The Barakat Trust has funded a unique collection of research and projects over the last 30 years, which needs to be collated and archived. We are currently trying to fundraise to develop a digital collection and educational pack to make this research available to the public.

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Launch of Converging Paths on February 12th, 2019.

We are very happy to announce the successful launch of our year-long series of cultural events "Converging Paths" developed and delivered with Asia House on February 12th, 2019. The first event, attended by 150 people, was a series of talks entitled "Cultural Encounters in Medieval Islam". The event comprised talks [...]

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Dr Olga Bush

Dr Olga Bush is a scholar of Islamic art and architecture, whose research interests engage interdisciplinary methods and theoretical issues in a wide variety of topics ranging from the relationship of poetry to architecture in medieval Muslim aesthetics to nineteenth-century European and American Orientalism, to patronage of the arts in twentieth-century [...]

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Amal provides opportunities for people in Britain, regardless of their faith or beliefs, to come together and explore the rich diversity of Muslim cultures and arts including storytelling, visual arts, theatre, poetry, music, dance and film. Amal facilitates experiences, encounters and discoveries that help to address the complex and critical [...]

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