Programs during Eid'l-Adha.
The Eid’l-adha (Day of Feast) is celebrated in the Muslim world today. The Institute of Islamic Studies (IIS) at the University of the Philippines in Diliman in coordination with the Sulu Current Research Institute (SCRI) holds a number of activities. After the Eid Prayer, a Film Showing (Taguri: The Kites of Sulu) and a lecture on Moro Art are held at the Balay Kalinaw, UP Diliman on 04 October 2014. The Eid’l-adha 2014, is declared national holiday on 06 October 2014.
(L-R) Mr. Ahmed Tillah, Mr. Allan Timbayan, Chancellor Tan and Dean Wadi.
UP Diliman Chancellor Michael L. Tan spearheaded the ground marking of the Institute of Islamic Studies building at the Romulo Hall Compound in UP Diliman on 03 October 2014. The space where the new IIS building will be built was where the classrooms of both IIS and Asian Center including the office of the Research, Publication and Extension Division (RPED) of the Institute were formerly located. Read more
Mr. Andrew Bartles-Smith (in black polo shirt), the Regional Advisor for Humanitarian Affairs of the International Committee of the Red Cross, with Dean Wadi and other ICRC officials.
Mr. Andrew Bartles-Smith, the Regional Advisor for Humanitarian Affairs of the International Committee of the Red Cross, visited Institute of Islamic Studies and conferred with Dean Wadi on the possibility in holding joint activities on Islamic Studies topics and concerns. Mr. Bartles-Smith expressed admiration on the convergence of ICRC’s visions and programs in Southeast Asia including Southern Philippines with UP Islamic Studies curricular programs, research, and faculty resources. Dean Wadi expressed readiness to work with ICRC.