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Dr Salman Sayyid to deliver Khurram Murad Memorial Lecture 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dr Salman Sayyid, renowned teacher, public speaker, author and researcher, will deliver the Khurram Murad Memorial Lecture 2015.


Khurram Murad Memorial Lecture
Topic: Eurocentrism and the Politics of Islamophobia
Date: April 28, 2015
Time: 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Venue: UMT Greens, opposite Grand Mosque

Roundtable Dinner Discussion with Dr Salman Sayyid, Dr Ejaz Akram, and Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad
Date: May 02, 2015
Time: 07:00 pm
Venue: UMT Guesthouse

Khurram Murad Memorial Lecture
Topic: "Islam, Modernity, and the Postcolonial"
Date: May 4, 2015
Time: 11:30 am
Venue: IIU-I 

Profile of Khurram Murad 
Khurram Murad occupies a place of distinction in the intellectual firmament of contemporary Islam. A thinker, an orator and a prolific writer, he has been one of the architects of current Islamic resurgence. He was involved in the promotion of the Islamic movement in Asia, Europe, Africa and the Americas. An author of over thirty works in Urdu and English, his thoughts have influenced two generations of Muslims all over the world.

Profile of Dr Salman Sayyid
Dr Salman Sayyid teaches at University of Leeds, UK. A renowned author, public speaker and researcher, Dr Sayyid’s numerous publications explore culture and politics and the effects of the postcolonial condition on so-called “mainstream” socio-political processes and structures. He is the author of 'A Fundamental Fear: Eurocentism and the Emergence of Islamism', a book that was banned by the Malaysian government in 2006. Dr Sayyid is the co-editor of 'Thinking through Islamophobia: Global Perspectives and A Postcolonial People Britain'.

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