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Usaama al-Azami: How have the Arab Revolutions affected Western Muslims?

Posted on 4 February 2020 by Mark Bryant

In a forthcoming book, Islam and the Arab Revolutions, I explore the engagements of the ulama (Islamic scholars) both in favour of and opposed to the popular uprisings that began […]

Michael Munnik – Prejudice, politics, and definitions of intolerance

Posted on 24 July 2018 by Mark Bryant

With accusations of anti-Semitism in the Labour Party once again making headlines, the Islam-UK Centre's first vlog offers a timely discussion on prejudice, politics and definitions of intolerance as Dr […]

Conference: Islam, Muslims, and education in Britain

Posted on 16 April 2018 by Mark Bryant

Building on the success of 2014’s postgraduate-led conference, the Islam-UK Centre kicked off 2018 with a one-day symposium which considered the narratives surrounding Islam, Muslims, and education in Britain. The […]

Dr Mansur Ali – Shifting discourse in the Muslim organ donation debate: reports of finding

Posted on 22 August 2017 by Mark Bryant

The Human Transplantation Act (Wales) 2013, otherwise known as the ‘Law of presumed consent’ has caused a panic in the Muslim community. There are concerns that this law will interfere […]

The Future of Islamic Studies in the UK

Posted on 24 April 2017 by Mark Bryant

Professor Sophie Gilliat-Ray introduces a video she has made based on a presentation given to the 2015 meeting of the British Association for Islamic Studies in London where she outlines […]

“Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain”

Posted on 30 March 2016 by Mark Bryant

On Wednesday 13th April 7pm Professor Grace Davie will be delivering a lecture entitled “Contextualising Islam in 21st Century Britain” in the Temple of Peace and Health, Cathays Park, CF10 […]

“The Muslim Moses” Prize winning blog by Abdul Azim

Posted on 18 March 2015 by Mark Bryant

Listen to Abdul Azim's prize winy entry fot @ThingsUnseenPod comp - The Muslim Mosesthingsunseen.co.uk/uncategorised/…

Postdoctoral opportunities based in the Islam-UK Centre

Posted on 2 March 2015 by Mark Bryant

  We are Happy to announce two early career postdoctoral opportunities based in the Islam-UK Centre (Department of Religious Studies) at Cardiff University.  Both are full-time, for three years.   […]

Class Central Article about MOOC

Posted on 8 February 2015 by Mark Bryant

Charlie Chung from Class Central interviewed Sophie Gilliat-Ray and Mark Bryant about the upcoming MOOC - Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges Read the Article  

Research by Islam UK Centre contributes to the Excellent REF 2014 Results

Posted on 18 December 2014 by Mark Bryant

"Cardiff University has leapt to 5th in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) based on the quality of our research, a meteoric rise that confirms our place as a world-leading university." Research undertaken […]