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Overcoming your own demons: Essential for reconciliation

 

Dr Ataullah Siddiqui (Head of Islamic Studies Department at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education) was interviewed by the national newspaper (Daily Mirror)  in Colombo, Sri Lanka,  on Thursday, 13th April 2017. This interview was published on the 17th April 2017.

Lecture by Dr Shuruq Naguib well received

 

Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Lancaster University, gave a presentation on 4th April 2017, entitled:

Bint al-Shati’s Critique of Scientific Interpretation of the Glorious Qur’an

Upcoming Public Lecture by Dr Shuruq Naguib (4th April 2017)

 

We are delighted to announce that Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Lancaster University will be giving a presentation entitled:

Bint al-Shati’s Critique of Scientific Interpretation of the Glorious Qur’an

Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi Addresses Students on Open Day

On 14th February 2017, Markfield Honorary Visting Fellow, Shaykh Mohammad Akram Nadwi gave the keynote lecture on the Open Day and Student Engagement Day. His lecture was entitled, "The Contribution of Women to Islamic Scholarship through History."

PhD Completions

Two students successfully completed their PhDs in 2016

Testimonials

Studying the MEd course has been a life-changing experience for me. It has transformed the way I think about how I educate Islamically.
Aniqa Rashid MEd graduate

This course has helped me to appreciate the synergy and differences between Islamic and conventional finance.
Morshed Alam MA IBFM student

The MA in Islamic Studies was thoroughly enjoyable! My understanding of Islam was both enhanced and strengthened through this course.
Dr Zavid Chariwala MA Islamic Studies graduate