Explore Islam Week 2016


Assalamu alaikum all! (peace be upon you all!),

The Islamic Society of Cambridge would like to invite all students to
this year’s Explore Islam Week (EIW)!

Explore Islam Week (EIW) will take place in the week 16TH FEBRUARY TO
THE 21ST (Tues to Sun), God willing. The week consists of a variety of
talks and events, and ends with a delicious FREE dinner!

The aims of the week are: to introduce, to further understandings of and
to encourage discussion of Islam. EIW is thus an amazing opportunity for
all who are interested in Islam of ANY FAITH OR NONE.

Official Isoc website: http://www.isoc.co.uk/explore-islam-week-2016/
[1]

Facebook page for entire week:
https://www.facebook.com/events/1092229164123650/ [2]

Below is the schedule of the week:

Tuesday 16th February

“The Pursuit of Happiness” led by Timothy Winter, also known as
Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad, dean of the Cambridge Muslim College.

Venue: Keynes Hall, King’s College TBC (Check FB page for updates)

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1092229164123650/ [2]

Wednesday 17th February

“Love in The Legacy of The Prophet”, by Sheikh Babikir, director and
founder of Rumi’s Cave.

Venue: Queen’s Building Lecture Theatre, Emmanuel College

Time: 7:00-8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1512448439050172/ [3]

Thursday 18th February

“The Art of Calligraphy”, A talk and demo by Ustdadh Moustafa Hassan

Venue: Knox Shaw Room, Sidney Sussex College

Time: 7:00-9:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/648667241939782/ [4]

Friday 19th February

Spoken Word Poetry Night, with Mo Writes and Sukina from “Poetic
Pilgrimage”

Venue: Lucia Windsor Room, Newnham College

Time: 7.00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/574030406084518/ [5]

Saturday 20th February

Islam & Feminism: Student led discussion

Venue: Latimer Room, Clare College

Time: 2-4pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1553251368300201/ [6]

“Blessed are the Strangers” – film screening and Q/A with director
Ahmed Peerbux

Venue: Keynes Hall, Kings College

Time: 6.30-8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1096387277050179/ [7]

Sunday 21st February

FREE INTERFAITH DINNER

*FREE* interfaith dinner to round off Exlpore Islam Week 2016!
Sign up on the form below if you’re thinking of coming so we can get an
idea of number, and confirmation will be sent out afterwards:

Venue: St Pauls Church

Time: 6:00-8:00pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/1031958866864883/ [8]

Hope to see you all around!

Nimrah Malik and Joe Moneim

EIW2016 Co-heads

Cambridge Islamic Society

Cambridge University