Islam and Arabic Actual World

Start Date: Monday, October 08, 2012
End Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
Category: Society Issues
Venue: Paris
Country: France
Leading organisation: ENM (French National School for the Judicary)
Cooperative Partner:
Language(s): French
Training level:
Target audience:
Participants(EJTN): 10
Contact: Anthony Manwaring
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +33 144419954

Course Description

The significant number of people of Arab origin and Islamic faith in France, as well as Europe, and the many social and legal consequences require a better understanding of the Arab world and the Muslim religion. 
This session seeks to promote a better understanding of the culture of these populations by furnishing elements of the history and the institutions of Arab countries as well as the religion understood as a doctrine, system and attitudes. These are the key points to clarify these behaviours which this session will seek to provide. 

The following themes will be discussed:

  • religion and history
  • legal and administrative institutions
  • State and society in the contemporary Arab world
  • cises and conflicts
  • Islam politics and radical movements
  • sociological and legal condition of women
  • Islamic art

Specialist presentations will provide theoretical knowledge. This session which is open to the general public which will allow multidisciplinary professional exchanges during the discussions following the lectures.