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El Fatih Abdullahi Abdelsalam
Senior Academic Fellow

  • KULLIYYAH OF ISLAMIC REVEALED KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN SCIENCES
  • IIUM Gombak Campus
  • elfatih@iium.edu.my
  • 6066

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Professor Elfatih A. Abdel Salam started his career as a teacher of English in a Sudanese high secondary school in 1974. In 1976, he was appointed as an assistant lecturer in the Institute of African and Asian Studies, Khartoum University. In 1979, he was sent to the USA to pursue a PhD degree in Political Science. He earned that degree in International Relations and returned home in 1984. Between 1984 and 1994, besides lecturing at Khartoum University, he served on a part time basis in a number of academic and teaching institutions in Sudan, including Omdurman Islamic University, Africa Inte ... show more

  • Diploma in Islamic Revealed Knowledge - Diploma, International Islamic University Malaysia
  • Ph.D in Political Science - Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University
  • Masters in Political Science - Masters Degree, Northwestern University
  • Master of Science (Political Science) - Masters Degree, University of Khartoum, Sudan
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Political Science) - Bachelor Degree, University of Khartoum, Sudan
  • Social Science ~ Social Science ~ Political Sciences and Public Policy ~ International Relations - Contemporary Middle Eastern and African Politics; Human Rights in the Muslim World; Conflict and Conflict Resolution in the Muslim World; International Law and Diplomacy
  • 2012 - 2020 Member, Majlis Professor Negara
  • 2011 - 2020 Advisor, Political Science Student Association
  • 2006 - 2015 , SUDANESE STUDIES ASSOCIATION, USA
  • 2014 - 2015 , MAJLIS PROFESOR NEGARA
  • 2012 - 2015 MEMBER, IIUM
ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 2008/2009 2013/2014 2014/2015
AFRICAN POLITICS 2007/2008 2011/2012
COMPARATIVE POLITICS 1994/1995 1995/1996 1996/1997
CONTEMPORARY ISLAMIC POLITICAL THOUGHT 2016/2017 2017/2018 2019/2020
FOREIGN POLICIES OF THE MAJOR POWERS 1998/1999 2001/2002 2017/2018 2018/2019
FOREIGN POLICY DECISION MAKING 1994/1995 1995/1996 1996/1997
FOREIGN POLICY OF RUSSIAN FEDERATION 2018/2019
GOVERNMENT FINANCE 2005/2006
INTERNATIONAL LAW 2007/2008 2008/2009 2016/2017
INTERNATIONAL LAW & DIPLOMACY 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
INTERNATIONAL LAW AND DIPLOMACY 2011/2012
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS 1999/2000 2000/2001 2001/2002
INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY 1999/2000 2000/2001 2001/2002 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2016/2017
INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2000/2001
INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 1994/1995 1995/1996 2017/2018
ISLAMIZATION OF KNOWLEDGE (ARABIC) 2017/2018
ISLAMIZATION OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
ISSUES IN MUSLIM POLITICAL THOUGHT 2019/2020
ISSUES OF ISLAMIZATION IN POLITICAL SCIENCE 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016
M.A THESIS 1998/1999 1999/2000
METHODOLOGIES OF POLITICAL SCIENCE 1994/1995 1995/1996 1996/1997 1997/1998 1998/1999 1999/2000 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007
METHODS OF POLITICAL INQUIRY 2004/2005 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
MIDDLE EAST POLITICS 2002/2003 2003/2004 2005/2006 2006/2007 2009/2010 2010/2011 2012/2013 2015/2016
PEACE AND CONFLICT STUDIES 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
PEACE AND WAR STUDIES 2001/2002 2002/2003 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2012/2013
POLITICAL THOUGHT II 1998/1999 2003/2004
POST SOVIET POLITICS 2001/2002
POST-SOVIET POLITICS 2017/2018
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION 2000/2001
RESEARCH METHODLOGY 2018/2019
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 1993/1994 1994/1995 1995/1996 1996/1997 1997/1998 1998/1999 1999/2000 2006/2007 2007/2008 2008/2009 2009/2010 2010/2011 2011/2012 2012/2013 2015/2016 2017/2018 2018/2019 2019/2020
RESEARCH METHODOLOGY (ARABIC) 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER 1 2016/2017 2017/2018 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER I 2018/2019
RESEARCH PAPER II 2018/2019 2019/2020
RESEARCH PROJECT II 2013/2014 2014/2015 2017/2018 2018/2019
SEMINAR ON CONFLICTS AND CONFLICT RESOLUTION 2001/2002
STUDIES IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS 1996/1997 1997/1998
STUDIES IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 2000/2001 2001/2002 2003/2004 2004/2005 2005/2006
THEORIES & ISSUES IN INTER. RELATIONS 2001/2002 2002/2003 2006/2007
THEORIES AND METHODS IN POLITIC INQUIRY 2013/2014 2014/2015 2015/2016 2016/2017
U.S. FOREIGN POLICY 2000/2001 2015/2016
US FOREIGN POLICY 1995/1996
WOMEN IN POLITICS 2009/2010
In Progress
2017 - Present Muslim International Organizations; An Introduction
2016 - Present Mediation of the State of Qatar Outside Arabic Region from 1969 to 2015: Studies in the Dimensions on the International Relations
2016 - Present Democratic Transformation among the Governments Affected by the Arab Spring with Special Reference to the Tunisian Experience: Analytical and Critical Study
2008 - Present International Law and Maritime Affairs Unit (ILMA)
2008 - Present International Law and Maritime Affairs Research Unit (ILMA)
Completed
2016 - 2019 Features of Good Governance: A Quranic Perspective
2016 - 2019 Mediation of the State of Qatar Outside Arabic Region from 1969 to 2015: Studies in the Dimensions on the International Relations
2016 - 2019 Democratic Transformation among the Governments Affected by the Arab Spring with Special Reference to the Tunisian Experience: Analytical and Critical Study
2014 - 2017 Malaysia - Sudan Relations as an Example of South-South Cooperation (1992 - 2013)
2009 - 2010 Indonesia's Counterterrorism Policy, 2001-2009
Article
2018 أثر تطبيق معايير الحكم الرشيد على الإصلاح الإداري في دولة الإمارات العربية المتحدة = The impact of the application of good governance standards on administrative reform in the UAE = Kesan pelaksanaan standard pentadbiran yang baik pada reformasi pentadbiran di Emiriah Arab Bersatu. Journal of Islam in Asia , 15 (3: Special Issue: Integration of Islamic Revealed Knowledge into Humanities and Social Sciences) pp.228-257
2017 الإبداع القرآني في كشف أساليب اليهود السياسية في تزييف الوعي والتلاعب بالعقول = The Qur’anic creativity in revealing Jewish political methods of falsifying consciousness and manipulating minds = Kreativiti al-Quran dalam mendedahkan kaedah Yahudi dalam memalsukan kesedaran dan memanipulasi fikiran. Journal of Islam in Asia , 14 (3 (Special Issue Islam and Creativity)) pp.138-160
2017 Temptations of Power: Islamists & Illiberal Democracy in a New Middle East. By Shadi Hamid. New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014, pp. 280. ISBN 978-0-19931405-8. Intellectual Discourse , 25 (1) pp.275-290
2017 ISIS: Inside the army of terror. By Michael Weiss and Hassan Hassan. Regan Arts. New York, 2015. Pp. 270. ISBN: 978-1-941393-57-4. International Journal of Islamic Thoughts (IJITS) , 6 (1) pp.1-2
2016 Al-Wasatah Al Insaniyah Wa Hukmuha Fi Al-Fikr Al-Arabi Wa Al-Islami. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies , 6 pp.1-32
2016 Faith-based organizations and social development: The role of Markazosshabab al-Muslim Fil Filibbin in women. Journal of US-China Public Administration , 13 (7) pp.490-498
2016 الوساطية في العلاقات الدولية. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies , 6&7 (June/December) pp.1-18
2016 التحول الدميقـراطي. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies , 6&7 (June/December) pp.96-112
2016 العرب والتجربة الديمقراطية. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies , 6&7 (June/December) pp.1-21
2016 الوساطة الإنسانية وحكمها في الفكر العربي والإسلامي. Australian Journal of Islamic Studies , 6&7 (1 (June/December)) pp.1-32
2016 The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era. The Muslim World Book Review , 36 (3) pp.33-35
2016 Palestinian-Israeli conflict: Palestinian officials' perspectives on the George W Bush's administration intervention. Mediterranean Quarterly , 27 (3) pp.72-87
2016 Islamist terrorism in Europe: A History by Peter Nesser.London: C Hurst & Co., 2015. Pp.371. ISBN:9781849044059. The Muslim World Book Review , 37 (1 (Autumn)) pp.77-79
2015 The Arab spring: its origins, evolution and consequences… four years on. Intellectual Discourse , 23 (1) pp.119-139
2015 Arab approaches to conflict resolution: mediation, negotiation and settlement of political disputes. The Muslim World Book Review , 35 (4) pp.32-33
2015 Palestinian prisoners: a question of conscience. Edited By John Calhoun andRanjan Solomon. Geneva: The World Council of Churches, 2015, Pp. 107, ISBN: 978-2-8254-1653-2. International Journal of Islamic Thought , 4 (2) pp.79-86
2015 Routledge Handbook of the Arab Spring: Rethinking Democratization . The Muslim World Book Review , 36 (1) pp.34-35
2015 The Yedizis: the history of a community, culture and religion. The Muslim World Book Review , 36 (1) pp.46-48
2014 Hezbollah: the global footprint of Lebanon’s party of God. By Matthew Levitt. London, Hurst & Co. 2013. Pp. 407. ISBN: 9781849043335. The Muslim World Book Review , 34 (2) pp.49-51
2014 The dying Sahara: US imperialism and terror in Africa. By Jeremy Keenan. London, Pluto Press. 2013. Pp. 326. ISBN: 9780745329611. The Muslim World Book Review , 34 (2) pp.50-51
2014 The nuclear question in the Middle East. Edited by Mehran Kamrava. London: Hurst & Company, 2012. Pp. 297. ISBN: 978849042116. The Muslim World Book Review , 35 (1) pp.33-36
2014 Islamophobia and empirical revisionism: a critique of Bukay and Bostom. Al-Shajarah , 19 (2) pp.151-172
2014 The wisdom of Syria's waiting game: foreign policy under the Assads, by Bente Scheller. London: Hurst, 2013. pp. 268. ISBN: 9781849042864. The Muslim World Book Review , 34 (2) pp.65-67
2014 Iraq's democratic moment. By Foulath Hadid. London. Hurst & Company, 2012. Pp. 338. ISBN: 9781849042185. The Muslim World Book Review , 35 (1) pp.36-38
2013 Islamist radicalisation in North Africa: politics and process by George Joffe (Ed.). London: Routledge, 2012. pp. 217. ISBN: 9780415588065. The Muslim World Book Review , 33 (3) pp.34-35
2013 A democracy history of modern Iraq by Stacy E. Holden (Ed.). Gainesville, FL. University Press of Florida, 2012. pp. 399. ISBN: 9780813040165. The Muslim World Book Review , 33 (3) pp.56-57
2013 Islamist Politics in the Middle East: Movements and Change. By Samer S. Shehata. The Muslim World Book Review , 33 (2) pp.38-40
2013 A primer in public policy analysis: techniques and methods by Garrot S. Eissa and Abdul Raufu Ambali. Intellectual Discourse , 21 (1) pp.134-135
2011 The struggle for Arab independence Riad el-Solh and the makes of Modern Middle East by Patrick Seale . The Muslim World Book Review , 31 (2) pp.39-41
2011 How to lose the War on Terror by Mark Perry. The Muslim World Book Review , 31 (2) pp.73-74
2010 From the Achaemenids to the Islamic Republic: the impact of independence and freedom of Iranian domestic and foreign policies . The Muslim World Book Review , 30 (1) pp.6-16
2009 The "Great Satan" US and the Mullahs : how the US and Iran demonize each other . The Muslim World Book Review , 29 (3)
2009 Jihadi terrorism and the radicalisation challenge in Europe . The Muslim World Book Review , 29 (3) pp.66-69
2009 War on terror : fantasy and fiction behind the mythology of terrorist financing. Intellectual Discourse , 17 (1) pp.1-23
2008 A Bitter harvest : America's war on terror and insurgency. The Muslim World Book Review , 28 (3) pp.6-18

Conference or Workshop Item

2017 Intra-party democracy in Nigerian political parties: A historical survey. In: 2017 6th International Conference on Government, Law and Culture (ICGLC 2017)
2016 Islam and Nigerian foreign policy (1960-2015). In: International Conference on Business, Economics Social Science & Humanities (BSSH-2016)
2015 South-south cooperation: a case study of contemporary Sudanese Malaysian relations. In: 3rd Global Conference on Business and Social Sciences
2014 Indonesia’s counter-terrorism policy, 2001 –2009. In: International Conference on Law, Order and Criminal Justice 2014

Book

2017 State-building under foreign occupation: the case of Iraq, 2003-2008. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia . ISBN 978-967-418-514-5

Book Section

2017 Islamic doctrine of peace and war: A new interpretation. In: Islam and Diplomacy: The Quest for Human Security Pelanduk Publications SDN BHD . ISBN 978-967-978-990-4 , pp.99-122
2015 Political upheavals in North Africa and West Asia. In: Apocalypse and the Hope of Renewal INPUMA, University Malaya . ISBN 978-983-44293-8-6 , pp.3-36
2013 Human rights. In: Government and politics in Malaysia, 2nd ed. Cengage Learning . ISBN 9789670357225 , pp.311-341
2011 Theories of political pluralism: Western and Islamic perspective. In: Contemporary issues in political science IIUM Press . ISBN 9789670225159 , pp.43-53
2011 The Arab league: a bitter harvest in regional conflict resolution. In: International Dispute Settlement Mechanisms IIUM Press . ISBN 978-967-0225-42-5 , pp.263-281
2009 Ancillary services at the IIUM: an overview. In: IIUM at 25: The path travelled and the way forward IIUM Press . ISBN 9789675272103 , pp.195-220
2008 Human rights. In: Government and Politics in Malaysia Cengage Learning . ISBN 978-981-4239-27-1 , pp.191-212