The First World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquire Human Knowledge (FWCII)
(Kuala Lumpur, 23-25 August 2013)
The International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) convened the First World Congress on Integration and Islamicisation of Acquired Human Knowledge (FWCII 2013) on 23-25 August 2013 at the Prince Hotel in Kuala Lumpur. The theme was “Constructing the Alternative Paradigm of Tawhid” focusing on the integration and application of the Islamic worldview and unitive paradigm. This Congress sought to apply the epistemological perspective, values and norms of the so-called ‘Tawhidic Paradigm’ to all branches of human knowledge ranging from the arts and humanities, the social and physical sciences, to the medical sciences. Its three main objectives were: (1) to gather from around the world Muslim scientists, academics, professionals and experts involved in the wellknown project of ‘Islamisation of Human Knowledge’ so as to mutually benefit from one other’s work and products; (2) to forge new transnational strategies that offer intellectual constructs of Tawhidic discourse constituting a complementary or alternative paradigm for human knowledge for the reconstruction of Muslim society, culture and civilisation and for resolving its internal malaise; (3) and reforming the contemporary “secular humanistic” world disorder. This international event also aimed at demonstrating IIUM’s achievement after three decades of existence in terms of teaching, research and publications, towards fulfilling its declared mission of Islamisation of Human Knowledge.