• 04.08.2019
In the mid-19th century, one of the largest Muslim scholars and intellectuals was born in Egypt, who had a huge impact on modern Islamic society and who is called the founder of Muslim modernism. His name is Muhammad Abdo.
Muhammad Abdo (1849-1905) and independence of opinion
  • 14.05.2019
Khaled Abu al-Fadl (born 1963 in Kuwait) is one of the largest contemporary Islamic scholars and Islamic scholars. Al-Fadl is Distinguished Professor of Law and Head of the Islamic Studies Program at the University of California at Los Angeles, who wrote hundreds of articles and dozens of books on Sharia, the issue of fiqh reform, the problem of Islam and human rights, and on the situation of women in Islam.
Abou El Fadl. Ijtihad as a path to ethical humanism
  • 08.05.2019

Fazlur Rahman Malik (September 21, 1919 - July 26, 1988) is one of the most famous Muslim modernist scholars of the 20th century. He was known as an eminent theologian of reformist views, who paid special attention to education and ijtihad.

Fazlur Rahman Malik. Theory and practice of Islamic intellectual dynamism
  • 28.03.2019
We present to your attention a small overview of the current competitions for scholarships for young specialists in Islamic studies from leading universities in the world. This review contains information on current contests in Leiden, Oxford and Princeton. Please note that deadline for some applications very soon - March 31 and April 1.
An overview of current scholarships in Islamic studies in Leiden, Oxford and Princeton
  • 03.12.2015
The 2nd International Science Education Conference “Bigiev readings” entitled “Islamic thought in the 21st century: the unity of tradition and renewal” took place in the Russian city of St. Petersburg on May 17-20.


2nd “Bigiev readings” in St Petersburg