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GBM Summit On Civil Society: Post NEP – Towards A National Consensus

April 18, 2015

  Date: Saturday, 9 May 2015 – 9am – 6pm Venue: KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall, Jalan Maharajalela, Kuala Lumpur. Registration: https://www.facebook.com/events/1569672353305960/ Registration fees: RM30.00 (including meals and papers) Payment to: The KL & Selangor Chinese Assembly Hall Account No: […]

Informal Referendum on the Nuclear Issue: Why the conservatives will not be heard this time

April 13, 2015 by Julia Sveshnikova and Amir Roknifard

On April 2, 2015, or 13 farvardin 1394 on the Iranian calendar, marked for Iranians as a day of nature and the adjournment of the new year holidays, the Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action Regarding the Islamic […]

Pembaharuan Pentafsiran Tekstual Al-Qur’an

April 10, 2015 by Mohd Syazreen Abdullah

Slogan al-Islam huwa al-hal atau Islam is the solution kembali menjadi kecenderungan dan diskusi ulang di abad ini. Konteks moden hari ini membentuk kajian tentang bagaimana keberkaitan antara dinamika dan perubahan. Persoalan bagaimana al-Qur’an harus diterjemahkan pembacaan dalam konteks moden […]

Madrasah Hassan al Banna

April 8, 2015 by Dr Ahmad Farouk Musa

“Dialah yang mengutus kepada kaum yang buta huruf seorang Rasul diantara mereka, yang membacakan ayat-ayatNya kepada mereka, mensucikan mereka dan mengajarkan kepada mereka Kitab dan Hikmah (as-Sunnah). Dan sesungguhnya mereka sebelumnya benar-benar dalam kesesatan yang nyata” [Surah al-Jumu’ah, 62: 2] […]

Quo Vadis Peradaban Islam?

April 7, 2015 by Prof Ahmad Syafii Maarif

Titik-titik genting dalam perjalanan peradaban Islam telah terjadi ratusan kali selama masa yang panjang. Kali ini kita tidak akan mengulas tentang hal itu, tetapi akan membicarakan masalah yang tidak kurang gentingnya dalam bentuk pertanyaan: “Quo Vadis (Hendak Ke mana) Peradaban […]

Hudud: Between Dogma And Reality

March 24, 2015 by Chandra Muzaffar

Dogma trumped justice and reason in the Kelantan State Assembly on the 19th of March 2015. When dogma overwhelms one’s outlook, reality is often set aside. By tabling the Syari’ah Criminal Code 11 1993 (Amendment 2015) or Hudud Bill at […]

Reading Session on “Muslim Rebels” With Professor Jeffrey Kenney

March 9, 2015

Date: Sunday, 22nd May 2015 Time: 4PM – 6PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-session-on-muslim-rebels-with-professor-jeffrey-kenney-tickets-16075341780 The first group of Muslim rebels in Islamic history is known as the Kharijites. It was a rebellious splinter group that separated itself from mainstream […]