This April 2009, ISDEV new Post-Doctoral Fellow Dr Maskaree Ardee @ Nik Muhammad Syukri Nik Wan (pic.) will hold a discussion on the aspects of ilmu Tauhid based on Kitab Uum al-Barahin. This discussion has been scheduled to be held on every 3rd Tuesdays of the month. Kitab Uum al-Barahin is a scholarly work of Imam al-Sanusi.
Dr Ardee who is from Pattani, Thailand is proficient in the field of Usuluddin. He had obtained the Bachelor of Arts in Usuluddin (Doctrine & Philosophy) from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, Egypt and his Masters degree from College of Islamic Studies (Usuluddin) from Prince of Songkla, University Pattani, Thailand. He was conferred the PhD degree in Islamic Civilisation from the School of Humanities, Universiti Sains Malaysia with his thesis which reads “Pengaruh dan kesan penulisan al-Imam al-Sanusi terhadap ilmu tauhid di Selatan Thailand”.
Dr Ardee is very articulate in his native Thai language and the Arabic language. However he also speaks fluent Bahasa Malaysia. Dr Ardee’s official appointment as ISDEV post doctoral fellow began on 19 April, 2009 and insya Allah he will be with ISDEV for a year. Ah lan wa sahlan to ISDEV Dr Ardee!