Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani presented a paper at Durham University’s international conference on Islamic Finance, Islamic Economic Development and Sustainability

Between 25th-26th July 2016 AMI faculty Dr Ali-Reza Bhojani participated in Durham University’s international conference on ‘Islamic Finance, Islamic Economic Development and Sustainability’. His paper was entitled ‘The Moral Deficit in Islamic Banking & Finance: Muslim Meta-Ethics and the Fiqhi Equivalence of Profit-Loss-Sharing and Fixed Income Modes of Finance’.

Bringing together academics, researchers and practitioners to share and synthesize their theoretical, empirical and field related knowledge in relation to the Islamic economic and sustainable development theory the conference aimed to contribute to the development of theory making in Islamic economic and sustainable development; as well as to evaluate the current practice of Islamic banking and finance in terms of economic and sustainable development.

After a series of debate, discussion and shared learning, potential areas and strategies for further orienting Islamic banking and finance for sustainable development were dveleved into, and developed.

The conference was organised by Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF) – Institute of Management Sciences, Pakistan in collaboration with Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (DCIEF), Durham University Business School, Durham University, England, UK. 

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