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The Center for the Study of Islam Democracy

Dr. Maszlee Malik

Dr. Maszlee MalikDr. Maszlee Malik, graduated his studies at Jordan in 1994. He is an undergraduate in the field of fiqh and usul fiqh at al-Bayt University, Jordan and holds a master’s degree in the same field from the University of Malaya. He obtained his doctorate degree (PhD) in the United Kingdom in Political Science. Maszlee also experienced teaching at Durham University in the years 2008-9. He was also invited to be a guest speaker for SOAS summer school on ‘Political Islam’ for the two consecutive years of 2009-2010 for the topic ‘Political Islamic Movements in South-East Asia’. He posses vast experience doing NGO charity works in Lebanon and Jordan since the year 2004, that gave him a myriad of experience in dealing with political literatures in Arabic language and the political situation in the Middle East. Furthermore, Maszlee is also frequently invited as guest speaker by many Malaysian media to talk on the issues relate to Political Islam, Middle Eastern Politics and Arab Spring. Currently holding the post of assistant professor in the Faculty of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences at the International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. His research area is in Islamic jurisprudence, Contemporary Islamic Political Thoughts and Movements and Good Governance. Maszlee is currently a senior fellow of IDEAS, Libertarian Think tank in Malaysia, a board member of Istanbul Network for Liberty, the advisor of Manchester City Fan Club Malaysia…and a life-long fan of John Lennon’s songs.

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