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 osman.bakar@ubd.edu.bn     Abstract  Pope Francis’ encyclical On Care for Our Common Home is an important document addressing the […]