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Nur Suriya Binti Mohd Nor

Academic Qualification

  • Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy, edu 1 - 1
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HERITAGE (USUL AL-DIN AND COMPARATIVE RELIGION) - Doctor of Philosophy, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • MASTER OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE & HERITAGE (USUL AL-DIN AND COMPARATIVE RELIGION) - Masters Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • - Bachelor Degree, International Islamic University Malaysia

Nur Suriya Binti Mohd Nor (Dr.)

Assistant Professor
IIUM Gombak Campus

KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES

Other's position:

Deputy Dean, IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies


nursuriya@iium.edu.my
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Expert Profile


Nur Suriya binti Mohd Nor is an Assistant Professor and the former Head of Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion (January 2019-July 2021)AbdulHamid A. AbuSulayman Kulliyyah Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (AHAS, KIRKHS), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). She is currently the Deputy Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Management at IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies (IIUM Academy). She is also the Academic Quality Assurance Liaison (AQAL) for IIUM Academy. She was the Deputy Director for Centre for Islamisation (CENTRIS), IIUM (January-December 2018) and the Academic Advisor for Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion (January-December 2017). She obtained her Bachelor (2006) and Master's (2008) degrees as well as Doctor of Philosophy (2015) in Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Heritage (Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion) from IIUM. She specializes in the study of religions with special focus on Buddhism and has contributed greatly in the field of numerous publications on diverse areas, including Islam and other religions, Mahayana Buddhism, Muslim scholars of Nusantara, Islamic Da’wah, and Bediuzzaman Said Nursi.





Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Comparative Religion - Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism, and Studies of Religions
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Islamic Studies - Da'wah


Teaching Responsibilities


FINAL YEAR PROJECT I 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
FINAL YEAR PROJECT II 2021/2022 2020/2021
INDUSTRIAL TRAINING 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020
ISLAMIC AQIDAH 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
ISLAMIC DA'WAH 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018
ISLAMIC WORLDVIEW 2017/2018 2016/2017
METHODS OF DA'WAH 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
METHODS OF DAKWAH 2016/2017
PRACTICUM 2018/2019 2017/2018
RESEARCH PAPER I 2016/2017
STUDIES OF RELIGION 2017/2018 2015/2016
STUDY OF RELIGIONS 2017/2018
STUDY OF RELIGIONS II 2017/2018 2016/2017 2015/2016 2014/2015
WORLD RELIGIONS II 2022/2023 2021/2022 2020/2021 2019/2020 2018/2019 2017/2018


Research Projects


Completed
2016 - 2019 Bediuzzaman Said Nursi and "Medresetuz-zehra": A Comparison with International Islamic University Malaysia
On-Going
2017 - Present Said Nursi's iman-Oriented Understanding of Serving Islam The place of Risale-I Nur the Mainstream Islamic Movements and Its Methodology (Hayrat Foundation, Turkey)
2017 - Present The Encyclopedia of Muslim Scholars of Nusantara Project (Part 2: 19th - 20th Century)


Award & Recognition


21 Jun, 2021 Most Promising Academic Award (Silver) - AHAS Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences KCDIO


Publications


Article

2021 Islamic and Western Higher Education Systems: A Comparative Analysis. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 5 (2) pp. 71-97
2021 Meat-Eating vs. Vegetarianism: the Practice of Karuna in Theravada Buddhism and Chinese Mahayana Buddhism. AL-ITQĀN: JOURNAL OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES AND COMPARATIVE STUDIES, Vol. No. 5 (Issue No. 1) pp. 51-63
2021 Social cohesion in the views of Islam and Buddhism: a textual analysis. Al-Itqān Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 5 (2) pp. 137-158
2021 The Uniqueness of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion Programme at IIUM. IIUM TODAY, 22 January 2021 () pp.
2021 Veganism sentiments and preferences among Muslims. Pertanika Journal of Social Science and Humanities, 29 (2) pp. 1431-1447
2020 Promoting inter-religious harmony through university community engagement project: a case study of the educational visit to places of worship (Edvist). Al-Itqan: Journal Of Islamic Sciences And Comparative Studies, 4 (2) pp. 19-31
2020 The genesis of the phenomenon of Korean wave (hallyu) and its influence on youths in Malaysia: an Islamic perspective. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, Special Issue (2) pp. 109-122
2020 Upholding Islamic ethics on social media during COVID 19 pandemic: a reflection from Verses 6 and 12 of Surah al-Ḥujurāt. IIUM Emotional and Psychological Support Site, June 2020 () pp.
2020 Upholding Islamic ethics on social media during COVID-19 pandemic. The Companion, 11th May 2020 () pp.
2019 Islam and Buddhism: similarities of moral practices. AL-ITQĀN : Journal Of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, Special Issue (2) pp. 23-40
2018 Fiṭrah in Islam and Ren Xing in confucianism: its relation to Islamic and confucian ethics. AL-Itqan (Special Issue 1), 1 (1) pp. 17-27
2018 Fiṭrah in Islam and Ren Xing in Confucianism: their relation to Islamic and Confucian ethics. AL-ITQĀN JOURNAL OF ISLAMIC SCIENCES AND COMPARATIVE STUDIES, Special Issue (1) (1) pp. 17-27
2018 The Chinese Mahayana Buddhist Community in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Al-Itqan: Journal of Islamic Sciences and Comparative Studies, 2 (2) pp. 57-80
2018 The Chinese Mahayana Buddhist community in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. Al-Itqan, 2 (2) pp. 57-82
Conference or Workshop Item

2021 Integrating "Learning to Live Together" in the university curriculum as a platform to promote Inter-Religious harmony: a case study of RKUD 2250. In: Scholarship Advancement Project 2021,
2020 Approaches in dealing with the impact of COVID 19 pandemic: Islamic and Buddhist perspectives. In: The International Seminar (Webinar) on the Roles of the Universities in Responding to Psychosocial Issues in the Community 2020 (ISRUPIC 2020),
2020 The use of creative methods in disseminating da'wah : a case study of selected da'wah projects of the IIUM students. In: Scholarship Advancement Project of Department of Usul al-Din & Comparative Religion (SAP 2020),
2019 Islam and Buddhism: similarities of moral practices. In: International Conference on Religious Issues in Indonesia and Malaysia (ICRIIM) 2019,
2019 Promoting inter-religious harmony through university-community engagement project: a case study of the educational visit to places of worship (EDVIST). In: International Seminar on the Roles of University in Responding to Psychosocial Issues in the Community (ISRUPIC),
2017 Fitrah in Islam and Ren Xing in Confucianism: its relation to Islamic and Confucian ethics. In: International Seminar on Islam, Confucianism and the Moderate Path of Civilization,
2017 Madrasatuzzahra: Nursi’s model of the integration of knowledge. In: International Conference On Bediuzzaman Said Nursi's Thought On Wasatiyyah And An Exemplary Society,
2016 Karuna (compassion): The practice and its impacts on Chinese Mahayana Buddhists in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor. In: Seminar Antarabangsa Agama & Pembangunan ke-IX:Agama dan Perdamaian,
Book Section

2021 Upholding Islamic ethics on social media during COVID 19 pandemic: a reflection from Verses 6 and 12 of Surah al-Ḥujurāt. In: IMPACT, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 9789671981207, pp. 256-262
2021 Upholding Islamic ethics on social media during COVID 19 pandemic: a reflection from Verses 6 and 12 of Surah al-Ḥujurāt. In: IMPACT, Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences, ISBN: 9789671981207, pp. 256-262