Published On:22 February 2012
Posted by Indian Muslim Observer

IRFI to hold 2nd International Conference on Islamic Renaissance

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The Islamic Research Foundation International (IRFI) will be holding its 2nd International Conference on Islamic Renaiisance and is soliciting individuals and organizations to become joint sponsors or Cosponsors.

Dr. Ibrahim B. Syed, President of IRFI, in a press release said, " There is no doubt that Muslims are backward in all facets of life. The objectives of the conference are to find practical solutions to the problems facing the Muslim Community and how to Revive the Golden Age of Islam in this 21st century."

"Those interested are welcome to submit the Abstract and Full written paper in Microsoft word document and lecture presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint Format only. If the paper of concerned person is selected for presentation, IRFI will provide the boarding, lodging and Return Travel expenses to Louisville, KY, USA," the press release stated.

The areas of interest are: (1.) Education (2.) Economics and Finance (3.) Science and Technology (4.) Religion (5.) Medicine and Health.

  • Submit Abstracts (300 words Max). Deadline: June 30, 2012
  • Notification of acceptance and invitation to submit full paper-July 15, 2012
  • Full Paper due: December 15, 2012

The following 20 Topics are suggested for the 2nd International Conference on Islamic Renaissance to be held in Louisville, KY, USA from May 24-26, 2013.

1. Critical Thinking -Education, career, personal life and religion
2, Opposing points of view are needed for the advancement of Muslims
3. Role of Ijtihad in Islamic Renaissance
4. Freedom of expression and thought
5. Reviving the status of women (50 % of Muslim Ummah) to the early Islamic period when they excelled in every field.
6. Misconceptions and Misinterpretation of Islam by Muslims are some of the reasons for the backwardness of Muslims.
7. How to build Riba Free World Bank and IMF as alternates to the present Riba based Institutions
8. How to understand the Qur'an in the 21st Century.
9. How to handle Fabricated Ahadeeth that are hindering the advancement of Muslims.
10. How to Revive the Golden Age of Islam in the 21st Century.
11. How to revive Education in Muslim countries in Curricula, Instruction, Incentives, IT so that the graduates become Second to None.
12. Practical steps to eradicate disease and improve health in Muslim countries
13. Practical steps to eradicate poverty and bring prosperity in the lives of Muslims
14. How to make Muslim Youth to excel in the Academics and sports so that they can achieve their highest potential.
15. Why teaching of the Islamic Theory of Evolution is a necessity?
16. Are Commandments of Qur’an and Hadith eternally binding?
17. Antidote to Islamophobia
18. The Interpretation of Shariah Laws in the 21st Century
19. How to revive Muslim’s input to Scientific Discoveries and Knowledge
20. Practical Solutions for Muslim Women to advance in STEM (Science, Technology, Engg., and Med) sciences

For further Information, Please contact:

Email: islamicresearch@yahoo.com or IRFI.1988@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.irfi.org
Mailing Address: 7102 W. Shefford Lane, Louisville, KY 40242, USA

(Note: Phone Calls or Faxes will not be entertained.)

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