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PUBLIC LECTURE: Blasphemy and Islam

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Blasphemy and Islam

by Sajid Hameed, Research Fellow, Al-Mawrid Global

Blasphemy is a long-standing issue of debate across cultures. However, in 2005, when a Danish newspaper published cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad, the topic became a major global controversy. What does Islam say about blasphemy? What is Islam’s stand on freedom of expression? Sajid Hameed’s lecture will focus on issues of freedom of expression and blashpemy with specific respect to Islam.

About Sajid Hameed

Mr Sajid Hameed is an Islamic scholar and Research Fellow, Al-Mawrid Global. He is also the Director of the Directorate of Education, Al-Mawrid Global. Mr Hameed is a member of the Editorial Board of the Quarterly “Ijtihad” Organ of cii.gov.pk. He is currently conducting doctoral research on the topic of Islamic Thought and Civilization. His previous research was on the concept of certitude and probability, in Muslim thought.

Entry: Free but please RSVP via [email protected] For more information: Azim Zahir, Research Assistant, CMSS, 0417800303
Speaker(s) Azim Zahir
Location Economics and Commerce Conference Room,Room 3.73, 3rd floor. Old Economics & Commerce Building (Bldg 351).
Contact The Centre for Muslim States and Societies <[email protected]> : 0417800303
Start Tue, 09 Oct 2018 17:00
End Tue, 09 Oct 2018 19:00
RSVP RSVP is required.
Submitted by The Centre <[email protected]>
Last Updated Tue, 02 Oct 2018 10:25
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