Program of CILE 1st International Conference

9 March 2013, from 9am to 5.50pm
Location: Qatar Foundation, Student Center - Ballrooms 1, 2 and 3

Arts and Politics from an Ethical Perspective: Critical Questions

Program Description:

  • Two hours for each session
  • 20 minutes for each guest speaker to deliver a speech
  • Five minutes for the moderator’s interventions
  • Five minutes for the researcher to present the session’s questions
  • 30 minutes for the audience’s questions

Program Details:

  • 9am to 9.30am: Registration
  • 9.30am to 9.40am: The Holy Qur’an
  • 9.40am to 10am:
    • Prof. Tariq Ramadan:
      Opening Address
    • Dr. Jasser Auda:
      Maqasid Al-Shariah as Methodology for Islamic Renewal: The Philosophy of CILE
  • 10am to 12pm: Ethics in Islam


Guest Speakers:

Sheikh Dr Yusuf Al- Qaradawi, Sheikh Dr Ahmed Al-Raissouni, Professor Mohammed Hassan Kamal, and Sheikh Dr Ali AL-Quradaghi.

CILE Researcher: Zaynab Raissouni


  • What is the appropriate methodology for the study of ethics in Islam?
  • How can we ensure the compatibility of fatwas with ethical values?

Moderator: Chauki Lazhar

  • 12pm to 1.15pm: Break and prayers
  • 1.15pm to 3.15pm: Ethics in Arts


Guest Speakers:

Dr Yusuf Islam, Dr Ahmad Moustafa, Hamza Namira, and Saloua Al-Choudary

CILE Researcher: YomnaTaher Sayed


  • What is the relationship between art and ethics?
  • What is your perspective of Islamic art?

Moderator: Fatima Azzahrae Chaabani

  • 3.15pm to 3.30pm: Coffee Break
  • 3.30pm to 5.30pm: Ethics in Politics


Guest Speakers:

Dr. Abdel Moneim Abul Futuh, Professor Norman Flinkestein, Sheikh Dr. Esam Elbashir, Professor Nilüfer Göle

CILE Researcher: Asim Koldzo


  • What is the relationship between ethics and politics?
  • To what extent did the Arab Spring succeed in realizing the ethical values that inspired them in the first place?

Moderator: Mawahib Bakr

  • 5.30pm to 5.50pm: Concluding Speech – Prof. Tariq Ramadan

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