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Established in 2008, the Al-Qaradawi Center for Islamic Moderation
and Renewal is devoted to promoting moderation and
the revival of Islamic thought through scientific research. The
Center envisions a society built on moderation and
cooperative openness, and enlightened justice, informed by a body of
knowledge that addresses such issues as democracy
and economics, human rights, status of women and the family,
environmental problems, challenges of war and peace,
violence and terrorism, backwardness, and corruption.
The Center seeks to achieve its objectives through
the following activities:
CIS established a major international academic prize in honor of
Sheikh Yusuf Al Qaradawi. The prize recognizes Sheikh
Al Qaradawi’s leading role in advocating for Islamic moderation and
renewal, addressing contemporary issues through the
application of jurisprudence balanced by the objectives of sharia
and the essence of religion.
The Qaradawi Prize is awarded each year to one senior scholar and one
young scholar for their contributions to the field
of Islamic Studies and their role in enriching Islamic culture.
The prize aims to support scholarship that renews Islam through
moderate thought and careful application of Islamic
principles to modern society. Open to an international audience, the
prize contributes to the convergence of world
religious and cultural entities, deepening understanding of a common
humanity through interfaith dialogue and