International conference on "ISLAMIC VALUES IN A CHANGING WORLD" is the third international conference organized by the College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Prince of Songkla University (PSU), Pattani, as an extension of the two previous international conferences i.e. "The Role of Islamic Studies in the Globalized Society 2010", and "Islamic Studies in a Changing World: Challenges and Opportunities 2013". This third Conference is the product of the 1st Islamic Studies Coordinating Meeting held in Bangkok on November 23, 2013 which showcased the importance of Islamic values to redirect intellectual perceptions and behavioral patterns for individuals and communities; and to establish the meaning of understanding among people and civilizations under the umbrella of a changing world.
The Conference is organized to necessitate the discussions on topics related to concept of Islamic values and to scrutinize the experiences of different communities, Muslim or non-Muslim, in practicing and promoting these values. It is hoped that educational institutions and intellectuals in their collective actions and mechanisms will promote the above-mentioned values. As a result, sustainable peace and harmony in communities are emphasized and shared. The Conference will be an avenue to also explicate culture of the exchange of views on peaceful coexistence among different communities, in addition to extensive caring for jurisprudence of balance, excellence and moderation in a changing world; and minority rights in human societies. All these collectively call for fruitful cooperation and serious vigilance among governments, educational institutions, intellectuals, charitable organizations, educationists, scientists and thinkers.