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Islamic Finance: relevance and growth in the modern financial age

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LSE and Harvard Law School public lecture

Date: Thursday 1 February 2007
Time: 6.30 - 8pm
Venue
: U8, Tower One
Speakers: Mohamed Elgari, Michael Hanlon, Iqbal Khan
Chair: Professor Ross Cranston
Co-Chair: Professor Baber Johansen

This lecture 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

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis.

Transcript

A PowerPoint presentation of Iqbal Khan's speech is now available to download:

Transcript: Islamic Finance: relevance and growth in the modern financial age| (PPT)

For more information email events@lse.ac.uk| or call 020 7955 6043.

This event is organised by LSE in conjunction with the Islamic Finance Project of the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School.

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