Monday, April 25, 2011
Venue: IAIS Malaysia, FREE Adminission (pre regisration preferred) at http://www.iais.org.my/en/events/upcoming-events/325-the-golden-web-islam-and-globalization.html
Date: 27th April 2011 (Wednesday)
Time: 09:30am - 11:30am
Speaker: Mr Paul (Ahmed) Keeler, Foundation Director, The Golden Web (http://www.goldenweb.org/)
Moderator: Emeritus Professor Datuk Dr. Osman Bakar, Deputy CEO, IAIS Malaysia (http://www.iais.org.my/en/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=89&Itemid=94)
The Golden Web is a project that seeks to harnesses the internet to connect people and institutions around the world around the story of globalization. In particular it is to tell the story of Islam's contribution to the development of global civilization and how Islam can continue to provide solutions to contemporary challenges such as climate change and sustainable development.
About the speaker
Ahmed Keeler is an Englishman who currently lives and works in Cambridge. He was the principal organizer of the first World of Islam festival in London in the 1970s. This was a seminal event that showcased the brilliant spectrum of Islamic civilization into the Western public imagination. He has lectured extensively in different parts of the Muslim World on this topic. Over the last 10 years he has been working with a team of specialists on the Golden Web project which promises to catalyze public understanding and appreciation of Islamic civilization - both in the past and for the present.
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