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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

Knowing others is wisdom; Knowing the self is enlightenment, Tao Te Ching

Humour Without Malice

Mullah Nasruddin had lost his ring, so he set out to search for it under the street light. Others came to help him search. Finally when asked if he was certain he had dropped it in this spot, he said, "No, I lost it there," and pointed to his house. The others asked incredulously: "Then why are you looking for it here?" The Mullah said, while trying to look clever: "Because it is dark where I lost it, and it is light out here!"

Hikmah

Tell the truth even if it be unpleasant. (hadith)

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