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  • AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani took part in the third Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI)

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani took part in the third Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI)

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani took part in the third Uṣūl Workshop of the Law and Learning in Shiʿi Islam (LAWALISI) project hosted by Professor Robert Gleave of Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter on the 17-18 March 2017.   The workshop examined various issues regarding

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  • AMI hosts volunteer training session for Christian priests and students of USPG

    AMI hosts volunteer training session for Christian priests and students of USPG

    On 23rd July 2017 AMI hosted a group of Christian priests and students of religion who were visiting from USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel) - an Anglican mission agency supporting churches around the world in their mission to bring fullness of life to the communities they serve.  The

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  • AMI hosts The Birmingham Council of Mosques meeting

    AMI hosts The Birmingham Council of Mosques meeting

    On 13th July 2017, The Birmingham Council of Mosques held a meeting at Al Mahdi Institute. The BCM is a newly formed organisation with the aim of bringing the different mosques in Birmingham together, sharing resources, and learning from each other. The meeting was co-chaired by Shaykh Arif

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  • AMI Dr Wahid Amin participates in American University of Beirut, Lebanon's Workshop 2017

    AMI Dr Wahid Amin participates in American University of Beirut, Lebanon's Workshop 2017

    On 5th June 2017 Dr. Wahid M. Amin (AMI Research Fellow in Muslim Philosophical and Theological Traditions) participated in the Shared Intellectual Spaces: Muslims and Christians in the Islamicate World after Avicenna workshop held at the American University of Beirut, Lebanon.The workshop brought

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  • AMI's Dr. Wahid M. Amin presents at Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

    AMI's Dr. Wahid M. Amin presents at Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge

    AMI's Dr. Wahid M. Amin was recently invited to present a paper at the second meeting of the History of Arabic Philosophy Group on 26 May 2017 at the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge. Held annually, the History of Arabic Philosophy Group is a forum for specialists in the field of

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  • AMI Library hosts an exclusive screening of the film 'The Salesman'

    AMI Library hosts an exclusive screening of the film 'The Salesman'

    On Saturday 1st July AMI Library hosted an exclusive screening of the film 'The Salesman'. The Salesman (Persian: فروشنده‎, translit. Forušande‎) is a 2016 Iranian drama film directed and written by Asghar Farhadi and starring Taraneh Alidoosti and Shahab Hosseini. It is about a married

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  • CIMS: ''Discussion and General Questions on Imamology and Finality of Prophethood''

    CIMS: ''Discussion and General Questions on Imamology and Finality of Prophethood''

    On 8th July at Al-Mahdi Institute, the Centre for Intra-Muslim Studies held a roundtable discussion on the topic ''Discussion and General Questions on Imamology and Finality of Prophethood''. The meeting was attended by eminent scholars and community leaders from both Ahl al-Sunnah and Shia

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  • 'Violence in Sharīʿa and its Contemporary Implications' AMI's 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

    'Violence in Sharīʿa and its Contemporary Implications' AMI's 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

    AMI hosted its 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues workshop on 'Violence in Sharīʿa and its Contemporary Implications' between 6th - 7th July 2017. Bringing together a host of international scholars and specialists, the workshop was a unique platform to facilitate scholarship directly

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  • AMI Big Iftar 2017

    AMI Big Iftar 2017

    During Ramadhan, on Friday 23rd June 2017 AMI held its annual #AMIBigIftar, inviting people of all faiths and none to participate and experience an Iftar (breaking of the fast) with people of all religious and cultural backgrounds. In keeping with the spirit of the holy month of Ramadhan, the aim

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  • AMI Eid ul-Fitr Programme 2017

    AMI Eid ul-Fitr Programme 2017

    On Sunday 25th June AMI held an Eid al-Fitr programme for family and friends to celebrate and enjoy. Marking the end of Ramadhan, the holy month of fasting and forgiveness in the Muslim faith, the program began with an Eid Khutbah by Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain. In the Khutbah Shaykh Arif spoke

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