Events

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Roundtable discussion on: The Politics of Civil Society

January 1, 2015

Date: Saturday, 10 January 2014 Time: 230PM – 530PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, KL Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-the-politics-of-civil-society-tickets-15057493368 John Locke (1632-1704) proposed in his Second Treatise of Government a social contract theory of government […]

Roundtable Discussion on: Rethinking Political Islam

December 11, 2014

Date: Saturday, 13 December 2014 Time: 230PM-530PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-rethinking-political-islam-tickets-14895416592 Political Islam is generally linked to Islamism. Although the definition is sometimes blurred, it generally refers to […]

Roundtable Discussion on “Is Islam A Religion of Peace?”

November 28, 2014

Date: Sunday, 7 December 2014 Time: 11AM – 1PM Venue: Nottingham University, Level 2, Chulan Tower, Kuala Lumpur Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-is-islam-a-religion-of-peace-tickets-14659309389 The insurgence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) or simply the Islamic State (IS) group in the Middle […]

Public Intellectual Talk: Developing A Philosophy of Pluralism

November 28, 2014

Date: Tuesday, 9 December 2014 Time: 2-5PM Venue: Wawasan Open University, Georgetown, Penang Registration: Click here to register Philosophy of pluralism to be a norm in the society requires a favorable environment for its members to work on certain personal qualities. […]

Reading Session on “Has Political Islam Failed?”

November 28, 2014

Date: Sunday 7 December Time: 4PM – 6PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-session-on-has-political-islam-failed-tickets-14659359539 The “Arab Spring’ that opened a door for Islamists to come to power through ballot boxes posed a serious challenge to the ideology behind those […]

Symposium on Countering Violent Extremism

November 28, 2014

Date: Saturday 6 December 2014 Time: 9 AM – 5PM Venue: Studio R, Renaissance Hotel, KL Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-countering-violent-extremism-tickets-14659341485 Islamism is thought to be a product of the failure of authoritarian nationalist governments and the socio-economic imbalance that has been exacerbated by […]

Roundtable discussion on: The Threat of Fundamentalism in this Century

October 14, 2014

Date: Saturday, 18 October 2014 Time: 3PM – 5PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, KL Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-the-threat-of-fundamentalism-in-this-century-tickets-13657946285 How can one rationally explain the rise of Islamic fundamentalism today? Why in the age of […]

Reading session: “Islam, Secularism and Liberal Democracy: Toward a Democratic Theory for a Muslim Society”

September 19, 2014

Date: Sunday, 28 September Time: 4.00PM – 6.00PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/reading-session-islam-secularism-and-liberal-democracy-toward-a-democratic-theory-for-a-muslim-tickets-13195812029 Islam’s relationship to liberal-democratic politics has emerged as one of the most pressing and contentious issues in international affairs. Throughout history, democracy are deemed to belong […]

Roundtable discussion on: Reconsidering Religion, the State and the Secular

September 19, 2014

Date: Sunday, 28 September 2014 Time: 11AM-1PM Venue: Conference Room, Global Movement of Moderates Foundation (GMMF), Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-reconsidering-religion-the-state-and-the-secular-tickets-13177134163 Religion together with the concept of state and secularism became a hotly debated topic recently in this country. The proportion […]

Symposium on Islam, Democracy and Secularism

September 18, 2014

Date: Saturday, 27 September 2014 Time: 9AM – 6PM Venue: Studio R, Renaissance Hotel, KL Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/symposium-on-islam-democracy-and-secularism-tickets-13195214241 In the modern age, the term democracy poses a formidable challenge to Islam. Muslim jurists have argued that law made by sovereign citizens is […]