Re-Thinking Economics Post the Global Financial Crisis – An Islamic Economics Perspective

On Thursday 24th November 2016,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; “Re-Thinking Economics Post the Global Financial Crisis – An Islamic Economics Perspective” conductedby Professor Mohammed Iqbal Asaria from CASS Business School – City, University of London. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and interested members of the public.

Professor Mohamed Iqbal Asaria is globally recognised leading expert in Islamic Banking, Finance, and Insurance, and has advised many banks and insurance companies in the UK on their launch of Islamic financial services. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Association of Certified Accountants and a graduate of the Victoria University of Manchester where he also completed his masters in Economics (Accounting & Finance). He was awarded the CBE in the 2005 Queen’s honours list for services to international development. He also teaches a number of post graduate courses in Islamic Finance, Banking and Insurance at several leading universities including CASS Business School, CASS Executive MBA program in Dubai, University of East London, and Bangor Business School.

Professor Asaria’s seminar focused on the following;

– Understanding the Global Financial Crisis (GFC)
– New Issues – Tax, Technology and Environment
– State and Markets – The “Free Market” Hoax
– Piketty on Capitalism in the 21st Century
– The Rise of the Extreme Right – Brexit & Donald Trump and
– Islamic Perspectives – Khilafa, Halal/Tayyib, Equity
– Islamic Perspectives – Risk Sharing, Equity Oriented
For more photos from the seminar please click here


Professor Mohammed Iqbal Asaria (CASS Business School - City, University of London)