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.
Islamic Governance is a concept founded upon a 1400-year-old civilisation with extensive experience in rulership, its challenges and organisation, across different nations and cultures. Islam bequeathed to the world a rich intellectual heritage.
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…
Abdul Halim Abdul Karim
This paper is a preliminary discussion on the ascendancy of China, focusing on managing and avoiding conflicts with Muslim countries. In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced an ambitious foreign policy and economic initiative; calling for the construction of a new Silk…
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…
Major development and modernisation theory suggests that developing countries can modernise by undergoing westernisation and secularisation. Economics have come to dominate approaches to development, …
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.
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 …
IPS opened the HART Islamic Governance Library in an effort to become an Islamic Governance resource centre that will contribute to existing students’ research. It houses around 3,000 books and journals which cover Quran, Sunnah & Seerah, Hadīth…
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.