The European Qur'an between Reformation and Enlightenment

Talk

WHEN April 9, 2019
6-7:30pm EST WHERE 19 Washington Square North WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute in New York Open to the Public

Based on early modern Qur'an translations and other textual witnesses, this talk explores roles that the Qur'an has played in debates between Christians of different persuasions and in central epistemological reconfigurations that are at the basis of modernity in Europe. It presents first results of the collaborative research project The European Qur'an. Islamic Scripture in European Religion and Culture, which was developed with the support of the NYU Abu Dhabi Institute and the Humanities Research Fellowship Program and has attracted a synergy grant award of €10 Mio from the European Research Council.

Speakers
Jan Loop, Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), University of Kent; Humanities Senior Research Fellow, NYUAD

Hosted by
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

NYUAD Humanities Research Fellowship Program

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