In this presentation delivered to pupils at George Heriot's School, Edinburgh, Professor Hugh Goddard explores the complex religious, cultural, social and economic relationship between the "Islamic" and "Western" worlds.
A fascinating panel discussion involving Shaykh Amer Jamil (SOLAS Foundation), Nasim Azad and Tasnim Rafiq (Beyond the Veil Muslim Women's Group), Muhammad Sadiq (Crown Office) and Farkhanda Chaurdhry MBE (East Renfrewshire Council). Panellists explored the relaities of living a Muslims in 21st Century Scotland with pupils from George Heriot's School, Edinburgh.
This very special event was organised as part of the annual meeting of all six Alwaleed Centre in the UK, the US and the Middle East which was hosted by the Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre in March 2011.
Introduced by the Principal, Professor Sir Timothy O'Shea, a panel discussion with: Dr Robert Myers (American University of Beirut) Prof. Roy Mottahedeh (Harvard University), Dr Jerry Leach (American University in Cairo), Prof. Yasir Suleiman (University of Cambridge), Prof. Hugh Goddard (University of Edinburgh), and Prof. John Esposito (Georgetown University).
A conversation event involving representatives of the Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities in Scotland. Dr George Wilkes, Sr Isabel Smyth and Shaykh Ruzwan Mohammed discuss freedom and liberty from their own perspectives and from the perspectives of their faith traditions.
A seminar jointly hosted by the Alwaleed Centre and the School of Divinity. Presented by Dr. David Marshall.
PhD candidate Ms. Abida Malik (University of Nottingham) discusses her research into the many Muslim organisations found throughout the UK.
A far-reaching conversation between Dr Adham Saouli (Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Edinburgh) and Professor Hugh Goddard, Director of the Edinburgh Alwaleed Centre.
A panel discussion reflecting on the events surrounding the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Featuring Prof Marilyn Booth, Prof Michael Northcott, Prof Hugh Goddard and PhD candidate Iqbal Akhtar.
This article was published on Feb 19, 2013