Events Archive

After the Dictators: Hopes and Fears for the Middle East

Tuesday, 8 Mar 2011 6:00pm
Date: Tuesday 8 March 2011 Time: 6 – 7:30pm Location: A130, College Building, 280 John Street, London EC1V 4PB On the panel: Dr Maha Azzam is an Associate Fellow of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House, ...

Iran is a Paper Tiger

Thursday, 24 Feb 2011 6:45pm
Intelligence Squared debate Venue: Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, London, SW7 2AR Is President Ahmedinejad of Iran a serious threat? The Islamic regime in Iran loves to bare its claws and snarl, but isn’t this all ...

Is there a place for God in Education?

Wednesday, 23 Feb 2011 6:30pm
RSA Debates presents What is the purpose of education? And how does religious belief relate to that? Venue: RSA, 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ The RSA and Theos bring together a panel of expert commentators to debate these ...

Blasphemy and the erosion of democracy and secular space in Pakistan

Friday, 18 Feb 2011 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Najam Sethi (Editor-in-chief of Friday Times, award-winning Pakistani journalist) Date: 18 February 2011 Time: 6pm to 7.30pm Venue: SOAS, Russell Square, College Buildings Room: 4421 Facilitated by Nasreen Rehman, ...

Turmoil in the Arab World: is the genie of democratic out of the bottle?

Tuesday, 15 Feb 2011 6:45pm
Turmoil in the Arab world: is the genie of democracy out of the bottle? Tuesday 15th February, 6.45pm, Royal Geographical Society Keynote speeches by Roger Cohen and Tariq Ramadan Revolution or riot? After Tunisia and Egypt turned ...

Imagining Islamism: Literature, Film & Politics in the Arab World

Saturday, 12 Feb 2011 9:30am to 6:30pm
'Imagining Islamism: Literature, Film & Politics in the Arab World', is a one-day conference at the Storey Creative Industries Centre in Lancaster on Saturday 12 February 2011. The event features an outstanding line-up of ...

The Moudawana (Morocco Family Code)

Friday, 11 Feb 2011 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The Moudawana (Morocco Family Code): Symbol of reconciliation between sacred religious texts and constraints of our time Rajaa Naji El Mekkaoui* Professor, University of Law, Rabat, Morocco Friday, February ...

British and Muslim, or just Human... and what about Welshness? Reflections on Identity

Tuesday, 8 Feb 2011 7:00pm
Dr Jeremy Henzell-Thomas is Founder and formerly Executive Director of the Book Foundation, a registered UK charity which works with partner institutions in the UK and the USA to improve understanding of Islam in the West. He speaks and writes ...