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”