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Roundtable discussion on: Islamism and Democracy: Lessons from Turkey

January 26, 2014

Date/Time: Monday, 17 February 2014 Venue: Conference Room, Faculty of Law, University of Malaya Registration: “The mosques are our barracks, the domes our helmets, the minarets our bayonets and the faithful our soldiers” [Recep Tayyip Erdogan] Since Erdogan and […]

Colloquium on Freedom of Conscience

January 21, 2014

Date: Saturday, 15 February 2014 Time: 0900-1800H Venue: White Box, Publika, Sri Hartamas, Kuala Lumpur Registration: One of the assumptions in the dialogue of the civilizations is accepting the variety of ideas and religions. The civilizations are based on different […]

Democracy and the Future of Political Islam

November 30, 2013

Date: Saturday 7 December 2013 Time: 10AM – 1PM Venue: International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization Registration: Ever since Francis Fukuyama predicted the clash of civilizations that would dominate global politics, political Islam has been a central point of […]

Pelancaran Wacana Pemikiran Reformis II

October 16, 2013

Date: Saturday, 18 January 2014 Time: 3:00PM – 5:00PM Venue: The Black Box, Publika, Sri Hartamas Registration: Islam menentang pemikiran jumud yang tidak sedia untuk mendepani zaman. Kemajuan berfikir dalam Islam adalah ciri utama Islam, ia bukan satu pilihan tetapi […]

Muslim Brotherhood and the Future of Egypt

August 31, 2013

Date: Friday, 6 September 2013 Time: 8-1030PM Venue: Kelab Golf Perkhidmatan Awam, Jalan Damansara, Mont Kiara, Kuala Lumpur Registration: The perennial question has always been: ”Is Islam Compatible with Democracy?” The answer was initially much clearer with the eruption […]

Reason, Freedom and Democracy in Islam

August 4, 2013

A Lecture by Prof Mohsen Kadivar, Duke University Venue: Senate Room, International Islamic University of Malaysia Date: Wednesday, 21 August, 10AM – 1PM The relationship between revelation and reason is without doubt one of the major epistemological issues faced by […]

A Religion Divided: Between Myth and Reality in the Muslim World

August 3, 2013

A Lecture by Prof Mohsen Kadivar, Duke University Venue: Wawasan Open University, Georgetown, Penang Date: 23 August, 10AM – 12PM The animosity between Shia and Sunni is not new, however today it displays some characteristics that are different from the […]

Colloquium on Reappraising Islam and Secularism

July 29, 2013

Date : Saturday, August 24, 2013 Time: 9:00 AM to 7:00 PM (MYT) Venue : Studio R, The Renaissance Hotel, Kuala Lumpur Registration: Secularism has always been thought to be antithetical to Islam. However if one was to look […]

Legacy of the Arab Spring: The Question of Liberty and Democracy

April 14, 2013

Date : Sunday, 2nd June Time : 2 – 5 PM Venue : International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) Registration: The world has witnessed a revolution that had swept Egypt and many other countries in the Middle […]

Islam and Democracy: What is the Real Problem?

March 24, 2013

Topic    : Islam and Democracy: What is the Real Problem? Date     : Saturday 6 April 2013 Venue  : International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Register here: Islam is perceived as the root of the authoritarian polity in many […]