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Mr. Mohamed Buhary Fowzul

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Mr. Mohamed Buhary Fowzul
B.A.Hons (UPDN), M.Phil (UPDN)
Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies
Department of Islamic Studies
Faculty of Arts and Culture
Telephone: +94 772919150
Emailfowzulbuhary@gmail.com / fowzulb@esn.ac.lk

Biography

Name in full: MOHAMED BUHARY FOWZUL
Name with initial: M.B.Fowzul
Residential Address: No-890A/2, Old Market Road, Eravur-03. (30300)
Official Address: Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts and Culture,
Eastern University, Sri Lanka, Vantharumoolai, Chenkalady
Gender: Male
Date of birth: 1979-05-24
NIC NO: 197914502996
Civil status: Married
Nationality: Sri Lankan
E-mail: fowzulbuhary@gmail.com / fowzulb@esn.ac.lk
Contact No: 0772919150 / 0714460923

Educational Qualification

  1. M.Phil. in Islamic Studies from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2014.
  2. B.A.(Hons) Specialized in Islamic Studies from the University of Peradeniya, Paradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2006
  3. Moulavi Al-Aalim, Followed Seven years’ course in Arabic and Islamic Studies, at the Dharuth Thowheed Assalafiya Institute, Paragahadeniya, Sri Lanka in 2000
  4. Al-Hafiz (I have memorized the entire Holy Quran)

Employment Record

Present Employment

  • Senior Lecturer - Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts & Culture, Eastern University, Sri Lanka

Previous Employment

Institution / Department Post From To
Eastern University, Sri Lanka Lecturer (Probationary) 02/12/2009 01/12/2014
University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Lecturer (Temporary) 01/04/2008 01/12/2009
Eastern University, Sri Lanka Visiting Lecturer for the 2nd semester 2007/08 17/09/2008  
Infrastructure and Housing Development Project (funded by World Bank) Communication Campaign Assistant 01/07/2007 30/03/2008
Dharuth Thowheed Assalafiyya Institute, Kurunegala, Sri Lanka Teacher 2006 2007

Language Proficiency

Tamil - Excellent
English - Excellent
Sinhala - Excellent
Arabic - Excellent
Hindi - Good

Publications

1. THE OTTAMAN EMPIRE, (Tamil) - 2009
2. AN INTRODUCTION TO ARABIC LITERATURE, (Tamil,) - 2009

Research

  1. Presentation of Research Paper at Annual Research Session (ARS) 2017 of Eastern University, Sri Lanka on the title of ‘Divorces and its impacts on the community: A sociological study based on Batticaloa Muslims’ on 13th of October 2017
  2. Presentation of Research Paper on the title of ‘Contemporary Challenges Faced by Quazi Court System in Sri Lanka’ as a collaboration with the guest lecture of Dr. Christine Schenk (Honorary Research Associate, Fellow of the Swiss National Science Foundation, School of Geography and the Environment, University of Oxford) on “Negotiating Muslim Personal Law in Aceh, Indonesia: Possible implications for Sri Lanka?” at the Board Room, Faculty of Arts and Culture, EUSL on 26 July 2017 organized by Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL.
  3. Presentation of Research Paper at 2nd International Symposium 2015, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic Language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, on the title of ‘Practice of Judgment: An Islamic Perspective’ on 04th March 2015
  4. Presentation of Research Paper at International Research Conference 2014, Eastern University, Sri Lanka, on the title of ‘Qualification and Behavior of Judge: An Islamic Perspective’ on 5th December 2014
  5. Presentation of Research Paper at 4th International Symposium 2014, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka on the title of ‘Judicial Administration in Islam: a historical view on the structure of court’ on 02nd August 2014

Thesis

  1. “THE OPERATION OF THE QUAZI COURT SYSTEM IN SRI LANKA: A STUDY WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO QUAZI JUDGES” in 2014
    Thesis Submitted in partial fulfilment of requirement of the Degree of Master of Philosophy in Islamic Civilization of the University of Peradeniya.

Dissertation

  1. “THE ETHNIC PROBLAM AND THE BATTICALOA MUSLIMS”, in 2005/2006
    Submitted to the department of Arabic and Islamic Civilization, University of Peradeniya, in partial fulfilment of the requirement of Bachelor of Arts degree final examination

Research Activities

  1. Research assistant to an empirical research on ‘THE ROLE OF ARABIC COLLEGES IN SRI LANKA FOR THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT’ (2015/2016) collaborating with two senior academics. They are: 1. Dr. M.I.M.Jazeel, Senior Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Islamic Studies and Arabic language, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka & 2. Mr. M.A.M.Yaseer, Senior Lecturer, Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  2. Research assistant to the field research for the book ‘Checkpoint, Temple, Church and Mosque’ which was published in 2014, as a collaborative work of the eminent professors such as professor Jonathan Spencer (University of Edinburgh), professor Jonathan Goodhand (University of London), professor Shahul Hasbullah (University of Peradeniya), professor Bart Klem (University of Zurich), professor Benedikt Korf (University of Zurich) and professor Kalinga Tudor Silva (University of Peradeniya).
  3. Research Assistant to Professor S.H.Hasbullah, Senior Lecturer, Department of Geography, University of Peradeniya for an empirical research on “Islamic Revivalism in the Eastern Province” in 2010 & 2011
  4. Research Assistant to Dr. Farah Mihlar, journalist and social activist for her PhD thesis on the title of ‘Role of religious movements in bringing about religious change in Sri Lanka from 1980 to present’ at SOAS,University of London in 2011
  5. Research Assistant to Dr.M.Jazeel, Senior Lecturer, Department of Islamic Studies, South Eastern University, Oluvil, Sri Lanka, for his PhD Thesis on ‘ The Mosque leadership in Muslim minorities: an empirical evaluation ’ at Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 2008
  6. Research Assistant to Dr.Razak Mohamed Ghani, Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Peradeniya, for his PhD Thesis on “Muslims’ perspectives on the ethnic conflict in Sri Lanka”, at Latrobe University, Australia in 2007

Articles

  1. ‘THE ROLE OF ARABIC COLLEGES IN THE SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT OF ERAVUR VILLAGE’ (Tamil) in INA SAMATHI 2014, Annual magazine of Divisional Secretariat, Eravur
  2. “THE FINAL STAGE OF ISLAMIC CALIPHATE” (TAMIL) in the magazine of ‘AL-INSHIRAH’-(2008), published by Muslim Majlis of University of Peradeniya.
  3. ‘PAAVA MEETCHIYIN MAHIMAI ‘ Thinakaran, Daily News Paper
  4. ‘NABI VALIYIL NAM PERUNAAL’ Thinakaran Daily News Paper
  5. ‘NONBIN PAYITCHIHAL THODARATTUM’ Thinakaran Daily News Paper
  6. “ANNIYARHALAIYUM ARAVANAIKUM ISLAM” in the magazine of ‘UNMAI UTHAYAM’, published by Jama-ath- Ansaris Sunnathil Mohammathiyya, Kurunegala
  7. “MUSLIMS IN SRI LANKA” (TAMIL) in the magazine of ‘PERU NAAL MALAR’- (1999), published by Thaimiyya book centre, Madurai, India.

Seminars & Workshops

  1. Workshop on Disciplilinary Procedures, Inquiries and Reporting, conducted by Mr.N.Selvakkumaran, Organized by SDC, EUSL on 19.11.2016
  2. Training sessions on Oxford University Press database Organized by Library, EUSL on 01.07.2016
  3. Seminar on “Access to E-Journals Database” Organized by Library, EUSL on 21.06.2016
  4. Participated in English Language Training under IDAS/HETC Project Eastern University, Sri Lanka conducted by the International Language Centre, Colombo on 29.02.2016 - 11.03.2016
  5. 03 Days Training Programme on LMS at EUSL Organized by IDAS on 19,20 & 27/02.2016
  6. Inaugural guest lecture on the 3rd mission “University outreach and community engagement” By Prof. Uma Coomaraswamy, Organized by SDC, EUSL on 15.02.2016
  7. Participated in two days’ Workshop on “Outcome based curriculum” by Dr. Morais at FAC/EUSL Organized by IDAS on 01 & 02.02.2016
  8. Seminar on “Human Values and Ethics” By Prof. Uma Coomaraswamy at EUSL on 19.01.2016
  9. Workshop on Student Counselling conducted by Dr.B.M.K.Perera organized by Staff development Centre, EUSL on 26.10.2015
  10. Workshop on Internal Quality Assurance – Institutional Review and Sri Lanka Qualification Framework By Prof. Uma Coomaraswamy, Prof. Kalyani Perera, Prof. Harichandra Abeywardena and Dr. Gominda Ponnemperuma at Nallaiya Auditorium, EUSL on 10.10.2015
  11. Participated in a workshop on “out comes – based curriculum development” by E.R. Kalyani Perera at Staff development Centre, EUSL on 08.05.2013
  12. Participated in a discussion with Prof. A. Marx, organized by the Staff Development Centre, EUSL on 13.02.2013
  13. Training of Trainers Workshop in the Primer Series on ICTD for Youth, conducted by United Nations Asian & Pacific Training Centre for Information & Ministry of Higher Education on 20-23.03.2012
  14. 5 Days training program on Developing Research Competencies, conducted by HETC & Ministry of Higher Education on 19-23.12.2011
  15. Participated in the faculty development plan, Faculty of Arts & Culture in 04.10.2011
  16. Participated in the two week training program on ‘e-learning and online material preparation’ conducted by EUSL on 19.09.2011– 30.09.2011
  17. Participated in the workshop for “Proposal writers quality and innovation grant (QIG)”, conducted by HETC project, EUSL on 08.08.2011
  18. Completed the Teaching Methodology course, conducted by Staff Development Centre, EUSL on 23.06.2011
  19. Participated in the Annual Research Session organized by Faculty of Arts & Culture, EUSL on 17&18.12.2010
  20. Participated in the two day workshop on “Writing A Research proposal” at Postgraduate Institute of Management, conducted by Ministry of Higher Education on 19.10.2010 – 20.10.2010
  21. Participated in the residential workshop on “Soft skill development and leadership training” in Bundala National Park, conducted by Ministry of Higher Education & UGC on 11.10.2010 – 13.10.2010
  22. Participated in the workshop on “Online journal search (J-Store)” organized by the Library, EUSL on 15.09.2010
  23. Participated in the workshop on “Right Attitudes for Better Performance” conducted by Staff Development Centre, EUSL on 12.08.2010
  24. Participated in the leadership program-2006, conducted by Jama-ath-e Islami, Sri Lanka, through the Muslim Majlis of University of Peradeniya
  25. Participated in the Tsunami counselling workshop in 11 to 25 January 2005, conducted by philosophy and psychology department, University of Peradeniya

Research Interest

  • Muslim Personal Law
  • Islamic Law
  • History of Sri Lankan Muslims
  • Islamic History
  • Quranic Studies

Teaching

  • 1st year 2nd Semester IS 1212 Science of Al Quran and Al Hadith
  • 3rd year 1st Semester IS 3113 Outlines of Islamic Science and Islamic Arts
  • 3rd year 2nd Semester IS 3213 Islamic History (from 750 A.D. to 1924 A.D.)

Awards

 

Positions Held

  • STUDENT COUNSELOR in the following years
    • 06.10.2010 to 02.10.2011
    • 03.10.2011 to 03.12.2012
    • 04.12.2012 to 03.12.2013
    • 08.07. 2015 to 07.09.2016
    • 17.02. 2017 to 16.02.2017
  • MEMBER OF ORGANIZING COMMITTEE for the 15th Vipulanandha memorial lecture