Director, Professor MAS Abdel Haleem
King Fahd Professor of Islamic Studies in the University of London
The Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS was established in 1995, and aims to promote scholarship and research in all areas of Islamic Studies, past and present. The study of the Qur’an and Hadith from the Arabic texts, and the analysis and translation of Islamic texts from Arabic into English form the core activities of the Centre.
The Centre also deals with Islamic thought in European, African and Asian languages and promotes the study of Islamic culture and relations between Muslims and the wider world.
The Centre runs an MA Islamic Studies programme and encourages the study and understanding of Islam by means of lectures, seminars, conferences and publications. It also provides academic links and exchanges between institutions and scholars of Islam in Muslim countries, Europe and the rest of the world.
Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
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