Research Activities

Focused workshops, seminars and conferences are a regular feature of the Institute's research activities. A wide range of topics related to the work of the Institute is also discussed through the Institute's public lecture series. Interested individuals can register to attend the events​​​ ​or join via a webinar. You can also subscribe to receive AKU event alerts.

Examples of they type of conferences, seminars and workshops organised by the Institute: ​

  • Reimagining Muslim Pasts​

  • Ethnographies of Islam: Describing Religious Practices in the Muslim World, London

  • Islamic Norms and Legal Processes: The Interactions of Legal Practices and Theoretical Formulations, London

  • Reconsidering Dubai: New perspectives for cities in the Middle East?, London

  • Cities: Understanding Socio-cultural Transformations, Istanbul

  • Cosmopolitanisms in Muslim Contexts: Models from the Past, Questions for the Future, Vancouver

Recent speakers have included:

  • David Goodhart

  • Professor Said Arjomand

  • Dr Asifa Quraishi-Landes

  • Dr Asem Khalil​

  • Professor Robert Gleave

  • Professor Aziz Al-Azmeh

  • Professor Tariq Rahman, 

  • Dr Hugh Kennedy

  • Dr Venetia Porter