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

Exchange of documents after signing of MOU between SOASCIS and ASAFAS, Kyoto University. Left to right: AP Dr Azman, Prof Osman, Prof Shigeki Kaji (Dean of ASAFAS) & Prof Kosugi. AP Dr Azman and Prof. Osman with academic staff of Institute of Advanced Asian Studies, Tokyo University SOASCIS paid a five-day working visit to four […]

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 Pg Hj Muhammad

Pg Dr Norhazlin Pg Haji Muhammad is currently the Deputy Director of SOASCIS (since February 2013). She obtained her early education at Arabic Schools in Brunei Darussalam and completed her doctorate in Islamic Studies from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom in the area of Educational Systems in Brunei Darussalam in the light of Al-Attas’ […]

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 […]

Joint Workshop at Oxford University, UK

Joint-Workshop at Oxford University 26th – 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

Post-Conference Seminar | 1

Post-Conference Seminar Beginning October 2013 SOASCIS conducts a new series of seminars open to UBD staff and the public, called Post-Conference Seminar. Its main objective is to enable SOASCIS academics, who have presented papers at international seminars/conferences to present them again at UBD at a post-conference seminar for the benefit of the campus community. The […]