Open Lectures

The Open Lecture series is free and open to all. Inviting speakers from all over the world and delivering enlightening lectures on topics related to religion, Islam, Muslims and interfaith relations, the lectures aim to establish a bridge between Muslim and non-Muslim communities and societies.

Open Lectures for 2018-19

Date Name Title
Cancelled Prof Christian Kaunert University of South Wales Towards New Refugee Norms in Europe after the impact of the Syrian Refugee Crisis in the Mediterranean and the ongoing securitisation process.
Thursday 25 October 2018 at 6pm Dr Marwa Elnahass Newcastle University Financial Reporting, Governance Mechanisms and Earnings Management: Islamic versus conventional banking.
Thursday 29 November 2018 at 6pm Professor Simon Archer University of Reading Financial Regulation and the Development of Regulatory Bodies for Islamic Finance.
Thursday 28 February 2019 at 6pm Dr Daniel Brubaker Qur’an Manuscripts and the Qur’an’s Early Written Transmission History: some highlights.
Thursday 14 March 2019 at 6pm Dr Sabri MohammadBolton University Contribution of Banking Sector in Creating Real Economic Activities: a comparative analysis between Islamic and conventional banks
Thursday 11 April 2019 at 6pm Dr Alaa Garad University of Portsmouth The Learning Advantage: achieve growth and success through learning
Thursday 6 June 2019 at 6pm Dr Michael Hoelzl University of Manchester What is Wrong with Populism? Or, the Normative Power of the Counterfactual
Thursday 20 June 2019 at 6pm Dr Tareq Moqbel University of Westminster Qurʾānic Narratives as Applied Ethics


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