Kyoto Forum

Kyoto Forum | May 2014Kyoto University, Japan The forum was attended by one of our PhD students, Hassan Shakeel Shah  

Confirmed Speakers for SICON 4

Updated 27th Sept 2014 The confirmed speakers for our upcoming SICON 4 event are as follows:  Keynote Speakers Professor Dr Tariq Ramadan (Oxford University, UK) Tan Sri Professor Dr Mohd Kamal Hassan (IIUM, Malaysia) Professor Usamah Mohamed bin Mohamaed Hassan Elabed (Turkey)   Other Speakers Professor Dr Zaid Ahmad, (University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia) Associate Professor […]

Associate Professor Dr Jabal Buaben

Associate Professor Dr Jabal M. Buaben began his academic career as a trained teacher and underwent a Programme of Study for a Specialist Certificate in the Teaching of Science and later worked as a Science Education Organiser within the Ministry of Education in the Berekum District of Ghana. With underlying interest in Religious Studies, he […]

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 […]