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Understanding the Rohingya Crisis by Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen

The Rohingya refugee crisis has increasingly become an international concern, especially in the aftermath of the attacks on Myanmar security posts on August 25 by the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army and the subsequent ‘clearance operations’ launched by the Myanmar security forces. The violence has…

Zakat (Wealth Sharing): Its Framework and Significance to Development

UP Academic Program Improvement (API) writeshop/workshop on UP-IIS MA in Islamic Studies curriculum development

Since the establishment of the first high quality MA program in Islamic Studies nationwide, it reflected a generalized degree study on Islam. The new additions of specializations musing as UP-IIS response to the exigencies of changing (modern) times. This contemplation resulted to several months…

An Intellectual Session with Prof. Dr. Muqtedar Khan

On Saturday afternoon, students of Islamic Political Thought of the UP Institute of Islamic Studies had an intellectual session with Professor Dr. Muqtedar Khan, a public intellectual who founded the Islamic Studies program at the University of Delaware, USA. Details about Prof. Khan’s prominent…

The 2017 Handbook of Islamic Education

This Handbook traces and presents the fundamentals of Islam and their history and background, and provides a global and holistic, yet, detailed picture of Islamic education around the world. It introduces the reader to the roots and foundations of Islamic education; the responses of…