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University of Portsmouth Muslim Chaplain Vacancy

Please apply directly
(giving reference to the Markfield Institute, where you found the advert)

Professional Services, Directorate
University Chaplain (Muslim)

Penny Appeal Supporting Education for Sustainable Development at the Markfield Institute by Ruqaiyah Hibell

The Markfield Institute in partnership with Penny Appeal organized a public lecture on education for sustainable development. This lecture focused on how Islamic concepts can contribute to sustainable development.

Lecture by Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain on Muslim perceptions of the People of the Book

Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain, Director of Al-Mahdi Institute, Birmingham, presented a lecture at the Markfield Institute on Monday 10th December 2018 on “Muslim perceptions of the People of the Book from the perspective of the Qur’an and Prophetic teachings”

Issues in British Christianity: A Contemporary Perspective by Professor Clive Marsh

Professor Clive Marsh from Leicester University delivered a lecture at the Markfield Institute on Monday, 26 November 2018. His topic was “Issues in British Christianity: A Contemporary Perspective”. Prof.

Christians and Muslims: Perceptions of the Other by Professor David Thomas

Professor David Thomas, Birmingham University, delivered a lecture at the Markfield Institute on Thursday, 22 November 2018 on “Christians and Muslims: Perceptions of the Other”. His talk focused on the first 400 years after Prophet Muhammad (phuh).

MIHE Graduation Ceremony October 2018

The Markfield Institute’s Graduation Ceremony for the academic year 2017/18 was held on 30th October 2018, at the Markfield Conference Centre.

Islamophobia and Education: Lessons from the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Professor John Holmwood, from the School of Sociology and Social Policy at the University of Nottingham, gave a lecture to MIHE students on Thursday 1st of November 2018.

Congratulation to Fuad Alsabahi on passing his PhD viva

Please join us in congratulating MIHE research student, Fuad Alsabahi, who successfully passed his PhD viva examination on Tuesday 19th June 2018.


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

Sameeha Rafiq BA Islamic Studies student

Dr Zavid Chariwala graduated from the University Of Liverpool School Of Medicine in 1999.
Dr Zavid Chariwala MA Islamic Studies graduate

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