The purpose of the Seminar will be to establish dialogues among intellectuals and students, to share the knowledge, to explore the obstacles and challenges of modern Society and to recognize the core problem of human beings with the help of tool of Nursi’s “Recognition Theory” which mainly focuses on individual purification. There will be also a small 15 minutes screening about Said Nursi and after each presentation will be round-table discussions.


14:30 –14.35  WELCOMING

14:35 – 14.50  CINEVISION

14:50 – 15.00  INTRODUCTION- PROF. ASLAM ISLAHI SIR

15:00 – 15.20  DR. ÖZGÜRKOCA, Claremont Lincoln University, USA

“Said Nursi on Belief and Human Nature”

15:20 –15.30   ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

15:30 – 15.50  Zikrur Rahman, Director of India – Arab Cultural Centre, JMI, INDIA.

15:50 – 16.00  ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

16.00 –16:15    High Tea

16.15 – 16:35   DR. FURKAN AYDINER, KING SAUD UNIVERSTY, SAUDI ARABIA

“Nursi’s New Civilization Project Beyond Modernity and Post-modernity”

16:35 – 16.45    ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS

16:45 – 16.50   VOTE OF THANKS SPEECH

17:00  GROUP PHOTO  and CLOSING