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Global Calls for Economic Justice: the potential of Islamic finance

2012 LSE-Harvard public lecture on Islamic Finance

Date: Wednesday 22 February 2012 
Time: 6.30-8pm 
Venue: Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House
Speakers: Mukhtar Hussain, Professor Volker Nienhaus
Chair: Justice Cranston

It is felt that conventional financial systems have failed and should be replaced, or supplemented, by more ethical banking and socially responsible finance. Can Islamic Finance, as a system with a strong religious background and moral framework, satisfy this hope?

Mukhtar Hussain is chief executive officer at HSBC Malaysia.

Volker Nienhaus is visiting professor, University of Reading.

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