Cardiff University – Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK: Public Lecture Series 2011

Cardiff University

Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

Public Lecture Series 2011

The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK is pleased to announce this year’s rich and varied programme of public lectures.

All begin at 7pm (lasting for about an hour) and take place in Lecture Theatre 0.31, Humanities Building, Colum Drive, Cardiff University CF10 3EU.

Lectures are FREE and open to the public but booking is advised. To book, or for more information, please contact:

Tuesday 8th Feb 7pm

Jeremy Henzell-Thomas (Founder and former Executive Director of the Book Foundation): British and Muslim, or just Human…and what about Welshness? Some reflections on Identity.

Tuesday 15th Feb 7pm

Samia Bano (University of Reading): Muslim Women, Faith-based Arbitration and Family Disputes in Britain (in conjunction with Cardiff Law School).

Tuesday 22nd Feb 7pm

Dr. Gary Bunt (University of Wales, Trinity St. David): From Mosque to YouTube: Muslims in Britain and the Internet.

Tuesday 1st March 7pm

Sughra Ahmed (Research Fellow, Policy Research Centre of the Islamic Foundation): Seen and Not Heard: Voices of Young British Muslims- Exploring these Voices in Light of Current Social Policy Changes.

Tuesday 8th March 7pm

Dr. Elizabeth Poole (Staffordshire University): Shifting Patterns of Representation: British Muslims in the British Press.

Tuesday 15th March 7pm

Dr. Katherine E. Brown (Kings College London): Beyond Security: British Muslim Women’s Constructions of Citizenship.

Tuesday 22nd March 7pm

Roz Warden (Current Islam-UK Centre PhD Student): Exploring Islamic Social Work: Early Research Findings.

Carl Morris (Current Islam-UK Centre PhD Student): Sounds Islamic? Contemporary Muslim Musicians in the UK.

Tuesday 29th March 7pm

Mufti Mohammed Zubair Butt (Senior Advisor on Islamic Law, Institute of Islamic Jurisprudence, Bradford): Islam, Ethics and Health Care- Issues and Challenges (in conjunction with Cardiff University School of Medicine).

How to reach us:

Location and Travel
The Humanities Building is fully accessible. The nearest train station (Cathays) is a 5 minute walk and a short stop from Cardiff Central (main line) or Cardiff Queen Street Stations. For a map of the University, please do visit:

Please feel free to circulate this information amongst your friends and networks. We hope to welcome you soon.

Dr. Sophie Gilliat-Ray

Director, Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK.



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