Thursday, 29 January 2009

Islamic Research Centre has new head

Professor Hugh Goddard, professor of Christian-Muslim Relations from the University of Nottingham is to be the head of the new Islamic research centre at Edinburgh University. The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Modern World, has been funded by the aforenamed, and aims to improve public knowledge and awareness of Islamic civilisation and of Muslims in Britain.  The research centre is one of two to be set up in the UK with a $30m donation from the Prince.

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