Public Lecture: “Maqasid Al-Shari’ah and The Challenges Facing The Muslim Youth” by Dr Jasser Auda
Venue: IAIS Malaysia
Date: Friday, 31st July 2015
Time: 09:30am – 12:30pm
International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia
Angkatan Belia Islam Malaysia (ABIM)
Akademi Intelektual Muda (AIM)
Dr. Jasser Auda is a Professor teaching at the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Doha, a founding member and a member of the executive board of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, a member of the academic committee of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, and a Fellow of the International Institute of Advanced Systems in Canada.
He wrote a PhD thesis on the Philosophy of Islamic law in the University of Wales, UK, and a PhD thesis on systems analysis in the University of Waterloo, Canada, and a M.Jur. thesis on maqasid/purposes of the Shari’ah in the Islamic American University. Early in his life, he had studied Fiqh, Usul, Hadith, Sunnah, and memorized the Quran in the halaqas of the Azhar Mosque in Cairo. He worked as a Deputy Director of the Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics in Doha, Director of the Maqasid Center in the Philosophy of Islamic Law in London, as a professor in the Faculty of Law, Alexandria University, Islamic Fiqh Academy of India, American University in Sharjah, University of Waterloo, Canada, and lectured on Islam in dozens of universities and institutes around the world. He wrote a number of books, some of which were translated to a dozen languages.
09:30am Opening Remarks by the Moderator & Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed Azam Mohamed Adil Deputy CEO, IAIS Malaysia
09:35am Welcoming Remarks By Professor Dr. Mohammad Hashim Kamali, Founding CEO, IAIS Malaysia
10:55am Discussion / Q&A Session
11:50am Concluding Remarks by Moderator