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Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

2017-10-18
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Date: January 2-7, 2018 Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Rd, London NW10 2SW, UK Course Registration Fee: £50 The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an...
UK event hears call for action on anti-Muslim coverage

UK event hears call for action on anti-Muslim coverage

2017-07-13
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U.K. politicians should consider regulation to tackle the tide of negative media coverage about British Muslims. This was the message from a Liverpool conference this week which examined damaging and biased news stories about Britain's Muslim communi...
Young British Muslims are launching their own publications to provide a different media narrative

Young British Muslims are launching their own publications to provide a different media narrative

2017-07-13
604 Views
The editors of two magazines targeting Britain’s 2.8m Muslims have spoken about why they felt the need to provide a different media perspective for the minority group. The Black Muslim Times UK is a website set up British Nigerian Halimat Shode...
London gave shelter to radical Islam and now it's paying the price, French terrorism expert says

London gave shelter to radical Islam and now it's paying the price, French terrorism expert says

2017-07-05
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The U.K. has mistakenly subcontracted the management of its Muslim population to community brokers, Gilles Kepel tells Haaretz, rebutting rival scholar Olivier Roy.  British law enforcement struggling to cope with a burgeoning wave of terrorism?...
Manchester's Muslims fear backlash after concert attack

Manchester's Muslims fear backlash after concert attack

2017-05-24
624 Views
In the wake of the terrorist attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester this week, Muslims along with the rest of the diverse British city are mourning the dead and tending to the wounded. But for Muslims in particular, the suicide bombin...
New licenses awarded to Muslim radio stations

New licenses awarded to Muslim radio stations

2017-05-16
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Broadcast regulator Ofcom has awarded community licenses to two Muslim radio stations in London. Radio Minhaj, which will be run by the Minhaj-ul-Quran International organization, will provide a community radio service for black, Asian and ...
“Reviving the Islamic Spirit”

“Reviving the Islamic Spirit”

2017-05-14
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Date:  July 14-16, 2017 Venue: UK The Qur’an tells us, through example and parable, of many cosmological laws that God has decreed. We learn that our actions have deep consequences upon our lives in this world. From obedience t...
Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS)

Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS)

2017-04-30
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The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) is the product of an exciting new collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London and the Imam Sadr Foundation (ISF) and affiliated donors. While based in the Department of Politics and...
The Centre for Islamic Shi'a Studies (CISS)

The Centre for Islamic Shi'a Studies (CISS)

2017-04-07
854 Views
The Center for Islamic Shi‘a Studies (CISS) is a research center which specializes in the study of intellectual traditions and scholarly outputs, articulated by persons or entities committed to the Shi’a Islamic faith, and/or persons or g...
Success Stories for Female Muslim Entrepreneurs

Success Stories for Female Muslim Entrepreneurs

2016-11-03
904 Views
Defying stereotypes, a growing number of Muslim women are launching their own businesses in the UK and across the world, cashing in on the rapidly growing market for Muslim-focused consumer goods. According to a report by Thomson Reuters, Muslim con...
Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

2016-11-01
996 Views
The Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) has said that from next year it will offer an alternative to the highly controversial Prevent counter-extremism program.
Unregistered Muslim Marriages – Regulations and Contestations

Unregistered Muslim Marriages – Regulations and Contestations

2016-10-29
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Date: April 24-25, 2017 Venue: De Montfort University, the Gateway, Leicester LE1 9BH, UK Organizers: - Dr Rajnaara Akhtar, De Montfort University, Leicester - Prof. Annelies Moors, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam ISSR Non-state registered Mu...
Remembering Beliefs – The Shifting Worlds of Religion and Faith in Secular Society

Remembering Beliefs – The Shifting Worlds of Religion and Faith in Secular Society

2016-10-27
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Call for Papers Date: July 14-15, 2017 Venue: Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK Proposal Submission Deadline: December 16, 2016 The Annual Conference of the Oral History Society (OHS) in conjunction with Newman University a...
MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development)

MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development)

2016-10-25
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MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development) is a not for profit company working towards enhancing the active engagement of British Muslim communities in our national life, particularly in the fields of politics and the media. MEND aims to achieve thi...
Islamic Theology Society (ITS) Speaker Series: Ahl-al-Bayt, To Love or Not to Love?

Islamic Theology Society (ITS) Speaker Series: Ahl-al-Bayt, To Love or Not to Love?

2016-10-13
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Semester 1: Speaker Series 2016 Topic: Ahl-al-Bayt, To Love Or Not To Love? Date: October 26, 2016 Venue: Student Central Lecture Theatre (SC 0.51), Student Central, Bradford University, Richmond Rd, Bradford BD7 1DP, UK ...
BBC Radio Documentary: Imams in the Vatican

BBC Radio Documentary: Imams in the Vatican

2016-10-12
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BBC World Service commissioned a documentary to follow the Cambridge Muslim College 2015-16 Diploma students to Rome and the Vatican. Some of the brightest and best students of Islam in Britain round off their education at the Cambridge Muslim Colleg...
Birmingham’s Muslims: past, present & futures, challenges & opportunities

Birmingham’s Muslims: past, present & futures, challenges & opportunities

2016-10-11
1008 Views
Date: October 21, 2016 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  Venue: The University of Birmingham, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK This exciting one-day event at the University of Birmingham looks to explore - and indeed celebrate - the role and place of Muslims ...
Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Reinventing Identities

Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Reinventing Identities

2016-10-06
882 Views
By The Aga Khan University’s Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations (ISMC) and Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) DATE: November 3-4, 2016 Venue: The Aga Khan University, 210 Euston Road, London NW1 2DA, UK The inter...
Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign

Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign

2016-10-05
1042 Views
During Muharram and Safar the #HussainSavesLives campaign is encouraging Shias to give blood in the name of Imam Hussain (as).  The story and sacrifice of Imam Hussain (as) and the message he taught is one we should continue to spread, not ...
Jewels of the Qur'an: Inspirations from those Nearest to Allah

Jewels of the Qur'an: Inspirations from those Nearest to Allah

2016-09-17
936 Views
Dedicated Q&A Session, Book Reading and Yasmin Mogahed Live Interview: A Sacred Conversation Taught for the 1st Time by Yasmin Mogahed in London! Date: November 11, 2016 @ 18:30-21:30 pm Venue: Logan Hall, Institute of Education...
Britain is unusually irreligious, and becoming more so. That calls for a national debate

Britain is unusually irreligious, and becoming more so. That calls for a national debate

2016-08-23
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The final parish meeting of the Holy Trinity Church, in the center of Bath, took place on a rainy day in February 2011. Anglo-Catholic congregations had worshipped here, under the hammer-beam roof and monuments to heroes of Napoleonic wars, for nigh ...
Media and Politics Workshop

Media and Politics Workshop

2016-08-19
1076 Views
Date: September 3, 2016 Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Venue: SOAS University of London, WC1H 0XG, UK Click for a larger view ...
Madrasah Centre of Excellence (MCE)

Madrasah Centre of Excellence (MCE)

2016-08-18
1037 Views
Vision: Nurturing Piety  Mission: Enabling a learning environment that instills the values of Qur’an and the Ahlul Bayt a.s. Following the successful Madrasah Retreat held in Dubai in February 2011, in which over 25 madras (sch...
Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

Muslim women most disadvantaged, say MPs

2016-08-17
1081 Views
Parliamentary report says Muslim women face more discrimination and unemployment than any other cultural or ethnic group.
Conference for Teachers of the New GCSE Religious Studies

Conference for Teachers of the New GCSE Religious Studies

2016-07-31
1110 Views
A Training Conference for Teachers of the New GCSE Religious Studies, Islam - First Examination 2018 The Al-Khoei Foundation in London held a conference for teachers of the new GCSE Religious Studies focusing on teaching Islam.  ...
Three New Positions in Islamic Studies at Cambridge Muslim College

Three New Positions in Islamic Studies at Cambridge Muslim College

2016-07-28
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Application Deadline: August 19, 2016 CMC is delighted to announce the recruiting for three new positions as part of the recently launched Four-Year Program in Islamic Studies. Applications from scholars in Islamic Studies to apply are invited in th...
British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC)

British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC)

2016-07-26
1641 Views
The British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) is a non-political organization. External organizations that may hire space within the Center for their own events and activities may have certain political views and opinions. However, these views...
UK based Progressive Muslim Forum (PMF) felicitates Honorable Dr. Frank F Islam in London

UK based Progressive Muslim Forum (PMF) felicitates Honorable Dr. Frank F Islam in London

2016-07-02
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An Iftar & Dinner party was organized by Progressive Muslim Forum (PMF) UK, International under the chairmanship of Khurshid Alam on 21st of June 2016 at Berrymede School Main Hall, Osborne Road, Acton, and London, W3 8SJ. This event was a chari...
The Jihadis Next Door, A Channel 4 Documentary

The Jihadis Next Door, A Channel 4 Documentary

2016-02-02
1723 Views
Channel 4 documentary, The Jihadis Next Door, followed a group of Britain's most dangerous extremists for two years, and aims to highlight the ideological differences between ‘ordinary Muslims’ and those extremists.
Islamic Schools Set Success Example in UK

Islamic Schools Set Success Example in UK

2016-02-01
1545 Views
For years, independent Islamic schools remained at the top score of UK GCSE results, setting example for faith schools as successful, highly-achieving and inspiring educational institutes in Britain. The Muslim schools overall average of students wh...
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