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Seminar on Muslim Intellectuals, Freedom and Creativity


AsiaWE- Seminar on Muslim Intellectuals, Freedom and Creativity

Organised by Asia West East Institute (ASIA WE) & International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia

Dr. Syed Farid Alatas is an Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Malay Studies at the National University of Singapore (NUS). He lectured at the University of Malaya in the Department of Southeast Asian Studies prior to joining NUS. His areas of interest are historical sociology, the sociology of social science, the sociology of religion and inter-religious dialogue.

Mohammad Hashim Kamali (born February 7, 1944, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan) is an Afghan Islamic scholar and former professor of law at the International Islamic University of Malaysia. He taught Islamic law and jurisprudence between 1985 and 2004.

Ali Gheissari is an Adjunct Professor in  College of Arts and Sciences of University of San Diego. He  teaches a broad range of courses on modern world history and the Middle East. He has written extensively on the intellectual history and politics of modern Iran.
DATE: 9th May 2017 (Tuesday)
TIME: 09.30am-12.30pm
VENUE: IAIS Malaysia, Jalan Ilmu, Off Jalan Universiti, 59100 Kuala Lumpur.

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