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  • AMI Eid ul-Fitr Programme 2017

    AMI Eid ul-Fitr Programme 2017

    On Sunday 25th June AMI held an Eid al-Fitr programme for family and friends to celebrate and enjoy. Marking the end of Ramadhan, the holy month of fasting and forgiveness in the Muslim faith, the program began with an Eid Khutbah by Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain. In the Khutbah Shaykh Arif spoke

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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum

    Shaykh Arif participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum on 11th May 2017 at the Birmingham Jame Masjid, Handsworth. The BCM is a newly formed organisation with the aim of bringing the different mosques in Birmingham together, sharing resources, and learning from each

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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates in Faith Guiding Course for Central Mosque Birmingham

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates in Faith Guiding Course for Central Mosque Birmingham

    On 15th May 2017 Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein presents as the main speaker at the Faith Guiding Course presentation ceremony on 'The relevance of interfaith dialogue in Modern Society' at Central Mosque Birmingham. The Faith guiding course, organised by  The Faith Encounter Programme trains people of

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  • AMI Panel Discussion on 'Islam, Pluralism and Diversity'

    AMI Panel Discussion on 'Islam, Pluralism and Diversity'

    On Friday 9th of June 2017, AMI held a panel discussion on Islam, Pluralism & Diversity with Shaykh Ayub Rashid (Teacher at ICAS Hawza London) , Shaykh Mansour Leghaei (Co-Founder of Imam Hussain Centre Australia) and Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain (Director of Al Mahdi Institute). The discussion

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  • AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presents at Centre of Islamic Studies symposium

    AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presents at Centre of Islamic Studies symposium

    Between 12th - 13th May 2017, AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presented a paper at the Muslims in the UK and Europe Postgraduate Symposium, organised by the Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her paper was entitled 'Examining the definition of death and its implication for

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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain presents on the Existence of Imam Mahdi (as) at Mehfil Ali (SICM)

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain presents on the Existence of Imam Mahdi (as) at Mehfil Ali (SICM)

    On Sunday 14th May, celebrating the life of Imam Mahdi (as) Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein gave a talk at the Mahfil Ali (SICM) on the topic 'Existence of Imam Mehdi (as)'. The event was well received with many community members attending the celebrations. He spoke about the logical possibility of his

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  • AMI Student Ahmer Shah delivers hawza modules virtually in Urdu

    AMI Student Ahmer Shah delivers hawza modules virtually in Urdu

    In January 2017, Al-Mahdi Institute provided virtual teaching support to Dairat al-Ma'arif, a hawza institution in Pakistan, aimed at empowering women and training them to become the torch-bearers of Islamic morals and principles in society. AMI's fourth-year hawza student; Ahmer Shah, delivered

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  • AMI's head librarian, Mohsen Najafi, attends the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF)

    AMI's head librarian, Mohsen Najafi, attends the Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF)

    Between 3rd - 13th May AMI's head librarian, Mohsen Najafi, attended The Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) - which is held in Tehran on an annual basis. The book fair was well received with a large number of local and international people, including university students & scholars. The

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  • Research Seminar: "Human Potential in the Faith Epistle of Ikhwan al-Safa’''

    Research Seminar:

    On Thursday 18th May 2017,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Human Potential in the Faith Epistle of Ikhwan al-Safa’" conducted by Dr Arzina R Lalani from The Institute of Ismaili Studies. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and many interested

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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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