Registration begins 10 October 2017 Early registration deadline 20 December 2018
Workshop begins 20 February 2018 Last day of workshop 26 February 2018
- CULTURAL TOUR
Tehran 23 February 2018 Desert, Abyaneh, Isfahan 26-28 February 2018
|9:00- 10:45||11- 12:45||14- 15:45|
|Monday||Opening and Introduction||Opening||Shi’a Origins and Branches||Shi’a and Iran||Holy Shrine|
|Tuesday||Shi’a Doctrines||Sources of Shi’a Thought||Imamate Doctrine||Mahdism Doctrine||Jamkaran Mosque|
|Wednesday||Shi’a Rituals||Mourning and Festivals Ceremonies||Prayers and Pilgrimages||Guest Lecturer||Imam Khomeini’s house|
|Thursday||Shi’a Ethics and Mysticism||Shi’a Ethics||Shi’a Irfan||Guest Lecturer||Traditional Bazaar|
|Friday||Trip to Tehran||1-Day tour of Tehran|
|Saturday||Shi’a Authority and Political Thought||Shi’a Political Thought||Shi’a Authority, Ijtihad and Fatwa||Guest Lecturer||Meeting with Ayatollah|
|Sunday||Shi’a and Contemporary Challenges||Shi’a and Women||Shi’a and Interfaith Dialogue||Guest Lecturer||Hawza Ilmiah|
* Sample Schedule: The class times are not fixed, and the same classes might not be taught at each course.
** Class: All classes will be taught using a combination of lectures and discursive discussions.
*** Guest Lecturer: Participants with high academic background on Iran, Shiism or Islamic Studies are warmly welcome to present a lecture out of their research project or field of study to share their ideas with other participants. We are honored to have up to 4 Guest Lecturers in our workshop schedule.