This course has finished
Delivered by: Professor Francis Robinson CBE (Oxford University)
Date: Saturday 17th December 2011
Time: 9am – 5pm
Venue: Ebrahim College, 80 Greenfield Road, London E1 1EJ
The courses are open to all but spaces are limited. Entry is through prior registration only. Prayer facilities available and coffee/tea provided during break sessions.
- After Deadline dates or on the door entry £30 – CASH / ONLINE
Unless the course is cancelled, there are no refunds for non-attendance
- Collapse of Mughuls and their responses inc Tipu Sultan
- Islamic Revival Movements – Deobandis, Barelwis, Ahle Hadith, Modernists and others;
- Islam & Muslims under British Rule inc Mutiny Uprising of 1857-58, Saiyid Ahmad Khan and the Aligarh Movement
- Independance movements inc. All-India Muslim League, Khilafat Movement Jamiat ul-Ulama-I Hind, Iqbal, Congress Muslims and others.
- Partition of India and creation of Pakistan and Bangladesh
- Islam in Modern day India, Pakistan and Bangladesh
- What the future holds and the lessons that may be learned.
He has been heavily involved in promoting scholarship in relation to Asia and was President of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland. Professor Robinson’s research interests focus on religious change in the Muslim world, particularly in the context of the history of Muslims of South Asia. Amongst his publications are: Atlas of the Muslim World since 1500 (1982); Islam and Muslim History in South Asia (2000); The ‘Ulama of Farangi Mahall and Islamic Culture in South Asia (2001); The Mughals (2007); Islam, South Asia & the West (2007). Professor Robinson is also the editor of The Islamic World in the Age of Western Domination: A New Cambridge History of Islam, Volume 5 (2008).