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Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh


Dr Drammeh is a Professor of Islamic Thought and Contemporary Studies and honourable member of our Institute. He also teaches in the institute and supervises the researches in multiple feilds including philosophy, theology. He is coming from very rich social and academical background. He holds a PhD level in several feilds, and has written many books and articles. Below very small part of his rich background:




  • PhD in Islam and modernity at the Muslim College London (2005).

  • PhD American Graduate School of Paris in International Relations (2000)

  • Fellow Royal Society of Arts, UK (FRSA)

  • Fellow Higher Education Academy, UK (FHEA)

  • Member of Political Science Society, UK




  • Founding Director of Timbuktu International Research Centre Scotland UK

  • Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator the Muslim College London

  • External Examiner at various universities in the UK

  • Technical Team of the Islamic Development Bank in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (seasonal)


Holds multiple languages:


  • Fluent in Arabic, English French languages (speaking/reading/writing).

  • (Intermediate level), Malay

  • (beginners' level) Mandingo and Wolof (National Languages of the Gambia and Senegal).


Research Publications


  • Reflecting on Democratic Values and Principles of Governance in Islam' in International Journal of Muslim Unity, Kuala Lumpur, International Islamic University, Vol. 4, No. 1, August 2006, pp. 11-44.

  • 'Challenges of Islamicjerusalem' in Journal of Middle Eastern Geopolitic, Rome, Globe Research and publishing Srl, Vol. II, January - March 2007, pp. 9-22.

  • The Fallacy of the Inevitability of Clash of Civilisations: A Common ground for Mutual Understanding and Co-Existence. Published by IIUM Press, International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2009 ((ISBN 978983-3855-73-5)

  • Islam and Human Dignity: Insights into Muslim Ethico-Philosophical Thinking in Cheikh Mbacke Gueye (ed.) Ethical Personalism, Ontos Verlag (in Frankfurt am Main) pp. 69-81

  • 'Methodological Approaches and Implications in Dealing with Qur'an' in Al-Bayan, Brill, volume 12/Issue1/2014

  • Ethics of Peace and Pluralism in the Qur'anic Discourse, in International Journal of Muslim Unity, Kuala Lumpur, Volume 10/ Number1/2 2012

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