Official Visit | Dr Farhan Nizami | 9th April 2013

9 April 2013 –  SOASCIS received an official visit from Dr Farhan Ahmad Nizami, the Founding Director of Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies (OCIS) accompanied by Mr Richard Makepeace, OCIS Registrar. The two sides held a discussion on several collaborative issues in the area of Islamic studies. Currently, two SOASCIS staff, Pg Dr Norhazlin Pg Muhammad […]

Academic Visit | Japan | 18th – 22nd March 2013

SOASCIS paid a five-day working visit to four top-ranking universities in Japan from 18 to 22 March, 2013 with the view of furthering academic collaboration with each of them. The four universities visited were Kyoto University, Doshisha University in Kyoto, Tokyo University and Sophia University, Tokyo. SOASCIS was represented in the visit by AP Dr […]

Official Visit | Mr Masagos Zulkifli | 17th January 2013

SOASCIS, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) received an official visit on Thursday, January 17, 2013 from Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs cum Home Affairs of the Republic of Singapore. His seven-member delegation was received by Associate Professor Dr Azman bin Ahmad and Dr Hajah Anita Binurul Zahrina binti POKLWDSS (Dr) Haji Awang […]

Dr Gubara Said Hassan

Dr. Gubara Said Hassan is a specialist in International Relations with a focus on Islamic Governance, Middle Eastern and African Politics. He is currently a lecturer at the Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam, where he teaches Islamic Governance, International Relations, Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility. He is also an adjunct professor […]

Pg. Dr Norhazlin binti Pg. Hj Muhammad

Pg. Dr Norhazlin Pg. Haji Muhammad is currently the Director of Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS), Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). She obtained her early education at Arabic Schools in Brunei Darussalam, completed a Master of Education in Islamic Education from the International Islamic University of Malaysia in 2003. Her master Research […]

Professor Datuk Dr Osman Bakar

Professor Datuk Dr Osman Bakar was appointed Chair Professor at SOASCIS, UBD on 5th September, 2012 and its first full-time Director on 1st January, 2013. A former mathematician, he earned a doctorate in Islamic philosophy from Temple University, Philadelphia, USA. An Emeritus Professor of Philosophy of Science at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, he was […]

Post Conference Seminar | 2

Integrated Education System: Its Philosophy and Implementation in Brunei Darussalam” by  Pg Dr Norhazlin Pg Hj Muhammad Deputy Director, SOASCIS Abstract: The issue of a dualist system of education has been largely discussed among Muslim scholars and intellectuals all over the world. Efforts have been made by scholars by proposing different ideas and approaches towards […]