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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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  • 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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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum

    Shaykh Arif participates and contributes to the Birmingham Council of Mosques forum on 11th May 2017 at the Birmingham Jame Masjid, Handsworth. The BCM is a newly formed organisation with the aim of bringing the different mosques in Birmingham together, sharing resources, and learning from each

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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates in Faith Guiding Course for Central Mosque Birmingham

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein participates in Faith Guiding Course for Central Mosque Birmingham

    On 15th May 2017 Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein presents as the main speaker at the Faith Guiding Course presentation ceremony on 'The relevance of interfaith dialogue in Modern Society' at Central Mosque Birmingham. The Faith guiding course, organised by  The Faith Encounter Programme trains people of

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  • AMI Panel Discussion on 'Islam, Pluralism and Diversity'

    AMI Panel Discussion on 'Islam, Pluralism and Diversity'

    On Friday 9th of June 2017, AMI held a panel discussion on Islam, Pluralism & Diversity with Shaykh Ayub Rashid (Teacher at ICAS Hawza London) , Shaykh Mansour Leghaei (Co-Founder of Imam Hussain Centre Australia) and Shaykh Arif Abdulhussain (Director of Al Mahdi Institute). The discussion

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  • AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presents at Centre of Islamic Studies symposium

    AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presents at Centre of Islamic Studies symposium

    Between 12th - 13th May 2017, AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain presented a paper at the Muslims in the UK and Europe Postgraduate Symposium, organised by the Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge. Her paper was entitled 'Examining the definition of death and its implication for

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