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Combatting Extremism through Wasatiyya Workshop

Date: 14-15th April, 2018 (Friday evening arrival)
Address: The Islamic Foundation, Ratby Lane, Markfield, LE67 9SY

Technology and Leadership

On Monday 26th February 2018, Dr Mahmood Chandia, Senior Lecturer at the University of Central Lancashire, delivered his thought provoking lecture on Technology and Leadership.

Congratulation to Mohammad Abdullah on passing his PhD viva

MIHE’s PhD student, Mohammad Abdullah, was examined on Wednesday, 14 March 2017, and is congratulated on successfully passing his PhD viva examination. The title of his thesis is: “Analysing the Jurisprudence of Waqf and its Implications vis-á-vis English Trust.”

Learning from History: Islam in Britain

Professor Ron Geaves (Visiting Professor at the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, based in Cardiff University’s Department of History, Archaeology and Religion) delivered his lecture at the Markfield Institute on Wednesday 7th March 2018 on Learning from History: Islam in Britain.

Contemporary Trends in European Islam

On Wednesday 21st February 2018, Prof Jorgen Nielsen,from the University of Birmingham, delivered a lecture at the Markfield Institute on Contemporary trends in European Islam. He provided a comprehensive overview of the way Islam is perceived has been changing in many European societies.

Respect and Toleration in a Multicultural Society

Dr Lars Gule, Associate Professor, Oslo Metropolitan University visited the Markfield Institute of Higher Education on Wednesday 7th February 2018. He delievered a thought provoking seminar on “Respect” and “tolerance”.

Internal Research Conference (January 2018)

On Tuesday 9th January 2018, the Institute's Internal Research Conference was held. This provided a bright start to 2018 with a range of interesting papers delivered by members of academic staff, illustrative of the Institute’s vibrant research culture.

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.


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

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