Tasnim Baghdadi

Tasnim Baghdadi is a German digital illustrator of Moroccan heritage. Currently studying towards a Masters degree in Asian and Islamic Art History, with a focus on the art and architecture of the Middle East, Tasnim also works as a freelance artist in the fields of digital illustration, graphic design, and photography. Tasnim, tell us a little bit about yourself and your work? I am ...

Jabeen Ghauri

My life and my art are old friends. We are linked in a mutual appreciation of the natural world, both evolving and maturing together. I was fortunate to have found once more, in the second half of my life, the friend of my youth whom it seems had never left me. A visit to Australia in 2005 turned my life around. Walking downhill to a river in the intense afternoon light, I could ...

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Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

All Artists

Creative manifestations of art, music, visual media, the written word and much more.

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Gaza is a Crime Made in Washington as well as Jerusalem by Seamus Milne

Global revulsion at the mind-numbing carnage of Israel’s onslaught on Gaza seems finally to have spurred some of the western political class ...

The ISIS Demand for a Caliphate is about Power, Not Religion by William Dalrymple

On 3 March 1924, the Dolmabahçe Palace in Istanbul was surrounded by Republican Turkish troops. Inside, the last Ottoman ...

The Muslim Institute Second Annual Ibn Rushd Lecture 'Islamic Philosophy Today' by Oliver Leaman

Islamic Philosophy Today: Problems and Possibilities : A Lecture by Professor Oliver Leaman, University of Kentucky, Wednesday 4 June ...

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CM11: Syria

Peter Clark explores the roots of the Syrian crisis, Robin Yassin-Kassab explores revolutionary culture, Sam Hamad dissects the Islamist opposition, Rasha Omran rejects the notion that sect can be a homeland, Ella Wind pursues an inside perspective on the Syrian uprising, Malu Halasa samples the local lingerie of Aleppo, Afra Jalabi agonises over a photograph of a lost child, Amal Hanano ...

Why Pakistanis Should be as Angry as Anyone Else About What Happened in Rotherham by Sunny Hundal

The exposé of child sexual abuse in Rotherham over 16 years reads more like a horror story than an academic report. It was more ...

Sectarian Healing by Samia Rahman

A friend bemusedly related to me his unexpected discovery that the Sunni and Shia global populations are drastically disproportionate. An ...

The Trojan Horse Storm

In an exclusive interview long-time Birmingham school governor ABID HUSSAIN talked to the Muslim Institute about his personal views on the ...