‘The Use of Tafsir in Translating the Koran’ at the Warburg Institute

Organised by the Centre for the History of Arabic Studies in Europe (CHASE), the conference entitled ‘The Use of Tafsir in Translating the Koran’ will be taking place at the Warburg Institute on 28 February 2014. The purpose of the conference is to assess the significance of tafsir (Muslim interpretations of the Qur’an) in western translations of the Qur’an from the Middle Ages to the late nineteenth century. The speakers will discuss which tafsir were used, how they were treated, and how they affected western knowledge of Islam.

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