Saladin: Between Man and Myth – A new podcast with Abdul Rahman Azzam

Join Abdul Rahman Azzam for a discussion of espionage and honour, history and technology, as he explores the life and legacy of one of history's greatest leaders: Saladin. Listen now to learn where the man meets the myth, why he has endured so strongly in the popular consciousness, the [...]

Remembering Iradj Bagherzade, 1942-2023

We are greatly saddened by the passing of Iradj Bagherzade on 8th January 2023 in London. Born in Vienna, Iradj studied for a degree in law at Oxford University, though he never practised as a lawyer. Instead, his monumental and impactful career in publishing began with Time-Life. After years [...]

جلسة سؤال وجواب (رقم 6) بالعربية حول برنامج مِنح وقف بركات| 21 مارس 2023، من الساعة 2:00 م –3:00 م بتوقيت غرينتش

دعوة لحضور جلسة سؤال و جواب للراغبين بالتقدم لبرنامج "مِنح وقف بركات" للحفاظ على تاريخ الفن والعمارة والتراث الثقافي في العالم الإسلامي (برنامج 2023). موعد الجلسة: الثلاثاء 21 مارس 2023، من الساعة 2:00 م – 3:00 م بتوقيت غرينتش (الساعة 5:00 م – 6:00 م بتوقيت مكة المكرمة).     أطلق [...]

The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session 5 – English Only

The Barakat Trust Grant 2023 Question and Answer Session in English.  Monday, 20 March 2023, 2 pm - 3 pm GMT. Join us for a question and answer session with the Director of The Barakat Trust, Seif El Rashidi on the Grants Programme 2023 and the application process. This Q&A [...]

The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session 4 – English Only

The Barakat Trust Grant 2023 Question & Answer Session in English.  Monday 27 February 2023, 4 pm - 5 pm GMT. Join us for a question and answer session with the Director of The Barakat Trust, Seif El Rashidi on the Grants Programme 2023 and the application process. This Q&A [...]

جلسة سؤال وجواب (رقم 3) بالعربية حول برنامج مِنح وقف بركات | 26 فبراير 2023، من الساعة 4:00 م –5:00 م بتوقيت غرينتش

للراغبين بالتقدم لبرنامج "مِنح وقف بركات" (2023) للحفاظ على تاريخ الفن والعمارة والتراث الثقافي في العالم الإسلامي. دعوة لحضور جلسة سؤال و جواب موعد الجلسة: الأحد 26 فبراير 2023، من الساعة 4:00 م – 5:00 م  بتوقيت غرينتش (الساعة 7:00 م  –  8:00 م بتوقيت مكة المكرمة).     أطلق وقف بركات [...]

The Barakat Trust Grants 2023 Question and Answer Session 1 – English Only

The Barakat Trust Grant 2023 Question and Answer Session in English. 30 January 2023, 7 pm - 8pm GMT. Join us for a question and answer session with the Director of The Barakat Trust, Seif El Rashidi on the Grants Programme 2023 and the application process. The Q&A session will [...]

The Search for Light: An Odyssey into the World of Islam

An evening with celebrated photographer Peter Sanders as he talks about his experiences travelling throughout the Islamic world.Join Peter Sanders for a journey through Islamic lands, a voyage that influenced not only his photography but also his system of belief. Peter's photography is truly breathtaking, and it brings the beauty [...]

Interview: The Archaeology of Islamic Sicily – with Angelo Castrorao Barba and the Superintendence of Palermo

Of all the important centres of the historic Islamic World, there is one region that many do not realise was ever Islamic at all: Sicily. We caught up with a recent grantee of The Barakat Trust, Angelo Castrorao Barba. Angelo has undertaken some particularly fascinating research with our grant, [...]

Congratulations New Grantee – Shahira Yatim

Congratulations to one of our 2022 grantees! We are thrilled to provide a scholarship to the exceptional Shahira Yatim and fund her studies with one of our annual studentship grants. So what is the course? About the grantee: Miss Yatim is a bright and promising student, whose world-class education The Barakat [...]

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