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List of Events July 2018

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Through July
Tafseer of the Holy Qur’an
Conducted by: Shaykh M S Bahmanpour
Venue: Islamic Centre of England, 140 Maida Vale, London W9 1QB
Time: Every Friday starting at 7.30 PM

Through 27 July
A Short Course on Sahifah al-Sajjadiyah
This course is designed for students of all religions who are keen to learn about the great treasure of truth and divine knowledge after the Qur’an and Nahj al- Balāghah. Well-renowned scholars Dr Shomali, Dr Jahangir, Sheikh Mirza Abbas, Dr Bahmanpour, Ghulam Abbas Lakha, and Dr Agili will deliver lectures on the importance, role and validity, social impact, and psychological dimensions of al-Ṣahifah al-Sajjadiyah.
Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2SW
Time: Fridays, 6.30 PM – 8.30 PM
No Fee, but registration is mandatory.

Through 1 August
The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy
This course aims to familiarise students with the main arguments for God’s existence, their relative strengths and weaknesses, and possible atheist counter-arguments to them. It will look at the contributions made by leading proponents of both theism and atheism and take into account the latest relevant scientific theories.
Conducted by: Alexander Khaleeli
Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2SW
Time: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM– 9:00 PM
No Fee, but registration is mandatory.

7 July
Reclaiming The Mosque
Islam requires us to treat women with dignity in all spaces, private and public, so join IIDR as they learn how to reclaim this position in all, not just some, of our mosques. Register now and study with the learned Prof Jasser Auda in-person at our London venue, or online from wherever you are in the world.
Venue: London (TBC)
Time: 9.00 AM – 6.30 PM
Fee: £45 / £29 (Online access)
More info: https://www.iidr.org/

7 & 14 July
HHUGS Sisters Bootcamp 2018
A sweat-breaking, muscle-aching boot camp of fun, energy and total dedication! Enjoy a comfortable female-only environment and day of fitness hosted by qualified instructors from Safari MMA. HHUGS (Helping Households Under Great Stress) invites you to join sisters for a fun, active and energetic boot camp for a great cause.

Venues: 7th – Streatham and Clapham Juinor School, Sports hall, Wavertree Road, Streatham Hill, SW2 3SR
14th – Grenfell room 1, Al Manaar, the Muslim Cultural Heritage Centre, 244 Acklam Rd, W10 5YG
Time: 11.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Registration fee: £20
Fundraising target: £250
More info: ttps://www.eventbrite.com

8 July
The Colour Run 2018
Take the first step towards making your dreams a reality as you cross the start line and enter a magical 5km world, with an all-new Cloud Foam Zone, unicorn mascots and awesome new colours at the classic ‘Colour Zones’. Islamic Unity Society Aid is aiming to raise £10,000 in funds. All the money raised will go to the construction of a second school in Pakistan which will impact 300 students in Layyah, Pakistan.
Venue: Wembley Park, London, HA9 0WS
Starts: 11.00 AM
Entry: Free if you raise above £200
More info: https://www.ius.org.uk/event/2018/07/color-run-2018/

10 – 12 July
The Art of Debate
As the world’s leading platform for live debate, Intelligence Squared are keen to promote debate and public speaking skills amongst the next generation. For the fifth year running we are joining forces with the social business Debate Mate, an organisation which has had extraordinary results training school students to develop confidence through debating.
Venue: Latymer Upper School, King Street, Hammersmith, W6 9LR
Open to: Students of Year 5-11
Fee: £325
More info: https://www.intelligencesquared.com

13 July
Srebrenica: stories of courage
This July marks the 23rd anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide. City Circle pays its respects to survivors and remembers the victims with an event titled ‘Acts of Courage’. Acts of courage in times of war help us to understand how communities resist regimes that seek to spread fear and division. They also sow the seeds of possibility for peace and reconciliation. During the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina, ordinary people undertook acts of extraordinary courage.
Venue: St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation and Peace, 78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG
Time: 6.45 PM – 9.00 PM
Age restrictions apply: Under 16s not advised due to content
More info: http://www.thecitycircle.com

14 July
Rumi’s Cave Book Club
Rumi’s Cave’s next book for the book club is “In Search of Fatima: A Palestinian Story.” The book is a memoir of the author’s childhood in Palestine, her experience of the 1948 Palestinian exodus, and adolescence in London before becoming a doctor.
Venue: Rumi’s Cave, 26 Willesden Lane, London, NW6 7ST
Time: 3.00 PM – 5.00 PM
More info: info@rumis.org

15 July
British 10K – Islamic Help
The iconic British 10K, returns to the streets on Sunday 15th July 2018. It is the ultimate tour of Central London, where runners pass by iconic landmarks including Trafalgar Square, the Embankment, Big Ben and more. Sign up now and help raise vital funds for Islamic Help.
Venue: Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
Time: 7.00 AM – 4.00 PM
Registration: If you raise £200, registration is free.
More info: https://www.islamichelp.org.uk

16 July
‘The Rohingya Crisis – A People Facing Extinction’
Join IHRC for an evening with Dr Muhammad Abdul Bari to discuss ‘The Rohingya Crisis – A People Facing Extinction’ and the larger crisis that is facing the persecuted community.
Venue: IHRC Bookshop, 202 Preston Road, HA9 8PA
Time: From 6.30 PM
More info: http://www.ihrc.org.uk/

20 July
Human Rights in the 21st Century

This interdisciplinary postgraduate conference aims to look at how human rights work in a changing world, including how human rights are being developed in the context of things such as technology and how human rights may be expanded to take account of developing issues (such as reproductive rights, refugees and the climate) as well as how the very purpose and impact of human rights may be changing.
Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, B15 2TT
Time: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM
More info: https://hs3829.wixsite.com/humanrights18

21 July
Palestine Bazaar
The event’s main purpose is to raise awareness about Palestine and there will be areas of the event dedicated for you to learn about Palestine. We will have seasoned travellers to Palestine talking about their experiences and answering questions.
There will also be fun activities and food stalls.
Venue: Market Place Shopping Centre, Bolton, BL1 2AL
Time: 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM
Entry: Free
More info: https://www.mcevents.org.uk/

26 July
Fashioning the Achaemenid elite: dress and identity in ancient Iran, c. 559–330 BC
In this lecture Professor Lloyd Llewellyn Jones from Cardiff University explores the form and function of the clothing of the Achaemenid nobility at the time of the first Persian Empire.
Venue: BP Lecture Theatre, British Museum
Time: 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM
Free, booking essential

4 August
Neither the desert nor the sown: the towns of the Arabian Gulf from the 18th to the 20th centuries
In this lecture Professor Robert Carter, UCL Qatar, will explore the origins, urban character, economic bases and people of the Gulf towns, using a range of historical, archaeological, geographical and anthropological approaches. Free but booking essential.
Venue: British Museum
Time: 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM

5 August
Goals for Gaza
Football tournament and family fun day in support of raising funds for Medical Aid for Palestine (MAP)
Venue: Dome Football, Weston St, Bolton BL3 2AL
Time: 10.00 AM – 6.00 PM
Fee: £50 per team
More info: 07834 485014/01204257080

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