About The Conference

The International Islamic University of Malaysia (IIUM) through the Office of Internationalization and Globalization, in partnership with Shenandoah University, Bridgewater College and Jamal Barzinji Project for International Cooperation to Advance Higher Education, is hosting a two-day conference to provide scholars, educators and students with a platform to present and discuss topics varying from gender equality to religious harmony and peace. This is the first time the three academic bodies have come together to co-host an event that will provide opportunity for scholars from areas as diverse as political science, civilizational studies, religious studies, inter-faith studies, education, information technology and many more, to reflect and generate ideas to create sustainable peace and harmony for humanity.


The objective of this conference is to get together at an international platform the experts of theme and sub-themes of the conference to build an environment of religious harmony, equality and peaceful living through a meaningful dialogue.


“Unity with Diversity: 

Moving Toward Civilizational Development”


14th July 2020 (Tuesday)

– 15th July 2020 (Wednesday)


International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM)

Jalan Gombak, 53100, Selangor, Malaysia


1) Religious Diversity

2) Gender Dysphoria

3) Civilization

4) Racism

5) Conflict Resolution

6) Terrorism

7) Islamophobia

8) Gadgetism

9) Global Citizenship

10) Good Governance

11) Populism