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Muslim Litfest 3rd & 4th June Manchester


Saturday 3 — Sunday 4 Jun 2023
Sat 11am - 6pm
Sun 11am - 6.45pm


Guidance Hub 389 Waterloo Road Cheetham Hill. Manchester M8 9AB


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Muslim Litfest 3rd & 4th June Manchester

The Muslim Litfest is a two-day event that will bring together Muslim writers, poets, artists, and thinkers from around the country to celebrate the diversity of Muslim literature and culture. The festival will feature readings, panel discussions, workshops, and other events that will explore the many different ways that Muslims express themselves through their writing.

The Muslim Institute will have an event to launch the new issue 46 of Critical Muslim. Join us on Saturday 3rd June at 5pm and meet the editor Robin Yassin-Kassab.

Entry to the individual events is FREE by registration only.  There is something for everyone! Please book session tickets via the Eventbrite link. 


Day 1 Saturday 3rd June
11:00 am - 12:00 pm The Miracle of Life: Quranic Perspectives on Human Embryology

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Beyond Modern Medicine: The Timeless Wisdom of Unani Tibb

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Journey2Jannah: Transforming Islamic education to the next level

2:45 pm - 3:450 pm Unlocking the Message of the Qur’an: Do we need new translations?

3:45 pm - 4:45 pm Modern Muslim Poetry

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Capital, Capitalism and Avoiding the Economy (with Critical Muslim editor Robin Yassin-Kassab). 

Day 2 Sunday 4th June
11:00 am - 12:00 pm Shapers of Islam in Southeast Asia

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Fatima Cates: The forgotten woman who helped found British Islam

1:45 pm - 3:00 pm The Djinn Within: Demystifying Beliefs about Possession

3 :15 pm - 4:15 pm Ibn Arabi's Masterpiece: al-Futūḥāt al-Makkīyah

4 :30 pm - 5:30 pm The Genius of Ibn Khaldun

5 :45 pm - 6:45 pm The Place of Literature in Sufism