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What & Where Through June Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB Time: Every Friday starting at 7.30 PM

1 June Muslim Women and Radicalisation An exploration of Muslim women’s involvement in violent religious politics, specifically Islam. Dr Katherine Brown (University of Birmingham) examines the ways in which gendered jihadi narratives motivate and enfranchise, and how they combine with everyday experiences of living and politics. She also examines how counter-terrorism and counter-radicalisation programmes impact on religious women’s rights and Muslim communities in the UK.

Tickets: £10 More info:

6 & 13 June IUS – Weekly Ramadan Iftars 2018 6th June - Sheikh Javad Shomali – Using Qur’an in everyday life 13th June – Sheikh Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali – Understanding God’s Mercy

Venue: Abrar House, 45 Crawford Place, Edgware Road W1H 4LP

Contributions are welcome: http://bit. do/iusiftar18

More info: 07806511378 10 June Al Quds Day Walk (IHRC) Join the Justice for Palestine Committee’s annual event to march in support of the oppressed people of Palestine.

and expand on Auerbach’s ‘Mimesis’, addressing how faith and fiction slip into perceptions and representations of historical reality. Papers will focus on the Qur’an as literature (responding to Auerbach’s reading of Mark as literature); Beckett and quietism; medieval women’s literature; Jensen’s ‘Gradiva’ and Freud’s ‘Moses’. Venue: Woolf Institute, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0UB Time: 11.30 AM - 6.00 PM More info: whats-on/events/workshop-people-ofthe-book-people-of-books

Late Ottoman New Media: Journal Reading and Visuality During the Hamidian Era (1876-1909) Dr Ahmet Ersoy, Associate Professor, Department of History, Boaziçi University, Istanbul and 2017-2018 Senior Fellow, Research Centre for Anatolian Civilisations, Koç University, Istanbul

Venue: Hay Festival, Good Energy Stage Time: 10.00 AM More info: https://www.birmingham. events/2018/hay/brown-katherine.aspx

Venue: Embassy of Saudi Arabia, London, 30-32 Charles St, Mayfair, London W1J 5DZ Time: 3.00 PM - 6.00 PM More info: http://www.ukislamicevents. net/#event|al-quds-day-2018islamic-human-rights-commissionlondon|10058

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: Khalili Lecture Theatre Time:7:00 to 8:00 PM email: Tel: 07714087480

1 & 2 June

12 June

Al-Noor Annual Boat Race

Be The Change Nationwide Iftaar Tour

Persia after Alexander the Great: decline or revival?

The race is an event established by the Al-Noor Foundation at Fairlop Waters in the London Borough of Redbridge. It is open to all schools, faith groups, charities and corporate organisations and aims to unite the community whilst giving people the opportunity to raise money for charitable causes that are close to their hearts, by simple registering for a boat (17 people max) and participating in the race.

This Ramadan, Penny Appeal is organising the perfect Iftaar for you and your family with an enlightening evening of spiritual reflection and traditional Nasheeds. The perfect way to break your fast and experience a traditional Islamic Iftaar in your home town surrounded by your community and the traditional sounds of home. All proceeds go to Hifz Orphans campaign. 1st June - Taiba Lounge Leicester, 62 Evington Valley Rd, LE5 5LJ 2nd June - Crown Banqueting, 7 Upper Trinity St, Birmingham B9 4EG Time: 7.00 PM - 10.00 PM


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June 2018

A 45-minute gallery talk by Vesta Curtis, British Museum. Suitable for all levels of knowledge. Venue: Room 68, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG Time: 1.15 PM - 2.00 PM Fee: Free, drop in.

13 June Workshop: People of the Book - People of Books This workshop aims to supplement

23 June

Venue: Fairlop Waters, Forest Road Barkingside, Essex, IG6 3HN Time: 9.00 AM - 4.00 PM Boat rentals: £750 - £1000 (No previous experience required) More info:

Islam today issue 60 june 2018  
Islam today issue 60 june 2018