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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.

Students and Professors from the University of Osnabrück visit Markfield

On Saturday 16th September, the Markfield Institute of Higher Education was visited by a delegation of about 30 professors and students from the University of Osnabrück in Germany. The visitors were from the University’s Institute of Islamic Theology.

Islamic Education in Europe Conference

Dr. Fella Lahmar, Lecturer in Islamic Education and Islamic Studies at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, attended a conference on the theme “Rethinking Islamic Education in Europe”. This was hosted by the faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo; during14-16 September 2017.

Islamic Banking and Finance in Europe

Dr Muhammad Ashfaq, CEO of Amanah Institute of Islamic Finance and Economics, visited the Markfield Institute of Higher Education on Tuesday 12th September 2017.

Certificate in Islamic Laws of Inheritance

Contact 01530 244922 to book your place on this course

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th October 2017
Trainers: Sheikh Faizal Manjoo; Faizal Karbani; Sheikh Ibrahim Peerbhai
Course fees: £275
Venue: Markfield Conference Centre, Ratby Lane, Markfield, Leicestershire, LE67 9SY


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

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

Sameeha Rafiq BA Islamic Studies student