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 interdisciplinary programme of learning and engagement where a team of experts will explore faith-based ethical perspectives on how to think about and navigate biomedical advances and their practical, moral and spiritual implications. The programme is aimed at patients, healthcare professionals, scholars, academics, chaplains, community advocates, policy specialists and students.

Other contributors included

Professor Tariq Ramadan (Oxford University),Sayyid Fazel Milani (Imam Khoei Islamic Centre), Imam Yunus Dudhwala (Barts Health NHS Trust), Professor Aziz Sheikh (Edinburgh University), Dr Timothy Winter (Cambridge University), Professor Ghazala Mir (Leeds University), Professor Ingrid Mattson (Huron University College, Canada), Shaykh Ruzwan Mohammed (iSyllabus), Imam Siddiq Diwan (Chaplain, Manchester University Hospitals), Dr Mohammad Ghaly (CILE, Qatar), Dr Trevor Stammers (St Mary’s University), Dr Mansur Ali (Cardiff University), Dr Asim Yusuf (Psychiatrist, BCPFT), Dr Ayman Shabana (Georgetown, Qatar), Professor Ilhan Ilkilic (Istanbul University), Dr Aysha Divan (Leeds University), Dr Akram Nadwi (Oxford University), Dr Khalil Hassanally (GP, NHS London), Dr Ali-Reza Bhojiani (Al-Mahdi Institute), Professor Ebrahim Moosa (University of Notre Dame), Dr Mehrunisha Suleman (Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge, & CIM), and others.

To find out more including further masterclass dates please click here