San Francisco, USANovember 20th to 23rd, 2004

This year, Dr. Yousef Meri, a Research Fellow of the Institute, organized a panel entitled: Defining without Confining: Reflections on Prophetic Usage of Sacred Space with Dr. Farhad Daftary as panel Chair. [See also the Institute’s participation in 2000 and in previous years. ]

Panel: Defining without Confining: Reflections on Prophetic Usage of Sacred Space

Chair:

  • Dr Farhad Daftary, Associate Director and Head of Department of Academic Research and Publications, The Institute of Ismaili Studies

Participants:

  • The sense of the Sacred in Traditional Religious Consciousness and Modern Ideological Discourse, Reza Shah-Kazemi Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies
  • The Sacred and Profane in Islamic Cordoba, Nina Safran, Associate Professor, Penn State University
  • Sacred Spaces and Holy Places in Traditional Religious Consciousness, Josef W. Meri Visiting Research Fellow, The Institute of Ismaili Studies
  • The Meaning of "The Sacred" in the Thought of Imam, Ali Mohammad Jozi, Research Associate, The Institute of Ismaili Studies
  • The Religious Experience of Architecture in Islam, Jasmin Mamani, Website Content Editor, The Institute of Ismaili Studies