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Organising within and around Muslim communities in the UK: challenges and opportunities

LSE hosts a public debate exploring the challenges and opportunities facing NGOs, voluntary and community organisations organising within and around Muslim communities in the UK on Thursday 2 March.

Fadi Itani, Islamic Relief, Khalida Khan, An-Nisa Society, Sir Iqbal Sacranie, Muslim Council of Great Britain, and Sarah Sheriff, Muslim Women's Helpline will reflect upon the diversity of interests and activities, and the distinctive contribution of such organisations emerging amongst Muslim communities.

  • Fadi Itani is head of the International Relations Unit of Islamic Relief.
  • Khalida Khan is executive director and cofounder of An-Nisa Society.
  • Sir Iqbal Sacranie is secretary general of the Muslim Council of Great Britain.
  • Sarah Sheriff is one of the founding members of the Muslim Women's Helpline and serves on its Board of Trustees.

Professor Jude Howell, LSE, will host this debate, which is organised by LSE's Centre for Civil Society (Department of Social Policy).

Organising Within and Around Muslim Communities in the UK: challenges and opportunities is on Thursday 2 March at 6.30pm in the Old Theatre, Old Building, LSE, Houghton Street, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

21 February 2006

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