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Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud Associate Professor, Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies

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Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud

Associate Professor, Sultan Omar 'Ali Saifuddien Centre for Islamic Studies shaikh.mabud@ubd.edu.bn


ABOUT ME

Dr Shaikh Abdul Mabud, who earned a PhD from the University of Cambridge, is currently Associate Professor of Islamic Spirituality, Ethics and Education at SOASCIS, UBD. He was Professor of Islamic Studies at The Muslim College, London, UK (2015) and Professor of Islamic Philosophy at Islamic College for Advanced Studies, London, UK (2005–2007). Prior to joining UBD he was Deputy Director General (1983–1999) of the Islamic Academy in Cambridge, UK and then he became its Director General in 1999. In his early academic career he taught Physics for ten years at the University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh and the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. His main areas of academic interest are: Western philosophies of education and their impact on the curriculum of Muslim countries; and the Islamic philosophy of education. He is the editor of Cambridge-based educational journal, Muslim Education Quarterly, which deals with the problems of Muslim education in various countries of the world. He is an author/editor of five books and more than eighty other publications on various aspects of Islamic education, science and religion. Dr Abdul Mabud is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA); a Life Fellow of Cambridge Philosophical Society; Member of the Steering Committee of the Peace Education Standing Commission (PESC) which is a branch of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (WCRP), New York, USA; Corresponding Editor of PANORAMA: International Journal of Comparative Religious Education and Values, published from Germany; and a Member of the International Advisory Board for the Journal of Islamic and Arabic Education, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia). He has visited many countries of the world and delivered papers and lectures at international conferences. He was one of the organisers of the 7th and the 8th World Conferences on Muslim Education.

EDUCATION

PGCE (Postgraduate Certificate in Education), 1996, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
PhD (Physics), 1978, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.
MSc (Physics), 1971, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.
BSc (Honours in Physics, with Mathematics and Statistics), 1970, Rajshahi University, Bangladesh.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Educational Philosophy and Management
Islamic Education
Teacher Training
Islamic Philosophy
Science and Religion
Islam and the West

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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Mabud, S. A. (2017). “Are Islamic schools different from Secular schools?” in M. Abdalla, D. Chown and M. Abdullah (Eds.), Islamic Schooling in the West: Pathways to Renewal, Palgrave Macmillan. (Accepted).

Mabud, S. A. (2016). “Integrating Islamic and Modern Knowledge—philosophical concepts and their practical applications” in Dr Suswati Hendriani, Dr Abdul Halim Hanafi, Dr Suharmon, Zulhermindra and Marhen (Eds.), Proceeding: Batusangkar International Conference-1. Graduate Programme of IAIN Batusangkar. Theme: Integration and Interconnection of Sciences, “The Reflection of Islam Kaffah”. STAIN Batusangkar Press, Indonesia, pp. 55-82.

Mabud, S. A. (2016). ‘World Conferences on Islamic Education: Shaping the Agenda of Islamic Education in the Future’ in Nadeem Memon and Mujadad Zaman (Eds.), Philosophies of Islamic Education: Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses, Routledge Research in Religion and Education Series, Routledge, UK.

Mabud, S. A. (2008). ‘The Role of Didactics in Islam’ in Lamya Kaddor (Ed.), Islamische Erziehungs-und Bildungslehre, LIT Verlag, Berlin-Hamburg-Münster, pp. 67–70. [Islamic Educational Theory, with contributions by H. H. Behr, A. Brunkhorst-Hasenclever, L. Kaddor, J. Lähnemann, S. A. Mabud, R. Müller, K. E. Nipkow, A. Ö. Özdil und T. G. Scheiders. Series: Publications of the Centre for Religious Studies, Münster, Volume 8].

Mabud, S. A. (2007). ‘The Theory of Evolution: Teaching the Whole Truth’ in Leslie Jones and Michael J. Reiss (Ed.), Teaching About Scientific Origins: Taking Account of Creationism, Peter Lang Publishing, USA.


TOP PUBLICATIONS

Mabud, S. A. (2016). ‘World Conferences on Islamic Education: Shaping the Agenda of Islamic Education in the Future’ in Nadeem Memon and Mujadad Zaman (Eds.), Philosophies of Islamic Education: Historical Perspectives and Emerging Discourses, Routledge Research in Religion and Education Series, Routledge, UK.

Mabud, S. A. (2007). “The Theory of Evolution: Teaching the Whole Truth,” in Leslie S. Jones and Michael J. Reiss (Ed.) (2007), Teaching About Scientific Origins: Taking Account of Creationism, Peter Lang.

Mabud, S. A. (1992). A Muslim Response to the Education Reform Act 1988” in British Journal of Religious Education (BJRE), 14(2), 74-98.

Glazer A. M., Mabud, S. A. and Clarke, R. (1978). “Powder profile refinement of lead zirconate titanate at several temperatures. I. PbZr0.9Ti0.1O3.” Acta Cryst., B34, 1060-1065.

Glazer A. M. and Mabud, S. A. (1978). “Powder profile refinement of lead zirconate titanate at several temperatures. II. Pure PbTiO3.” Acta Cryst., B34, pp. 1065-1070.


CONSULTANCY

Provides consultancy on Islamic education, establishment of Muslim schools, curriculum designing and teacher training.