Muslim Minorities and Human Rights Conference Program



9:00 am – 9:55 amReception, registration and coffee
9:55 am – 10:00 amOrganising, preparation and getting ready
10:00 am – 11:00 am
Session 1: Presentations

Dr Alhagi Manta Drammeh – Islamophobia in Europe: Narratives and counter narratives
Professor Rebecca Gould – Dangerous definitions: The impact of the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism on Islamophobia debate in Britain
Mr Hamza Ali Shah – Islamophobia in Britain: An investigation into the role of the Conservative Party
Mr Ali Azam – Islamophobia: Manufactured or a reflection of reality?
11:00 am – 11:30 amQuestion and answer session
11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Session 2: Presentations

Dr Islam Uddin – Muslims in Britain: Marriage and divorce. Traversing between Islamic and British values
Dr Rachid Acim – Muslim minorities: Successful stories in Great Britain
Dr Ainruliza Binti Mat Rahim – Muslim integration in Britain: Renewing British Muslim identities through media productions and consumption
Shaykh Ibrahim – Muslim minorities: The question integration, assimilation, ghettoes and social cohesion
12:30 pm – 1:00 pmQuestion and answer session
1:00 pm – 2:00 pmLunch break and networking
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Session 3: Presentations

Dr Chris Allen
– Young, Brummie Muslims: Lived experience, imagined realities and problematised worries of life in the city
Mr Durali Karacan – Exploration of challenges of Muslim bearded men in the age of Islamophobia
Mr Ahmad Bawab – Prevent Duty: The effects upon youths in mainstream British society
Miss Zahra Karim – Islamophobia in British schools and the connection to identity crisis of young British Muslims
3:00 pm – 3:30 pmQuestion and answers session
3:30 pm – 3:45 pmMini break
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Session 4: Presentation

Prof Eric Heinze – Does Islam confirm the universality of human rights?
Dr Mohamaad Mesbahi – The mosaic of Muslim identity in Britain
Prof Ron Geaves – Abdullah Quilliam and the Muslim community in Liverpool 1890-1908; Learning from history to construct an Islam for the 21st century
Dr Nehad Khanfar – Contextual understanding of Quran, between radicalisation and deradicalisation
4:45 pm – 5:15 pmQuestion and answer session
5:15 pm – 5:30 pmConcluding remarks