Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World


The Alwaleed Centre hosts regular public events, seminars and workshops featuring leading experts from across the world. We try to ensure that all our events are free of charge and accessible to all.

New Scots: Changing the Narrative Film Screening

Over the past nine months, the Alwaleed Centre's Syrian Futures project and Media Education have worked together with eight young people from Syria to create five short films that celebrate their lives and achievements here in Scotland.

The International Thought of Turkish Islamists: History, Civilisation and Nation

The Alwaleed Centre and the Middle East Research Group at the University of Edinburgh invite you to a special research seminar featuring one of the world's leading experts on Islamist thought in Turkey.

Wajd: Songs of Separation (Film Screening and Discussion)

Join us for a special screening of 'Wajd: Songs of Separation' followed by a discussion featuring Professor Jonathan Shannon and Dr Ezgi Guner. Refreshments will be available before the screening beings.

Past Events

A full list of past public events delivered by the Alwaleed Centre.