Soon to launch are the academic journal entitled, ‘Journal for the Islamic Studies in Southeast Asia’, and the book series entitled, ‘Islam in Southeast Asia’. The publication projects will focus on theory, research and critical views on the state of theorizing, researching, and studying Islam’s relations to social sciences in Southeast Asia.
The Master of Arts in Islamic Studies is the leading Islamic Studies degree program in the Philippines and taught by distinguished scholars of their respective expertise. It is a two-year program that equips the students with knowledge skills grounded on a complementing harmony of revealed knowledge (Islam) and rational knowledge.
Research at UP IIS focuses on four concentrations which complemented the graduate program: (1) History, Culture and Society of Muslims in the Philippines, (2) Islamic Law (specifically, Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines), (3) International Relations (siyar) of the Muslim World, and (4) Islamic Thought and Civilization.
The UP Institute of Islamic Studies is proud and honored to host the public lecture of distinguished scholar, Dr. Imtiyaz Yusuf, who specializes in religion with a focus on Islam in Thailand and Southeast Asia and also Muslim-Buddhist dialogue. The lecture is entitled ‘Islam,…