Events iKON 2013-2017

YearEventDate/Time/Venue
2013FRANZ KAFKA EXHIBITION
(on the occasion of the Czech National Day on 28 October 2013)
Launch date: 23 October 2013
Chancellory Building UKM
2014IKMAS VISITING SCHOLAR
ASSOC. PROF. DR. JAMES M IVORY
Appalachian State University, North Carolina, Critical Theory & Visual Culture
30 December 2013 – 3 January 2014
iKON International Relations & Network Visit
·         University of California Berkeley: Meeting with Prof. Dr. Ronald Gronsky, Special Faculty Assistant to the Chancellor for International Relations, Global Engagement Office.
·         California State University Fresno: Meeting with Prof. Dr. Bernard Vinovrsky, Associate Vice-President, Office of the Associate Vice-President for Enrollment Services and Prof. Dr. Xianning Fu, Associate Dean, College of Social Sciences
10-15 April 2014
IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES 15/14
“What Sort of War was the First World War for Japan?”
PROF. DR. NAOKO SHIMAZU
Professor of History, Department of History, Classics & Archaeology, University of London
24/07/2014
10.00 – 11.15 am
IKMAS Seminar Room, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
IKMAS VISITING PROFESSOR
PROF. BARBARA TORMQUIST PLEWA
Center for European Studies
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
The Centennial Commemorative Conference on World War I: Re-Visiting the Outbreak
(with support from the Goethe-Institut Malaysia, the Alliance Francaise Kuala Lumpur and Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Malaysia)
6-8 August 2014
Council Room, Chancellory Building UKM
IKMAS VISITING PROFESSOR
PROF. DR DAGMAR OBERLIES
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (FUAS)
18 August – 12 September 2014
IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES 18/14
“SMART Start: Writing and Assessing Research Proposals”
PROF. DR. DAGMAR OBERLIES Professor of Law and Social Work,
Frankfurt University of Applied Sciences (Fuas)
10 SEPTEMBER 2014 (WEDNESDAY)
10.00 AM – 12.00 PMVenue: IKMAS SEMINAR ROOM, UKM Bangi
IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES 19/14
“Visual Representation of Iranian Cultural Identity in the West”
DR. SANAZ FOTOUHI
University of New South Wales, Australia
22/09/14 (MONDAY)
14:30-16:00
IKMAS SEMINAR ROOM,
Talk: “Nation and Narration: Voices from New Literature”
NORAINI MD YUSOF
Cultural and Communication Research Center, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Iran
03/07/2015
Networking with Iranian institutions
·         Prof. Seyed Mohammad Marandi (Dean) and Prof. Dr. Ahouie
·         Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran
·         Cultural and Communication Research Center, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
·         Prof. Afsaneh, University of Al-Zahra
·         Prof. Miri, Institute for Humanities & Cultural Studies, Tehran
7-8 March 2015
iKON 3D Series 1/2015
Diplomatic Dispatches and Discourse
“Foreign Policy of Georgia and Current Developments in Caucasus Region”
MR. LEVAN MACHAVARIANI
Counsellor/Charge d'Affaires a.i., Embassy of Georgia to Kuala Lumpur
19/03/2015
Council Room, Chancellory Building UKM
IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES 4/15
“Between Orientalism and Islamization: The Failure of Alternative Discourses”
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR. SYED FARID ALATAS
National University of Singapore
27/03/2015
Venue: IKMAS Seminar Room
9.30 – 11.00 am
International Conference on Orientalism Revisited: Beyond the Politics of East and West
(Organized in cooperation with Islamic Renaissance Front, University of Malaya, National University of Singapore, The University of Nottingham, Istanbul Foundation for Science and Culture and Ferdowsi Research and Culture Institute)
Panelists:
Noraini Md Yusof
Esmaeil Zeiny
23-24 May 2015
University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus, Level 2, Chulan Towers 3, Jalan Conlay 50450 KL
COMMEMORATION OF THE 7TH ANNIVERSARY OF AUGUST 2008 RUSSIA-GEORGIA WAR
“August 2008 RUSSIA-GEORGIA WAR”
MR. LEVAN MACHAVARIANI
Counsellor, Charge d’Affaires a.i.
Embassy of Gerogia
Kuala Lumpur
Presentation of the quarterly report on the Human Rights Situation in the Occupied Regions of Georgia
Exhibition “A Story of Internal Displacement Captured on Camera”
17 AUGUST 2015 (MONDAY, BILIK MAJLIS, LEVEL 5, CHANCELLORY BUILDING, UKM
The Second World War: Interpretations and Perspectives: A Revisit after Seventy Years 1945-2015
(in cooperation with Embassies of France and Poland, the Goethe-Institut Malaysia, the Centre of European Studies of the Lund University and the Japan Foundation in Kuala Lumpur)
8-10 October 2015
Council Room, Chancellory Building, UKM
2016IKMAS Seminar Series No.12/2016
Outlook for 2016 US Elections and Beyond
MR. KYLE KONDIK
(Managing Editor of Sabato’s Crystal Ball, the University of Virginia Center for Politics)
22/08/2016
Time: 2.30PM-4.30PM
IKMAS Seminar Series No.14/2016
“The Meaning of Muslim Extremism and the Role of Myths”
DR SYED FARID ALATAS
Associate Professor of Sociology, National University of Singapore (NUS)
09/09/2016
Time: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Venue: IKMAS Seminar Room
IKMAS SEMINAR SERIES NO.7/2016
“Are Human Rights Compatible with Islam?”
PROF ABDULLAHI AHMED AN-NA`IM
Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law
School of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, USA
31/05/2016
Time: 3.0 – 5.00PM
Venue: IKMAS Seminar Room, IKMAS UKM
2017Conference on Religion and Politics: The Changing Landscape of SEA and West Asia and Global Terrorism
(Participation in collaboration with Islamic Renaissance Front and Asia West-East Institute)
·         Speaker: Prof. Dato Dr. Rashila Ramli: Rethinking Human Security in South East Asia
·         Welcoming Speech: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Noraini Md Yusof
14 - 15 January 2017, Pullman Hotel, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur
Bicara Persada XXII
(in collaboration with Jabatan Canselori and Muzium Warisan Akademik)
Trump Presidency: What Can We Expect?
Panelists:
·         Prof. Dr. Trevor Parfitt (The University of Nottingham Malaysia)
·         Prof. Dr. Habibah Hj. Ashari (Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM)
·         Prof. Dato Dr. Rashila Ramli (Institute of Malaysian and International Studies (IKMAS), UKM
Moderator:
Mr. Suhaimi Sulaiman
20/01/2017
9.00am,
Persada Canselori UKM
IKMAS Seminar Series No.2/2017
“Religion, Politics, and the Search for Peace”
PROF JAMES PISCATORI
Deputy Director, Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies, Australian.
13 Februari 2017
3-5pm
IKMAS Seminar Room, Level 1, IKMAS Building