Department of Arabic, University of Kerala

Kariavattom Campus, Thiruvananthapuram - 695581 Three Day International Seminar on

Expected Dates No. of Papers Mode of Presentation Medium Time Participants : : : : : 8th, 9th & 10th February, 2012 Fifty Using Audio Visual Aids (If Needs) Arabic / English 20 Minutes for presentation +10 Minutes for open session

: Academicians, Theologicians, Hadeeth Interpreters, Translators, Language experts, Media / Press persons, Linguists, Software/ Net experts, Researchers, Language Teachers, Policy makers, Printers and Publishers, etc. are the participants for the seminar.

Suggested Seminar Areas
Hadith, the teaching and life of prophet Muhammed. It belongs to seventh and eighth century. Hadith is the sacred saying of Muhammed, who lived in 6th Century in Arabia. Hundreds of Hadiz books are available belongs to that period and there after. The reports of the Prophet's sayings and deeds are called hadith. The famous Hadith scholars lived a couple of centuries after the Prophet's death and worked extremely hard to collect His hadith. Each report in the collection was checked for compatibility with the Qur'an, and the veracity of the chain of reporters had to be painstakingly established. This collection is recognized by the overwhelming majority of the Muslim world to be one of the most authentic collections of the Sunnah of the Prophet (pbuh).

Following are the broad areas for Discussion:The Language of Hadith Style, narrations and Semiotics of Hadith Approaches to Hadith Interpretations Hadith and their ages Translations in world languages including Indian languages and Malayalam

Philosophy and knowledge provided by Hadith Reporting and authenticity of Hadith Cyber versions and Online Hadith Post - 09/11 and the spread of Quran and Hadith in West and the Rest Contemporary explanation and modern epistemology on Hadith Attempts of additions and distortion – fake Hadith versions Quran and Hadiths relations Reference of Universe/ earth/ ocean/ sky/ seasons/ Hell and Heaven Reference and explanation of Almighty, etc…..

Organising Secretary:Dr. A. Nizarudeen Prof. & Head Department of Arabic Kariavattom Campus University of Kerala Thiruvananthapuram Kerala, India – 695581 Contact for details: 09747318105, 09947785086 Contact us @ :


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