Special Lecture "The Role of Muslim Intellectuals Amidst Current Global Challenges"
11:00am - 12:30pm
In an era marked by rapid change, profound geopolitical shifts, environmental crises, and cultural transformation, the role of Muslim intellectuals holds a unique and compelling significance. Their contributions are instrumental in shaping our collective response to the intricacies of today's global landscape. Throughout history, Muslim intellectuals have been catalysts of progress, agents of intercultural dialogue, and bearers of ethical wisdom. Dr. Moosa, a distinguished scholar known for his profound insights into Islamic thought and contemporary issues, will guide us through an engaging discourse, offering invaluable perspectives on the responsibilities, opportunities, and potential pathways for Muslim intellectuals in the face of the complex challenges shaping our world today. Join us for a profound reflection and insightful discussion, as we collectively explore the ways in which Muslim intellectuals can contribute to overcoming the challenges of our time and fostering a more harmonious and compassionate world.
Ebrahim Moosa (PhD, University of Cape Town 1995) is Mirza Family Professor of Islamic Thought and Muslim Societies in the Keough School of Global Affairs at the University of Notre Dame. He is an expert in both global religion and human development as well as classical and modern Islamic thought. He co-directs, with Scott Appleby and Atalia Omer, Contending Modernities, the global research and education initiative examining the interaction among Catholic, Muslim, and other religious and secular forces in the world. He is a faculty fellow of the Keough School’s Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies.
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International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.
Jalan Ilmu, Off Jalan Prof Diraja Ungku Aziz (formely Jalan Universiti), 59100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.