Sunday, 30 November 2014

Everyday Muslim|Archive and Oral History Project

Everyday Muslim|Archive and Oral History Project|London " "Khizra Foundation is pleased to announce the inaugural ‘Everyday Muslim’ symposium on the representation of British Muslim identities in museums, archives, media and arts in Britain, past, present and future. The keynote speakers are Humayun Ansari (Professor of History of Islam and Culture at Royal Holloway, University of London) and Navid Akhtar (Executive Director of Gazelle Media). Papers will be delivered by a range of speakers from the heritage, academic, media and arts sectors, including a presentation by Sarah Pickthall who will share her discovery of being related to Marmaduke Pickthall one of the earliest British translators of the Quran. There will also be opportunities for discussion and networking as well as exhibitions relating to the symposium themes and spoken word performances."