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The Hashim Sani Centre for Palestine Studies  is the first academic centre in the country and region which is devoted to academic activities in the field of Palestine studies. The activities will be in the form of research, teaching, and intellectual collaboration among scholars within University of Malaya and beyond.
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Mission, Vision & Objectives

Mission 

The Hashim Sani Centre for Palestine Studies' mission is to expand the boundaries of knowledge in the field of Palestine studies to help achieve freedom, justice, and equality for Palestinians.

Vision 

The Hashim Sani Centre for Palestine Studies' vision is to be the leading center in the Asian region and one of the most reputable centres globally in the field of Palestine studies.

Objectives 

The objectives of the center are as follows:
1.    To support individual and collaborative research activities in the field of Palestine studies. 
2.    To conduct short courses on Palestine studies.
3.    To organize conferences and seminars on Palestine studies.
4.    To host visiting scholars, writers, and artists. 
5.    To build connections with other scholars and departments in UM and beyond to strengthen the academic study of Palestine throughout Malaysia and the world.

Through active research, teaching, and outreach activities, it is hoped that the Center of Palestine Studies will one day become an internationally known source of expertise and education about Palestine and an intellectually vibrant home for Palestine Studies.

Events

1. Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah, The Honorable Minister of Foreign of Malaysia will conduct a soft-launch of the centre on the 14th of July, 2022.

- Call For Papers-

The Inaugural Conference on Palestine Studies (ICPS 2022)

Theme: Ending Settler-Colonialism in Palestine
Dates: 29th November 2022 (in-person conference) 
Venue: Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
30th November 2022 (on-line conference – Zoom link will be provided) |

Interested participants, please fill up this form:  https://forms.gle/NemaTsQmYxStjHZc9

Call for Papers: The Inaugural Conference on Palestine Studies (ICPS 2022) 
Poster ICPS 2022 October 12 

ONLINE WEBINAR AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL'S REPORT ON APARTHEID IN PALESTINE AND ITS IMPLICATION
18 March 2023 9.30pm - 1030pm KUALA LUMPUR
LIVE ON FB HSCPC
 


- https://forms.gle/y1ZvztSaugRicbH17

Research Areas

To Be Announce

Projects

Collaboration with Sinar Daily

Column articles:

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/188058/opinions/columnists/the-day-my-children-were-scattered

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/188421/opinions/columnists/the-light-of-freedom

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/190390/opinions/columnists/hungry-for-freedom-part-1

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/190504/malaysia/national/palestinian-seventh-grade-arabic-curriculum-adopts-story-from-2013s-the-prisoners-diaries-book


Podcast video (with Yousef M. Aljamal):

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/189082/opinions/columnists/the-palestinian-diaries-how-the-prisoners-diaries-started


Scheduled for Feb 23 (Thursday):

Column article - Hungry for freedom (Part 2), 10am

Podcast video (with Baha Hilo), 2pm


Fireside Chat interview

Video: 

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/187775/sdtv/fireside-chat/fireside-chat-shining-light-on-the-palestinian-prisoners-plight

Articles:

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/188438/malaysia/exclusives/palestinian-prisoners-voices-should-be-heard-by-public

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/188423/malaysia/exclusives/horrifying-childhood-of-palestinian-children-in-israeli-run-prisons

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/187937/malaysia/exclusives/israels-call-to-ban-farha-shows-they-are-afraid-of-their-own-shadow

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/187701/malaysia/exclusives/palestinian-prisoners-use-hunger-as-weapon-for-freedom

https://www.sinardaily.my/article/187654/malaysia/exclusives/sinar-dailys-podcast-hopes-to-relay-palestinians-stories-in-their-own-voice

Members

Members of HSCPS:

  1. Prof Dr. Khadijah Khalid, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya
  2. Associate Prof. Dr. Ezlika Ghazali, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya
  3. Associate Prof. Dr. Mohd Edil Sukor, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya
  4. Associate Prof. Dr. Anna Azriati, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of Malaya
  5. Associate Prof Dr Fadiya, Faculty of Science, University of Malaya
  6. Associate Prof Dr. Roy Rogers, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
  7. Dr. Suat Yan Lai, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Malaya
  8. Dr. Fatiha Hana Shabarudin, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Malaya
  9. Dr. Mohd Afiq Mohd Nor, University of Malaya Medical Center

Visiting Fellowship, Visiting Scholars and Non-resident Scholars and Senior Non-resident Scholars

1. Visiting Fellows: Applicants would typically be established academics. Successful applicants will receive financial support from the center via the Al-fitrah foundation.

2. Visiting Research Fellows: Applicants should normally be at the postdoctoral level or equivalent. Successful applicants will receive financial support from the center via the Al-fitrah foundation

3. Visiting Scholars: These self-funded positions are primarily intended for academics who wish to spend up to a year at the Centre. Applicants should normally have obtained a doctorate or equivalent degree by the time they join the Centre

4. Non-resident scholars and Senior non-resident scholars: These self-funded positions are primarily intended for academics who wish to be affiliated with the center. They are expected to be distinguished researchers, academics, and policymakers. There is no application process for these affiliations. The positions are conferred by invitation

Senior Non-Resident Scholars:

               

  1. Associate Prof. Dr. Hafidzi Mohd Noor, Chairman, Board of Trustees, MyCARE, Malaysia.

  2. Mr. Muslim Imran, Chairman, Palestine Cultural Organization, Malaysia.

  3. Associate Prof Dr. Mahmod Dr. Mahmoud AlHirthani, AlAqsa University, Gaza City, Palestine.

  4. Dr. Refaat AlAreer, Islamic University, Gaza City, Palestine.

  5. Dr. Sharef A M Abushamalla, AlQuds Foundation of Malaysia

  6. Dr. Malaka Shwaikh, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.

  7. Dr. Fauzi Zakaria, MAPIM.
     

Non-Resident Scholar

  1. Mr. Khalid Jimat, PACE.

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Last Update: 02/01/2024