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Winter Gathering 2018: Muslim Futures

When

Friday 16 — Sunday 18 Nov 2018, 16:00 — 12:00

Where

Sarum College, Salisbury

Booking

This event has finished, bookings are now closed

Fellows and friends of the Muslim Institute are invited to book their places now for the Tenth Annual Muslim Institute Winter Gathering. This year the theme is 'Muslim Futures'. Speakers and sessions will explore, interrogate and problematise the endless possibilities and challenges that will impact the Muslim world and our understanding of Islam in the light of technological advance, climate change and transformations to the way in which we live our lives.

As before our base is Sarum College, which offers friendly, comfortable accommodation in single, twin and double rooms, mostly en-suite, and all halal catering. The weekend - inclusive of accommodation, all meals and refreshments from registration at 4-6pm on Friday 16 November through to lunch on Sunday 18 November - is FREE for Fellows. PLEASE NOTE ACCOMMODATION AT SARUM COLLEGE IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Non-Fellows will need to arrange and pay for their own accommodation, as well as pay a booking fee of £50.

We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee of £50 as appropriate.

 

Programme

Muslim Futures: Lost and Found in 2050

 

Friday:

20.00 - 20.15                           Introduction by Ehsan Masood

 

20.15 - 20.30                           Scenario 1: Reading  

 

20.30 - 22.00                           Futures in/of Islamic Thought

                                                 Ziauddin Sardar

 

Saturday:

9.15 - 9.30                               Scenario 2: Reading

 

9.30 - 10.45                             The Future of Education

                                                 Shamim Miah

 

10.45 - 11.15                           Coffee Break

 

11.15 - 12.30                           Environmental Futures

                                                 Nafeez Ahmed

                                               

12.30 - 14.00                           Lunch 

 

14.00 - 14.15                           Scenario 3: Reading

 

14.15 - 15.30                           The Future of Humans

                                                  Usama Hasan

 

15.30 - 15.45                            Coffee Break

 

15.45 - 17.00                           The Future of Intimacy

                                                  Fauzia Ahmad

 

17.00 - 17.15                           Coffee Break

 

17.15 - 17.30                           Scenario 4: Reading

 

17.30 – 18.45                          The Future of Cities

                                                  Maya van Leemput

 

18.45                                       Dinner

 

20.00 – 21.30                          Entertainment

 

Sunday

9.30 – 9.45                              Scenario 5: Reading

 

9.45 – 11.00                            The Future of Work

                                                 Raza Ali

 

11.00 – 11.15                          Coffee Break

 

11.15 – 12.30                          Muslim Futures: Trends and Emerging Issues

                                                 Jordi Serra del Pino

 

12.30 – 13.00                          MI Future Programmes – Samia Rahman

 

13.00 - 14.00                           Lunch and Departure