Visit | Professor Dr Mehmet Asutay

Professor Dr Mehmet Asutay, Director of the Durham Centre for Islamic, who was in Brunei Darussalam attending the conference on Islamic Finance, paid a visit to SOASCIS on 27th of March 2014. To receive him was Professor Datuk Dr Osman Bakar, Director and Chair Professor of SOASCIS, and Associate Professor Dr Jabal Buaben, academic staff […]

Meeting | Visitors from AAIS-Kagawa University, Japan

SOASCIS welcome 3 visitors from AAIS-Kagawa University, Japan on the 22nd of March 2014. Professor Seiji Shinbata, the  Secretary General of AAIS, Professor Masahiro Uehara of Kagawa University, and his spouse Mrs Masahiro Uehara. The purpose of their visit to our Centre was to invite SOASCIS to be part of Annual Conference Series on Asian […]

SICON 4 | November 2014

Updated: 26th May 2014 Fourth SOASCIS International Conference (SICON 4)  Dates: 3rd – 5th November 2014/10-12 Muharram 1435 Venue: Senate Room, Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) Theme: The Teaching of Islamic Civilisation in Today’s Universities and Colleges:                A Review for New Strategic Educational Goals   Co-Organisers Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies (SOASCIS), […]

Post Conference Seminar | AP Dr Jabal Buaben

“Faith Commitment and Academic Integrity – Are They Incompatible?”by  Associate Professor Dr Jabal Buaben Lecturer, SOASCIS    Abstract: The general non-Muslim perception of Islam and Muslims in our contemporary Global Village leaves much to be desired. In the aggressive secular constituency, faith, and Islam for that matter, seems to be seen as an impediment to […]

Workshop | Joint-Workshop with Oxford University | 26th-27th February 2014

SOASCIS – OXFORD UNIVERSITY WORKSHOP A team from the SOASCIS joined other scholars from Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, the Philippines and the United Kingdom for a two-day workshop at the St. Antony’s College, University of Oxford on 26th and 27th February. This was a collaborative workshop with: The Middle East Centre [MEC] and the Asian […]

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 […]

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 […]

Joint Workshop at Oxford University, UK

Joint-Workshop at Oxford University26th – 27th February, 2014:  SOASCIS Joint Workshop with St Antony College (Middle Eastern Centre and Asian Studies Centre), Oxford University and Oxford Centre of Islamic Studies (OCIS). Workshop Theme: Muslims   in Southeast Asia and Interfaith Dialogue. Venue: Oxford University