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Lecture by Roberto Tottoli at the IAS Asia

October 4 @ 15:30 - 17:00 UTC+0

Tobunken Seminar

The Qur’an in Medieval and Modern-Age Europe: The European Qur’an (EuQu ERC-Synergy project 2019–25)

The Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, University of Tokyo (Tobunken) will host a lecture by Professor Roberto Tottoli (Rector, University of Naples “L’Orientale”) on “The Qur’an in Medieval and Modern-Age Europe: The European Qur’an (EuQu ERC-Synergy project 2019–25).” Those who are interested in participating in the event are cordially invited to register in advance by September 27 (details below).

Lecture Title:

The Qur’an in Medieval and Modern-Age Europe: The European Qur’an (EuQu ERC-Synergy project 2019–25)

Speaker:

Roberto Tottoli (Rector, University of Naples “L’Orientale”)

Date and Time:

October 4 (Tue), 2022, at 15:30–17:00

Venue:

Hybrid, combining in-person participation at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia (https://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/access/index.html) and online participation via Zoom.

Lecture Abstract:

The EuQu project is an ERC-Synergy project financed by the European Commission 10 mil. Euro and based in Madrid, Nantes, Copenhagen and Naples. It includes four principal investigators and more than 30 PhD students and post-doc researchers carrying out research on the circulation, use and functions of the Qur’an and its significance in medieval and modern-age European history from 1150 ca to 1850 ca. The lecture will describe the approach and results of the project in the middle of it and will focus on a specific case-study, that is the history of the printing of the Qur’an in Europe and its relevance in relation to the history of printing in Muslim countries and to the printing of the other religious holy texts.

How to Participate:

Please fill in the form at https://forms.gle/HP5khPfXp4uYuVzh7 by September 27, at 17:00 JST. A detailed explanation about how the seminar will be held is given in the form.

Contact Person: Kazuo Morimoto (morikazu[at]ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp)

https://www.ioc.u-tokyo.ac.jp/eng/index.html

Details

Date:
October 4
Time:
15:30 - 17:00 UTC+0