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Sadek Hamid


Dr Sadek Hamid is an academic who has written widely about British Muslims. He is the author of 'Sufis, Salafis and Islamists: The Contested Ground of British Islamic Activism'.

Book Club: Jonathan Chaplin's latest literary offering takes stock of public religious life in the UK and calls for an approach which maintains the integrity of minority faith groups within a democratic, plural and inclusive environment.

25 May, 2022

Book Club: Written through the lens of an Ottoman intellectual, Islam in Victorian Liverpool is not only an eyewitnesses account of how Britain's first mosque community came into being but brings into life their daily lives and religious practices.

17 February, 2022

Book Club: This new book examines how, despite a rising tide of political paranoia shaping the mainstream perception of British Muslims, the community is able to thrive in a system where their allegiance to the state is constantly questioned.

17 December, 2021

Book Club: Over the past few centuries, Islam's historic footprint in continental Europe has largely been shunned. However, Tharik Hussain's latest travel book traces how Islamic architecture, and its minarets, have stood the test of time.

06 October, 2021

Tracing the formation of the contemporary Middle East from its turbulent past, 'The Middle East Crisis Factory' is an invaluable text for readers wishing to understand why, from antiquity onwards, the Middle East matters.

25 August, 2021

Austria has, once again, legislated against its Muslim community, this time by publishing an exhaustive list of Muslim associations in the country. As right-wing and Islamophobic policies continue to be pursued, what lies ahead for Austria's Muslims?

13 July, 2021

Book Club: Professor Akbar Ahmed invites us to survey the ideas of some of the great Muslim, Christian and Jewish philosophers from a remarkable period of history. 

09 June, 2021

Hailed as a British Muslim inspiration, Sadek Hamid catches up with Afruz Miah, whose impressive fundraising challenges have rightly established him as one of Britain's most beloved endurance runners.

04 May, 2021

Book Club: Michael Kenney's The Islamic State in Britain: Radicalization and Resilience in an Activist Network uses a social science approach to explain why young Muslims become radicalised.

10 March, 2021

Book Club: In his new study, Hashas makes a major contribution to the debate about Muslim identities in Europe by surveying the thoughts of some leading thinkers.

09 February, 2021