Public Lecture "The Future of Maqasid al-Shariah Discourse" by Prof. Jasser Auda
Venue: IAIS Malaysia, Jalan Elmu, Off Jalan Universiti, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
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.
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