Home > News and media > News > News archive > 2007 > Islamic Finance: relevance and growth in the modern financial age

 

Islamic Finance: relevance and growth in the modern financial age

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.

Ends

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

24 January 2007

Share:Facebook|Twitter|LinkedIn|