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Monthly ArchiveDecember 2016

SOASCIS Graduate Seminar Series


The Search for Real Scientific Progress – How and Where Religion can help
Presenter: Prof Datuk Dr Osman Bakar
Essentials of Public Speaking with Special Reference to a Plural Society
Presenter: AP Dr Jabal M. Buaben
Qur’anic Epistemology – An Exploration
Presenter: AP Dr Mulyadhi Kartanegara
The Relationship between Maqasid Al-Shariah and Usul Al-Fiqh
Presenter: Prof. Jasser Auda
Islamic Spirituality in End of Life Care of Advanced Cancer Patients in Brunei Darussalam: A Multiple Embedded Case Study Design
Presenter: Hjh Asmah Hj Hussaini, PAPRSB institute of Health Sciences
The Roots of Islam in America
Presenter: Dr Umar Faruq Abd-Allah, Chairman of the Board of Directors and Scholar-in-Residence, the Nawawi Foundation



Spiritual and Intellectual Empowerment of Contemporary Youths for Tomorrow’s Citizenry and Leadership: Defining Strategies and Methods
Presenter: Prof Datuk Dr Osman Bakar
Islamic Forms of Civil Society in Bangladesh: A Genealogical Study
Presenter: Dr Iftekhar Iqbal (FASS)
Challenges in the Survival of the Dusun Language in Brunei
Presenter: Mohd Norazmie bin Mohd Yusof (LC)
Malay Court Religion, Culture and Language: Interpreting the Qur’an in 17th Century
Presenter: Dr Peter G. Riddell, Vice Principal (Academic), Melbourne School of Theology
Islamic Fashion Marketing: Diversity in Inspiration
Presenter: Muhammad Talha Salam, PhD student
Happiness and Peace Education in Islam: Expounding the Ethical and Philosophical Foundations
Presenter: Dr Suleiman Mohammed Hussein Boayo, Visiting Researcher
Recent Scholarly Literature and Salient Issues on Islam and the Law of Conflict
Presenter: Dr Gibril Fouad Haddad
The ‘Mathanian’ Character of the Qur’an: An Approach for a Scientific Exegesis
Presenter: Muhammad Mubarak Habib Mohamed, PhD student
Attaining the ‘Islamic’ in Islamic Schools: Learning from the British Experience
Presenter: AP Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud
Characteristics of the Graduate Studies Research Student
Presenter: AP Dr Jabal M. Buaben

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 for 10 years at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh and the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. His main areas of interest are (1) Western philosophies of education and their impact on the curriculum of Muslim countries; and (2) the Islamic philosophy of education. During his tenure at the Islamic Academy he has organised many educational seminars in collaboration with the Department of Education, University of Cambridge. He is the editor of Cambridge-based educational journal, Muslim Education Quarterly, which deals with the problems of Muslim education in various countries of the world. He has published many articles in scientific and educational journals, and is the author of several books. He holds a PhD in Physics and a Postgraduate Certificate in Education, both from the University of Cambridge.

Dr Abdul Mabud is a Fellow of the Royal Society Arts (FRSA); a Life Fellow of Cambridge Philosophical Society; Member of the Steering Committee of the Peace Education Standing Commission (PESC) which is a branch of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (WCRP), New York, USA; Corresponding Editor of PANORAMA: International Journal of Comparative Religious Education and Values published from Germany; and a Member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Islamic and Arabic Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He has visited many countries of the world and delivered papers and lectures at international conferences.

He was one of the organisers of the 5th, 6th, 7th and the 8th World Conferences on Muslim Education.


Email: shaikh.mabud@ubd.edu.bn
Ext: 2821
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