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The Sagacity of the Teacher and the Desideratum for their Nurturing By Dr Imran Hussain Khan Suddahazai

On Monday 4th December, Dr Imran Suddahazai gave a public lecture at the Markfield Institute. He presented his research on the above topic.

Sufis, Salafis and Islamists: The Contested Ground of British Political Activism – by Dr Sadek Hamid

On Tuesday, 7 November 2017, Dr Sadek Hamid, a Senior Researcher at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Oxford University, delivered an erudite, thoughtful and insightful presentation derived from the research findings of his highly acclaimed book, ‘Sufis, Salafis and Islamists: The Contested

‘Understanding and tackling the issue of extremism: A Spiritually based Diagnostic and Intervention Model’ by Dr Tariq Mahmood Awan

On Tuesday, 31 October 2017, Dr Tariq Mahmood, Lecturer at the Markfield Institute in Muslim Chaplaincy and a Muslim educator and theologian, gave an interesting and perceptive presentation at the Institute entitled: ‘Understanding and tackling the issue of extremism: A Spiritually based Diagnost

Muslim Scholars: Making a positive contribution to society by Dr Zahid Parvez

Dr Zahid Parvez, Principal of Makfield Institute of Higher Education, speaking to Islamic scholars in Manchester on 28th October 2017, emphasised the importance of the positive role scholars can play in society.

MIHE’s Annual Graduation Ceremony 2017

The Markfield Institute’s graduation ceremony for the academic year 2016/2017 was held on 24th October 2017, at the Markfield Conference Centre.


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

The Markfield Institute is great for the way it challenges me to perceive beyond my comfort zone.

Sameeha Rafiq BA Islamic Studies student

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