Dr Iqtidar Cheema spoke at International Symposium on Islam, Sufism and Non-Violence

Dr Iqtidar Cheema spoke at the International Symposium on Islam, Sufism and Non-Violence held on 19th-20th June in Morocco. The symposium was attended by academics and faith leaders from across the Muslim World. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Cheema said that Sufis over the centuries dedicated themselves to the love of God, which in turn … Continue reading “Dr Iqtidar Cheema spoke at International Symposium on Islam, Sufism and Non-Violence”

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The debut of the British Sikh Report at 10 Downing Street

The Edward Cadbury Centre is delighted to announce that Mandip Sahota, Dr Simran Jeet Singh and Jasvir Singh joined the Centre as honorary fellows in our Sikh studies programme. They are brilliant additions to our team with expertise in academia, interfaith and global politics, and we look forward to working with them to enhance the … Continue reading “The debut of the British Sikh Report at 10 Downing Street”

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150 Sikh women and girls will take part in the Bradford 5K Race for Life

Next week, a group of around 150 Sikh women and girls will take part in the Bradford 5K Race for Life to set a world record to try and inspire more people in their community to open up about cancer. Mandip Sahota, Edward Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow, is hoping to break down taboos while making … Continue reading “150 Sikh women and girls will take part in the Bradford 5K Race for Life”

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Oxford Three Faiths Encounter Week

  We successfully completed our first Oxford Three Faiths Week.  An opportunity for Christians, Muslims and Jews, to meet each other and to go ‘Beyond the Headlines.’ It’s been stimulating, inspiring, moving, transformative, deepened understanding…and the list goes on. Participants were drawn from across the United Kingdom (one from Zambia) to articulate their experiences over … Continue reading “Oxford Three Faiths Encounter Week”

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Rev Dr Barbara Reynolds: ‘Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy’ lecture

“Though she be but little, she is fierce!” -William Shakespeare On 20th March 2018 Edward Cadbury Centre welcomed Rev Dr Barbara Reynolds for an uplifting and inspiring open lecture at University of Birmingham. Dr Reynolds was speaking about the courage and resilience of Coretta Scott King, not just as the wife of Martin Luther King, … Continue reading “Rev Dr Barbara Reynolds: ‘Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy’ lecture”

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Dr Iqtidar Cheema spoke at the United Nations conference to implement plan on ending violence and atrocities

by Dr Iqtidar Cheema Dr Iqtidar Cheema, the honorary fellow at the Edward Cadbury Centre spoke at the United Nations Implementation conference of Plan of action to Prevent Incitement to Violence that could Lead to Atrocity Crimes. The conference held at United Nations office in Vienna 13 to 15 February, and brought together various stake holders, … Continue reading “Dr Iqtidar Cheema spoke at the United Nations conference to implement plan on ending violence and atrocities”

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Women and Radicalisation II: Gendering Radicalisation Theory

by Dr Katherine E. Brown, University of Birmingham   Applications Leila Khalid and Ulrike Meinhof are two of the most iconic female terrorists of the last century. Leila Khalid was a member of the Palestinian Liberation Front and in 1969 was the first woman to hijack a plane. She then underwent cosmetic surgery so that … Continue reading “Women and Radicalisation II: Gendering Radicalisation Theory”

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Women and Radicalisation

by Dr Katherine E. Brown, University of Birmingham Over the past few years it has come to the attention of policy makers and practitioners that women are also being radicalised and participate in political violence. This is of little surprise to those who have studied terrorism, as women across the world have always done so. … Continue reading “Women and Radicalisation”

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