A panel of experts from King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia, HSBC Bank in London and Harvard Law School will explore Islamic finance in a public event at LSE on Thursday 1 February.
The lecture, co-hosted by LSE and Harvard Law School, introduces Islamic finance and explains how its system is changing modern finance, law and economics.
Mohamed Elgar is Shari'a adviser and professor, Centre for Research in Islamic Economics, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia.
Michael Hanlon is managing director of the Islamic Bank of Britain.
Iqbal Khan is adviser to HSBC Bank in London and former CEO of HSBC Amanah: a global Islamic financial services division of HSBC.
Professor Baber Johansen is Acting Director of the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School
Professors Ross Cranston and Barber Johansen will co-chair this debate, which is organised by LSE in conjunction with the Islamic Finance Project of the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.
Islamic Finance: relevance and growth in the modern financial age is on Thursday 1 February 2007 at 6.30-8pm in U8, Tower One, LSE, Clements Inn Passage, London WC2A. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.
To reserve a press seat, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
24 January 2007