KU hosts 2-day national “Sirah” seminar


A two-day national “Sirah” seminar on “Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and Social Justice” was organized at Kashmir University on Sunday.

The spokesman said seminar was organized by Shah-I-Hamadan Institute Islamic Studies in collaboration with J&K Muslim Waqf Board.

The inaugural session was presided by Vice Chancellor of Kashmir University Professor Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi and later proceeded by other professors which include Ishtiyaq Danish, former Director, Institute of Islamic Studies, Jamia Hamdard University Delhi and many more.

Addressing a gathering professors briefed a survey of modern developments of the western civilization, from Industrial Revolution to Globalization, and highlighted the economic and political strife.

The speakers also highlighted kindness of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) from the early days of his life represented the character of honesty and kindness and later his prophethood.

On the first day six parallel sessions were held which were chaired by Prof. Mohammed Ashraf Wani (former Dean Academic Affairs, KU), Prof. Salah-ud-Din Tak (HOD Arabic department, KU), Prof. Hamid Naseem Rafiabadi (HOD Religious Studies, CUK), Dr Shad Hussain (Arabic Department, KU), Prof. Naseem Ahmad Shah (former Dean Faculty of Social Sciences, KU) and Prof. Obaidullah Fahad (Chairman Institute of Islamic Studies, AMU). In these sessions, about 48 papers were presented.

Meanwhile, three business sessions were also held in the seminar where 24 papers were presented. The sessions were chaired by Prof. Ishtiyaq Danish, Prof. G.N. Khaki and Prof. Naseem Ahmad Shah.


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