Below you will find recordings of plenary papers delivered at both the 2014 and 2015 BRAIS Annual Conferences.

The videos can also be accessed via our Vimeo page.

Caliphate: An Idea Through the Ages

Plenary paper delivered by Professor Hugh Kennedy (SOAS) at the 2015 Annual Conference of BRAIS.

The Caliphate in the Modern Muslim World: Political Ideal or Qur'anic Metaphor?

Plenary paper delivered by Dr Carool Kersten (King's College, London) at the 2015 Annual Conference of BRAIS.

Fiqh for Minorities: Shi'i Law in the Diaspora

Plenary paper delivered by Professor Likayat Takim (McMaster University) at the 2015 Annual Conference of BRAIS.

Why We Need Religious Programming

Plenary paper delivered by Aaqil Ahmed, Head of Religion and Ethics at the BBC, at the 2014 Annual Conference of BRAIS.

 

Rethinking Muslim Cosmopolitanism: Civilizational Moorings/Cosmopolitan Options (Audio podcast)

Plenary paper delivered by Professor Bruce Lawrence (Duke University) at the 2014 Annual Conference of BRAIS.

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