Record Number : 39441 of 13452

Title : Oxford centre for Islamic studies

Description :
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) (registered charity number 293072) was set up in 1985 to promote the scholarly study of Islam and a more informed understanding of Islamic culture and civilisation. The centre, which is an associated institution of the University of Oxford, is directed by Dr Farhan Ahmad Nizami. It is engaged in teaching, research, publishing and outreach programmes. Details of these, which include those on short-courses; the Young Muslim Leadership Programme; conferences; seminars; and works produced by the Centre's staff; are available on this homepage. The site also contains information about visiting fellowships; scholarships; and job vacancies. The centre organises a Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Programme since 1993 and past speakers include HRH The Prince of Wales (who is also the Patron of the Centre); Nelson Mandela; Kofi Annan; HRH Prince Saud Al-Faisal and Syed Abul Hasan Ali Nadwi. Visitors are allowed free access to the texts of these lectures as well as the centre's latest newsletter which is available in Arabic and English.

URL : http://www.oxcis.ac.uk/

Uncontrolled Keywords : Islamic studies

Controlled Keywords : Islam;

Language : eng;

Period : 20th Century (1946 - 1999); 2000 - present;

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