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Wan Naim

WanNaimMr. Wan Naim Wan Mansor is an Analyst at IAIS Malaysia, he obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. He is currently a Masters of Philosophy candidate in Political Science at the Institute of Malaysian and International Studies, National University of Malaysia (UKM). He was part of the research focusing on concept of Wasatiyyah under Religion and Social Cohesion grant by the Government of Malaysia, in which part of the results were published and presented at the international conference Simposium Kebudayaan Malaysia-Indonesia ke-13 held at Universitas Padjadjaran Jatinangor, Bandung, Indonesia (Wan Naim Wan Mansor, Wan Kamal Mujani, Ermy Azziaty Rozali. 2013. Political Ideologies in Malaysia: Wasatiyyah as a Moderate Solution.). He also had an active background in interfaith engagements and leadership positions from his student days. His research interest focuses on Malaysian Political Islam, Shariah-oriented policies (Siyasah Shar’iyyah), and inter-faith engagements.

He can be contacted at wannaim@iais.org.my

Quotable Quotes

Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes, Mahatma Ghandi

Humour Without Malice

One day, Mulla Nasruddin said to his friends, "If I die, burry me in an old grave". "Why?", asked his friends. "Because", he explained, "if the angels come, I'll tell them that I died years before and have already been questioned and then they will return the way they came".


It is better for a leader to make a mistake in forgiving than to make a mistake in punishing. - Hadith: Al-Tirmidhi, Number 1011.

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