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“The Islamic Jesus: The Commonalities Between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam” – based on the book The Islamic Jesus : How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims by Mustafa Akyol

November 24, 2021

Date: Friday, 17th December 2021 Time: 9 PM MYT || 8 AM EST || 1 PM CET   Speaker: Mustafa Akyol, Writer & Journalist, Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute’s Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity Moderator: Osman Softić, Senior Research […]

Turkey should avoid return to ‘assertive secularism’ after Erdoğan

November 22, 2021

Ahmet Kuru || 22 Nov 2021   Ahmet Kuru, a political science professor at San Diego State University, has long established himself as one of the leading scholars of secularism and Islam. His landmark 2009 book, Secularism and State Policies toward […]

Turki perlu mengelak daripada kembali kepada “sekularisme jalur keras” (assertive secularism) selepas Erdoğan

November 22, 2021

Oleh: Prof. Ahmet T. Kuru || 22 November 2021 Terjemahan: Ahmad Muziru Idham Adnan   Ahmet Kuru merupakan seorang professor sains politik di San Diego State University yang telah lama berkecimpung sebagai salah seorang sarjana terkemuka bagi perihal sekularisme dan […]

The Jammu and Kashmir Tragedy: Failure of Indian Secularism

November 12, 2021

Ahmad Fauzi Abdul Hamid | 12nd November 2021 For political philosophers, the term ‘social contract’ will be familiar as the title of a book published in 1762 by Jean Jacques Rousseau. Whether effected in the real or hypothetical realm, as […]

WEBINAR: Do Our Universities Need Revamp?

October 18, 2021

Date: Saturday, 30th October 2021 Time: 11 AM MYT || 8 PM PST (29th October) || 12 PM JST   Speakers: Dr M Bakri Musa, Surgeon at St. Louse Regional Hospital, California & Author of “Liberating The Malay Mind” Dr […]

Dismantling the “ulema-state” is crucial for the future of Muslim-majority countries

October 13, 2021

Ahmet T. Kuru | 11st October 2021 In September 2021, the Turkish House was opened in New York with a high-level state ceremony that included President Tayyip Erdogan. The ceremony began with a prayer recited by Turkey’s chief Islamic cleric […]

WEBINAR: Book dissection on “Islam, Authoritarianism, and Underdevelopment: A Global and Historical Comparison” with Ahmet T. Kuru

September 6, 2021

Date: Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 Time: 11 AM MYT || 8 PM PDT (21st September) || 12 PM JST   Speaker: Dr Ahmet T. Kuru, Porteous Professor of Political Science, San Diego State University, & FORIS scholar at Religious Freedom Institute   […]