Centre events

The centre organises a number of seminars and other events throughout the academic year.

Forthcoming events

On European Islam: New Pathways beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism

On European Islam: New Pathways beyond Orientalism and Occidentalism

Date
21/02/2017
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Mohammed Hashas, (Luiss Guido Carli University).
Jewish Materials (isrāʾīlīyāt) in the Qurʾān and the 'Anxiety of Influence': Reflections on a Religious Debate

Jewish Materials (isrāʾīlīyāt) in the Qurʾān and the 'Anxiety of Influence': Reflections on a Religious Debate

Date
28/02/2017
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Dirk Hartwig (University of Münster).
Scriptural hermeneutics as philosophy: al-Shahrastani's Mafatih al-Asrar

Scriptural hermeneutics as philosophy: al-Shahrastani's Mafatih al-Asrar

Date
07/03/2017
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Toby Mayer (The Institute of Ismaili Studies).
Seeing the Face of the Divine:  Conceptions of God and the Cosmos in early Medieval Shiʿi Thought

Seeing the Face of the Divine: Conceptions of God and the Cosmos in early Medieval Shiʿi Thought

Date
14/03/2017
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Ahab Bdaiwi (Leiden University).
Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Problem of Truthmaking in Medieval Arabic Thought

Nasir al-Din Tusi and the Problem of Truthmaking in Medieval Arabic Thought

Date
21/03/2017
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given Wahid Amin (Al-Mahdi Institute).
Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation

Exploring Radicalisation and Securitisation

Date
27/03/2017
Description
A one day conference hosted by the Department of Theology and Religion.
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