Atheism, Islam and Science

LECTURE 1
Atheism & Islam
By Dr. Shoaib Malik
~60 Mins

Synopsis
This lecture will look at the general overview of New Atheism and how it has affected the Muslim world. It will involve looking at the movement's specific criticisms against Islam, how Muslims should engage,  and how the debate has affected the intellectual landscape.

Brief Biography
Dr Shoaib is formally trained as a chemical engineer and is an assistant professor at Zayed university in Dubai where he teaches the natural sciences. He also has had some alimiyya training and is currently doing an MSc in philosophy of science and religion. His research is specifically on Islam and Science, New Atheism, and Theology.

LECTURE 2 
Science & Islam
By Sheikh Usman Ali
~60 Mins

Synopsis
This will be a short introductory lecture on scientific activity from Prehistory, Ancient History, the Middle Ages through to the Modern Age with a particular focus on Islamic Science and Renaissance Europe. It will address the question of whether Muslim scientists were the harbinger of the scientific revolution.

Brief Biography
Sheikh Usman Ali holds an Alimiyyah degree and has taught at various Islamic institutes. He is also an Associate Lecturer and a PhD candidate at the University of Portsmouth and holds a Chartered Scientist Award. Currently, he works as a Senior Specialist in Haematology

EVENT DETAILS

Event Date 06-Jan-2019 14:00
Event End Date 06-Jan-2019 16:00
Registration Start Date 10-Dec-2018
Capacity 200
Registered 200
Available place 0
Cut off date 07-Jan-2019
Individual Price Free
Location Castlefield - High Wycombe
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