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