Hartford Seminary

Professor Feryal Salem Heads to Singapore for Dialogue, Teaching

Feryal Salem Head Shot-Graduation 2016

Professor Feryal Salem will spend the next week teaching and participating in dialogue with the Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (MUIS).

MUIS, a longtime Hartford Seminary partner, works to bring about a greater understanding of Islam and Muslims among the multi-racial and multi-religious society of Singapore.

Professor Salem will also meet with Dr. Yaacob Ibrahim, who has three titles: Minister for Communications & Information, Minister in charge of Muslim Affairs, and Minister in charge of Cyber Security.

Her schedule includes:

  • Teaching a masterclass on “Harnessing Traditions for Contemporary Muslim Challenges: Reading Islamic Laws in the Formative Period.”
  • Media interviews
  • Dialogue on “Certificate of Islam in Context”
  • A conversation on “The Challenges of Female Scholarship in Islamic Studies.”
  • A public talk on “Islam and Diversity: Faith Communities of the Future”

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