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Islam UK Seminar Series 2019: Professor Masooda Bano

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Speaker: Professor Masooda Bano

Title: ‘Making Islam Relevant: The Role of New Islamic Scholarly Networks in the West’

Masooda Bano is Professor of Development Studies at the Oxford Department of International Development, University of Oxford. Professor Bano carries out comparative fieldwork across Muslim societies and builds large-scale studies combining ethnographic and survey data. She is currently directing a five-year major research project: Changing Structures of Islamic Authority and Consequences for Social Change - A Transnational Review. She is the author of Female Islamic Education Movements: The Re-democratisation of Islamic Knowledge (2017) and The Rational Believer: Choices and Decisions in the Madrasas of Pakistan (2012) and she has edited Modern Islamic Authority and Social Change, Vols. 1 & 2 (2018); Shaping Global Islamic Discourses: The Role of al-Azhar, al-Medina, and al-Mustafa (2015); and Women, Leadership and Mosques: Changes in Contemporary Islamic Authority (2012).

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