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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

‘The Hillsong Movement Examined’ launched in Sydney, Australia

The Sydney launch of the new book The Hillsong Movement Examined, coordinated by Dr Tanya Riches, was a fantastic event at Hillsong Church in Norwest, Sydney on Tuesday 27th February! The event was addressed by Lee Burns, the Hillsong Executive Vice President, who spoke about the Hillsong Global team’s response to receiving an invitation to be … Continue reading “‘The Hillsong Movement Examined’ launched in Sydney, Australia”

Dr Iqtidar Cheema honoured by California State Senate

Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Dr Iqtidar Cheema has been recently formally recognised by the State Senate of California for his services to global advocacy of human rights, religious freedom and interfaith. State Senator Bob Wieckowski on behalf of California State Senate confirmed the honour upon Dr Cheema, who is currently a member of the UN … Continue reading “Dr Iqtidar Cheema honoured by California State Senate”