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Irfán Colloquia in Acuto Italy July 1-12 (Persian / English)

Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2005 2:53 pm
by Jonah
Please see full announcements here: Persian conference, see ; English conference, see .
<ul><li> 61st Irfan Colloquium in Persian - 1-7 July, 2005 - </li><li> 62nd Irfan Colloquium in English - 8-12 July 2005 - </li></ul><b>About the Colloquia</b><blockquote>The Irfan Colloquia started in 1993 and have continued to be held annually in North America and Europe. The aim and purpose of the Irfan activities are to foster systematic studies of the scriptures of the world's religions from the Baha'i perspective and to promote scholarly studies in the sacred writings, verities, and fundamental principles of the belief system of the Baha'i Faith. Some of the sessions of the conference will be given over to the theme of the conference, "Mysticism and the Baha'i Faith." For more information on the Irfan Colloquia, please see the following website: <a href=></a></blockquote> <b>About the Acuto Centro Studi Bahá’i:</b> <blockquote>The Centro Studi Bahai is situated in the hills approximately 60 kilometres south of Rome, in a beautiful and picturesque setting. It is accessible by train and bus from both airports in Rome. The package price, including accommodation, full board and Irfan publications, will be Euro 200.00. You can combine your attendance at the Colloquium with attendance at the Persian-language Irfan colloquium which immediately precedes this (1-7 July, 2005) or you can extend your stay for sightseeing and trips to Rome after the colloquium.</blockquote>A bus will be available at the following dates and times for both the Persian-language Irfan colloquium and the English-language colloquium:<ol><li> 1 July 2005: (first day of the Persian conference): The leaves Fiumicino at 4.00pm and Ciampino at 5:00.</li><li> 7 July 2005: (last day of the Persian conference): The bus will leave Acuto in time to arrive at Ciampino at 10am and Fiumicino by 11.00.</li> <li> 8 July 2005: (first day of the English conference): The bus for the English conference leaves Fiumicino at 4.00 pm and Ciampino at 5.00 pm. </li><li> 12 July 2005 (last day of the English conference): The bus will leave Acuto at 9.00 am and get to Ciampino at 10am and Fiumicino at 11am.</li> </ol>For registration and accommodation please contact: <ol> The Centre for Baha’i Studies<br>Hotel La Panoramica<br> Via Capodimonte 49<br> 03010 Acuto(FR), ITALY<br> P: 39-0775-56061<br> F: 39-0775-56841<br> E:<br> <a href=></a></ol><br> Travel to Rome can now be quite inexpensive. For example, several "no-frills" airlines now fly to Rome and offer very low fares. For links to some of these, please see the following: <ol> <a href=></a>, <a href=></a>, <a href=></a>, <a href=></a>, <a href=></a>, <a href=></a>, <a href=></a> </ol><br>For more information on the Centro Studi Bahá’i at Acuto, please see the following: <a href=></a></blockquote>

List of Papers, English session in Italy, July 9-12 2005

Posted: Mon Jun 06, 2005 6:41 pm
by Jonah
Here is the program for the English-language session at Acuto, from . For the list of Persian papers, please see .

<table width=90% border=0 cellpadding=7 cellspacing=0 align=center bgcolor=#ffffff><tr><td align=center><h2>Irfan Colloquium #62 </h2><h3>Centre for Bahá'í Studies: Acuto, Italy</h3><big>July 8-12, 2005</big><h2>PROGRAM</h2></td></tr><tr><td><div align="center" style="line-height:150%;"><br><big><b>Saturday</b></big><br><br>9:00-10:00<br><a href="'fati_translation">Translation of the Baha'i Writings:<br>Challenges and Opportunities</a><br><i>Vahid Ra'fati</i><br><br>10:00-11:00<br><a href="">Surat al-Dhikr of the Qayyúm al-Asmá' (chapter 108):<br>A provisional translation and commentary</a><br><i>Moojan Momen</i><br><br>11:30-12:30<br><a href="">Mysteries within Mysteries:<br>Some Notes on the Teachings of the Báb's Kitáb-i-Panj Sha'n</a><br><i>Stephen Lambden <small><a class="plain" href="">read online</a></small></i><br><br>15:00-16:00<br><a href="">Developing interreligious dialogue in the Bahai community:<br>Further considerations</a><br><i>Seena Fazel and Khazeh Fananapazir</i><br><br>16:15-17:15<br><a href="">Religion and Exclusivism:<br>A Baha'i Perspective</a><br><i>Julio Savi</i><br><br>17:30-18:30<br><a href="">Voicing Authority:<br>A Baha'i Perspective</a><br><i>Marion Prentice</i><br><br><br><big><b>Sunday</b></big><br><br>10:00-11:00<br><a href="">Contemplating the beauty:<br>Nature and the manifestation of God</a><br><i>Iscander Tinto</i><br><br>11:30-12:30<br><a href="">Justification of the Binding Nature of Bahá'í Ethics, The</a><br><i>Fiona Missaghian-Moghaddam</i><br><br>15:00-16:00<br><a href="">Dimensions of Imam Ali's Khutba al-Tutunjiyya (Sermon of the Gulf) and its Shaykhí, Bábí, and Bahá'í Interpretations</a><br><i>Stephen Lambden</i><br><br>16:30-17:30<br><a href="">Some Aspects of the Tafsir al-Bismillah from Abdu'l-Baha</a><br><i>Sasha Dehghani</i><br><br><br><big><b>Monday</b></big><br><br>9:00-10:00<br><a href="">Newly-Born Babe of That Day, The:<br>Mysticism in the age of the maturity of humankind</a><br><i>Julio Savi</i><br><br>10:15-11:15<br><a href="">The ?new circus? as metaphorical embodiment of the mystical and the aesthetic with special reference to <i>La Cirque du Soleil</i></a><br><i>Roger Prentice</i><br><br>11:30-12:30<br><a href="">Concept of "Process" in the Baha'i Writings</a><br><i>Vargha Taefi</i><br><br>15:00-16:00<br><a href="">Bahá?i Faith in the Arabic Speaking Middle East, Part I (1753-1863)</a><br><i>Ramsey Zeine</i><br><br>17:30-18:30<br><a href="">Letters of Sayyid 'Ali Muhammad Shirazi 'the Báb' to Muhammad Shah Qajar (Part I)</a><br><i>Sholeh Quinn</i><br><br></div></td></tr></table>

Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 1:04 am
by Hasan
Jonah wrote:Thanks, Dakota! But actually I did intend for this forum Announcements to be for announcing conferences, new publications, etc. :wink:
-Jonah (moderator)

yeah! hey Jonah, do you know what are the new free on-line publications of irfan colloquias?

Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:58 am
by Jonah
I haven't posted any papers to for many months, but will do so shortly.


Posted: Fri Jan 06, 2006 10:02 am
by Hasan
Jonah wrote:I haven't posted any papers to for many months, but will do so shortly.

thanks... also in the library?

Lights of Irfán published online

Posted: Fri May 07, 2010 3:33 pm
by Jonah