FIELDS OF EXPERTIESE

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Glocal Spectrum, with the group leader and founder by Mesut Idriz, PhD., brings together decades of experience and expert knowledge in a variety of fields, among them including:


* Pluralism, Diversity & Ethnic Relations

* Contemporary Applied Islamic Law & Jurisprudence

* Islamic Finance, Banking and Business

* Professional Translations and Editors from/to the Arabic, English, Albanian, Malay, Bosnian, and Turkish Languages

* Media & Entertainment

* Strategic Planning of Public and Higher Education

* Counter-Terrorism Strategies

* Islamic Euro-Asian Paradoxes

* Muslim World – the West Relations

* Minority Muslim and non-Muslim Communities and Integrations

* Libraries including Personal, Private and Public

* Inventory of Islamic Manuscripts (e.g. Arabic, Ottoman, Persian, Urdu, Malay, Albanian, Bosnian, Macedonian, etc.), Cataloguing and Digitalizing

* Islamic Encyclopedias, Coordinating and Preparing the Entries

* Halal Industry and Development

* Islamic Euro-Asian Arts and Architectures


Glocal Spectrum affiliates have worked in both the private sector and the public sector, providing different institutions with a variety of independent expert advice or commentary (we have included some further details on selected institutions). These include:

Public Sector Organisations

Alliance of Civilizations, United Nations

Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), Saudi Arabia

Institute of Islamic Understanding Malaysia (IKIM), Malaysia

Center for Values Education (DED), Turkey



Think-Tanks

SETA Foundation, Turkey
US Relations with the Islamic World Project, The Brookings Institution, USA
International Institute for Strategic Studies, UK
Institute of Strategic and International Studies (ISIS), Malaysia
South African Institute for International Affairs, South Africa
Tabah Foundation, UAE

Kalam Research & Media, UAE

The Zaituna, Lebanon

TURKSAM, Turkey



Educational Institutions

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, University of Oxford, UK
Centre for Research in Ethnic Relations, University of Warwick, UK
The American University in Cairo, Egypt
The Zaytuna Institute, USA

Asia-Europe Institute, Malaysia

International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), Malaysia

Gazikent University, Turkey

International Balkan University, Macedonia

International University of Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

Qatar Foundation, Qatar



Media
Aljazeera Balkans, Bosnia Herzegovina

Elcezire Turk, Turkey
Malaysiakini, Malaysia

Milenia Magazine, Malaysia

Forward Malaysia, Malaysia

Shenja, Macedonia
Emel Magazine, UK


Other Institutions and Organizations

Albanian Malaysian Chamber of Commerce (AMCC), Malaysia

Dar al-Ifta', Egypt

MATUSITEB, Macedonia
Euro-Islam Network
Oxford Amnesty Lecture, UK

Dituria Foundation, Macedonia

Logos-A, Macedonia

Institute of Islamic Thought & Civilization, Albania

Kavaq, Malaysia

Egnatia Group, Malaysia



It should be noted that none of the above are affiliates of Glocal Spectrum, nor does Glocal Spectrum necessarily endorse all aspects of their activities.

In the event that you wish to be in touch with one of our consultants, please contact us, and we will source the most qualified available consultant in our network. Our consultants are not listed on our website, as we believe in maintaining their independence, but any consultant that we do put you in touch with will come with Glocal Spectrum's assurances. You will have access to their resumes before you finalize any contracts should you so desire.