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The continuing relevance of International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law related to armed conflict in addressing contemporary challenges.

Armed conflicts, developed overtime, have egregiously impacted human lives, largely from sophisticated weaponry and use of human shields anchored by psychedelic and blinded beliefs. Efforts and mechanisms laid down by communal, sometime universal actuations, to disparage and delimit humanitarian crisis are put in motion.… Continue Reading “The continuing relevance of International Humanitarian Law and Islamic Law related to armed conflict in addressing contemporary challenges.”

UP-IIS Co-organized 600th Anniversary Commemoration of Sulu Sultan’s Voyage to China

A two-day conference on 600th Anniversary Commemoration of the Sultan of Sulu’s Voyage to China: Historical Ties and Enduring Connections of Philippines-China Relations was organized by the Confucius Institute in Ateneo de Manila University where the Institute of Islamic Studies UP Diliman along with… Continue Reading “UP-IIS Co-organized 600th Anniversary Commemoration of Sulu Sultan’s Voyage to China”

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… Continue Reading “Understanding the Rohingya Crisis by Dr. Nehginpao Kipgen”

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… Continue Reading “UP Academic Program Improvement (API) writeshop/workshop on UP-IIS MA in Islamic Studies curriculum development”