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The Birmingham Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies specialises in Islam as a spiritual and historical reality, and the contemporary Middle East.
Posted 20 December 2018
Professor Jocelyne Cesari was recently interviewed for the Islam Channel on the historical and political reasons for the growing fear of Islam in the West. It was recorded on 6 December 2018 at Lambeth Palace in London during the World Muslim Leaders Forum.
Posted 12 December 2018
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 by renowned visual performance artist Rachel Gadsden, with composer Freddie Meyers and Syrian oud player Rihab Azar, 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.
Posted 04 December 2018
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'.
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