On April 16 by the resolution of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan dated February 25, 2019, in accordance with the decree number 133, Republican scientific-practical conference on the topic “Actual problems of religious studies” was held at the International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan.
As we know, on April 16, 2018 International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan was established according to the Decree of the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev “On measures for the fundamental improvement of the activities of the religious and educational sphere” PD-5416”, religious and secular, including the training of qualified cadres in the field of religious studies, secondary special, higher education, postgraduate education, creating a unified system of continuous education at the stages of advanced training and a deeper study of the scientific heritage and has been established as a leading educational and research institution specializing in preservation and conservation.
In this regard, the purpose of holding this conference which includes subjects and topics such as religion, history, philosophy, international relations, foreign languages, and religious tourism, secular education directions and the Quranic sciences, hadith Sharif, Islamic law, Sufism, Islamic Economics and Finance, History of Islam, Source Study, Religious Studies and to familiarize the scientific community with the results of scientific research. In addition, further improvement of the study of religious studies in educational institutions of our republic and specific measures to solve existing problems.
For this purpose, experts from all over the country, professors, teachers, masters, and non-Muslim religious leaders took part in traditional conference which had been provided traditionally.
At the scientific-practical conference: “The sphere of religion in Uzbekistan: History and Prospects, Religious Tolerance and Religious Values in Uzbekistan some features of philosophy in the fight against extremism and terrorism, “Islamic education-as a factor of stability and law in order”, “Family causes and consequences of religious extortion”, “New perspectives of Islamic studies in Uzbekistan”, “Actual problems of professional development of religious and pedagogical workers” “Education and Religious Tolerance” about the content and meaning of the resolution ” were discussed by the members of the conference .
There was also a presentation of new books published by professors and teachers of the International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan in 2018-2019.
In addition, a collection of materials of the scientific-practical conference of International Islamic Academy of Uzbekistan was published and presented to the participants. Various scientific topics such as theology, history, philosophy, psychology of religion have been included in the current 9th collection of the conference. The collection consists of more than 120 articles written by professors and teachers of theology, teachers, eminent religious scholars, as well as Islamic scholars, orientalists, historians, and also given articles written on the basis of scientific investigations by young researchers, where religious tolerance, harmony of national and religious values, the role of the scientific and spiritual heritage of the ancestor in our spiritual life was illuminated.
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