Call for paper for International Conference on Quranic Interpretations ICQI under Department of Quran& Related Sciences, DHIU, Chemmad.

Department of Qur’an& Related Sciences is a postgraduate department of Darul Huda Islamic University, Kerala, India. To bring out fresh researches on relevant areas of Qur’anic Studies, the Department organizes an annual series of International Conference on Qur’anic Interpretations (ICQI). The focus of the third ICQI series is:  “Qur’anic Perspectives on Social and Contemporary issues”. For this, we host experts, academicians and research scholars to convey their perspectives on the sub-themes of the conference.


The Holy Qur’an has provided social, economical, judicial and familial instructions for the whole mankind to pursue the straight path. However, the rising of allegations and misconceptions spread over the globe on the contextual and structural formalities of Qur’anic laws cannot be overlooked.  In order to develop a positive inclination towards Qur’anic principles this conference aims to set a wider platform for versatile scholars, academicians, experts and research scholars to exchange their knowledge related to the topic

Qur’anic studies have been emerging as a vibrant field of research among scholars both in the West and the East. This is apparent in the recent trends of scholarly contributions through different forms including books, research papers, conferences, workshops, seminars, debates and the likes. Adding to such endeavors, this conference aims to explore the Qur’anic perspectives on social and contemporary issues.

We are keen to welcome papers that explore the economic theory of the Qur’an and its role in the creation and implementation of public policy; the Qur’anic concept of gender and sexuality in terms of social roles as well as the physical, biological and chemical make-up of individuals; the Qur’anic perception of diversity when it comes to acknowledging and accepting individual, social, communal, and cultural differences; the Qur’anic approach to information technology; the Qur’anic viewpoint on environment and health the Qur’anic concept of law and rights for the humanity; the Qur’anic treatment of tribal and racial issues and its relevance in the contemporary times.


Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Qur’anic concept of political economy
  • Tribal, caste and racial issues
  • Qur’anic provisions on gender and sexuality
  • Qur’anic perception of diversity, faith and multiculturalism
  • Perspective of the Qur’an on law and rights
  • Qur’anic approach to information technology
  • Qur’anic viewpoint on environment and health



20 December 2017         Deadline of Abstract Submission

31 December 2017          Notification of Acceptance

15 February 2018            Full Paper Submission

11 March 2018                Conference Date



Submit abstract – not exceeding 200 words along with a short biography to not later than 25th November 2017. The abstract should clearly mention the research problem, objectives, research methodology and expected results of the study.


Final paper should consist of 3,500 – 6,000 words, inclusive of footnotes, in the ‘Times New Roman’ with font size of 12 for English, ‘Traditional Arabic’ with size of 16 for Arabic; line spacing should be 1.5. The title of the paper should be bold in font size 16. The name of the author(s) should be in font 16 and Italic. All the footnotes should be in “Times New Roman” and font size 10. Submission must be word processed, compatible with Microsoft word 2007, and should be sent to as arranged in the following order:

  • Conference title
  • Paper title
  • Author’s name
  • Author’s affiliation
  • Abstract
  • Full paper
  • Bibliography

The footnotes and bibliography must be sent in Chicago format. No hard copies are accepted.


The medium of conference would be English and Arabic. Papers submitted in other languages will not be entertained.


Only PPTs are allowed. Authors will be given 10 minutes for presentation of the paper followed by 20 minute Q and A session.


The peer reviewed papers will be published by the Department of Qur’an and Related Sciences.


There is no fee for registration, accommodation, or meals for those who are invited to present their papers, but all delegates will be expected to cover their own travel costs. Further information will be made available via the conference website.


The conference will be held on March 11 at the varsity auditorium of Darul Huda Islamic University, Chemmad, Malappuram, Kerala, India. It starts with an inauguration session on the morning of 11 Sunday March and ends with a valedictory session in the evening. 


  • Muhammed Ishaq Baqawi Head, Dept. of Qur’an& Related Sciences, DHIU
  • CH Shareef Hudawi Faculty, Dept. of Qur’an& Related Sciences, DHIU
  • Bashid                         Convener, ICQI Program Committee


  • Suhail Hidaya Hudawi International Islamic University Malaysia
  • AP Mustafa Hudawi Faculty, Dept. of Qur’an& Related Sciences, DHIU
  • Uvais, Chairman, ICQI program committee


For more information, please contact:


The secretariat, ICQI

Department of Qur’an& Related sciences

Darul Huda Islamic University,

Kerala, India-676306



Whatsapp:      +919539818918

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