Impact and Public Engagement

4th October 2017

Eirik Hovden gave a presentation about the current crisis in Yemen at IMER (Bergen International Migration and Ethnic Relations Unit), University of Bergen, Norway. “Why are more fleeing from Yemen? 

26th September 2017

Eirik Hovden presented a lecture on recent historical developments in Yemen for teachers and pupils in Norwegian “Videregående” (A-levels). FN-Sambandet i Stavanger (United Nations Association of Norway), Stavanger, Norway.

17th September 2017

Mahmood Kooria participated in a workshop at Oxford titled “Islamicate Networks in the Early Modern World: Global and Regional Impact” organised by Talal Al-Azem and Moin Nizami. His paper was titled “Several Waves of Islamic Law in the Indian Ocean World around 1500 CE”. 

14th September 2017

Mahmood Kooria participated in a conference at Hannover titled “A Secular Age beyond the West: Modes of Secularity in Asia” organized by Mirjam Künkler, Shylashri Shankar, Claudia Derichs and Tine Stein. His paper was titled “Fuqaha Estate and State: Islamic law in the premodern Islamic world”. 

30th August 2017

Eirik Hovden presented a lecture on the parties of the conflict in Yemen for social science teachers in Norwegian “Videregående” (A-levels). FN-Sambandet i Tromsø (United Nations Assosiation of Norway), Tromsø, Norway

26th July 2017

Omar Anchassi gave a two hour session introducing Islamic Law to sixth-form students from disadvantaged backgrounds considering attending university.

20th June 2017

Nijmi Edres submitted an informative report on the USPPIP project to the German journal “Zeitschrift für Recht und Islam”€. The title of the contribution was “Understanding Sharia: Past Perfect/Imperfect Present”€ Project Report.

20th March 2017

Omar Anchassi participated in the Sixth Annual Multaqa, a meeting of over sixty Imams, muftis and academics specialising in Islamic law. The day was devoted to exploring issues of adoption and fostering in the British legal context and how Sharī`a   jurists should engage with them.

28th February 2017

Rob Gleave gave a talk to Broadhembury WI about “Understanding religious Conflicts in the Middle East”.€

18th November 2016

Rob Gleave and a group of PhD students gave an “Introduction to Islam”€ session to 7-11 year olds at a local primary school in the Devon Village of Clyst Hydon.