Date: March 5, 2022
Location: EDEP (Eğitime Destek Programları Merkezi), Uskudar, Istanbul (Selami Ali Mah. Selanikliler Sokağı No:28, 34664 Üsküdar/İstanbul) & Online.
Our conference aims to understand how we can extract the teaching and prescriptions for the social/individual issues of Contemporary World from the works of Abu Hamid al-Ghazzali (d. 1111). We are discussing the universal value of Islamic classical thoughts which have been needed for centuries by both Muslims and non-Muslims, especially focusing on the ethical/psychological, and educational (pedagogical) influence on the Contemporary world.
Program and Time-table:
Pedagogy session (10:00-12:00)
・Moderator: Dr. Naoki YAMAMOTO (Marmara University)
（1）Dr. Recep SENTURK (Ibn Haldun University/Usul Academy): Ghazzali’s Impact on the Ottoman Turkish Pedagogy
（2）Dr. Farah AHMED （University of Cambridge）: Using a neo-Ghazalian framework to develop a dialogic conceptualization of shakhsiyah Islamiyah (Islamic character) as the core aim of education (tarbiyah, t’alīm, t’adīb and tazkiya).
（3）Dr. Elvida UNAL (Ibn Haldun University): A Comparative Study of the Educational Thought of Al-Ghazali and Zhu Xi
（4）Fuga KIMURA (The University of Tokyo): al-Ghazali in Japan: History of Islamic studies in Far East
Lunchtime break (12:00-13:00)
Psychology session (13:00-14:00)
・Moderator: Dr. Sevde DUZGUNER (Marmara University)
（1）Dr. Hooman KESHAVARZI (Halil Center/Ibn Haldun University): Ghazali’s Psychospiritual model of Character Development
（2）Dr. Amjad HUSSAIN (Marmara University):
（3）Merve CETINKAYA (University College London): Spirituality and Mental well-being in the context of Ghazali’s understanding of Tazkiyat al-Nafs
（4）Cemre ATESCI (Yildiz Technical University): The Essence of Human Being for Al-Ghazali
＊Proceeding of workshop will be published as outcome.