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  • AMI hosts Striving Mums (SMUMS) for workshop on 'Self Empowerment for Mothers'

    AMI hosts Striving Mums (SMUMS) for workshop on 'Self Empowerment for Mothers'

      On 23rd October 2016 Striving Mums (SMUMS), a newly formed group by KSIMC Birmingham, held a workshop at AMI on self empowerment and dealing with post natal depression, lead by Nikhat Panjwani. According to Action for Children’s chief executive Clare Tickell, “The lack of emotional

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  • Research Seminar: "The Second Vatican Council and the New Catholic Theology of Islam''

    Research Seminar:

    On Thursday 15th December 2016,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "The Second Vatican Council and the New Catholic Theology of Islam'' conducted by Professor Timothy Winter/ Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad from University of Cambridge. The seminar was attended by AMI

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  • AMI's Shaykh Wahid Amin participates in the The Institute of Ismaili Studies book launch

    AMI's Shaykh Wahid Amin participates in the The Institute of Ismaili Studies book launch

    On 29th September 2016, Shaykh Wahid Amin was invited to participate in the The Institute of Ismaili Studies book launch event for The Shi‘i World: Pathways in Tradition and Modernity edited by Dr Farhad Daftary, Dr Shainool Jiwa and Dr Amyn Sajoo. The Shi‘i World: Pathways in Tradition and

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  • AMI's Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri delivers Arbaeen Lecture series at KSIMC Milton Keynes

    AMI's Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri delivers Arbaeen Lecture series at KSIMC Milton Keynes

    During Arbaeen, between 17th - 21st November 2016, AMI's Shaykh Mohammed Reza Tajri delivered a series of lectures surrounding the topic of; - Misunderstanding Manliness: Raising our boys  - Dishonesty, A Symptom of Cowardice  - The Cowardice & Insecurity in Rumour Spreading, and -

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  • AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani participates in the first Uṣūl Workshop of the LAWALISI project at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani participates in the first Uṣūl Workshop of the LAWALISI project at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani took part in the first 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 14-15 November 2016. The workshop examined the concept of Ijmāʿ in

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  • 'Muslim Engagement in the British Interfaith Community' Workshop at AMI by Dr Chris Hewer

    'Muslim Engagement in the British Interfaith Community' Workshop at AMI by Dr Chris Hewer

    On Friday 25th November 2016, AMI hosted Dr Chris Hewer for a workshop on Muslim Engagement in the British Interfaith Community. The workshop aimed to provide expert insight on actively engaging with the diverse faith communities and improving skills at level one, as well as introducing more

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  • Research Seminar: "Re-Thinking Economics Post the Global Financial Crisis - An Islamic Economics Perspective''

    Research Seminar:

    On Thursday 24th November 2016,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Re-Thinking Economics Post the Global Financial Crisis - An Islamic Economics Perspective'' conducted by Professor Mohammed Iqbal Asaria from CASS Business School - City, University of London. The

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  • 'Understanding Islam' workshop at AMI by Dr Chris Hewer

    'Understanding Islam' workshop at AMI by Dr Chris Hewer

    On Saturday 26th November 2016, Al-Mahdi Institute in collaboration with the Birmingham Council of Faiths invited Dr Chris Hewer, an expert in Christian-Muslim relations  and founder of the 'Understanding Islam' series, to deliver a study-day workshop on 'Understanding Islam' for people of all

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  • AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani contributes to MA module at The Markfieled Institute of Higher Education

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani contributes to MA module at The Markfieled Institute of Higher Education

    On Wednesday 9th November 2016, AMI faculty member Dr Ali-reza Bhojani contributed to an MA module in 'Sira of the Prophet' at The Markfieled Institute of Higher Education. He delivered a lecture on 'Sources and Approaches to Prophetic Sira in Shiá Schoalrship' to a group of international dar

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  • AMI faculty member, Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participated in the British Muslim TV show 'Ask the Alim'

    AMI faculty member, Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participated in the British Muslim TV show 'Ask the Alim'

    AMI faculty member, Shaykh Muhammed Reza Tajri participated in the British Muslim TV show titled 'Ask the Alim'. The show aims to provide a platform for leading Islamic thinkers to answer viewers questions on religious jurisprudence. Sitting alongside Shaykh Tajri, Shaykh Atabek Shukurov

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