Bandar Seri Begawan - The International Seminar on "Islamic Propagation in the Era of Globalisation" is scheduled to be held on October 3 and 4.
Organised by the Faculty of Usuluddin, Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA), the two-day prestigious event will take place at the International Convention Centre in Berakas.
This was announced by Dr Hjh Rasinah bte Hj Ahim, the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Usuluddin, during a press conference at the UNISSA on Monday.
Amongst the seminar's core objectives were to enhance the education and academic research in the field of Islamic propagation as well as its components; to give attention to problems regarding the training of Islamic preachers; to assess the role of Islamic propagation in the mass media; to identify the challenges faced by Islamic propagation, and the solutions; making Islamic propagation a reality in the era of globalisation, and to share experiences in propagation to find the best ways in the dissemination of Islamic laws.
Some 30 working papers will be deliberated in the Malay, Arab and English languages. Two of the working papers will be presented by Prof Dr Ali Jumaah, the Grand Mufti of Egypt, and Al-Habib Omar bin Hafiz al-Hasyimi Al-Husayni from Yemen.
The event is open to academicians - local and foreign, representatives from the government and private sector, students of higher education, Non-Governmental Organisations (NG0s) and individuals.
The fees are as follows: foreign participants - $150, government officers and personnel $100, individuals $5, and local students $30.--Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin