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  • Dr Sarfraz Jeraj delivers a seminar on Mental Health Awareness for AMI students and faculty

    Dr Sarfraz Jeraj delivers a seminar on Mental Health Awareness for AMI students and faculty

    On Thursday 5th October 2017, Dr Sarfraz Jeraj delivered a seminar on an 'Introduction to Mental Health - What to look out for and what to do' for the benefit of AMI students and faculty. The seminar aimed to raise awareness of the issues surrounding Mental health and covered the following

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  • AMI Student Glen Moran presents paper at three international conferences on the topic 'Science in Religion'

    AMI Student Glen Moran presents paper at three international conferences on the topic 'Science in Religion'

    In July 2017, AMI student Glen Moran presented research papers at three conferences on the topic of 'Science in Religion'. He was invited to present his paper entitled ''Apes, Sheikhs and Darwin. The evolving construction of evolution amongst British Muslims'' (click title for abstract) at the

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  • CIMS: General Discussion and Conclusions

     CIMS: General Discussion and Conclusions

    On Saturday 20th August AMI held a Centre for Intra-Muslim Studies (CIMS) discussion entitled ''General Discussion and Conclusions'' . The meeting was attended by a considerable number of Shia and Sunni scholars together with intellectuals and community leaders belonging to different backgrounds

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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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