​​​​​​​​​​​​Recent IRTI Research Seminars

The Islamic Research and Training Institute regularly organizes research seminars as part of its knowledge sharing activities. Recent presentations are available for download below.
​​​Date​Title​Presenters​​​​
25 Safar 1439H
14 November, 2017
​Islamic Finance Tools and Mechanisms to Alleviate Poverty​ElHady Enahawi
Senior Specialist and Trainer in Islamic Finance, IRTI​​
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5 Safar 1439H
25 October 2017 
The Islamic Origins of Hypothesis Testing​Dr. Zakaria Boulanouar
Assistant Professor, College of Business, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, KSA 

​7  Jumada Al-​Thani 1438H
6 March 2017
​Responsible Finance from the Islamic Finance Perspective
Mr. Blake Goud
CEO of the Responsible Finance & Investment (RFI) Foundation
Dr. Ali Adnan Ibrahim
Global Head of Sustainability and Social Responsibility, Al Baraka Banking Group
Dr. Mohammed Obaidullah
Senior Economist, Islamic Research & Training Institute
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​8 Rabi Al-Awal ​14378H
7 December 2016​
​IDB Prize Laureate Lecture​ - The State of Empirical Literature on Islamic Banking and Finance​Prof. M. Kabir Hassan
Professor of Finance at the University of New Orleans, United States
IDB Prize Laureate Lecture to be delivered by the winner of the IDB Prize in Islamic Banking & Finance 1437 (2016 G)

​14 Safar 1438H
14 November 2016
​The Maliki School of Fiqh and Its Role in Developing the Contemporary Islamic Financial Industry​Prof. Koutoub Moustapha Sano
Minister in the Presidency Diplomatic Advisor to the President of the Republic of Guinea​
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1 Safar 1438H
1 November 2016​
Book launch - Fatawa of Musharakat​Dr. Rahal Beladel
Senior Shariah Specialist - IRTI
​10 Muharram 1438H
11 October 2016​
​Challenges Faced by the Islamic Finance IndustryElHady Enahawi
Senior Specialist and Trainer in Islamic Finance, IRTI​
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​21 Shawwal 1437H 
26 July 2016
​Can a Shadow Bank Redeem the Underdevelopment of the Muslim World?Prof. Muhammed-Shahid Ebrahim
IRTI Visiting Scholar​
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​9 Ramadhan 1437H
14 June 2016 
​Risk Management Practices in Islamic Banking Institutions: A Comparative Study between Nigeria and Malaysia​​Dr. Aliyu Dahiru Muhammad
IRTI Visiting Scholar​
​17 Shabaan 1437H
24 May 2016
​The Challenges of Poverty Alleviation and Financial Inclusion in North-East Kenya Province​​Dr. Abdelrahman Elzahi
Senior Research Economist in IRTI
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​5 Rajab 1437H
12 April 2016
​Sukuk Default and Issues in Their Resolution: The Case of Villamar Sukuk
​Dr. Salman Syed Ali
Senior Economist, IRTI 
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20 ​​Jumada Al-Thani 1437H 29 March 2016​The Instability of the Financial System and the Coming Financial Crisis​​Tariq Al-Rifai, author of Islamic Finance and the New Financial System: An Ethical Approach to Preventing Future Financial Crises​
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6 Jumada Al-​Thani 1437H
15 March 2016
​What’s In It For Me? Profiling Opportunity Seeking Customers in Malaysian Islamic Banking ​Dr. Ousmane Seck
Senior Researcher, IRTI
Prof. Abdul Ghafar Ismael
Manager, Research Division, IRTI​
​29 Jumada Al-Awal 1437H
9 March 2016
An Overview of Liquidity Management Issues for Institutions Offering Islamic Financial Services​
​Prof. Rifaat Ahmed Abdel Karim
Chief Executive Officer, International Islamic Liquidity Management Corporation
​14 Jumada Al-Awal 1437 H
​​23 February 2015​
Islamic Financing and Monetary Policy in a Dual Banking System: Experience and Evidence from Malaysia​​Dr. Muhamed Zulkhibri
Senior Economist, IRTI
9 Rabi Al-Thani 1437 H​
19 ​January 2015 
​Growth Volatility and Export Diversity in OIC Countries​Dr. Salman Syed Ali
Senior Economist, IRTI
​26 Shawwal 1436H​
11 August  2015  ​
​Sukuk Market and Its Recent Developments​​​Prof. Mohamed Azmi Omar 
Director General, IRTI
​​15 Sha'baan 1436H
02 June 2015​
Knowledge, Economy and Islamic Finance A New-Institutional Economics PerspectiveDr. Habib Ahmed
Durham University Business School, UK
​​02 Rajab 1436H
21 April 2015
​The potential for Islamic Finance in the West​Prof. Walid Hejazi, 
Associate Professor of Business Economics, and Academic Director, at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Canada
 

23 Jumada Al-Thani 1436H
12 April 2015
​Development From Islamic Perspective: Construction of an Integrated Development Index (I-DEX) based on Maqasid Al-Shari'ah​Prof. Aslam Haneef,  Dr. Mustafa Omar, Prof. Ruzita Bt M​​​ohd Amin & Others
Centre for Islamic Research, IIUM​, Malaysia


​11 Jumada Al-Thani 1436H
31 March 2015
​Does Islamic Equity Investment Offer Hedging Benefits?​Dr. Dawood Ashraf, 
Senior Researcher, IRTI
26 Jumada Al-Awal 1436 H
17 March 2015
​Economic​ Consequences of Riba al-Fadhl​Dr. Sami Ibrahim Al-Suwailem, Manager, Islamic Financial Product Development Center, IDB
12 Jumada Al-Awal 1436 H
​03 ​March 2015​
​Islamic Monetary Policy Instruments introduced by the OIC Central Banks​Mr. Md. Abdul Awwal Sarker, 
General Manager, Research Department, Bangladesh Bank

4 Jumada Al-Awal 1436 H
​​23 February 2015​
​Halal Science: Development and Prospects in Its Contribution to the Halal Industry​Prof. Irwandi Jaswir 
​Director, International Institute for Halal Research and Training (INHART), International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM) 
​28 Rabi Al-Thani 1436 H​​
17 February 2015​
​Structural Change and Economic Growth in Emerging Markets: A Cross-Country Analysis
Dr. Ismaeel Naiya, IDB
Senior Researcher, IDB
Dr. Muhamed Zulkhibri
Senior Researcher, IRTI​​
14 Rabi Al-Thani 1436 H​
03 February 2015 
The Microfoundations of Islamic Economics: Issues and Core ValuesDr. Hafas Furqani
6 Rabi Al-Thani 1436 H​
26 January 2015 
Integrated Internal-External Shariah Audit Model: A Proposal towards the Enhancement of Shariah Assurance Practices in Islamic Financial Institutions​​Dr. Zurina Shafii
​Dr. Ahmad Zainal Abidin
Dr. Supiah Salleh
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29 Rabi Al-Awal 1436 H​
20 ​January 2015 

​Economic Determinants of Financing Risk: Case Study of Islamic Banks in IndonesiaDr. ​Raditya Sukmana,
Lecturer in Dept of Islamic Economics, Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia
 




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Recent IRTI Research Seminars