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Social Sustainability in Face of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic: A framework to develop contingency plans with a human side

Dr. Zahid Parvez, Rector of the Markfield Institute, delivered a presentation, on Tuesday 17 March 2020, to provide guidance to community organisations in their efforts to develop contingency plans in the face of the pandemic we are facing.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) communication from the Markfield Institute

Dear staff, students and supporters We are communicating with you because we value the health and well-being of our students, staff, and families.

Religious and Cultural Pluralism, and the Culture of Tolerance for Social Sustainability

International Conference organised by the Muslim World League 18 - 19 Feb 2020, Geneva, UN Headquarters

Recognising Ourselves in Others

Ruqaiyah Hibell gave a presentation at the |Markfield Institute on 23 January 2020 on this topic. Below is her speech.

The focus of this reflection is about not seeing others as ‘other’ to ourselves and to discuss diversity, inclusion and the positive benefits of difference.

OfS Tackling religion or belief related harassment on Campus

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor is a Feminist Sociologist of Religion, and Assistant Professor and Research Group Lead for Faith and Peaceful Relations at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University, UK.

Ustadh Abdur Rashid Siddiqui (1932 - 2019)

Ustadh Abdur Rashid Siddiqui sadly passed away on Monday, 23 December 2019. He was a member of the board of directors of the Markfield Institute of Higher Education and a trustee of the Islamic Foundation,

Markfield Institute - Courses to be delivered in EAST LONDON

The Markfield Institute is planning to start the delivery of its academic courses in East London, in addition to its main Markfield campus.

The venue in East London will be at the London Muslim Centre, 46 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel, East London, E1 1JQ 2.


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