The following scholars delivered special lectures during 2016 at the Institute:

  • Prof Mathew Dimmock (University of Sussex) – Mythologies of the Prophet Muhammad in early modern English culture, March 2016

  • Dr Ramon Harvey (Cambridge Muslim College) – Peace and war in the light of Qur’anic ethics: A Reading, May 2016

  • Usaama al-Azami (Markfield Institute of Higher Education), Islam and Moderate Secularism: Challenges and Prospects, September 2016

  • Dr Muhammad Mansur Ali (University of Cardiff) Transplanting Fatwa: Islam and Organ Donation, Oct 2016

  • Dr Geoffrey Nash (University of Sunderland) Marmaduke Pickthall: Islam and the Modern World, Nov 2016