On Friday 12th June 2015, iERA held its second ‘Don’t Hate, Debate!’ event on the compatibility of Islam and British values.’ The panel of speakers on the day were: • Sajid Varda – (Chairperson) Islam Channel • Hamza Tzortzis – Head of Education and Research at iERA • […]
I recently gave a lecture on October 6th, 2015, at the International Conference on “Islam, Science and Sustainable Development: Maqasid al-Shari‘ah and Humanity’s Well-being” on the topic of littering — particularly in Malaysia. I offered solutions based on a Maqasidi approach, emphasizing the concept of khalifa.
Review courtesy of Taha (Pondering Islam) The Qur’an in translation is sometimes wrongfully described by the western reader to be lacking any coherent structure, jumping from topic to topic without making clear the link between them. The rhyme and the innate musicality is lost in translation yet is one of […]
The video of Abdullah al Andalusi’s lecture from his Canada tour in 2015, is now online. Abdullah was invited to present the lecture ‘Muhammed (saaw): Kryptonite against Corruption’ in five Canadian cities as part of the United Islam Awareness Week across Western Canada. The video below was taken on 29th January […]
Many thanks to Mohamed Abdel Maksoud for translating Zara Faris’ article, Ottoman Women During the Advent of Western Feminism from English into Arabic “في الشوارع ترى نساءا بقدر ما ترى رجالا، إن لم يكن أكثر (ذاهبات لقضاء احتياجاتهن اليومية إلخ) (…) اعتقد أني لم أرَ بلداً تتمتع فيه النساء بمثل هذه […]