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10:30 am

How to Drive Change: The Future of Muslim Activism

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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£5

Good Muslim or bad Muslim? Moderate or radical? Establishment or grassroots? Global or local? Exploring the ways, we mobilise, conform, rebel and evolve, Asim Qureshi’s new book A Virtue of Disobedience examines our agency. He […]

Revisiting 1971: Competing Narratives, Silence and Legacy

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Brontë B, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
£5

The Pakistan-Bangladesh War of 1971 was a turning point in South Asian history, the effects of which, continue to impact the region and the diaspora today. In this discussion activists and writers discuss the different […]

Forgotten Histories: Representation of Non-Binary Identities in Muslim Art

April 29 @ 10:30 am - April 30 @ 11:30 am
Brontë A, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross
London, NW12DB United Kingdom
£5

Art by Muslims and art from Muslim-majority countries has long explored non-binary sexuality and gender but how did these identities come to be fringe narratives? How have they evolved as they return to the mainstream? […]

12:00 pm

How the Nakba Reveals Itself Today

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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£5

Artists are architects of change. How does the influence of the Nakba on Palestinian art affect Palestinian communities today. How does the Nakba reveal itself in the art of the people it displaced? To commemorate […]

Women and Power: Islam and Evolving Feminisms

April 29 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
£5

In their ground-breaking collection of essays, the authors of Cut From the Same Cloth address a number of topics relevant to British hijab-wearing Muslim women including the erasure of Black Muslims, the struggle for safe […]

3:30 pm

All Eyes on You: Pre-crime and the Surveillance State

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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Free

If you thought pre-crime was something that Tom Cruise had to battle in Minority Report, think again. Our panel of human rights experts and researchers debate the ethical solutions to protecting the modern state and […]

Drumming for the Soul: A workshop with Louai Alhenawi

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brontë B, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
Free - £5

The thrill of drumming in unison is unforgettable. This one of a kind workshop with Syrian musician Louai Elhenawi is easily accessible and a great way to pick up a new impressive skill very quickly. […]

5:00 pm

In Conversation with… Kamila Shamsie

April 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Auditorium, Knowledge Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road
King's Cross, London, NW1 2DB United Kingdom
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£5

Inspired by Greek mythology and modern day terrorism, Kamila Shamsie’s book Home Fire explores family ties and moral boundaries. In conversation with journalist Razia Iqbal, she shares her thoughts on the evolution of classical characters […]

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