The second International Seminar on Research on Malay entered its third day yesterday, where participants discussed on two topics presented during the morning session.
The first working paper titled "Pemikiran Pendidikan Melayu-Islam Di Institusi Pondok Tradisional Kelantan" was delivered by Doctor Shohana binti Haji Hussin from the Philosophy and Islamic Civilisation Section, Universiti Sains Malaysia. The working paper among other things stressed that the hut education institution as an Islamic learning centre is a symbol of the Muslim scholars' tradition from the past, especially in the tradition of Islamic history studies in Kelantan. She added that the inherited education system, which is established by scholars in efforts to strengthen faith, enhances academic excellence, and increase the Islamic moral values among the society and students from all ages and backgrounds.
Meanwhile, the working paper titled "Pengaruh Islam Dalam Bahasa Dan Sastera: Ciri-Ciri Ahli Sunnah Waljamaah dalam Makna Syair Perlembagaan Negeri Brunei" was delivered by Dr Hajah Dayang Fatimah binti Haji Awang Chuchu and Dayang Ismayah binti Haji Mohd Noor @Sulaiman from the Faculty of Arts and Social Studies, Universiti Brunei Darussalam. The working paper among other things stressed that in the country, the Syair Perlembagaan Negeri Brunei by Muda Omar 'Ali Saifuddien is one of the prime literature works that disseminates information on the history of the 1959 Brunei Darussalam Constitution. They explained that the research explored on the literature's semantic aspects, as well as translations that requires two informants as reference.
Source: Radio Television Brunei