Seventeenth Giorgio Levi Della Vida Award And Conference In Islamic Studies

Sponsored by the Center for Near Eastern Studies

Honouring Mohammed Arkoun Recipient of the Levi Della Vida Prize

University of California, Los AngelesMay 10-11, 2002

Presentation of the Seventeenth Giorgio Levi Della Vida Award in Islamic StudiesChancellor Albert Carnesale

  • “From Islamology to the Critique of ‘Islamic’ Reason” Mohammed ArkounEmeritus Professor, La Sorbonne, Paris and Governor, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London
  • “Other Enlightenments?: The Tradition of Reform in 18th-Century Islamic Thought”Ahmad DallalHistory, Stanford University
  • ”The Place of Intelligence in Islamic Philosophy”William ChittickReligious Studies, State University of New York, Stony Brook
  • DiscussionAzim NanjiDirector, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London
  • “Islam and Secular Humanism”Sadik Al-AzmPhilosophy and Sociology, University of Damascus
  • “Reflections on Justice in Modern Islamic Thought”Gudrun KraemerIslamic Studies, Free University of Berlin
  • DiscussionLeonard BinderPolitical Science, UCLA