Browser does not support script.
The Birmingham Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies specialises in Islam as a spiritual and historical reality, and the contemporary Middle East.
Posted 19 September 2018
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.
Posted 13 August 2018
On Wednesday 8 August 2018, the British Institute in Amman held an exhibition showcasing art created by Syrian women who have found refuge in Germany, the UK and Jordan.
Posted 07 August 2018
Professor Jocelyne Cesari is quoted in OZY in an article on the Grand Mosque of Mecca attack of 1979. Cesari argues that the year was the turning point in the rise of Saudi policy of exporting its doctrine of Wahhabi Islam all over the Muslim world.
Posted 29 June 2018
Dr Katherine Brown reflects on her recent appearance at Hay Festival where she spoke on the topic of 'Muslim women and radicalisation'.
More forthcoming events