Applications for the first-ever Worldview of Islām (WISE) Summer School, in Kuala Lumpur will be opening soon!

Organized by CASIS, HAKIM and PeaceMeal, the WISE Summer School will offer participants worldwide a 6-days program designed to equip present-day Muslims with the right knowledge to rediscover their self, intellectual tradition and civilisational heritage under the ambit of the Worldview of Islām.

The WISE Summer School will allow participants to learn, engage and benefit from scholars who have devoted many years of their life in acquiring the understanding of Worldview of Islam under the intellectual and moral guidance of Professor Dr. Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas, founder of ISTAC, Distinguished Holder of Al-Ghazali Chair and currently the Distinguished Visiting Professor at CASIS (UTM), Kuala Lumpur.

The program will include visits to selected locations in addition of readings and discussions of key texts with a view toward working out its transformative, operational implications for personal, professional and public life.

Dates: 22 June – 28 June 2014

Venue: Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur Campus, Jalan Semarak, Malaysia

Fee & Registration: To be announced soon.

Prof. Dr. Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas (To be confirmed)
Prof. Dr. Wan Mohd Nor Wan Daud
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Zainiy Uthman
Dr. Mohd Zaidi Ismail
Dr. Mohd Sani Badron
Dr. Mohd Farid Shahran
Dr. Adi Setia Md Dom
Dr. Wan Suhaimi Wan Abdullah
Dr. Khalif Muammar
Mr. Roslan Jelani

Module 1: The Worldview of Islam: A Brief Overview
Module 2: The Meaning of Religion and the Concept of Revelation
Module 3: The Nature of Man and the Meaning of Happiness
Module 4: The Cosmos as the Created Book
Module 5: The Concept of Knowledge
Module 6: Secularization and The External Crisis of the Muslims
Module 7: Internal Crisis of the Muslims : Corruption of Knowledge, The Loss of Adab and False Leadership
Module 8: Ta’dib as the Concept of Education in Islam

More details coming soon