Islamicate Archives

Major -General Nawab Malik Sir Mahomed Umar Hayat Khan Tiwana (1874-1944)-NPG

Forgotten Heroes

[image: Hayat Khan Tiwana, the first Indian holding a commission in World War I, later reaching the rank of Major General] Birmingham Mail reports, ‘ Twice as many Muslim soldiers supported Allied forces in World War One than was previously thought, … read more

News

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Europe in Crisis

Alexander Betts writing in ForeignAffairs.com, ‘Europe is still struggling to cope with a massive influx of refugees, with over a million asylum seekers arriving across the Mediterranean Sea. Nearly all of them are Muslims. This fact has shaped public and … read more

Muslims in Britain

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Affirmations of faith

All those involved in this project at the HRH Prince Al-Walid Bin Talal Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge deserve praise for placing an important study in the public domain. It needs to be read within mosques and … read more

Ideas

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Recep Senturk: Religion as a Chain of Memory

Just as there has not been any society without religion, there has never been a leading sociologist who did not deal with the relationship between religion and society. From Ibn Khaldun to Karl Marx and Max Weber and to Talcott … read more

Biographies

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Sahibzada Yaqub Khan

‘ . . . Sahabzada also served as Pakistan’s envoy to the Soviet Union and France, and was Secretary General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar’s United Nations special representative for Western Sahara. He served as an ambassador from 1972 to 1982, under … read more

Events

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#visitmymosque day

#VisitMyMosque day is a national initiative facilitated by The Muslim Council of Britain, where British mosques open their doors to the general public, share tea and cakes alongside an insight. To date around 100 mosques are participating in the event planned … read more

Jobs

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Marketing & Social Media Manager

Employer: 1st Ethical Charitable Trust Salary: £20,000 – £24,000 (dependant on assessment of skillset and experience) Location: Greater Manchers Contract: Full Time Benefits: 25 days holiday (inclusive of 2 days for Eid) + training and development Closing Date: Friday 4th … read more

Blogs

Tories & Tradition

Oliver Letwin is very much in the tradition of Tory social engineers . . . click here. read more

Surveillance State

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Confronting PREVENT

For a dossier on critics of the Government’s Counter-Terrorism Strategy, including the Prevent and Channel programmes,   click here. Observations from: Waqqas Tufail, Leeds Beck University & ‘Runnymede Perspectives’ report contributor Keith Vaz MP Ben Stanford, Rights Watch UK William Eichler … read more

Qur'an

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Surah Al-Qalam

Ustadh Saleem Kayani’s study circle – mp3 file tafsir of Surah Al-Qalam (68), based on Amin Ahsan Islahi’s Tadabbur-e Qur’an, click here read more