OIC Research Centre for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA), organized an OIC Day Reception in Istanbul on 1st October 2016 to commemorate the 47th Anniversary of the Organisation. The Reception was held in the presence of Turkey’s Former President H.E. Mr. Abdullah Gül, Vice Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Veysi Kaynak and OIC Secretary General H.E. Mr. Iyad Ameen Madani. A 200-strong audience of guests from diplomatic, academic, art and media circles attended the commemoration.
WORKING VISIT OF IRCICA DIRECTOR GENERAL DR. HALİT EREN TO BAMAKO, MALI: Dr. Eren received by H.E. Ibrahim Aboubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali
H.E. Ibrahim Aboubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali received Dr. Halit Eren, Director General of IRCICA, at the presidential office on 1st September 2016.
IRCICA Director General’s meetings with the Speaker of Parliament of Turkey, the Prime Minister of Turkey and high officials in the Turkish Government
IRCICA Director General Assoc. Prof. Halit Eren was received by Mr. İsmail Kahraman, Speaker of the Turkish Parliament, in Ankara on 18 August 2016. During this courtesy visit Dr. Eren informed Mr. Kahraman on recent activities of IRCICA
IRCICA Genel Direktörü Doç. Dr. Halit Eren'in Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Cumhurbaşkanı Sayın Recep Tayyip Erdoğan'a gönderdiği 15 Temmuz darbe girişimini kınama ve geçmiş olsun mesajı
Muhterem Cumhurbaşkanım, İslam kültür ve medeniyeti sahasındaki araştırma ve incelemeleriyle tüm dünyada İslam medeniyetinin daha iyi anlaşılması amacıyla çalışan, İslam İşbirliği Teşkilatına bağlı İslam Tarih, Sanat ve Kültür Araştırma Merkezi’nin (IRCICA) mensupları ve şahsım adına, 15 Temmuz günü akşamında gözü dönmüş hain FETÖ/PDY çete mensupları tarafından kalkışılmış olan menfur darbe teşebbüsünü şiddetle ve nefretle kınadığımızı ifade etmek isterim.
IRCICA co-organizer of the Competition for “President Yahya Jammeh International Award for Quran Memorization”, Banjul, 25-27 July 2016
At the request of H.E. Yahya Jammeh, President of the Islamic Republic of Gambia, IRCICA was co-organizer, together with the Ministry of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology and the Ministry of Islamic Affairs of the Gambia, of an international Quran memorization competition in Banjul: “President Yahya Jammeh International Award for Quran Memorization Competition”.
IRCICA’s Tenth International Calligraphy Competition in the name of Hafiz Osman finalized and winners announced * 17 May 2016
The results of the Tenth International Calligraphy Competition organized by IRCICA were announced on 17 May 2016. From among 688 participants from 36 countries, 113 participants from 18 countries won awards. Out of 975 works presented to the competition, 314 were kept for the final selection stage. 122 works won awards.
OIC Workshop for Reviewing the OIC Plan of Action for the Advancement of Women (OPAAW) and Implementation Mechanisms
An “OIC Plan of Action for the Advancement of Women” (OPAAW) is in preparation by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) at the request of the OIC Member States during a series of Ministerial Conferences on Women that were held in Istanbul in 2006, Cairo in 2008, Tehran in 2010, Jakarta in 2012 and Baku in 2014.
-CALL FOR PAPERS- INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM on “KONYA in ISLAMIC CIVILIZATION” 17-19 December 2016 Konya08.08.2016
Konya, as one of the oldest settlements and civilisation centre, achieved its real civil development under Islamic-Turkish rule. Muslim armies, from the beginning, tried to conquer Konya, so first Muslim conquest was at 723 AD but the city went out from Muslim dominance in the course of time. Konya was conquered second time by Seljuk Turks.
A comprehensive Cultural Cooperation Agreement has been signed between IRCICA and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Mali on -September 2016 in Bamako.
Preparations are launched for joint cultural activities to be organized by the Government of The Gambia and IRCICA in 2016.
World Bibliography of Translations of the Holy Quran in Manuscript Form III (Translations and Exegeses in Turkish)03.06.2016
IRCICA’s activity program for studies on the Holy Quran includes bibliographical compilations on printed and manuscript translations and interpretations of the Holy Quran. Its first outcome, the World Bibliography of Translations of the Holy Quran. Printed Translations 1515-1980, was published in 1986.
البلاد العربية في الوثائق العثمانية، الحرمان الشريفان في عهد السلطان سليم خان الثاني The Arab Provinces in the Ottoman Documents, Al-Haramayn during the period of Sultan Selim II21.10.2016
Compilation, translation and study by Fazıl Bayat. Foreword: Halit Eren Volume IV, History of Muslim countries through Ottoman Archive Documents, n°3, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2015, 308 pp.+ CD, reproductions of sample documents, 29 cm. (texts of documents: in Ottoman; translation and study: in Arabic)
prepared for publication by Dr. Tayyar Altıkulaç, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2016; 50, , 309, 54 pp. (Text in Arabic and Turkish)
prepared for publication by Dr. Tayyar Altıkulaç, IRCICA, Istanbul, 2015; 39, 281, 45 pp. (Text in Arabic and Turkish)
From the beginning of its activities in 1980 until 2009, IRCICA publishedapproximately 120 editions of books in various languages resulting from its subject areas in Islamic history, art and culture.
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Director General ( Dr. Halit EREN )
Dr. Halit Eren has been appointed Director General of IRCICA as of 1st January 2005, by appointment of the Secretary General at the recommendation of the Governing Board of IRCICA after being nominated by the Government of the Republic of Turkey. ›› more
-Call for Papers- International Symposium on “ISLAMOPHIA IN EUROPE: PAST AND PRESENT” 13-14 January, 2017 Istanbul
13-14 January, 2017 YTU Auditorium, Istanbul Research Center for Islamic History, Art and Culture (IRCICA) of the OIC, and Center for Balkan and Black Sea Studies (BALKAR) of Yıldız Technical University, Istanbul, organize a joint international symposium on “Islamophobia in Europe: Past and Present” on 13-14th January, 2017.
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