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Participant Bio Abstract
Tuesday, January 6  
10:30 - 12:30 The Muslim Brotherhood Discourse
Prof. Itzchak Weismann Bio Da'wa and Jihad: The Inner Muslim Brothers Debate
Prof. Carrie Wickham Bio Shari’a or Sha’ariyya?: The Brotherhood’s Da’wa in the Wake of Morsi’s Ouster
Dr. Ido Zelkovitz  Bio Dawa and the Campos: Hamas Islamic Bloc Historical Role in the Shaping of the Palestinian -Islamic Identity
13:30 - 15:30 Salafi and Radical Approaches
Dr. Muhammad Al Atawneh Bio Wahhabi Da’wah Post 9/11: Rethinking 'Other' 'Otherness' and the Preaching of Islam
Prof. Meir Hatina Bio Redefining Jihad in Radical Islam: Sayyid Imam al-Sharif’s Ethical Perception
Adam Hoffman Bio Lessons Learned: the Changing Importance of Da'wa in Salafi-Jihadi Discourse
16:00 - 18:00 The Ulema Contest
Prof. Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen Bio The Foremost of Preachers
Aaron Rock-Singer Bio Scholarly Authority and Lay Mobilization: Yusuf al-Qaradawi's Vision of Da’wa, 1978-1984
Dr. Uri Rosset Bio "Al-Aqsa Voice" - Hamas's radio station - A profile of Islamist radio station as a da'wah tool
Wednesday, January 7  
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote speech 
Prof. Dale F. Eickelman  Bio Mainstreaming Da‘wa in the Modern World
11:00 - 13:00 Legal and Sufi Considerations
Prof. Jamal Malik Bio Fiqh al-da`wa or the juridification of Islamic mission in the context of globalization
Dr. Uriya Shavit Bio Da'wa and Facilitation: Revolutionizing Religious Law for Muslims in the West
Dr. Michael Barak Bio Strategies of Salafi and Wahhabi Polemics against Sufism in Modern Era
14:00 - 15:30 The Role of the Media
Dr. Sariel Birnbaum Bio Islamists fight back on screen – Islamic historical narrative in historical audio visual media
Prof. Khalid Sindawi Bio Shi'ite Missionary Satellite Stations and their Role in the Dissemination of the Shi'ite Faith: The Al-Manar Channel as an Example
16:00 - 18:00 South Asian Variants 
Prof. Shail Mayaram Bio Da`wa debates in contemporary India
Dr. Thomas K. Gugler Bio Da’wat-e Islami and Sufislamism: Practice & Politics of Preaching in Pakistan
Dr. Ronie Parciack Bio Dissidence and Authorization: Da'wah in Contemporary India
Thursday, January 8  
10:00-11:00 Keynote speech  
Prof. Amatzia Baram Bio Shi'i Da'wa and Self-Preservation in the Modern World: Iraq as a Case Study
11:00 - 13:00 The Shi'ite Angle  
Alex Greenberg Bio Daawah in the Pehlevi Iran. The case of Aytollah Mohammad Beheshti
Dr. Elisheva Machlis Bio Shi'is in Bahrian between Islam, Sectarianism and pan-Shi'i tendencies
Dr. Eldad J. Pardo Bio Education for Da'wah in Iran: An Element of a Revolutionary Ideology
14:00 - 16:00 The East and the West
Dr. Haim Koren Bio Al-Irshad vs. Alawi Sayyids in Early 20th Century Indonesia: Da'awa as Propgater of Conflict within Islam
Dr. Dina Lisnyansky Bio European Da’wa and Social Networks: Using Marketing Strategies to Convey a Cultural Message.
Nina Wiedl Bio Salafism and Salafi Da’wa in Germany
16:30 - 18:00 Interfaith Dialogue
Prof. Zbigniew Kaźmierczak Bio Da’wah in the Perspective of Religious Pluralism - The Sense and Nonsense of Mission
Dr. Shelley Elkayam Bio Muslims Tackling with Da’wah in Tarika Ibrahimiyya