SOASCIS Graduate Seminar Series

11/11/2017 Maturidi Heresiology and the Defining Parameters of Sunnism: A Synopsis Presenter: DR. Gibril Fouad Haddad ABSTRACT The doctrinal creed of the largest denomination of Muslims who came to be known as ‘The Adherents to the Sunna and the Congregation’ found staunch defenders in the school of Abū Manṣūr al-Māturīdī (d. 333/945) who codified the theology of […]

SOASCIS Graduate Seminar Series

GRADUATE SEMINAR SERIES | SEMESTER 2, 2016/2017 21/1/2017 The Search for Real Scientific Progress – How and Where Religion can help Presenter: Prof Datuk Dr Osman Bakar 4/2/2017 Essentials of Public Speaking with Special Reference to a Plural Society Presenter: AP Dr Jabal M. Buaben 18/2/2017 Qur’anic Epistemology – An Exploration Presenter: AP Dr Mulyadhi […]

AP Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud

Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud is Associate Professor at SOASCIS, UBD. Prior to joining UBD he was Deputy Director General (1983-1999) and then Director General (1999-2015) of the Islamic Academy in Cambridge, United Kingdom working in the area of Islamic education, science and religion for over 30 years. In his early academic career he taught Physics […]

Dr Gibril Fouad Haddad

Dr. Gibril Fouad Haddad is a Senior Assistant Professor at SOASCIS in Applied Comparative Tafsir. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon and studied in the UK, US, France, Lebanon and Syria. He holds a Doctorate from Kolej Universiti Insaniah, Kedah Darul Aman, Malaysia and a Ph.D. from Columbia University, New York where he was the […]

SICON 5 (Latest updates)

5th SOASCIS International Conference (SICON 5) Lecture Theatre Hall, The Core, Universiti Brunei Darussalam 9 – 11 May 2016  Theme INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC STUDIES Possibilities in Light of the Traditional Ideas of Ijtihad, Tajdid, Islah and Bid’ah       First Announcement          Co-organizers  International Islamic University Malaysia (Centre for Islamic […]

Dr Surin Pitsuwan

Distinguished Professor in Studies of Islam and the ASEAN Community   Dr Surin Pitsuwan received his primary and secondary education in his home province of Nakorn Sri Thammarat, Southern Thailand. Except for his first two years of study as an undergraduate at Thammasat University in Bangkok, one of Thailand’s best known universities, Dr Surin Pitsuwan […]

SOASCIS Graduate Seminar | January 2016

Planetary Sustainability and Justice A Response to Pope Francis’ Encyclical ‘On Care for Our Common Home’   Osman Bakar, PhD Distinguished Professor and Director Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS) Universiti Brunei Darussalam     Abstract  Pope Francis’ encyclical On Care for Our Common Home is an important document addressing the […]