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Stakeholder Iftar 2018

    Assalamu alaikum, Please join us for Iftar and celebrate EC’s work. We will discuss our latest activity report, provide an opportunity to network with students and alumni and most importantly discuss future plans, and find out how you can get involved in the most important institution of the Muslim community, your college.   Dates: Read More

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15/05/2018 The Sufi Retreat Phenomenon: An Anthropology – Walaa Quisay

  A discussion of the Sufi retreat as a site to construct Muslim religious ‘tradition’ and ‘authority’ within secular modernity. Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Walaa Quisay (University of Oxford) When: Tuesday 15th May 2018 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5.00pm-6.30pm Venue: 77 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ CIRE is a London-based research centre dedicated Read More

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03/05/2018 Shihab al-Din al-Qarafi’s Institutionalist Perspective on Islamic Law – Prof Mohammad Fadel

  An Analysis of al-Ihkam fi Tamyiz al-Fatawa ‘an al-Ahkam wa Tasarrufat al-Qadi wa’l-Imam Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Prof Mohammad Fadel (University of Toronto) When: Thursday 3rd May 2018 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5.00pm-6.30pm Venue: 80 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ CIRE is a London-based research centre dedicated to research that will inform Read More

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13/03/2018 Quantum Theory and the Mind: Do Quantum Fields Control the Brain? – Dr Asim Islam

This lecture for non-specialists discusses the revolution in fundamental quantum physics and its finding that the existence of mind is woven into the fabric of reality. Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Dr Asim Islam (Cambridge Muslim College) When: Tuesday 13th March 2018 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5pm-6.30pm Venue: 77 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ CIRE Read More

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16/03/2018 BOOK LAUNCH: The Qur’an and the Just Society – Dr Ramon Harvey

Dear friend, Thank you for showing your support. Due to the ongoing UCU strike action over pensions, it has been necessary to postpone the book launch due to take place at the Brunei Suite in SOAS on Friday 16th March. We will be rescheduling the launch for a later date and will post the details Read More

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26/02/2018 The Role of Young Alims in Modern Society – Prof Mehmet Gormez

Talk followed by Q & A and discussion Prof. Mehmet Gormez is the former President of the Presidency of Religious Affairs (Turkish: Diyanet İşleri Başkanlığıfrom November 2010 to 31 July 2017, commonly known as Diyanet) and as such legally the highest level Islamic cleric in Turkey and the Turkey Republic of Nothern Cyprus. When: Monday, 26th February 2018 Arrival: 5.30pm Venue: Ebrahim College Read More

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20/02/2018 Renewal and Reform in Islamic Thought – Dr Ermin Sinanovic

Ijtihād for the regeneration and development of Muslim communities and societies. Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Dr Ermin Sinanovic When: Tuesday 20th February 2018 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5pm-6.30pm Venue: 77 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ CIRE is a London-based research centre dedicated to research that will Read More

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16/01/2018 There was God and No Thing was with Him – Dr Safaruk Z. Chowdhury

Exploring Muslim Views on God and Abstract Objects Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Dr Safaruk Z. Chowdhury When: Tuesday 16th January 2018 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5pm-6.30pm Venue: 77 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ CIRE is a London-based research centre dedicated to research that will inform Islamic thought, Read More

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12/12/2017 Classical Majālis of Adab and ‘Ilm: From the Jāhilī Period up to the ’Abbāsids

9th and 10th century ‘Abbāsid majālis in cities like Baghdad as multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary spaces for the development of diverse scholarly fields and literary practices. Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Shaykh Michael Mumisa (University of Cambridge) When: Tuesday 12th December 2017 Arrival/refreshments: 4.30pm Seminar: 5pm-6.30pm Venue: 77 Read More

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14/11/2017 Anatomy of a Fatwa – Dr Asim Yusuf

Considering the determinants of legal reasoning in the modern age with a  case study on prayer times from his book Shedding Light on the Dawn Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Dr Asim Yusuf (Nur al-Habib Foundation) When: Tuesday 14th November 2017 Arrival/refreshments: 5.30pm Seminar: 6pm-7.30pm Venue: 77 Read More

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