The Second International Conference of the Center for International Scientific Studies and Collaboration (CISSC) under the title 'Mysteries of Knowledge' was held in May 2011 in Tehran, Iran, continuing on the theme of 'Academic Imperialism' initiated with the 2010 CISSC conference.

For the 2011 conference, there were four sessions over two days, featuring ten speakers from various academic centers in Iran and eight speakers from other countries, who all spoke and exchanged ideas on the conference theme. This video includes highlights from Day Two of the conference, which proceeded according to the following program.

Note: The conference was held in Persian, English, and Spanish. Viewers may watch the various speakers according to the languages and timings provided below.

Panel Three - Knowledge of Religion and Religious Knowledge, chaired by Munir Fasheh
-Professor Munir Fasheh, Arab Education Forum, Palestine [English, 02:20]
-Dr Amran Mohammad, University of Malaya [English, 06:50]
-Dr Abdolhossein Khosropanah, [Research Institute for Culture and Thought], Iran [Persian, 15:10]
-Mr Mohammad Azmi Abdulhamid, Citizens International, Malaysia [English, 21:25]
-Dr Hamid Parsanian, Iran [Persian, 32:15]
-Dr Ensiyeh Khazali, Alzahrah University, Iran [Persian, 44:35]
-Questions and Comments [Persian and English, 51:50]

Panel Four - Myths of Measures, Standards, and Ranks, chaired by Claude Alvares
-Dr Abdulazim Karimi, Educational Research Institute, Iran [Persian, 1:06:50]
-Professor C. K. Raju, Imantec, India, and Universiti Sains Malaysia [English, 1:18:00]
-Mr Mansour Brahimi, University of the Arts, Iran [Persian, 1:26:10]
-Professor Munir Fasheh, Arab Education Forum, Palestine [English, 1:34:24]

Highlights from Day One of the conference are available here:

The 2010 CISSC International Conference on Academic Imperialism is also available on Vimeo:
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