COURSE: ‘An Introduction to Activism’

MADE (Muslim Action for Development and Environment) is partnering up with Ebrahim College to run ‘An Introduction to Activism’, a 7-week intensive programme that looks at the islamic concept of serving society through active campaigning. The course will cover: the Islamic perspective on activism why we need activism campaigning skills community organizing skills media skills leadership skills Where: The sessions … Read More

The Excel Award 2016 – Celebrating Success, Inspiring Change

High achievers from schools, colleges, universities and the community gathered in East End on Saturday, 12 November 2016 to celebrate their successes and to share their inspiring stories. The Excel Award, a project of Dawatul Islam UK & Eire recognised the successes of students from KS2, GCSE, A Levels and Universities who have done exceptionally well to make themselves, their … Read More

Aziz Foundation Scholarship at Cambridge University

Developing Public Policy Practitioners from British Muslim Communities The Aziz Foundation is an independent grant-making body dedicated to supporting the most disadvantaged communities in Britain. It strives to do this through supporting community empowerment and leadership development in these communities, and greater public engagement by them in wider society. The Foundation is offering a Masters Scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year … Read More

Book Review of Dr Al-Azami’s ‘Religion in the Media’

Dr Al-Azami’s book Religion in the Media: A Linguistic Analysis, offers a timely and insightful view of the portrayal of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the media, bringing in audience participation through its use of critical discourse analysis.  Dr Al-Azami’s passion and intrigue with the topic under examination was clear, with his search for knowledge covering both print and television … Read More

Islamic Relief Vacancies

Grants Manager – Iraq Deadline:  8th December Learning an Development Coordinator (MENA region) Deadline: 11th December Webmaster Deadline: 13th December 2016 Donor Care Administrative Assistant Deadline: 15th December 2016. Head of Programmes – Iraq Deadline: 15th December Regional Desk Coordinator – Middle East and Eastern Europe Deadline is 20th December 2016 Programme and Grants … Read More

Ustadh Saleem Kayani

21 November 2016 The MCB is saddened to learn of the demise of the distinguished Qur’anic scholar Muhammad Saleem Kayani. Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi raji’iun.       Ustadh Saleem passed away on 19th November, at his home in North London, aged 82. He had devoted his life to Islamic causes, first in Pakistan, and from 1970, in Britain, … Read More

AGM Randeree Scholarship – Developing Leadership Capacity in the British Muslim Community

The AGM Randeree Scholarship offers a unique opportunity for intelligent individuals who are actively engaged in the British Muslim community to develop their leadership capabilities. It has been established to support those with leadership potential to enhance their intellectual reach through study at one of the world’s leading universities, and to nurture their leadership capacity through mentoring and a 4-6 … Read More

Practicing Islam: Expressions Of Faith In The Public Space

The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Post Graduate Forum, in collaboration with the National Association of Muslim Police (NAMP) has organised a one-day conference on the implications of expressing Islam in the public space. This one-day conference offers security personnel and public sector practitioners the opportunity to explore and understand how expressions of Islam within the public domain can … Read More