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  • AMI hosts roundtable discussion on 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought' in collaboration with ICJECA Workshop 2017, Mashhad

    AMI hosts roundtable discussion on 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought' in collaboration with ICJECA Workshop 2017, Mashhad

    On Thursday 6th April, AMI hosted a pre workshop discussion on the topic of 'Justice and Ethics in Shi'i Thought, from theoretical foundations to Sharia implications' in collaboration with ICJECA International Conference on Justice and Ethics at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. The session was

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  • CIMS: "The concept and nature of Sahaba in light of Shi'i perspective"

    CIMS:

    On Saturday 28th January 2017 at Al-Mahdi Institute, the Centre for Intra-Muslim Studies held a roundtable discussion on the topic “The concept and nature of Sahaba in light of Shi'i perspective”. The meeting was attended by eminent scholars and community leaders from both Ahl al-Sunnah and

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  • AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani contributes to Adult Learning Initiative of Husaini Islamic Centre

    AMI's Dr Ali-reza Bhojani contributes to Adult Learning Initiative of Husaini Islamic Centre

    From Saturday 4th March, AMI faculty member Dr Ali-reza Bhojani will be leading classes on Usul al-Fiqh and Tafseer of Surat al-Hajj, as part of the Adult Learning Initiative of Husaini Islamic Centre. The course aims to provide a six week module for adults wishing to further their knowledge in

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  • AMI Panel Discussion on 'Racism in the Muslim Community'

    AMI Panel Discussion on 'Racism in the Muslim Community'

    On Friday 24th March, Al-Mahdi Institute held a public discussion entitled 'Racism in the Muslim Community'. Inviting neighbours, local communities, AMI students, faculty and the general public. The aim of the event was to encourage audience participation with an extended question and answer

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  • Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein presents at Imam Hasan Centre, Australia on 'Existence of God' and 'What makes Lady Fatima Zahra AS great?'

    Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein presents at Imam Hasan Centre, Australia on 'Existence of God' and 'What makes Lady Fatima Zahra AS great?'

    Celebrating the Birthday of Lady Fatima Zahra A.S, Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein was invited to present at the Imam Hasan Centre in Sydney, Australia over two days (18th - 19th March). The first program began with a workshop led by Shaykh Arif on the topic 'Existence of God, Intervention and Suffering',

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  • Research Seminar: “Theology of Shi‘ite Ziyārah: the Case for a Norm-Sensitive Approach to Religion”

    Research Seminar: “Theology of Shi‘ite Ziyārah: the Case for a Norm-Sensitive Approach to Religion”

    On Thursday 16th March 2017,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Theology of Shi‘ite Ziyārah: the Case for a Norm-Sensitive Approach to Religion" conducted by Dr Jafar Morvarid of Ferdowsi University, Mashhad. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and

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  • 'Why can't I be a Su-shi' film screening in collaboration with Birmingham ABSoc

    'Why can't I be a Su-shi' film screening in collaboration with Birmingham ABSoc

    On Wednesday 22nd February, AMI and Birmingham ABSoc collaborated in a film screening of the documentary 'Why Cant I be a Su-Shi' held at Birmingham University. This was followed by an exclusive panel discussion with Shaykh Arif Abdulhussein and the producers of the documentary - notably

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  • AMI partcipates in Visit my Mosque Day initiative

    AMI partcipates in Visit my Mosque Day initiative

    On Sunday 5th February, AMI participated in the nationwide initiative to open up Islamic centres for people of all faiths and none. Al-Mahdi Institute took part for the first time in the “Visit My Mosque” initiative by the Muslim Council of Britain with its “Tea & Tour” event. People

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  • AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain awarded studentship at CIWAS - Royal Holloway, University of London

    AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain awarded studentship at CIWAS - Royal Holloway, University of London

    Congratulations to AMI graduate Mahdiyah Abdulhussain who was awarded a one year studentship by The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) at Royal Holloway, Universtiy of London. During this studentship she will be pursuing further research on 'Organ Donation in Shiite Jurisprudence'

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  • Research Seminar: "Lost in Translation: Taqlid and Marja’iyya in Shiite Islam''

    Research Seminar:

    On Thursday 19th January 2017,  Al-Mahdi Institute held a Research seminar on the topic of; "Lost in Translation: Taqlid and Marja’iyya in Shiite Islam" conducted by Dr Mohammadreza Kalantari of Royal Holloway, University of London. The seminar was attended by AMI students, faculty and many

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