Qamar-ul Huda
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Qamar-ul Huda joined the U.S. Institute of Peace as a senior program officer in the Religion and Peacemaking program, one of the Centers of Innovation, in June 2005. His research focuses on Islamic thought and Islamic philosophy on violence, nonviolence, and conflict resolution. Prior to joining the Institute, Huda was a professor of Islamic studies and comparative religion at Boston College’s Theology Department (1997–2005) and a visiting professor of Islamic studies at the College of Holy Cross and Brandeis University.

My projects overseas deal with religious peacemaking - either interfaith dialogues or intrafaith dialogues in Muslim communities.
Please list the countries and/or regions in which you (or your organization) have direct and significant expertise
Middle East and South Asia
What is your current country of residence (or location of your organization)?
What is your current job (and organization) and/or where and what field are you studying?
U.S. Institute of Peace - Senior Program Officer
What is your personal or organizational website?
Which are your primary sectoral areas of expertise (or the primary sectoral areas of your organization) ?
Conflict Resolution, Environment
Which are your primary skills areas(or the primary skill areas of your organization)?
Curriculum Development, Research, Training
What are some of your current areas of research (if any)?
Ethics of nonviolence in Islam, interfaith/ intrafaith peacemaking, and approaches to teaching a peace education in religious schools.
If appropriate feel free to list several of your (or your organization's) publications
- "Memory, Performance, and Poetic Peacemaking in Qawwali (Sufi Music)" The Muslim World 97/4 October, 2007.

- The Diversity of Muslims in the United States: Views as Americans
USIP Special Report (2006).

- "The 40th Anniversary of Vatican II: Examining Dominus Iesus and Contemporary Issues for Inter-religious Dialogue between Muslims and Catholics," Journal of Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations (2004).

- "The Light beyond the Shore in the Theology of Proper Sufi Moral Conduct-Adab," The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (2004).

- Striving for Divine Union: Spiritual Exercises for the Suhrawardi Sufis (2003).

- "The Problems of Violence and Conflict in Islam: A New Theological Hermeneutic toward Building an Islamic Liberation Theology," Contagion: Violence, Mimesis, and Culture (2002).

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At 3:34pm on April 5, 2011, Muhammad Tahir Tabassum said…

Dear Brother Qamar ul Huda,

Very happy to meet and visit your profile here. But i have liaison with you since many years. keep it up and we can be good partners on common issues.If possible please send me your

new book.


At 3:04pm on October 14, 2010, Shafqat Ali Khan said…
You have impressive views and colorful page.
At 9:54pm on August 20, 2010, Nasir Shoaib Shah said…
Hi Qamar, very pleasure for me to see you here. You may join group "South Asia Peacebuilders" is relevant to your expertise and area of specialization. I hope with join hand-by-hand, we can work for peace and understand the issues for better settlement.
At 12:28am on November 3, 2008, Arezou Hasanzadeh said…
Hi:) I'm fine. thanks for the invitation.
How are you? I hope everything is going well.
At 5:58am on May 7, 2008, Erle Frayne Argonza said…
Hi Qamar! Great to have you in our network! Pls join my circle of friends. You may also find my articles interesting for reads. For your missions, carpe diem!

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