Lecturer in Islamic Studies (History, Civilisation and Shari’ah)
Dr Khalil Ahmad is a Lecturer in Islamic Studies (History, Civilisation and Shari’ah) at Sultan Omar ‘Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies.
Dr. Khalil Ahmad has a very diverse academic background. He holds a doctoral degree in the field of Usul al Din and comparative religion with a special focus on contemporary Islamic thought and its contribution to establish peace, especially in Muslim minority societies. His dissertation focus was on the evolution of Islamic thought in post-independent India. Previously, he completed his post-graduate studies with a master’s degree in the field of Islamic Thought and Civilization from International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC, IIUM).
Being a hafiz al Qur’an and having been trained in revealed sciences in one of the oldest Islamic institutions in India, Jamia Mazahir Uloom, he also obtained another bachelor degree in arts from Maulana Azad National Urdu University which enabled him to think from numerous perspectives and use traditional and modern approaches. He has published several articles in various international journals.