Karachi Literature Festival at London's Southbank Centre

Saturday, 20 May 2017 9:00am to 6:00pm
Southbank Centre

Get involved in this lively celebration of literature, taking place outside of Pakistan for the first time.

Karachi Literature Festival (KLF) draws thousands of visitors to a host of events overlooking Chinna creek, exploring literature and freedom of expression.

his year, the KLF takes place outside of Pakistan for the first time, in a full day of talks, debates and performances, showcasing the talent and diversity of Pakistan's literary scene, both at home and abroad.

The Muslim Institute Fifth Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture

Tuesday, 9 May 2017 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Art Workers' Guild Hall, London

The Muslim Institute's Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture takes place on Tuesday 9 May 2017, 6.00 to 9.00 pm.

In this Fifth Annual Ibn Rushd lecture, to be held at the illustrious Art Workers' Guild Hall in London, Lord Bhikhu Parekh will discuss multiculturalism in an age of Brexit and Trump: where alternative facts and fake news are seemingly shaping our narrative on cultural cohesion.

The British Islam Conference

Saturday, 25 Feb to Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 10:00am to 2:00pm
Human Rights Action Centre, Amnesty International, London

The British Islam Conference, organised by New Horizons, is back again with keynote speaker Karen Armstrong OBE making a special appearance. The weekend bonanza promotes collaboration and thinking around the idea of a British Islam and encourages the development of British Muslim thought, identity and culture; a

Use of Intellect in Religion

Saturday, 29 Oct to Saturday, 5 Nov 2016 9:30am to 4:00pm

Al-Mawrid UK invites you to two one-day workshops with Dr Khalid Zaheer on the topic 'Use of Intellect in Religion'.

The events will take place on Saturday 29 October and Saturday 5 November, 2016 at Grafton College, 133-135 Oxford Street, London, W1D 2HY  (Nearest tube station is Tottenham Court).

The topic of these workshops is: "Use of Intellect in Religion".

Islam, Gender and Sexuality

Saturday, 27 Aug 2016 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join our special guests for a dialogue examining gender and sexuality in relation to Islam. Panelists Leyla Jagiella and Samia Rahman discuss the diversity of gender and sexual identity from Muslim perspectives. 

'Blessed are the Innovators': Muslim Institute Winter Gathering 2016

Friday, 2 Dec to Sunday, 4 Dec 2016 4:00pm
Sarum College, Salisbury

Fellows and friends of the Muslim Institute are invited to book their places now for the Eighth Annual Muslim Institute Winter Gathering. This year the theme is 'Blessed are the Innovators'. Speakers and sessions will explore the extent to which innovation has enabled Islam and Muslims to flourish in diverse contemporary contexts.

The Muslim Institute Fourth Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture 'Finding the Oldest Qur'an in the World?' by Dr Alba Fedeli

Wednesday, 1 Jun 2016 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Art Workers' Guild Hall, London

The Muslim Institute's Fourth Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture takes place on Wednesday 1 June 2016, 6.00 to 9.00 pm

Critical Muslim: Free-thinking in Extreme Times

Wednesday, 4 May 2016 6:30pm
Bookmarks Bookshop

Critical Muslim is pleased to be hosting an exciting event with Bookmarks Bookshop, Bloomsbury. London.

Muslim Institute one-day conference: The Spiritual Crisis of Our Times

Saturday, 30 Apr 2016 9:00am to 5:00pm
CAN Mezzanine, Old Street

In a world increasingly marked by apathy, parochialism, rampant consumerism and extremism, the Muslim Institute asks whether we are witnessing a spiritual crisis of our times. 

Speakers will look at the once-thriving influence of spirituality that still exists in Muslim communities and explore whether the reclamation of the spiritual heart of Islam can not only regenerate such communities from within but also play a part in enabling wider society to recover its own soul.


9.15am: Registration

British Islam Conference

Saturday, 19 Mar to Sunday, 20 Mar 2016 10:00am to 5:00pm

The British Islam Conference is presented to you by New Horizons in British Islam and aims to bring together people that are working to advance inclusive, forward-looking visions of Islam, visions that are rooted in the British context. We hope the event will help in generating new ideas and create debate, discussion and dissemination of those ideas.

Registration for this event is now open open!

Places are limited - book early! 

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