Postnormal Times, 2017, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

Friday, 28 Apr to Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 9:00am
Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp

Ziauddin Sardar's Centre for Postnormal Policy & Future Studies invites Fellows and friends of the Muslim Institute to view the installation Postnormal Times, 2017, currently showing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp, in Belgium, as part of its Temporary Futures Institute programme.

Creative Writing Roadtrip Through Bosnia

Thursday, 7 Sep to Sunday, 17 Sep 2017 9:00am

Come join us on a creative writing roadtrip in this beautiful corner of the Balkans. Together with Medina Whiteman, published poet and songstress extraordinaire who has written for Critical Muslim, we will explore not only the lush greenery, mountains and waterfalls that make this country so special, but also its recent turbulent past and the lessons we can take home with us where many are facing a growing tide of nationalism and the illusions of separateness in our own communities.

Taha Ghauri: The Devil's Workshop

Thursday, 19 Jan 2017 8:00pm
The Place, London

If you thought that religious doctrine was for the unthinking and uneducated majority, think again. Join a young man on a twisted search for truth. A contemporary dance standup comedy at The Place in London.

“A furiously contaminating energy.” – Unidivers (France)

“Very exciting… Taha explodes on all registers.” – TAZfestival (Belgium)

Unveiling the Divine: Honouring the Sacred Feminine

Friday, 14 Oct to Sunday, 16 Oct 2016 9:00am
Kendal, Cumbria

A weekend in Kendal, Cumbria honouring the Sacred Feminine through conversation, heart reflections, meditation, prayer, music and movement. With speakers from different faiths and backgrounds and a sacred music concert with whirling dervishes.

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Muslims at Sea: From Barbary Pirates to Brick Lane: National Maritime Museum & Muslim Institute study day

Saturday, 10 Sep 2016 11:00am to 4:00pm
National Maritime Museum

Although their presence in Britain goes back into history, traces of the lives of Muslim Britons in museum archives and exhibitions are rare.

The National Maritime Museum recently discovered 2,000 photographic records of Bangladeshi ships cooks in its archives, spurring its researchers to reconsider the contribution of Islamic culture and people to maritime history and the museum collection.

Permaculture & Contemplative Islam

Saturday, 8 Oct to Saturday, 15 Oct 2016 9:00am to 5:00pm

Wisdom in Nature are partnering with Inclusive Mosque Initiative to bring this two-day course designed to inform, inspire and support participants to learn about regenerating the earth and communities.

The course will take place on two consecutive Saturdays: 8 and 15 October 2016 in West London.

Bradford Literature Festival

Friday, 20 May to Sunday, 29 May 2016 9:30am

The Bradford Literature Festival is back, celebrating the written and spoken word and showcasing the intimate relationship between words and art forms such as film, theatre and music, set against the city’s distinctive backdrop.

The Crows Plucked Your Sinews

Saturday, 5 Mar 2016 7:30pm
Manchester, London, Birmingham

The Crows Plucked Your Sinews, a one-woman show written and directed by Muslim Institute co-director Hassan Mahamdallie, performed by multi-talented poet, writer and performer, Yusra Warsama, tours the UK in early 2016 following it’s original run at Radar 2013, the new writing festival The Bush, London.

The MUJU Crew and Tricycle Theatre Present: Come in! Sit Down!

Tuesday, 28 Jul to Sunday, 2 Aug 2015 7:30pm
Tricycle Theatre, London

For its tenth anniversary, Muslim and Jewish theatre company, the MUJU Crew, presents Come In! Sit Down!, its first main stage co-production at their long-term home, the Tricycle Theatre. 

Muslim Institute post-play discussion: Hurling Rubble at the Sun / Hurling Rubble at the Moon by Avaes Mohammad

Tuesday, 2 Jun 2015 10:15pm to 11:00pm
Park Theatre, London

Poet, Playwright, Performer and Muslim Institute Fellow Avaes Mohammad's searing double-bill 'Hurling Rubble at the Sun' and 'Hurling Rubble at the Moon' started its run on 14 May 2015 at Park Theatre in London. An uncompromising story of extremisms, it charts the disconnect between the the white working class and British-Asian communities.

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