In the News - Chester Centre for Islamic Studies (CCIS)

  • Wednesday, January 11, 2017  

    The study of Islam in Western academia is the topic of a public lecture taking place at the University of Chester later this month.

  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015  

    The Chester Centre for Islamic Studies welcomes three new members in the academic year 2015/16: Prof Muharrem Akoglu, Dr Zahra Ali and Dr Yafa Shanneik.

  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015  

    Conference on:

    “Shia Minorities in the Contemporary World: Migration, Transnationalism and Multilocality”

    University of Chester, Chester (UK), 20-21 May 2016

  • Friday, September 12, 2014  

    Oliver Scharbrodt is the first Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Chester. He studied Comparative Religion, Islamic Studies and Philosophy at the University of Bonn and completed his postgraduate studies and research at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London.