Introducing the new postgraduate degree at the University of Birmingham - the MPA Faith Based Leadership, available to study part-time by distance learning in December 2020 within the Department of Theology and Religion
Paper for 4th Birmingham Spring Islam Conference in April 2020. Deadline is 17 January 2020
Professor Jocelyne Cesari recently presented at an international seminar hosted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 'Women, Faith and Culture', where she discussed women's rights, Islam and democracy.
A peer-reviewed academic paper from the University of Birmingham has been included in a series of eight released by the Independent Commission for Countering Extremism today.
The Department of Theology's Dr Yafa Shanneik will be speaking at Stowe House in Buckinghamshire on Tuesday 21 May on the topic of "Women, Islam and Art"
Last month, Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) was a panellist at a Cambridge Union discussion on the role of women in terror.
A live performance at the Misk Art Festival in October 2018 was inspired by Dr Yafa Shanneik's (Department of Theology & Religion) research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women.
Professor Oliver Scharbrodt latest article on the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain has been published in the journal 'Contemporary Islam'.
Join Dr Yafa Shanneik (Department of Theology & Religion) and visual and performance artist Rachel Gadsden as they explore cultural identity, displacement, migration and empowerment in an interactive workshop and exhibition tour, part of DaDa (Disability and Deaf Arts) Festival in Liverpool.
Professor Jocelyne Cesari argues that increased securitisation negatively affects the exercise of religious freedom, in this piece for the Religious Freedom Institute.
Dr Katherine Brown argues that the idea that converts to Islam make the most violent jihadi women only disrupts counter-extremism efforts, in this insight article for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
Dr Abla Fedeli, former PhD student and member of the Institute for Textual Scholarship and Electronic Editing's Codex Zacynthius project, writes about her discovery of fragments of the Qur'an in the University of Birmingham's archives in 2015, and the resulting media coverage and reporting.