4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum AAISC4 2019 - A Focus on Social Justice
13 & 14 July 2019
Asia Institute - University of Melbourne
PROGRAMME Conference and Forum Program
About the Conference and Forum
The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE), University of South Australia is hosting the 4th Islamic Schooling Conference and Forum - AAISC42019 - A Focus on Social Justice
The purpose of the annual conference is to explore and share research on issues related to Islamic schooling in Western contexts, to showcase the work of educators in Islamic schools, to network with others who believe in the power and necessity of such work, and to learn from one another how best to enhance teaching and learning in diverse Islamic schooling contexts.
This year’s theme is on social Justice in Islamic Schooling. The theme builds on the excellent scholarship of previous conferences and highlights the significance and need to address social justice issues in Islamic schools. This year’s conference will provide researchers, educators, parents and other community members with the opportunity to discuss processes, policies, pedagogies and other practices that either enhance or diminish social justice in and through education in Islamic schools. The conference aims to be a safe place for critical discussions, sharing experiences and insights into what works and what does not, to inspire all to work toward practice characterised by justice, and to nurture hope.
Social justice is one of the most significant and focal areas of Islam, and we hope that the conference will be able to address issues of social justice based on Islamic and western scholarship.
We are going GREEN find out more
Renowned international academics and educators from Singapore, New Zealand and USA
Professor Syed Farid Alatas Professor of Sociology at the National University of Singapore, read bio here.
The Social Dimension of Justice in Islam: The Contribution of Theology
Professsor Stephen Dobson Dean of Faculty of Education, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, read bio here.
The Most Important Demand Placed Upon All Education
Ms Afeefa Syeed Research Associate with Cambridge University's Institute on Religion & global Affairs, read bio here.
"Whosoever Witnesses an Injustice..." Teaching Social Justice in Muslim Schools
Mr Dylan Chown
Introducing Keynote Speakers and topics
Dr Nadeem Memon
Professor Mohamad Abdalla
Registration for 2 days of Conference and Forum (incl. food/refreshments) is $250.00 per person, with the option to attend any Conference or Forum session across the two days.
Attendance at the Conference Gala Dinner is only $50 per person at the Islamic Museum of Australia.
To register for this year's Conference and Forum, please see the attached Registration flyer, or register via Eventbrite, for both conference/forum and dinner. (If you wish to receive an invoice please request it by emailing email@example.com)
Testimonials of presenters and participants
Ms Samah Taka, Islamic School Educator
Professor Stephen Dobson, will deliver one of the keynote addresses
Rydges on Swanston Melbourne - the hotel is literally 2 mins walk to the Conference Venue. The hotel is offering discount to our guests; please make your bookings directly and quote this number: 1907CENTRE to receive your discount.
Executive King rooms at $182 per night per room
Executive twin rooms at $208 per night per room.
Breakfast an additional $19 per person, per day (optional)
Key Dates and Registration
Date and time
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 July 2019
$250 (plus GST) - 2 days - Conference and or Forum attendance
$50 (plus GST)- Dinner - Islamic Museum of Australia
Invoice option - if you wish to receive an invoice please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Areas of study and research
- Health Research
- Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity (ARENA)
- Centre for Cancer Biology
- Centre for Drug Discovery and Development
- Centre for Population Health Research
- Centre of Research Excellence for the Prevention of Chronic Conditions in Rural and Remote High Risk Populations
- International Centre for Allied Health Evidence
- Medicine and Device Surveillance CRE
- Quality Use of Medicines and Pharmacy Research Centre
and Social Sciences
- Art, Architecture and Design
- Communication, International Studies and Languages
- Psychology, Social Work and Social Policy
- Hawke Research Institute
- Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety
- Australian Centre for Child Protection
- Barbara Hardy Institute
- Centre for Research in Education
- Hawke EU Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence
- Centre for Islamic Thought and Education
- International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding
- Research Centre for Languages and Cultures
- Zero Waste SA Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour (sd+b)
IT, Engineering and
- Future Industries Institute
- UniSA College