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  • AMI Student, Anderson Al-Wazni gives interview for Oxford University Press Blog

    AMI Student, Anderson Al-Wazni gives interview for Oxford University Press Blog

    Part time AMI student, Anderson Al-Wazni was invited to give an interview with OUPblog about her role as a social worker and increasing activism work exploring Muslim women’s feminist identity and empowerment in her community and beyond. Anderson Al-Wazni is a community social worker based in

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  • Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani speaks about 'Authority of a woman in Islamic Jurisprudence' at Co-EJ Youth Programme

    Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani speaks about 'Authority of a woman in Islamic Jurisprudence' at Co-EJ Youth Programme

    On Saturday 13th February Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani was invited to participate in ‘The Evolving Gender’ conference organised by the CoEJ Youth Desk. The conference was organised to discuss the role of a Muslim woman in a 21st century western society. Topics such as the rise of the woman’s

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  • AMI Faculty Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri leads workshops for MSC Presidential Retreat

    AMI Faculty Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri leads workshops for MSC Presidential Retreat

    Between 26th-28th February AMI Faculty member Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri led two workshops on spirituality, for the Presidents of the Ahlul-Bayt Societies from universities around the UK. The Council of ABSocs gathered from to explore improvements in activities taken place across the UK in the

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  • Dr Ali-reza Bhojani presents at 'Islam, Law and the State' Research Seminar at Exeter University

    Dr Ali-reza Bhojani presents at 'Islam, Law and the State' Research Seminar at Exeter University

    On 7th January Dr Ali-reza Bhojani was invited to  participate in 'Law, Islam and The State' research seminar and lecture, held at the University of Exeter, as part of the Islamic Reformulations Project. Dr Bhojani presented a paper entitled  The role for religion in a plural public sphere

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  • CIMS: 'The Succession to the Prophet (pbuh) in the light of Ahl al-Sunnah and Shi’a perspectives'

    CIMS: 'The Succession to the Prophet (pbuh) in the light of Ahl al-Sunnah and Shi’a perspectives'

    On 27th February at Al-Mahdi Institute, the Centre for Intra-Muslim Studies held a roundtable discussion on the topic “The Succession to the Prophet (pbuh) in light of Ahl al-Sunnah and Shi’a perspectives”. The meeting was attended by a great number of scholars and learned community members

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  • Research Seminar: 'Pickthall's translation of the Qur'an: an analysis of some selected verses on women'

    Research Seminar: 'Pickthall's translation of the Qur'an: an analysis of some selected verses on women'

    On Thursday 24th March,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Pickthall's translation of the Qur'an: an analysis of some selected verses on women'' conducted by Dr Haifaa Jawad from University of Birmingham. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and

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  • Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani participates in Milad un Nabi Family Event at Mehfil e Abbas Birmingham

    Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani participates in Milad un Nabi Family Event at Mehfil e Abbas Birmingham

    On Sunday 10th January 2016, Mehfil e Abbas Birmingham held a Milad un Nabi Family event in order to engage young families of the community to celebrate and combine family, community spirit, Islamic and social education in a moral fun Islamic environment. The basic underlying ethos was for children

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  • Shaykh Arif participates at ''Fatima S.A The lady of Paradise" Bradford University

    Shaykh Arif participates at ''Fatima S.A The lady of Paradise

    On Thursday March 17th Shaykh Arif Abulhussain participated at Bradford University Ahlulbayt Islamic Society's event ''Fatima A.S The lady of Paradise". The event began at 4pm with Shaykh Arif's discussion on 'Womens rights and the relationship between father and daughter'. This was followed

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  • AMI Student paticipates in New Horizon's 'British Islam' Conference

    AMI Student paticipates in New Horizon's 'British Islam' Conference

    Between 19th-20th March one of our AMI students presented a paper on ''Other legal systems as Sharia?'' at New Horizon's 'British Islam' Conference, held at Coventry University. The presentation was on the challenges of modernity and the current 'Sharia' understandings amongst both

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  • AMI Gender Equality event #AreWeEqual

    AMI Gender Equality event #AreWeEqual

    On Saturday 12th March, Al-Mahdi Institute held a public discussion on gender equality in Islam entitled '#AreWeEqual'. Inviting neighbours, local communities, AMI students, faculty and the general public. The aim of the event was to encourage audience participation with an interactive voting

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