Recent Activities

IOS Webinar on “Human Rights and Good Governance”

New Delhi: A webinar on “Human Rights and Good Governance” was organised by the Institute of Objective Studies, on December 10, 2020, to coincide with the Human Rights Day. The webinar began with the recitation of a verse from the Quran by Prof. M Afzal Wani, professor of law and director, coordination, Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University and vice-chairman, IOS. 

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Six-day Winter School Opens in Calicut

Calicut, January 1, 2021:  A six-day winter school (January 1-6, 2021) run by the Calicut chapter of Institute of Objective Studies was formally opened by EM Abdul Rahman, Chairman, Empower India Foundation Bangalore. Such endeavours of IOS are very much to be appreciated as the Muslim community in India is facing great cultural and political threats, said EM Abdul Rahman said in his inaugural speech. 

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IOS on-line lecture based on review of the book The Cultural Atlas of Islam

New Delhi: Institute of Objective Studies organised a lecture based on review of the book The Cultural Atlas of Islam’ (Part-2, Chapter 4: The Essence of Islamic Civilisation) written by Prof. Ismail Raji al-Faruqi and Lamya al-Faruqi here on December 5, 2020. Assistant secretary general, IOS, Prof. Hasina Hashia introduced the topic by briefly explaining Prof. Raji’s approach to Tawhid. She insisted that Tawhid constituted the essence of Islam. 

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IOS on-line Condolence Meet on Ahmad Patel, Dr. Kalbe Sadiq, Prof. A.R. Momin

New Delhi: An on-line condolence meeting was organised by the Institute of Objective Studies here on December 3, 2020 to pay tribute to prominent Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmad Patel; vice-president of All India Muslim Personal Law Board and founder member of the All India Milli Council, Dr Syed Kalbe Sadiq, and Prof. AR Momin, ex-professor of sociology, Bombay University, member of general assembly, IOS and editor of the IOS Minaret. They passed away recently. 

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Webinar on women’s representation in local self-government, demands necessary changes

Calicut: IOS Centre for Gender Studies organised a webinar jointly with the state Women Commission, on the eve of the local body election in the state here on November 26, 2020. The topic of discussion was “How to make women’s representation in local self-government effective”. Ms. Sheena VS, who welcomed the audience, underlined the need for constructive institutional changes to achieve the real objectives of women’s representation in the local bodies which now enjoy more freedom of action and decision.  S. Bushra, who chaired the webinar, said it was the beginning of a more detailed evaluation of women’s role in decision making.

 

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Recent Publications

Directory of Muslim Educational Institutions in India

Bibliography And Review of Waqf Literature

Islamic Banking in India Scopes & Challenges

A Model of Pure Interest-Free Banking

Islamic Sciences Ethics, Law, Education, Economics, Politics, Sociology, and Systems Planning

Perspectives on Islamic Economics


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