The Human Transplantation Act (Wales) 2013, otherwise known as the ‘Law of presumed consent’ has caused a panic in the Muslim community. There are concerns that this law will interfere with religious sensibilities and dignity of the body in Islam. Based on a very small-scale research, the speaker explores some of these concerns. He argues […]
Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray introduces a video she has made based on a presentation given to the 2015 meeting of the British Association for Islamic Studies in London where she outlines her vision for Islamic Studies in the UK into the future. See the full Video here →
On Wednesday 13th April 7pm Professor Grace Davie will be delivering a lecture entitled “Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain” in the Temple of Peace and Health, Cathays Park, CF10 3AP This lecture is organised in partnership with the Cardiff Centre for Law and Religion, Cardiff University, the Cardiff and District branch of the United […]
Listen to Abdul Azim’s prize winy entry fot @ThingsUnseenPod comp – The Muslim Mosesthingsunseen.co.uk/uncategorised/…
We are Happy to announce two early career postdoctoral opportunities based in the Islam-UK Centre (Department of Religious Studies) at Cardiff University. Both are full-time, for three years. Lecturer in Social Science Methods and Theories, with an emphasis on sociology of religion and Muslim communities in Britain (vacancy reference number: 3110BR) Lecturer in […]
Charlie Chung from Class Central interviewed Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Mark Bryant about the upcoming MOOC – Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges Read the Article
“Cardiff University has leapt to 5th in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) based on the quality of our research, a meteoric rise that confirms our place as a world-leading university.” Research undertaken by the Islam UK Centre is used as a case study as an example of research impact. Improving pastoral care for Muslims The positive effect of […]
Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray has authored a chapter “The United Kingdom” in The Oxford Handbook of European Islam. Click here for more details.
Islam UK Centre MOOC team shortlisted for a Cardiff University Celebrating Excellence Award for “Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and Engagement.” From Left: Abdul Azim, Dr Mansur Ali, Dr Richard Marsden, Mark Bryant, Chris McSweeney, Prof. Sophie Gilliat-Ray, Nathan Roberts.
- Kate Hodgson – Has social media normalised Islamophobia? Observations of the aftermath of the attack on the Finsbury Park Mosque
- Michael Munnik – On complex reporting about Muslims
- Matthew Vince – ‘Being There’: A brief reflection on shadowing Muslim RE teachers
- Dr Mansur Ali – Shifting discourse in the Muslim organ donation debate: reports of finding
- Centre staff – Making a Halal Berger?