Muslims in the United Kingdom have called on the government of Prime Minister Theresa May to speed up its efforts to recognize a working definition of Islamophobia as hate attacks against members of the...
This conference explores issues of leadership within British Muslim communities. Leadership takes many forms. It includes liturgical and ritual leadership from imams (who may be paid, unpaid, or low-paid) and educational leadership from...
A Minority within a Minority: the Complexity and Multilocality of Transnational Twelver Shia Networks in Britain
This article investigates the dynamics around the creation of transnational Shia communal spaces in north-west London, the public representation of Shia Muslim identities by networks and organizations based there to illustrate their multilocal connectivities and internal heterogeneity. Academic scholarship on Shia Muslim minorities in the West has described them as ...
Is Islam a stranger in the West in general or in British society in particular? What understanding should Muslims have of Islam and themselves here? What should others think about Islam and Muslims....
“In search of a homeland, a quest for an identity” is the theme of the Muslim Convention which will be held on November 17, 2018 in Manchester, UK...
Muhammad was the most popular name for baby boys in English regions London, the West Midlands, and Yorkshire and the Humber in 2017, government statistics show, with spelling variations in the name taking it to...
A court in Britain has ruled that all marriages conducted under the Islamic laws, or the sharia, could be recognized as a legal marriage as they fall under British matrimonial law...
The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, based in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, wishes to appoint to a three-year fixed-term post in the field of British Muslim Studies...
As May 17, marks the first day of fasting during Ramadan, for Muslims taking part in Ramadan there are a very specific set of prayer times to remember. You can view UK cities timings below: Birmingham Timetable, May 2018 Date Imsaak Dawn Sunrise Noon Sunset Maghrib 19,May 3.09 3.19 5.05 13.04 ...
This paper seeks to demonstrate that the dynamic reconstruction process of Muslim identity in Britain has remarkable reflections in the socio-legal sphere since law is a socio-cultural construct...