Doha – 30th December 2015:
The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), and the MA Program in the Study of Muslim Contemporary Thought and Societies are to host a joint public lecture entitled: “Women Scholars of Hadith in Islam”, on Thursday 31 December, 2015. This event will take place from 3.00pm to 5.00pm at the Auditorium of the new building of Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) at the Education City.
Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi , a former academician and research fellow at Oxford University, is going to speak about his ground-breaking research on the female scholars of Islam in the field of Hadith. His work is hailed as a unique masterpiece in the history of Islam, analyzing the biographies of over 9000 female scholars from the time of Prophet Muhammad until today in 57 volumes. In addition to numerous research papers, Dr Nadwi has authored and translated over 30 works on Language, Jurisprudence, Qur’an and Hadith. Currently, Dr Nadwi is focusing on his own writings which include a comprehensive explanation and commentary on the classical hadith masterpiece “Sahih Muslim”.
This event comes as part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s efforts to foster an engage society, appreciate its Islamic heritage, and address contemporary issues and challenges.
The lecture will be delivered in Arabic and simultaneous translation into English will be available.