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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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17/10/2017 Interpretation of the Mukātaba Verse in Early Islamic History – Dr Ramon Harvey

Analysis of the development of commentary on Q. 24:33 during the first two centuries of Islam in the light of regional scholarly circles and social change. Presentation of an academic paper followed by Q & A and discussion Lecture by Dr Ramon Harvey (Aziz Foundation Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Ebrahim College) When: Tuesday 17th Read More

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Islamic Calligraphy, Art & Practice

A rare opportunity to learn from a prominent figure in the field of Islamic Calligraphy – Al Khattat Dr Nassar Mansour. The Lecture addresses why calligraphy is so important in Islam, bringing together history, philosophy, and artistic practice. Master Calligrapher Dr Nassar Mansour explores the early development of Arabic calligraphy and its association with the Read More

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Seminar: Shah Wali Allah’s Hujjat Allah Al Baligha

Islamic Courses with support from the Ebrahim College presents SEMINAR: SHAH WALI ALLAH’S HUJJAT ALLAH AL-BALIGHA: CONTEXT AND CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE Delivered by Professor Marcia K. Hermansen Loyola University Chicago Date: Saturday 25th March 2017 Time: 7pm – 8.30pm Venue: Ebrahim College, 80 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ Professor Marcia Hermansen is Director of the Islamic Read More

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Iftar Gathering

Join us for iftar and an evening of inspiration

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