INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC  THOUGHT AND CIVILISATION (ISTAC-IIUM)

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND CIVILISATION (ISTAC-IIUM)

Niche Areas and Specialisations

Niche Areas and Specialisations


ISTAC NICHE AREAS

Islam and Gender Equity

Epistemology, Spirituality and Intellectuality in Islamic Civilisation

Islam and Future Studies

Malay World

Islamic Thought 

Religious and Comparative Civilisational Studies

 


OTHER SPECIALISATIONS


ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND CIVILISATION

Deals with all issues and topics related to classical & contemporary Islamic Thought and Civilisation. (Methods, history, scholars, ideas, impacts, releventisation, critical assessment, applications, etc.
ISLAH AND TAJDID IN ISLAMIC HISTORY

Deals with issues and topics of renewal and reform in the history of Islamic civilisation, present and future. Schools, theories, methods and patterns of renewal. Inter and multi-disciplinary approaches to civilisational change are welcomed. Systems thinking, sustainable development sciences and civilisational approaches to renewal.
ECONOMIC, POLITICAL THOUGHT & INSTITUTIONS IN ISLAMIC CIVILISATION

Deals with issues & topics of economic, political, social, legal, educational, cultural & administrative nature in Islamic Civilisation. Comparative studies of Islamic systems are also welcomed. Releventisation of Islamic systems and comparative studies are welcomed.
OTTOMAN CIVILISATION AND THE MODERN WORLD

Deals with issues and topics of Ottoman and other civilisations such as Chinese, indian, Western,.. Past, present and future aspects are also encouraged. Comparative and value based approaches and applications are welcomed.
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT IN ISLAMIC CIVILISATION

Deals with issues & topics of sciences, technology, environment. Comparative and values based approaches and applications are welcomed. Past, present and future aspects are also encouraged. Comparative & interdisciplinary methods are welcomed.
ISLAM, FAMILY AND GENDER STUDIES

Deals with issues of Islam and family in a civilisational perspectives. All related topics of family and gender studies can be approaches from Islamic comparative perspectives.
LANGUAGE, ARTS AND LITERATURE IN ISLAMIC CIVILISATION

Deals with all issues and topics related to languages, arts and literatures. Philological and cultural aspects are welcomed. Comparative studies perspective is encouraged. New developments in these areas are welcomed.
ISLAM AND OTHE RRELOGIONS: A COMPARATIVE CIVILISATIONAL AND CULTURAL APPROACH

Deals with Islam and its relations with other religions of the world from a civilisational and value based frameworks and methods. Comparative studies are encouraged.
EDUCATION AND ITS INSTITUTIONS IN THE ISLAMIC WORLD

Deals with education in it broad sense including philosophy, history, epistemology, objectives, methods, processes, institutions and impacts on individual and society. Comparative studies between the Islamic civilisation and other civilisations are encouraged.
MALAY WORLD ISLAMIC CIVILISATION

Deals with all issues and topics related to Malay world as civilisation and culture. The scope does not only focus on history but also the present and future. (Methods, history, scholars, ideas, impacts, releventisation, sociao-cultural, political economic and civilisational perspectives are welcomed.