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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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 ...

Diversity: the Gift of Islam

On 10 and 11 May 2014, 80 people gathered in Old Street, London, for an historic conference jointly organised by the Muslim Institute ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Zakat - an Indonesian Story by Konstantinos Retsikas

The start of Ramadan a few days ago made me realise that it has almost been a year since I returned to the UK from Indonesia, the world’s ...

The Mythos Of Islamic Philosophy

Standing before a jury of his peers, a bearded elderly man rebuts the crimes he stands accused of in an unfolding cascade of propositions, ...