Monday, November 13, 2006

Dr Michael Feener and Muhamad Ali at Shangri La, Honolulu

I adore Dr Michael Feener's achievement in Islamic studies. He is now an assistant professor at the National University of Singapore. He has conducted significant research on Islam from a multidiciplinary approach: historical, textual and contemporary. His language skill is amazing; his emphaty and sympathy towards what and whom he studies are without doubt. I will write again about his works in due course, but this time it suffices to say that he is a model of genuine scholarship.
Hale Manoa, October 2006


michael said...

Setuju! Hey Pak, will you be coming back to California?

Muhamad Ali said...

Yes, I will be coming to California this Fall.

jakobtrane said...


I was the happy participant in a small informal seminar with Michael Feener today, and wanted to to google him which made your posting come up.

Feener's lecture was brilliant and showed a strong sympathy, as you also have noted, towards the subjects of his studies.


Best regards,