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The Quran and the Spiritual Roots of the Environmental Crisis

The Quran and the Spiritual Roots of the Environmental Crisis

A Lecture by

Dr Reza Shah-Kazemi

Senior Research Associate, Institute of Ismaili Studies, London 

Friday 27th of May 2022

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm (UK Time)

The Holy Quran helps to disclose the roots of the environmental crisis, while revealing ways

in which each individual can contribute to the resolution of the crisis, on the plane of moral and spiritual action.

Refreshments will be served.

This event is not a hybrid one and the lecture will not be streamed online.

Dr Shah-Kazemi’s lecture will begin at 6:30 pm and the Q&A will begin at 7:30 pm.

Founding editor of the Islamic World Report, Reza Shah-Kazemi studied International Relations and Politics at Sussex and Exeter Universities before obtaining his PhD in Comparative Religion from the University of Kent in 1994. He has authored and translated several works, including, Paths to Transcendence: According to Shankara, Ibn Arabi and Meister Eckhart (World Wisdom, 2006); Justice and Remembrance: Introducing the Spirituality of Imam ‘Ali (I. B. Tauris, in association with The Institute of Ismaili Studies); Seeing God Everywhere: Quranic Perspectives on the Sanctity of Virgin Nature (Cambridge Central Mosque, 2019).

Formerly a Consultant to the Institute for Policy Research in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Dr Shah-Kazemi is at present a Senior Research Associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, where he is editing the English translation and edition of the Great Islamic Encyclopaedia (from Persian).

FEE: None.

OPEN TO: All are welcome!

VENUE: 133 High Road, Willesden, London NW10 2SW (please walk down St. Andrews Road to the building past the carpark)

MORE INFORMATION: Contact 02084519993 or

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