The Centre for the Study of Islam (CSI)

Past events can be found here.

The Centre has a full term of activities for the Autumn Term 2016 - 2017.  All are welcome to attend any of the events. If you have any questions contact the Centre’s director: Robert Gleave (r.gleave@exeter.ac.uk).  More information about the Centre for the Study of Islam can be found at: http://socialsciences.exeter.ac.uk/iais/research/centres/csi/

Autumn Term Activities 2016-17

All lunchtime seminars (Classic Article in Islamic Studies Seminars, and Arabic Texts Seminars) will last one hour (1300-1400), unless otherwise stated.  Please do bring a packed lunch so you don’t feel hungry! The sessions are informal and we do not mind people tucking into their lunch during discussions.

21st September: 1700 William Ochsenwald “The Transformation of Education in the Hijaz, 1925-1945”

5 October: 1300 Classic Article Seminar: István T. Kristó-Nagy “on early Islam”.

12 October: 1300 Arabic Texts Seminar: Tareq Alfraidi, PhD student, “Linguistics”

19 October: 1300 Arabic Texts Seminar: Mustafa Baig “Hanafi legal theory”

2 November: 1300 Classic Article Seminar: Tayyeb Mimouni “Salafism”

9 November: 1300 Arabic Texts Seminar: Sumeyra Yakar “Shiite law”

16 November: 1300 Arabic Texts Seminar: Enise Yakar “Saudi Fatwas”

23 November: 1300 Arabic Texts Seminar: Gehad Abdelkhalek “Ibn Arabi”

23rd November: 1700 Visiting Speaker: Dr Humeira Iqtidar (King’s College London), “"Justice and Tolerance in the Political Thought of Abul Ala Maududi"

14 December: 1200 Arabic Texts Seminar: Omar Anchassi “Dirar’s Kitab al-Tahrish”

To receive a copy of the texts, or if you have any queries, then contact Rob Gleave (r.gleave@exeter.ac.uk)

Arabic texts sessions are open to everyone, regardless of your Arabic reading ability.