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MuslimMatters.org publishes article on Dr Shuruq Naguib Lecture at Markfield

The website MuslimMatters.org has published an article discussing Dr Shuruq Naguib's presentation on "Bint al-Shati’ on the Qur’an and Science". The presentation was delivered at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education in early April 2017.

Overcoming your own demons: Essential for reconciliation

Dr Ataullah Siddiqui (Head of Islamic Studies Department at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education) was interviewed by the national newspaper (Daily Mirror)  in Colombo, Sri Lanka,  on Thursday, 13th April 2017. This interview was published on the 17th April 2017.

Lecture by Dr Shuruq Naguib well received

 

Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Lancaster University, gave a presentation on 4th April 2017, entitled:

Bint al-Shati’s Critique of Scientific Interpretation of the Glorious Qur’an

Upcoming Public Lecture by Dr Shuruq Naguib (4th April 2017)

 

We are delighted to announce that Dr Shuruq Naguib, Lecturer in Islamic Studies at Lancaster University will be giving a presentation entitled:

Bint al-Shati’s Critique of Scientific Interpretation of the Glorious Qur’an

PhD Completions

Two students successfully completed their PhDs in 2016

Public Lecture Series

The following scholars delivered special lectures during 2016 at the Institute:

  • Prof Mathew Dimmock (University of Sussex) - Mythologies of the Prophet Muhammad in early modern English culture, March 2016

Welcome to Emir Camdzic

Emir joined Markfield Institute of Higher Education in February 2016 as a lecturer in Islamic Finance. He studied BA in Islamic Studies at the European Institute of Human Sciences, followed by Masters in Islamic Banking Finance and Management with The University of Gloucestershire.

Testimonials

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

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

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