Wednesday 22 July 2009
6.00 – 8.30p.m.
Programme starts with light buffet, tea and coffee
The Library, Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London, W9
Entry is free
Profiles of speakers
Dr. Nasir is a colleague from Malaysia. His research interests include the spread of the Ibn al-‘Arabi school to southeast Asia, Malay Sufism, Islamic thought in general and the school of Mulla Sadra in particular. He is a co-editor of Palestine Internationalist which is a web based journal focusing on Palestinian affairs. He was formerly Head of the MPW Department at University College Sedaya International in Kuala Lumpur. The Department was responsible for teaching philosophy of Morals as well as Islamic studies and Malaysian Studies. He is also part of the academic staff at the Islamic College for Advanced Studies in the UK.
Dr. Daud Abdullah is senior researcher at the Palestinian Return Centre (www.prc.org.uk) based in London, UK, and is a well known writer and activist on issues pertaining to Palestine. He is author of A History of Palestinian Resistance, and lectures in Islamic Studies at Birkbeck College, University of London.