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THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT: BETWEEN EXTREMISM AND MODERATION

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London, Sunday April 23, 2006, 1.00-6.30pm.
Kalim Siddiqui Memorial Conference:
Kalim Siddiqui Memorial Conference:

THE ISLAMIC MOVEMENT: BETWEEN EXTREMISM AND MODERATION

London, Sunday April 23, 2006, 1.00-6.30pm.

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Dr Kalim Siddiqui, the Director of the Muslim Institute, London, and
Leader of the Muslim Parliament of Great Britain, died in South Africa on
April 18, 1996. To mark the 10th anniversary of his death, the
Institute of Contemporary Islamic Thought (ICIT) and Crescent International are
holding a Memorial Conference in London on Sunday April 23.

The conference, on \'The Islamic movement: between extremism and
moderation\', will discuss the current state of the global Islamic movement,
and challenges facing it.

The keynote speech will be given by Iqbal Siddiqui, the editor of
Crescent International. Other speakers will include:

Zafar Bangash, the Director of the Institute of Contemporary Islamic
Thought, who will speak on \'Islamic Revolution: a model for political and
social change\';

Imam Mohammed al-Asi, also of the ICIT, who will speak on \'The Islamic
movement: a progress report\'; and

Massoud Shadjareh, the Chair of the Islamic Human Rights Commission,
who will speak on \'The Muslim Parliament revisited\'.

There will also be contributions from other guests, videos of speeches
by Dr Kalim, an exhibition on his life and work, and a bookstall.

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The conference will take place at:

The Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
School of Oriental and African Studies
University of London
Thornhaugh Street
London WC1.

(Nearest tubes: Russell Square, Tottenham Court Road, Euston Square.)

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For more information, see the following website:

http://www.islamicthought.org/ksconference.html

The conference flyer can be downloaded from:

http://www.islamicthought.org/ksconference.pdf

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*** The conference is free and open to all ***

*** Please feel free to forward this email to other lists or people ***

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