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  • Public Speaking Training with Maria Pattinson

    Public Speaking Training with Maria Pattinson

    Held over two sessions on the 24th April and 8th May 2017, year two hawza students received public speaking training sessions with Maria Pattinson, an award-winning professional theatre director and practitioner with international experience as a trainer and facilitator of communication in the

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  • AMI's Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani delivers lecture at the Centre for Islam and Medicine's 'Bioethics & Islam Masterclasses'

    AMI's Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani delivers lecture  at the Centre for Islam and Medicine's 'Bioethics & Islam Masterclasses'

    On 17th April 2017, AMI faculty member Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani gave a lecture on "Ijtihad in Shi'i Thought and the Scope for Ethical Reasoning in Response to Bio-ethical Challenges" at the Centre for Islam and Medicine's first masterclass.  The 2017-2018 Bioethics & Islam Masterclasses is an

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  • AMI's Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participates in Roundtable Workshop at Edinburgh University

    AMI's Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participates in Roundtable Workshop at Edinburgh University

    On the weekend of 6th -7th May 2017, AMI's Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participated in a ‘roundtable workshop’, held at Edinburgh University, entitled: The Unthought in Islam: The Shi’a and Shi’ism in the Western Diaspora.  The event, chaired by Edinburgh University’s Professor Andrew

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  • AMI Student Kumail Shariff presents at ESITIS conference 2017 in Germany

    AMI Student Kumail Shariff presents at ESITIS conference 2017 in Germany

    Between 26th - 29th April 2017, AMI student Kumail Shariff presented at the The European Society for Intercultural Theology and Interreligious Studies (ESITIS) conference 2017. The conference's focus was on the topic of "Religion & Politics in the Crisis of Engagement". The aim of the

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  • AMI Faculty Dr Wahid Amin participates in Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies seminar

    AMI Faculty Dr Wahid Amin participates in Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies seminar

    On Tuesday 21st March 2017, Dr. Wahid M. Amin, AMI faculty member and research fellow in Muslim Philosophical and Theological traditions, delivered a talk at the Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Birmingham. In his talk he explored medieval reactions to the theory

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  • Research Seminar: "Shifting discourse in the Muslim organ donation debate: reports of finding''

    Research Seminar:

    On Thursday 27th April 2017,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Shifting discourse in the Muslim organ donation debate: reports of finding" conducted by Dr Mansur Ali, Cardiff University. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and many interested members of

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  • AMI Public Discussion on 'Can We Trust the Media Representation of Islam?'

    AMI Public Discussion on 'Can We Trust the Media Representation of Islam?'

    On Friday 21st April, Al-Mahdi Institute held a public discussion entitled 'Can We Trust the Media Representation of Islam?', presented by Miqdaad Versi (Muslim Council of Britain). Inviting AMI students, faculty and the general public, the program was insightful and engaging.  Miqdaad Versi is

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  • AMI Faculty Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani and Graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussein present research at 4th Annual BRAIS Conference 2017

    AMI Faculty Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani and Graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussein present research at 4th Annual BRAIS Conference 2017

    On 11th - 13th April 2017, the British Association for Islamic Studies held their Fourth Annual Conference 2017 at Parkgate Campus; University of Chester, inviting Research fellows from around the globe to represent a broad range of backgrounds and sub-disciplines within Islamic Studies. The

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  • AMI's Dr Hashim Bata took part in the second Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI) project

    AMI's Dr Hashim Bata took part in the second Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI) project

    AMI's Dr Hashim Bata took part in the second Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI) project hosted by Professor Robert Gleave of Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter on the 13-14 March 2017.   The workshop examined the concept

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  • AMI hosts roundtable discussion on 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought' in collaboration with ICJECA Workshop 2017, Mashhad

    AMI hosts roundtable discussion on 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought' in collaboration with ICJECA Workshop 2017, Mashhad

    On Thursday 6th April, AMI hosted a pre workshop discussion on the topic of 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought, from theoretical foundations to Sharia implications' in collaboration with ICJECA International Conference on Justice and Ethics at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. The session was

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