World leading Islamic environmentalist to visit Cardiff
30th January 2013
“Muslims, the Environment and the Challenge of the Emerging Order - An Islamic Perspective”
Speaker: Fazlun Khalid
Date: 12th February 2013
Location: Lecture Theatre 0.36, John Percival Building (formerly the ‘Humanities Building’), Colum Drive, Cardiff, CF10 3EU.
Time: 19:00 to 20:00
Professor Susan Baker will chair this seminar when Fazlun Khalid visits Cardiff in February.
Fazlun Khalid has a worldwide reputation as an advocate of environmental protection rooted in religious traditions and is now recognised as one of fifteen leading eco theologians in the world.
He appeared on the Independent on Sunday list of the top 100 environmentalists in the UK in 2008 and is also listed amongst the “500 Most Influential Muslims in the World” by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre of Jordan. He founded the Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences (IFEES) which is now established as the world’s leading Islamic environmental NGO.
The seminar will take place on Tuesday 12 February from 7pm, and is part of Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK (Islam-UK Centre) Public Lecture Series.
Talks are free but booking is advised.
The centre is based within the School of Religious and Theological Studies in Cardiff University, globally recognised for its research.