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Book Dissection by Prof Abdullahi Ahmad An- Na’im on “The Second Message of Islam” – Ustadh Mahmoud Muhammad Taha

May 27, 2016

Date: Friday, 27th May 2106 Time: 8PM -10PM Venue: Graha Pemuda, Sri Hartamas Registration: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-dissection-by-prof-abdullahi-ahmad-an-naim-on-the-second-message-of-islam-ustadh-mahmoud-tickets-25731644040 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmad an Na’im Mahmoud Mohammad Taha was one of the most original and daring modern Islamic thinkers that might have been undeservedly […]

Roundtable Discussion on: “Rethinking Islamic Reform”

May 23, 2016

Date: Saturday, 28th May 2016 Time: 2.30PM- 5.30PM Venue: Conference Rom, Law Faculty, University of Malaya Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-rethinking-islamic-reform-tickets-25564605423 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im Opening Speech: Prof Jeffery Kenny, Professor of Religious Studies, DePauw University, Indiana. Interveners: Dr Maszlee Malik Dr Abdul […]

Roundtable discussion on: “Debating the Role of Shari’a in Human Rights’ Discourse

May 23, 2016

Date: Sunday, 29th May 2016 Time: 11AM – 130PM Venue: Conference Room, The University of Nottingham, Level 2 Chulan Tower, Jalan Conlay, Kuala Lumpur Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/roundtable-discussion-on-debating-the-role-of-sharia-in-human-rights-discourse-tickets-25564809032 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im Interveners: Emeritus Prof Datuk Shad Saleem Faruqi Fadiah Nadwa Fikri Nizam Bashir […]

Public Lecture on: Islamic Fundamentalism and Social Change

May 23, 2016

Date: Friday 3rd June 2016 Time: 3PM-530 PM Venue: Olive Tree Hotel, Bukit Jambul, Penang Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-on-islamic-fundamentalism-and-social-change-tickets-25564900305 Islamic fundamentalist movements are neither new, or prevalent nor permanent in Islamic societies. While these movements tend to draw on Islamic sacred text and […]

Public Lecture On: “Toward an Islamic Society, NOT an Islamic State”

May 23, 2016

Date: Thurs, 2nd June 2016 Time: 8PM- 10PM Venue: Wawasan Open Univeristy, Penang Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-on-toward-an-islamic-society-not-an-islamic-state-tickets-25564936413 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im One of the distinguishing features of political Islam since the fall of the Ottoman Empire was its call for the creation for […]

Public Lecture at IKMAS, National University of Malaysia (UKM): “Are Human Rights Compatible With Islam?”

May 23, 2016

Date: Tuesday, 31st May 2016 Time: 3.30PM – 5.30PM Venue: IKMAS, UKM Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-lecture-at-ikmas-ukm-are-human-rights-compatible-with-islam-tickets-25565006623 Presenter: Prof Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na`im The term “human rights,” or huqūq al-insān in Arabic, has only recently come into common use, as have the analogous terms huqūq-i insān […]

Interfaith Dialogue: Religion and the Poor: An Opium or A Liberator?

May 16, 2016

Date: Sunday, 22nd May 2016 Venue: Nottingham University, Jalan Raja Chulan, KL Time: 11AM – 130PM Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/interfaith-dialogue-religion-and-the-poor-an-opium-or-a-liberator-tickets-25461873148 Panelists: Prof Syed Farid Alatas, Dr Particia Anne Martinez Eddin Khoo Prematilaka KD Serisena Moderator: Imran Mohd Rasid “It is not enough to […]