The Madrasah and the Modern Academy: Convergences, Departures and Possibilites

The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE) and the University of Johannesburg (UJ) are hosting a three-day online conference on teaching Islam in the Madrasah and the Modern Academy.

Date: December 14 – 16th, 2021

Public Lecture Series

 

MIHE hosts lectures where academics can share their knowledge and expertise with the public. Click below to see previous lectures we have held and upcoming lectures.

Psychologisation and Securitisation of Muslims

Dr Tarek Younis noted the growth over the last few decades of the relationship between national security and mental health alongside an emergent ‘pre-crime’ industry, and associated legislation that attempts to identify ‘pre-symptomatic’ individuals at risk in the...

Remembering the Life and Legacy of Professor Ataullah Siddiqui

Tuesday, 23 November 2021: Markfield Institute and the Islamic Foundation held a tribute event to mark the first anniversary of the passing of Professor Ataullah Siddiqui. Amid a packed hall, speaker after speaker, from friends, colleagues and family,  paid...

Non-Liberal Logics of Tolerance in Modern Islam

Dr SherAli Tareen, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania, USA Non-Liberal Logics of Tolerance in Modern Islam: The Case of Haji Imadullah Muhajir Makki (1814-1899) - 23rd November 2021 Dr Tareen’s public lecture focused...

Graduation

The Markfield Institute’s Graduation Ceremony for the academic year 2020/21 was held on 27th October 2021 at the Markfield Conference Centre. The ceremony was opened with a recitation from the Glorious Quran by Zakaria Zaini, a graduate from the MA Islamic Studies...

Decolonising North American Islam

On the 19th of October, MIHE was delighted to host Dr Shadaab Rahemtulla, Lecturer in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at the University of Edinburgh, for our inaugural Public Lecture for the academic year 2021/2022. The lecture, entitled Decolonising North...

Certificate in Muslim Chaplaincy – Last Day

As the 2021 Certificate in Muslim Chaplaincy programme draws to a close for this year’s sessions, the final day provided the opportunity for the students to come together to deliver and share their individual presentations with each other and to learn and observe from...

Markfield Institute of Higher Education delivers a Muslim chaplaincy training course in Sweden

An innovative Muslim chaplaincy training course is currently on offer from Markfield Institute for international provision, incorporating both online and in-person modes of delivery. This is a two-day short course designed to encompass the most important features and...

Registration Day

Registration is an essential step in becoming a student. Although the process can be a little daunting at first, we have taken several steps to improve the whole process by looking at the online application and making sure the website is easy to use. After the online...

Celebrating 20 years of Education, Training and Research

In 2021 the Markfield Institute of Higher Education celebrated 20 years of delivering higher education programmes and contributing to research in a range of Islamic subject areas. We opened in September 2000 with our first intake on a Masters course and a PhD...

Ramadan 2021 Greetings

Over 100 students broke their fast on Tuesday, students joined faculty in the Ramadan Tent to break fast together. Why do Muslims Fast? It is not simply about keeping away from food and water from dawn to sunset for one month.Aligning Ourselves to the Natural Order of...

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