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Public Lecture "The Future of Maqasid al-Shariah Discourse" by Prof. Jasser Auda

27 April 2018 (Friday) 10:00am - 12:00pm

Venue: IAIS Malaysia, Jalan Elmu, Off Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

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27.04.2018 public lecture

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About the Speaker

Professor Jasser Auda is the President of Maqasid Institute Global, which is a think tank registered in the USA, UK, Malaysia and Indonesia, and has educational and research programs in a number of countries. He is a member of the Fiqh Council of North America, the European Council for Fatwa and a fellow at the Fiqh Academy of India. He has a PhD in the philosophy of Islamic law from the University of Wales, UK, and a PhD in systems analysis from the University of Waterloo, Canada. Early in his life, he memorized the Quran and studied at the Study Circles of Al-Azhar Mosque in Cairo, Egypt.

He worked previously as a professor at the universities of: Waterloo, Carleton and Ryerson in Canada, Alexandria in Egypt, International Peace in South Africa, Islamic University in Sanjaq, Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies, American University of Sharjah in the UAE and University of Bahrain. He lectured on Islam and its law in dozens of countries, wrote 25 books in Arabic and English, some of which were translated to 25 languages.

 

Programme

09:00am Arrival of Guests & Registration
10:00am Welcoming Remarks by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil, Deputy CEO, IAIS Malaysia
10:05am Introductory Remarks by Prof. Mohammad Hashim Kamali, Founding CEO, IAIS Malaysia
10:15am Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) Signing, IAIS Malaysia and Maqasid Institute of Malaysia
10:25am Lecture by Prof. Jasser Auda
11:15am Interactive Session
12:00pm Refreshments & End of programme

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.
Jalan Ilmu, Off Jalan Universiti 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Tel: +603-7956 9188
 
 
 

Quotable Quotes

"The innate qualities of the soul are peace, love, truth and joy. When a soul gets affected by negative traits such as ego, greed and anger, the creative spark is reduced; however, when the soul is nurtured by possitivity, the creative talent is released" (Bridget Menezes)

Humour Without Malice

A government office issued an urgent document to be distributed among its subsidiaries. To ensure that it would be delivered in time, the messenger was provided with a horse. Running behing the horse, the messenger whipped the horse until it was galloping at full speed. Someone asked him in amazement: "If it's such an urgent mission why don't you ride the horse?" The messenger asnwered: "Running on six legs is certainly quicker than on four, isn't it?"

Hikmah

One who acknowledges the virtue of an old man and honours him for his age, God will save him from the fright of the Day of Resurrection. Honouring a Muslim with white hair partakes in Glorifying the Majesty of God. (hadith)

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