Dr. M.S.M. Saleem
 

Office Address: 

Department of Arabic & Islamic Civilization,
University of Peradeniya,
Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

 Email: 

msaleem@pdn.ac.lk, msmsaleemnadvi@gmail.com

Telephone: 

0777-407978, 071-8401333

Personal Website: 
 
 
Biography:
  • Academic career: I have gained my primary studies in my village, after that I continued my secondary studies at Al Hamiya Arabic College, Kalmunai, Estern province of Sri Lanka . While I was at the Arabic College , I have successfully completed Ordinary Level, Advanced Level and Al Alim part one and part two examinations which are conducted by the Department of Examinations, Ministry of Education, in Sri Lanka . I have completed Bachelors of Arts specialized in Arabic Language and passed in Second class upper Division in the University of Peradeniya , Sri Lanka . I did my Masters in Arabic Language and Literature and passed in First class at the University of Dharul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama which is at Lucknow , in India . And also I did my Master of Arts in the field of Islamic Civilization at the University of Peradeniya , in Sri Lanka , I have completed the Doctorate (PhD) programme in Arabic Semantics at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics and awarded the Excellant Award 2012 for Ph.D from University of Malaya , in Malaysia .
  • University of Peradeniya recognized my ability and my academic skill; they have appointed me as a full time and Permanent Lecturer from 19 th July 2006 to the present date at the Department of Arabic and Islamic Studies, University of Peradeniya , in Sri Lanka . And I have been lectured as a visiting lecturer, in the Academic year of 2003 and 2004 respectively, at the Eastern University of Sri Lanka. Presently I am contributing as an Internal and an External Examiner for the Centre of Distance and Continuing Education, University of Peradeniya , in Sri Lanka and also I have appointed as Supervisor and an Invigilator for both the Examinations.
  • I have earned the Certificate of Bhasa Malaysia Course conducted by the University of Malaya, Malaysia on 5 th May 2009 .
  • Certificate of Accomplishment for Advanced English Language Skills, English Language Centre, Australian College of Business and Technology, Colombo , Sri Lanka .
  • Certificate of Core Course Examination in Methodology, Research Techniques & Writing Skills 2003 – 2004.
  • Certificate of Foundation English Course for the Degree Programme of the University of Peradeniya , 15 th July 2003 .
Academic Qualifications:
  • B A (Hons) specialized in Arabic Language University of Peradeniya
  • Master of Arts in Islamic Civilization from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Masters in Arabic Language and Literature with First class from University of Dharul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama, Lucknow, India.
  • PhD in Arabic Semantics from the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Appointments (Selected) :
Memberships & Awards :
  • NCAS Award for PhD programme.
  • Excellence Awards 2012 from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.
Research Intersests :
  • He teaches Arabic Language, Literature studies, and Islamic studies to Undergraduate, and Postgraduate students. His interest is teaching Arabic Language and Literature
Research Publications :
  • Articles and Publications
  • •  Article to the proceeding of the National Seminar on Peaceful Coexistence in Multi-Cultural Societies; The Quranic Perspective organized by K.A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University 8 th -9 th March 2014 on the Role of minority Muslims in spread of peace in the shadow of Al Quran.
  • •  Coping with Difficult Students Studying Arabic language in Sri Lankan Universities: A Case Study from the University of Peradeniya , Article to Wayamba University of Sri Lanka on 2013
  • •  Role of Zamakhshariyyi in keeping the reality of Arabic through his Tafseer al Kashshaf, Article to International Academic Journal of Linguistic Studies, University of Malaya, Malaysia. On 2012
  • •  Article to the journal, academic Guidance and Counselling to Enhance Students Performance, SDC, Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, on the title” Coping with Difficult Students Studying Arabic language in Sri Lanka Universities: A Case Study from the University of Peradeniya”.
  • •  Article about Jahiliyyat Literature the journal of Ummah, Eastern University of Sri Lanka
  • •  Article to the journal of 7 th Arabic International Conference, Indonesia , on Al-Zamakhshariyy and his TafsÊr in Arabic Rhetoric.
  • •  Spiritual Value in Allama Iqbal's poem, International Islamic Tamil Literary Conference, University of Malaya , Malaysia .
  • •  Article to the Journal of International Arabic Conference, About Teaching Arabic in Non Arabic speakers Universities.
  • •  Tamil Language in Multi Lingual Sri Lanka, Journal of the Department of Tamil, Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University Of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • •  Sayyid Qutub and his contribution to Arabic language and literature.
  • •  Translation of the pre Islamic poem to Zuhair bin Ab Ê Sulm É .
Other Credentials :
  • Conferences
  • •  Presented a paper in the National Seminar on Peaceful Coexistence in Multi-Cultural Societies; The Quranic Perspective organized by K.A. Nizami Centre for Quranic Studies, Aligarh Muslim University during 8 th -9 th March 2014.
  • •  Presented a paper in the National Research Conference 2013 held in the Department of Arabic and Islamic Civilization, University of Peradeniya on 27 th December 2013 on the title, Role of Sri Lankan Muslims in building their culture during colonial era.
  • •  Presented a paper in the 3 rd International conference on Arabic Studies held at the International Islamic university in Malaysia during 28 th – 30 th September 2011 .
  • •  Presented a paper in the International conference held in the University of Yogyakarta, Indonesia,during 14 – 17 th July, 2011 , . الزمخشري ومكانة كتابه الكشاف بين التفاسير البيانية للقرآن منهجا وتطبيقا في علم البلاغة
  • •  Presented a paper in the International conference on Arabic Studies held in the Sultan Sharif Ali Islamic University, Brunei, Darussalam, during 09 – 10 th March 2011 .
  • •  Presented a paper in the International Conference on Tamil Linguistics 2009 , Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya , Malaysia during 23 rd – 24 th October 2009 , The Challenge to Tamil Language in a Multilingual Environment in Sri Lanka .
  • •  Presented a paper in the 2 nd national Seminar on Arabic Language and Literature, Faculty of Modern Languages and Communication in the University Putra Malaysia during 10 th – 11 th October 2009 .
  • Other Academic Seminars and Conferences
  • •  Participant in the 2 nd International symposium 2012, South Eastern University of Sri Lanka, during 25 th – 27 th May 2012.
  • •  Participant in the 1 st International Conference on the Social Sciences and the Humanities held at the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya , during 16 th – 17 th December 2011 .
  • •  Participant in the International Islamic Tamil Literary Conference, Department of Indian Studies, University of Malaya, Malaysia, during 20 th – 22 nd May 2011 .
  • •  Participant in a Seminar on Writing the Thesis, held at the Faculty of Languages and Linguistics, University of Malaya , on 18 th October 2008 .
  • •  Participant in the 7 th International Islamic Tamil Literary Conference, Islamiya Ilakkiya Kazakam, Madras, India during 25 – 27 th May 2007 .
  • •  Training programme for Arabic Language Teachers and Islamic Studies, Islamic University, Medina.KSA.
  • •  Participant in the International Conference on Islamic Solutions to Current Issues in the World Based on 1 Malaysia concept in the International Islamic University Malaysia, during1st – 3 rd January 2011 .
  • •  Participant in the Second National Conference of Islamic Thought 2010 , at the Academy of Islamic Studies, University of Malaya during 20 – 22 th July 2010 .
  • •  Counseling Programme conducted by the IRQUE Social Harmony Programme, University of Peradeniya during 4 th - 5 th June 2007 .
  • •  Advanced Research Methodologies in Social Sciences & Humanities, conducted by the Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya during 30 th & 31 th December 2005 .
  • •  Participant in a Seminar conducted by WAMY, KSA, during 23 – 26 for Arabic Language and Islamic Studies teachers.
  • •  Participant in the seminar in the Al- Quran and As – Sunnah organized the council of Muslim theologian of Sri Lanka held during 15 th and 16 th October 1994 .
  • •  Seminar on Islamic Studies held from 21.7.2000 up to 4.8.2000 by World Arab League, Riyadh .
  • •  Seminar in Islamic Subjects organized by the International Islamic Relief Organization, KSA.
  • Other activities
  • •  Translator Arabic/ English/ Tamil, World Islamic Call Society, Colombo 2004 (for six months).
  • •  Translator and the Interpreter Egyptian Mission and Arab delectations at the Department of Muslim Religious and Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Religious, Sri Lanka.
  • •  Member, International League of Islamic Literature, Lucknow , India .

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