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A selection of past Events
Book Talk - Pakistan: A Very Short Introduction
Dr Pippa Virdee
Pippa Virdee an Associate Professor at De Montfort University (Leicester), UK, where she teaches Modern South Asian History. Her research interests include, British colonial history, history of the Punjab, women’s history in Pakistan, and the South Asian diaspora in Britain. Her publications…
Digital Humanities and Islamic Studies Online Workshop
This online workshop will explore how scholars in Islamic studies engage with the Digital Humanities in order to confront the question of how repositories of digital surrogates together with computational methods are changing the meaning of knowledge in the humanities and social sciences.
From Tamaddun to Madaniyya: Progress and Civilisation in the reformist discourse of Muhammad 'Abduh (1849- 1905)
Professor Oliver Scharbrodt
Oliver Scharbrodt is Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Birmingham. His research covers the intellectual history of modern Islam, Sufism, Twelver Shiism and Muslim minorities in Europe. He is the author of Islam and the Baha’i Faith: A Comparative Study of Muhammad ‘Abduh and ‘Abdul-…
Afghan Afterword - Some reflections on what went wrong, and what the future might hold
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles
Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles has been at HSBC since 2013, working as Senior Adviser to the Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive, and more recently heading the Group’s global government and public affairs functions. He also chairs HSBC Bank Oman. Earlier he spent over 30 years in the British…