Jane Harrison Memorial Lecture: Friday 27 April 2018

Does Sharia really have no place in the UK?

Professor Mona Siddiqui, OBE, FRSE

Currently listed in the Debretts list of the 500 most influential people in the UK, Professor Mona Siddiqui is Assistant Principal for Religion and Society and Dean International for the Middle East at the University of Edinburgh. Professor Mona Siddiqui is Visiting Professor at the University of Surrey, the British University in Dubai and Kings College, London. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, she holds six honorary doctorates, an honorary fellowship of the Royal Society of Scottish Architects and she held a Humanitas Visiting Professorship at Cambridge University.

Professor Mona Siddiqui is recognised internationally as a leading intellect and public speaker on prominent religious and ethical issues concerning public life. Primarily, she is revered for her outstanding research in the field of Islamic jurisprudence and Christian-Muslim relations. Professor Mona Siddiqui is a regular commentator on broadcast media such as BBC Radio 4 and chairs the BBC Religious Advisory Committee in Scotland. Currently, she is writing her richly insightful Gifford lectures on the captivating theme of the struggles of the human self.

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