The six-day residential programme on Islam has been specially designed for Jamati professionals who are working in the fields of diplomacy, judiciary, government, social policy, media and journalism. All applicants must have proficiency in English, an undergraduate degree and work experience in their relevant field.
The programme aims to:
Through a series of discussions on salient issues that impact Muslims today, this programme will seek to develop an informed understanding of the factors that have influenced the historical developments and contemporary expressions of Islam which continue to shape contemporary Muslim societies. Among the themes that the programme will touch on are the following: approaches to the study of Islam; the historical importance and contemporary relevance of the Qur’an and Prophet Muhammad; situating Imamat as a model of authority and leadership in the Muslim tradition; law and its Muslim contexts; contemporary landscape of the Muslim ummah; and the Aga Khan Development Network as an Imamat endeavour to realise the social conscience of Islam.