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Public seminar series

Our public seminar series is an opportunity to hear leading experts in their field speak on a range of topics related to Muslims in Britain.

All are welcome to attend, and there is no charge for admission.

Previous 2021 seminars:

Dr Khadijah Elshayyal

In search of vibrancy: women’s activism in Scottish mosques

24 February 2021

Video of Dr Khadijah Elshayyal's lecture

Khadijah Elshayyal is a visiting professor at the Hamad bin Khalifa University, Doha, and an associate fellow at the University of Edinburgh’s Alwaleed Centre, specializing in contemporary British Muslim history.

Professor Peter Mandaville

To talk about Africa you also have to talk about Iran: British Muslim transnationalism, the global islamic movement, and decoloniality

10 March 2021

Video of Professor Peter Mandaville's lecture

Peter Mandaville is Director of the Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies and Professor of International Affairs at George Mason University in the Washington DC area.

Dr Ashraf Hoque

Being young, male and Muslim in Luton

24 March 2021

Video of Dr Ashraf  Hoque's lecture

Ashraf Hoque is an Assistant Professor of Social Anthropology based at the UCL Social Research Institute.