International Qur’an Conference

Co-hosted by International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA) and

State Islamic University (UIN) Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

August 4-6, 2015



In collaboration with the State Islamic University (UIN Sunan Kalijaga), in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, the International Qur’anic Studies Association (IQSA) will be hosting an international conference dedicated to a critical discussion of “Recent Trends in Qur’anic Studies.“ This international Qur’an conference, which will be held on August 4-6, 2015 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, aims at exploring major methodological and thematic issues in recent scholarly studies of the Qur’an in different parts of the world.

UIN Sunan Kalijaga


Abdul Mustaqim, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Abdullah Saeed, University of Melbourne, Australia
Adam Flowers, University of Chicago, USA
Adis Duderija, Universiti Malaya, Malaysia
Adnane Mokrani, Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies, Italy
Ahmad Rafiq, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Ahsin Sakho Muhammad, The Institute of Qur’anic Science (IIQ), Jakarta, Indonesia
Alessandro Cancian, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, UK
Ali Akbar, Bayt al-Qur’an & Museum Istiqlal, Jakarta, Indonesia
Ali Mabrouk, Cairo University, Egypt
Al Makin, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Amin Abdullah, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Andrew Rippin, University of Victoria, Canada
Daniel Madigan, Georgetown University, USA
David Penchansky, University of St. Thomas, USA
David Vishanoff, University of Oklahoma, USA
Elliott Bazzano, Le Moyne College, USA
Emran El-Badawi, University of Houston, USA
Farid Esack, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Fred Donner, University of Chicago, USA
Han Hsien Liew, Harvard University, USA
Izza Rohman, Universitas Muhammadh Prof. Dr. Hamka, Jakarta, Indonesia
Jajang Rohmana, UIN Sunan Gunung Jati, Bandung, Indonesia
Johanna Pink, University of Freiburg, Germany
Lien ‘Iffah Naf’atu Fina, STAI Sunan Pandanaran, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Machasin, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Majid Daneshgar, University of Otago, New Zealand
Moch. Nur Ichwan, Post-Graduate School, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Mowafg Abrahem Masuwd, Gajah Mada University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Muchlis Hanafi, Center for Qur’anic Studies, Jakarta, Indonesia
Muhammad Quraish Shihab, UIN Jakarta, Indonesia
Mun’im Sirry, University of Notre Dame, USA
Munirul Ikhwan, FreieUniversität Berlin, Germany
Nasarudin Umar, UIN Jakarta, Indonesia
Nayla Tabbara, Adyan Foundation, Lebanon
Noorhaidi Hasan, Post-Graduate School, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Nur Mahmudah, State of Islamic College (STAIN), Kudus, Indonesia
Rachid Benzine, Institut d’Etudes Politiques d’Aix en Provence, France
Reuven Firestone, Hebrew Union College, USA
Sahiron Syamsuddin, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Seyfeddin Kara, University of Durham, UK
Syafa’atun el-Mirzanah, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Indonesia
Yudian W. Asmin, UIN Sunan Kalijaga, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Yusuf Rahman, UIN Syarif Hidayatullah, Jakarta, Indonesia