Musée des confluences


Conference in French

Tuesday 8 et Wednesday 9 October | 2:30 pm

Two meetings organised by the CNRS Scientific Interest Group 'Religions - texts, practices, powers' (Religions - textes, pratiques, pouvoirs) within the framework of the international congress 'Tradition'.

  • Tuesday 8 October | Monastic time: between tradition and utopia

With Danièle Hervieu-Léger, sociologist of religion and Director of Studies at the School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales - EHESS).
Daniel Odon Hurel, Research Director at the CNRS – PSL – EPHE – UMR8584,
Ji Zhe, Inalco University (Paris).
Presented by Séverine Mathieu, Director of Studies at the École Pratique des Hautes Études (EPHE), Paris

  • Wednesday 9 October | The Koran and its translations

With John Tolan, professor of modern history
Nader Hammami, teacher-researcher at the University of Carthage, doctor in Arab-Muslim civilization
Presented by Tristan Vigliano, Université Lumière Lyon 2

The Scientific Interest Group (Groupement d’Intérêt Scientifique - G.I.S.) of the CNRS, 'Religions - texts, practices, powers' (Religions - textes, pratiques, pouvoirs), hosted on the Lyon site, has established a leading position in the field of religion and secularism. It brings together more than 15 higher education establishments and more than 25 research laboratories. It hosts training courses, scientific meetings and events for the general public.