A one-day online conference is being held on 1st July 2021 between 11.00-19.00 BST on 'Islamic Responses to COVID-19: Authority and Religiosity in #Muslim Communities & Digital Worlds.' The event will explore ethical, media, digital and religious responses to the COVID-19 situation in diverse Islamic contexts. Expect a lively programme, with opportunities for discussion with a wide range of international speakers. The focus is very much on shared experiences and perspectives across diverse international locations.

The event is organised by Prof. Gary R. Bunt at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Speakers include:

Dr Ibrahim Abusharif (Northwestern University in Qatar)Dr Sophia Rose Arjana (Western Kentucky University)Prof. Gary R. Bunt (UWTSD)Dr Muhammad Mansur Ali (Cardiff University)Prof. Peter Mandaville (George Mason University)Prof. Tarek Masoud (Harvard)Dr Michael Munnik (Cardiff University)Dr Eva F. Nisa (Australian National University)Sana Patel (University of Ottawa)Prof. Robert Rozehnal (Lehigh University)Shaykha Safia Shahid (UWTSD) ▫ Prof. Andrea L. Stanton (University of Denver)Dr Tauheeda Yasin Martin (North Virginia)Dr A. Kadir Yildirim (Rice University) ▫ Dr Taqwa binti Zabidi (JAKIM, Malaysia)

Vice-Chancellor's Welcome

Prof. Medwin Hughes (UWTSD)

Chairs for Sessions

Dr Angus Slater (UWTSD)

Dr Sariya Cheruvallil-Contractor (Coventry)

Full details of how to link up for the event will be provided in due course. To register initial interest, please complete the form below.


Page design and graphics: Gary R. Bunt. Images: Gerd Altmann, Pixabay (circuits). Pixabay (mosque).