Forthcoming events

 

Beautiful bookhands and careless characters: An alternative approach to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Beautiful bookhands and careless characters: An alternative approach to the Dead Sea Scrolls

Date
24/01/2018
Description
The Eighth Annual Rabbi Tann Memorial Lecture, given by Professor Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar (KU Leuven, Belgium). The lecture will explore recent forgeries of the Dead Sea Scrolls and the different scribal hands that penned the authentic scrolls.
Forbidden Fruit: Translating the Qur'an in early modern Europe

Forbidden Fruit: Translating the Qur'an in early modern Europe

Date
25/01/2018
Description
Public lecture delivered by Professor Alastair Hamilton (School of Advanced Study, University of London), hosted by the Department of Theology and Religion's Christian-Muslim Relations project.
Untold stories: Arab media provision for children

Untold stories: Arab media provision for children

Date
29/01/2018
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Professor Naomi Sakr (University of Westminster).
Gendering prophecy in the Islamic tradition

Gendering prophecy in the Islamic tradition

Date
19/02/2018
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Dr Shuruq Naguib (University of Lancaster).
Market Islam and organising Hajj-going in late modern Britain: tour operators, pilgrim welfare and UK governance

Market Islam and organising Hajj-going in late modern Britain: tour operators, pilgrim welfare and UK governance

Date
05/03/2018
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Professor Sean McLoughlin (University of Leeds).
Postgraduate Open Day

Postgraduate Open Day

Date
10/03/2018
Description
The University of Birmingham is hosting its next Postgraduate Open Day on Saturday 10 March 2018.
Islamic studies – scientific or confessional? A contested university subject

Islamic studies – scientific or confessional? A contested university subject

Date
19/03/2018
Description
Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies Seminar given by Professor Jorgen Nielsen (University of Birmingham).
Europe's new migrants: marriage practices and policies

Europe's new migrants: marriage practices and policies

Date
16 - 18/04/2018
Description
Conference exploring how Muslim marriage practices are performed by newly arrived migrants to Europe.
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