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Research Methodology and Teaching Research in the Social Sciences Seminar / Muslim Society and Contemporary Issues in the Philippines: Discussion-Workshop Towards Collaboration

The UP Institute of Islamic Studies Research Division, the UP Open University Faculty of Education and the Research Association for Islamic Social Sciences Inc. cordially invites you to a two-part event: the seminar-discussion, Research Methodology and Teaching Research in the Social Sciences and the… Continue Reading “Research Methodology and Teaching Research in the Social Sciences Seminar / Muslim Society and Contemporary Issues in the Philippines: Discussion-Workshop Towards Collaboration”

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