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Creed & Grace: Islam in the West – The Sarajevo Symposium
April 20 @ 2:00 pm - April 28 @ 2:00 pm EDT
CREED & GRACE: Islam in the West – The Sarajevo Symposium with Habib Umar bin Hafiz (Founder, Dar al Mustafa, Tarim, Yemen) 20 – 28 April 2019 Organised by The Office of the Reisu-l-Ulema Bosne i Hercegovine; Faculty of Islamic Science, University of Sarajevo; Radical Middle Way; and Convergence Trust (UK) PLEASE FILL OUT THE “EXPRESSION OF INTEREST” FORM if you would like to attend: https://goo.gl/forms/HUvwrV7eJiNgCHoz2 For more information contact firstname.lastname@example.org This special program invites participants to join Habib Umar and other leading scholars and thinkers in a conversation about what it means to be Muslim in Europe today. Meeting in Sarajevo, in the heart of Muslim Europe, delegates will have the opportunity to analyse, evaluate and suggest ways of responding to the needs and challenges of their communities. The Sarajevo Symposium will bring together scholars, community leaders, charity workers, activists and lay people to engage with issues of shared concern. It will bring together the maturity of traditional wisdom with the unfamiliarity of our present. Complementing the Symposium will be an organized tour of the sights, sounds and heritage of Bosnia, including touring the city of Sarajevo, Mostar and culminating in a visit to Srebrenica. As part of the programme there be a series of meetings with local religious and community leaders from different faiths and opinion makers.