Events Archive

Arts-Science Encounters 2013 @ University of Sheffield: Critical Islam, Curiosity and Ethics with Ziauddin Sardar & Robin Yassin-Kassab

Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 5:15pm
Curiosity in Islam is intrinsically linked to ethics. This was the argument of the great Andalusian philosophers ibn Rushd and ibn Tufayl. The former wrote a great defence of rationality but made rational inquiry ...

Safra Project and Muslim Institute present: Women's same-sex sexuality and Islam

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Muslim Institute announces an exclusive talk by Safra Project's Tamsila Tauqir MBE entitled 'Women's same-sex sexuality and Islam'. This presentation will focus on the issues affecting Muslim women with same-sex ...

Inaugural session of the Muslim Institute Student Division

Thursday, 14 Mar 2013 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Students are invited to join us for the inaugural session of the Muslim Institute Student Division on Thursday 14 March from 6-7.30pm. Come along to find out more about the Muslim Institute and how to become involved. This informal ...

Qur'an and Human Being March Session

Wednesday, 13 Mar 2013 6:30pm to 8:00pm
This month, Qur'an and Human Being hopes to engage with the concept of Adam in the Qur'an. Adam is seen as the model of the highest human aspiration which is to achieve a fulfilling life on earth. We will explore how to achieve the ...

Qur'an and Human Being February Session: The Prophet Isa

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 6:30pm to 8:00pm
The Prophet Isa is one of the most mentioned personalities in the Qur'an. This month, Qur'an and Human Being explores the symbolic significance of this personality. Please join us for a considered, informative and constructive ...

Qur'an and Human Being January session

Wednesday, 16 Jan 2013 6:30pm to 8:00pm
For the January class of Qur'an and Human Being, we hope to explore the idea of the 'Bismillah to Bismillah (B2B) reading', which is the technique of reading the sura as a whole entity. Convened by Farouk A. Peru, the seminar will ...

Qur'an and Human Being December Session: The Centrality of Human Rights in the Qur'an

Thursday, 13 Dec 2012 6:30pm to 8:00pm
For the December class of Qur'an and Human Being, we hope to explore the Centrality of Human Rights in the Qur'an. This lecture will be held on Thursday, 13th of December, from 6.30pm to 8pm

Towards a Secular Islamic State

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012 6:30pm to 8:30pm
The ‘conversation’ shall seek to re-examine the notion of what the term ‘secular’ means to Arabs and the connotations it carries, but more importantly how Muslim Scholars and the legal practitioners of Fiqh ...

Quranists Network Conference Winter 2012 - An Introduction to Quranist Islam

Saturday, 8 Dec 2012 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Date: 8th December 2012 Place: Muslim Institute, CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London N1 6AH (near Old Street Station) Time: 12pm – 5pm Inquiries: Call 07833 526 953 The Quranists Network ( – an ...

Muslim Institute Winter Gathering 2012 - Men in Islam

Friday, 30 Nov to Sunday, 2 Dec 2012 4:00pm to 2:00pm
We are all familiar with conferences debating the fate of women in Islam. What of the other half of humanity? This year’s Winter Gathering takes the perspective less considered – the state of our understanding of the role, status ...