Impact and Public Engagement

26 July 2017

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

20 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.

20 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.

28 February 2017

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

18 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.