The Islamic College heartily congratulates the winners of the 2016-17 student awards!

The Ibn Sina Award for Best MA Dissertation

Sharaiz Chaudhary, for his dissertation titled:

‘Islam and Capitalism: A Critical Analysis of Islam’s Response to Economic Inequality’.

Sharaiz is pictured below receiving his award from the Director of Research and Publications, Dr Shaykh Mohammed Ali Ismail.


The Abu Rayhan al-Biruni Award for Best BA Project

Manahill Osman, for her project titled:

‘Hajj Dilemma: The Causes of and Solutions to Stampedes’

The Shaykh Mufid Award for a paper published in Islamic Writings, the student journal of The Islamic College

  • Zain-Al-Husain Moloobhoy, ‘Islam and Slavery: A Personal Quest for Understanding and Resolution’
  • Tim Orr, ‘A Clash of Modernity: Evaluating Amina Wadud’s Argument for Gender Inclusion for Friday Prayers’
  • Yousuff Aden, ‘A Brief Account of the Influences of the Qādiriyyah, Shādhiliyyah, and ʿAlawiyyah Sufi Ṭarīqahs in East Africa’
  • Khadijeh Ahmadi-Moghaddam, ‘To What Extent Does Shūrā Relate to Democracy?’

Cemal Djemal, ‘The Development and Journey of the Person in Naqshabandī Sufism and Twelver Imāmi ʿIrfāni Shi‘ism’