Following last year’s hugely popular online event, we’re delighted to welcome Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad to Bradford to continue the discussion of his latest book Travelling Home: Essays on Islam in Europe.

Dissecting the rise of Islamophobia on the basis of Muslim theological tradition, Murad describes how everywhere, the far right is on the march, with nationalist and populist parties thriving on the back of popular anxieties about Islam and the Muslim presence.

In this discussion he’ll examine the question: how should we react to the new Islamophobic movements now spreading in the West?

To book for this event you’ll be taken through to the Bradford Theatres website. Please note that the £2 booking fee will be deducted at the point at sale.

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About The Author

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad

Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad (Dr Tim Winter) is dean of the Cambridge Muslim College, which trains imams for British mosques. In 2006 he published Abraham’s Children, co-edited with Bishop Richard Harries and Rabbi Norman Solomon. He is the editor of the Cambridge Companion to Classical Islamic Theology. His other books include Commentary on the Eleventh Contentions (2012) and Travelling Home: essays on Muslims in Europe (2020).

About The Chair

Remona Aly

Remona Aly is a journalist and broadcaster. She writes for The Guardian, is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 2’s Pause for Thought and a presenter on BBC Radio 4’s Something Understood. She is also an editor and podcast host for various platforms.