UP-IIS publications include “International Journal of Islam in Asia” (Brill Publishers), “Islam in Southeast Asia” series (Palgrave Macmillan), and “Islam in the Philippines” series (DLSU Publishing House). Providing critical views on the state of theorizing, researching, and studying Islam’s relations to bodies of knowledge concentrating on 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 two and a half years program that equips the students with knowledge skills grounded on a complementing harmony of revealed knowledge 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 initiative of conducting cultural-sensitive seminars promote an appreciation [for] cultural diversity geared towards peaceful coexistence, respect, and tolerance.” This action, according to the University of the Philippines Institute of Islamic Studies Dean, Asst. Prof. Macrina A. Morados is a good way to mend…