Based in Kuala Lumpur, IMAN Research is a think tank which focuses on the domains of protective security, peacebuilding and sustainable development. Research is spearheaded by experts with extensive local and international experience in the areas of prevention/counter violent extremism, ethnic-religious issues, social policy and community resilience and engagement such as participatory approach in urban policy and research and psycho-social intervention with communities in or from conflict zones.
AREAS WE COVER/
Election Sentiments Analysis of Malaysia’s 15th General Elections (GE-15)
Malaysia’s 15th General Election was held on the 19th of November 2022 against the backdrop of rising cost of living, political instability and global uncertainties.
Data menunjukkan 1 daripada 5 atau 20% orang yang tinggal di kawasan konflik mengalami isu kesihatan mental (ICRC, 2021). Natijahnya, mereka yang tinggal di zon konflik menderita masalah kesihatan mental tiga kali ganda lebih berbanding masyarakat awam.
SCARS OF WAR
According to evidence, one person in every five – 20 percent – of people who live in conflict zones have some form of mental health issue (ICRC, 2021). Hence, in a conflict affected area, people suffer from mental health issue three times more than the general public and this is not just an issue of prevalence but an issue of access.
THE PANJIALAM MONOGRAPHS
The Malaysian Identity: A Social Dilemma
This year will mark the 50th anniversary of Dasar Kebudayaan Kebangsaan, a notion propagated by Tun Abdul Razak during Kongres Kebudayaan Kebangsaan which aims to act as a guideline in our nation-building process in terms of creating an all-encompassing national identity.
The Real Divide: Class Insensitivity in Times of Crisis
They say ignorance is bliss, but what happens when being tone deaf gets you into trouble? From designer face masks to paid utility bills, privilege is taking on new forms as class differences find themselves glaring in the spotlight during this global pandemic.
Mencari Intipati Agama di Era Pandemik
Dari sudut teologi, ada satu pengajaran penting yang dapat kita pelajari dari situasi wabak Covid-19 ini. Ketika ritual-ritual agama yang kita anggap begitu penting boleh ditinggalkan atau diubah demi maslahat umum, kita berhadapan dengan persoalan mendasar: apakah intipati dari agama itu sendiri?
She Builds Peace – Women and Peacebuilding 2020
As part of the Malaysian launch for the “She Builds Peace” campaign, we interviewed several people about peace and the role of women in peacebuilding. Here’s what they have to say…
Pondok Manusiawi #3 – Hubungan Muslim dan Non-Muslim
Bagaimanakah sepatutnya seorang Muslim berhubungan dan sahabatnya yang beragama lain? Dalam episod ketiga Pondok Manusiawi, Ustaz Wanji mengupas tentang hubungan muslim dan non-muslim melalui hadis nabi dan juga pendapat para ulama.
Our mission is to provide on the ground realities through rigorous academic and informal research, working with academics, journalists, activists and policy makers. The data is then provided to governments, development actors and specialists working in policy.
We aim to be a regional think tank focusing on society, beliefs and perception, and have regional reach. ASEAN is our playground, while Malaysia is home.