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The experiences of the International Institute of Islamic Civilization & Malay World (ISTAC)in empowering the Malay World and Islamic Civilization

Zakariya, Hafiz and Suryadi, S (2017) The experiences of the International Institute of Islamic Civilization & Malay World (ISTAC)in empowering the Malay World and Islamic Civilization. Heritage of Nusantara: International journal of religious literature and heritage, 6 (2). pp. 221-236. ISSN 2303-243X

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Abstract

Although Indonesia and Malaysia are now two independent nations, both countries have a lot in common, tied by a common religion, language and cultural heritage dating back centuries ago. In building a better tomorrow, both nations can benefit from each other’s rich experiences. This paper will focus on an educational institute established at the International Islamic University (henceforth, IIUM) in 2016 initially named the Centre for Malay World and Islamic Civilization and now has been transformed as the International Institute of Islamic Civilization & Malay World (henceforth, ISTAC). The institute is established to support the efforts of the university in creating an academic and intellectual field of research and studies focusing on the Malay World and Islamic civilization. This study describes the scope, major types of activities and concerns of the institute. In so doing it will identify the potential areas for collaboration (such as academic exchange, research, international conference

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 1984/61475
Uncontrolled Keywords: ISTAC; Malaysia-Indonesia Collaboration; Malay World Studies; International Islamic University Malaysia; Islamic Civilisational Studies.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General) > H51 History
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC)
Depositing User: Dr Hafiz Zakariya
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2018 13:20
Last Modified: 21 Mar 2018 16:32
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61475

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