11th “Friends” Awards for Service to Islam

“Islam and Chinese Civilization” International Symposium
2 April 2015
“Near in the Far” International Hz. Üftade Symposium
18 April 2014
The Prophet of Islam, who loved without discrimination of language, religion, sect, color, race or gender. 1444th anniversary of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) On the occasion of this year, the 11th "DOST" Service to Islam Awards presentation night was held on Saturday, January 3, 2015, the day after the Mawlid Qurban, jointly organized by TÜRKKAD, KERİM Foundation and ALTAY Foundation with the sponsorship of Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Nefes Publishing A.Ş., Tuti Kitap and Yaratıcı Filmler LTD.
The theme of this year's award night, which is organized with a different theme every year, was "HİCRET" .

Saturday, January 3, 2015
Cemal Resit Rey Concert Hall
The Award Ceremony started at 19:00.



Terkib to Dervishism
Readers: Gülnur Yargan (age 5.5), Kenan Özada (age 6), Ali Ömürlü (age 5), Berre Demirci (age 7), Ali Emre Yargan (age 7)
Opening Speech on behalf of Foundations
Opening speech on behalf of the Presidency of Religious Affairs
'Hijrah with its Causes and Consequences'
Assoc. Dr. Casim Avcı
Presentation of Service to Islam Awards
- Prof . Dr. İsmail Kara "Friend Award" was presented to him on the occasion of the profound approach and original interpretation that his studies and works have added to the current discussions on Islam, the light he sheds on the memory of the past and the impact his works have created by being reference works that will ensure the transfer of these values to future generations, his studies on our fundamental issues such as Islamism and Islam that emerged from the issues of Islamism and modernization in Turkey, and the comprehensive and permanent values he has added to our life of contemplation with his "Khilafat Risaleleri" publications.
- Prof. Tayeeb Chouiref was presented the "Friend Award" on the occasion of his book "Spiritual Teachings of the Prophet".

30 minute break


LÂ EDRÎ Group Sufi Music Concert

He was born in 1955 in Rize Güneyce. After attending primary school in his village, he became a hafiz alongside his father, who was known as Kutuz Hoca in the region. In 1973, he graduated from Istanbul Imam-Hatip School and Rize High School by taking different courses. He graduated from Istanbul Higher Islamic Institute in 1977 and from IU Faculty of Literature, Department of History in 1986. After studying at the Higher Islamic Institute, he started working at Dergâh Publications, where he was a member of the editorial board of the journal Fikir ve Sanatta Hareket (Movement in Ideas and Arts), the Encyclopedia of Turkish Language and Literature, the Encyclopedia of Islamic Knowledge and the magazine "Dergâh", and served as editor and editorial director. Between 1980 and 1995, she worked as a contracted Religious Education teacher at the private Sainte Pulcherie French Girls' Secondary School. He completed his master's degree in political science at IU Institute of Social Sciences in 1987. In 1993, he completed his doctoral dissertation titled "According to Islamists, the Constitutional Monarchy Administration (1908-1914)" in the same Institute, also in the field of political science. In 1995, he was appointed as a lecturer at Marmara  University Faculty of Theology. In 2000, he became an associate professor of History of Turkish-Islamic Thought and in 2006 he became a professor of Islamic Philosophy. He is currently a faculty member at Marmara University, Faculty of Theology, Department of Islamic Philosophy. His field of study is contemporary Turkish thought and contemporary Islamic thought. His research on the history of Ottoman-Turkish thought, religion-modernization and religion-politics relations have been published in the journals Hareket, Dergâh, Tarih ve Toplum, Toplum ve Bilim, İslam Araştırmaları Dergisi, Marmara University Faculty of Theology Journal, Kutadgubilig, İslamiyat.

-The Idea of Islamism in Turkey-The Texts/Persons, 3 C.: I, 1986; II, 1987, Istanbul, Risale Yay.; III, 1994, Istanbul, Pınar Yay. Volumes I and II expanded 5th ed. Istanbul Dergah Yay. 2014.
-Islâmcıların Siyasî Görüşleri, Istanbul, İz Yay. 1994. Revised and supplemented 2. bs. İslamcıların Siyasî Görüşleri I-Hilafat ve Meşrutiyet as İstanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2001.
-Şeyhefendinin Rüyüyasındaki Türkiye, Istanbul, Kitabevi Yay. 1998; Revised and supplemented 3. bs. Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2002.
-Amel Defteri, Istanbul, Kitabevi Yay. 1998.
-Biraz Near History Some Distant Hurafe, Istanbul, Kitabevi Yay. 1998.
-Bir Felsefe Dili Kurmak-Modern Felsefe ve Bilim Terimlerinin Türkiye'ye Girişi, İstanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2001.
-Güneyce-Rize Dictionary-Bir Doğu Karadeniz Köyünün Hafızası ve Nâtıkası, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2001; Expanded and photographed 2nd ed. Istanbul, Dergah Yay., 2014
-Din ile Modernleşme Arasında Çağdaş Türk Düşüncesinin Meseleleri, İstanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2003
-Gümüşhanevî Caliphs Sheikh Osman Niyazi Efendi and his Tekke in Güneyce Rize, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2004.
-First Rize Mufti Mehmet Hulusi Efendi-Rize Hadisesi-Hajj Memories, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2005.
-Sözü Dilde Hayali Gözde, hatıralar-portreler, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2005.
-Hanya / Crete Mevlevihanesi -Şeyh Family Müştemilatı Vakfiyesi Mübadelesi, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2006.
-Aramakla Bulunmaz, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2006
-Islam as a Matter in the Turkish Republic I, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2008
-Yusuf Karali Hoca, one of the Mufti of Rize, Istanbul, Dergah Yay. 2009
-Ilim Bilmez Tarih Hatırlamaz-Şerh ve Haşiye Meselesine Dair A Few Notes, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2011
-Nurettin Topçu-Hayatı ve Bibliyografyası, İstanbul, Dergah Yay. 2013

Preparation for publication:
-Hüseyin Kâzım Kadri, Ziya Gökalp'in Tenkidi, İstanbul, Dergâh Yay.
1989. (original writing).
-Anonymous, Mızraklı İlmihal, Istanbul, Çıdam Yay. 1989. Revised and Arabic-lettered edition, 5th ed. Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2001.
-Hüseyin Kâzım Kadri, Meşrutiyetiyet ten Cumhuriyet'e Hatıralarım, İstanbul, İletişim Yay. 1991 (original manuscript); revised 2nd ed. Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2000.
-Süheyl Ünver, Istanbul Risâleleri, 5 C., Istanbul, Metropolitan Municipality Publications, 1995-1996.
-Nurettin Topçu Külliyatı, (with Ezel Erverdi), Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 1997-2005, 21 books -Kutuz Hoca'nın Hatıraları - Cumhuriyet Devrinde Bir Köy Hocası, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay. 2000.
-Change and Continuity in Islamic Political Thought-Caliphate Risâleleri, Vol. 1 and 2, Abdülhamit II, Istanbul, Klasik Yay., 2002; Vol. 3 and 4, Meşrutiyet II, 2003 and 2004; Vol. 5 and 6, Cumhuriyet Devri, 2005, 2014 (to be completed in 8 volumes).
-Namık Kemal, Osmanlı Modernleşmenin Meseleleri-Bütün Makaleleri 1 (with Nergiz Yılmaz Aydoğdu), İstanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2005.
-Mahalle/Sıbyan Mektepleri as an Education Concept: Hatıralar-Yorumla-Tetkikler, (with Ali Birinci), Istanbul, Dergah Yay., 2005
-Ezel Erverdi Book: A Publishing World - An Intellectual Struggle, Istanbul, Dergah Yay., 2006
-Hüseyin Vassaf, Bir Eski Zaman Efendisi İbnülemin Mahmut Kemal İnal, (with Fatih Şeker), Istanbul, Dergah Yay. 2009
-Nurettin Topçu, Ankara, Ministry of Culture Yay. 2009
-One Person One Period: İbnülemin Mahmut Kemal's Hutût-I Meşahir Defteri, (with Şemsettin Şeker), Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Yay. 2010
-Sessiz Yaşadım - Matbuatta Mehmet Akif 1936-1940, (with Fulya İbanoğlu), Istanbul, Zeytinburnu Municipality Publications, 2011
-Rize Defteri 1, Istanbul, Dergâh Yay., 2012
-Elemim Bir Yüreğin Kârı Değil-Mehmet Akif Album, (with Fulya İbanoğlu), Istanbul, Timaş Yay. 2013
-The Idea and Movement of Islamism in Turkey, (with Asım Öz), Istanbul, Zeytinburnu Municipality Publication, 2013

Tayeb CHOUIREF was born and raised in France in 1972 to an Algerian family. He received his Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Lille (France) in 1999. The title of his thesis is "The Role of Qiyas in the Search for Truth in al-Ghazali's Writings".
In 2012, he received his PhD in Islamology from the University of Strasbourg. His thesis was entitled "The Role of Sufism and Hadith in early Ottoman Egypt from the works of Abd al-Rauf al-Munawi (d. 1622)". Since then, his research interests have been concerned with different aspects of Islamic Sufi literature from the early Islamic period to the present day.
He was an associate professor of Arabic Language and Civilization at Charles de Gaulle University of Lille (France). He is currently a professor of Hadith Studies and Arabic Language at the Shatib Institute of Roubaix (France).

He is a writer and speaker specializing in Islamic Sufism and Awliya. His books include translations and presentations of many books by Al-Ghazali and Ibn Arabi. There is also an annotated anthology, Spiritual Teachings of the Prophet, Fons Vitae, 2012.
- Lire et Comprendre le Coran, Al-Ghazâlî (Reading and Understanding the Qur'an, 2014)
- Spiritual Teachings of the Prophet, 2012
- Lettres sur le Prophète, et autres lettres sur la voie spirituelle (Writings on the Prophet, and other writings on the spiritual path, 2010)
- Les Enseignements spirituels du Prophète (Spiritual Teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, 2008)
- Le Mahdi et ses Conseillers, Ibn 'Arabi (The Mahdi and His Helpers, 2006)
- Le Livre de la patience, Al-Ghazâlî (The Book of Patience, 2002)
- Le Livre de la science, Al-Ghazâlî (The Book of Science, 2001)

Personal website: http://www.tayeb-chouiref.net

Ismail Kara

Tayeeb Chouiref

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DOST 2015 - 1 - Rahman Altin
DOST 2015 - 2 - Cemalnur Sargut, Poetry
DOST 2015 - 3 - Tulin Ozturk Ekici
DOST 2015 - 4 - Children's İlâhiyât-ı Ken'ân Readings
DOST 2015 - 5 - Sait Kayahan Speech
DOST 2015 - 6 - Celal Yilmaz, Kaside
DOST 2015 - 7 - On behalf of Prof. Dr. Mehmet Görmez Assoc. Dr. Huriye Martı, Opening Speech
DOST 2015 - 8 - Assoc. Dr. Casim Avcı, Keynote Speech and Shilt Presentation
DOST 2015 - 9 - Celal Yılmaz Ode and 2005-2014 DOST Service to Islam Awards Winners Movie
DOST 2015 - 10 - DOST 2015 Service to Islam Award Winner Prof. Dr. İsmail Kara, Award Presentation
DOST 2015 - 11 - DOST 2015 Service to Islam Award Winner Prof. Tayeeb Chouiref, Award Presentation
DOST 2015 - 12 - Cemalnur Sargut Speech
DOST 2015 Service to Islam Awards Night - 1
DOST 2015 Service to Islam Awards Night - 2
2015 DOST Awards for Service to Islam Presentation Program
2015 DOST Award for Service to Islam Prof. Dr. Tayeeb Chouiref
2015 DOST Award for Service to Islam Prof. Dr. İsmail Kara
2005 - 2014 DOST Awards for Service to Islam