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Roundtable Discussion on: “Rethinking Islamic Reform”

May 23, 2016

Date: Saturday, 28th May 2016 Time: 2.30PM- 5.30PM Venue: Conference Rom, Law Faculty, University of Malaya Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-rethinking-islamic-reform-tickets-25564605423 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im Opening Speech: Prof Jeffery Kenny, Professor of Religious Studies, DePauw University, Indiana. Interveners: Dr Maszlee Malik Dr Abdul […]

Roundtable discussion on: “Debating the Role of Shari’a in Human Rights’ Discourse

May 23, 2016

Date: Sunday, 29th May 2016 Time: 11AM – 130PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-debating-the-role-of-sharia-in-human-rights-discourse-tickets-25564809032 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im Interveners: Emeritus Prof Datuk Shad Saleem Faruqi Fadiah Nadwa Fikri Nizam Bashir […]

Public Lecture on: Islamic Fundamentalism and Social Change

May 23, 2016

Date: Friday 3rd June 2016 Time: 3PM-530 PM Venue: Olive Tree Hotel, Bukit Jambul, Penang Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-on-islamic-fundamentalism-and-social-change-tickets-25564900305 Islamic fundamentalist movements are neither new, or prevalent nor permanent in Islamic societies. While these movements tend to draw on Islamic sacred text and […]

Public Lecture On: “Toward an Islamic Society, NOT an Islamic State”

May 23, 2016

Date: Thurs, 2nd June 2016 Time: 8PM- 10PM Venue: Wawasan Open Univeristy, Penang Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-on-toward-an-islamic-society-not-an-islamic-state-tickets-25564936413 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im One of the distinguishing features of political Islam since the fall of the Ottoman Empire was its call for the creation for […]

Public Lecture at IKMAS, National University of Malaysia (UKM): “Are Human Rights Compatible With Islam?”

May 23, 2016

Date: Tuesday, 31st May 2016 Time: 3.30PM – 5.30PM Venue: IKMAS, UKM Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-at-ikmas-ukm-are-human-rights-compatible-with-islam-tickets-25565006623 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im The term “human rights,” or huqūq al-insān in Arabic, has only recently come into common use, as have the analogous terms huqūq-i insān […]

Interfaith Dialogue: Religion and the Poor: An Opium or A Liberator?

May 16, 2016

Date: Sunday, 22nd May 2016 Venue: Nottingham University, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL Time: 11AM – 130PM Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interfaith-dialogue-religion-and-the-poor-an-opium-or-a-liberator-tickets-25461873148 Panelists: Prof Syed Farid Alatas, Dr Particia Anne Martinez Eddin Khoo Prematilaka KD Serisena Moderator: Imran Mohd Rasid “It is not enough to […]

Uraian bagi Edisi Khas The Real Cry of Syed Shaykh al-Hady

April 18, 2016 by Mujahid Yusof Rawa

Para pemikir, yang dalam tradisi Islam dikenal sebagai Mujtahid, telah memainkan peranan penting dalam mencorakkan peristiwa besar dan perubahan dalam sejarah di setiap belahan dunia. Jangkauan pengaruh mereka menerobos melangkaui generasi, dan cetusan yang dinyalakan dalam tulisan-tulisan mereka telah mengilhamkan […]