First International Islamic Governance Symposium

The IG Symposium returns for the fifth consecutive year. This time, the event will run for two days with half of our speakers flying in from around the world to discuss this year’s theme:
The Evolution of the Muslim State.

ICT Differences in Islamic Education

ICT Differences in Islamic Education

Abdal-Hakim Hardaker

The use of digital learning approaches has dramatically enhanced the ability to learn new ideas and skills faster and often more collaboratively, resulting in the growing appetite of the new generations to seek knowledge.

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Cultural Factors for Cohesive Governance

Cultural Factors for Cohesive Governance

Amin Abdul Aziz

The concept of Islamic Governance is an ideational framework consisting of rules, values and notions guiding all organised activities. Indeed, the concept permeates every level of human society: from the political or state level, to the…

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Identifying Roles and Protecting Rights

Identifying Roles and Protecting Rights

Amin Abdul Aziz

An Islamic system of governance is essentially a series of interrelated processes pertaining to the act of governing in an Islamic manner, and where the interrelations between those processes are established via the common expectations of its actors, and all of which subsist within an…

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Ascendency of China, OBOR and Muslim Nations

China’s rise to a global powerhouse is undisputed, with the OBOR Initiative as its grand economic strategy. What concerns IG researcher Abdul Halim is its implications towards the dozens of Muslims nations directly and indirectly affected by the project.

Stay tuned for this, and many other articles in the latest issue of The Journal of Islamic Governance.

The Media and the Law: a Brunei Experience

The Media and the Law: a Brunei Experience

Zabaidah Haji Kamaludin

When Brunei Darussalam first presented its country report as a signatory country on the status of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Geneva in October 2003, a comment was made by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child that …

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Advice to a Nation

Advice to a Nation

Dina Aliuddin

This paper examines the political thought of Sir Muda Omar Ali Saifuddien (also known as Al-Marhum Sultan Haji Omar Ali Saifuddien Sa’adul Waddien III) through his Syair Nasihat or Ode of Advice.

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Recommended
Book

Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom:
The Sultanahs of Aceh, 1641-1699

 

Sher Banu A. L. Khan

In Sovereign Women in a Muslim Kingdom, Sher Banu A. L. Khan provides a fresh perspective on the women who ruled in succession in Aceh for half the seventeenth century. Khan draws fresh evidence about the lives and reigns of the sultanahs from contemporary indigenous texts and the archives of the Dutch East India Company.

The Journal of Islamic Governance is part of the Islamic Governance Initiative by the Institute of Policy Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

For more information, visit ips.ubd.edu.bn