for Islamic Area Studies, Graduate School of Asian and African Studies, Kyoto University 
Research Group “Studies on the Persianate World,” Tobunken
Anthropological Studies on Veneration of Saints and Relics in the Mediterranean World (JSPS [B])
Comparative Area Studies on Conflicts, Interactions, and Reconciliations between Islam and Other Religions Including Christianity 
(Sophia University Special Grant for Academic Research)
Association for the Study of Persianate Societies, Japan Office (Gilas Lecture Series) 


Research Activities

  • Sophia and Waseda Joint Research Prokect Histories and Current Circumstances of Interreliglous Relations in Asia and Africa
  • isramic area studies, sophia university(2006-2015)
  • Inter-University Research Institute Corporation National Institutes for the Humanities
  • Center for Modern Middle East Studies, National Museum of Ethnology
  • Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
  • Center for Islamic Area Studies at Kyoto University
  • Graduate school of international resource sciences,akita univercity
  • Organization for Islamic Area Studies,Waseda University
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