Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers
About The Event
Date: July 18, 2018
Venue: The University of Manchester, Simon Building, Dover Street, Manchester, M13 9PS, UK
The Muslims in Britain Research Network, in collaboration with the University of Manchester, is very pleased to announce that it will hold a free forum for doctoral students and early career researchers in the field of British Muslim studies on the 18th July 2018.
Through talks, open discussions and group workshops, this forum aims to inform early career researchers of potential career paths, how best to pursue them, and how to address each stage of this process. Sessions and keynotes will cover the place of the study of Islam and Muslims in UK higher education, as well as the nature of higher education employment. Participants will also be given the opportunity to share and discuss their research with other academics working in the field.
Whether pursuing careers within or outside of academia, this forum will give guidance on the options available and how best to engage with them, with advice and guidance both from well-established academics and other early career researchers. There will be the opportunity to network frequently throughout the day, with coffee and lunch provided.
Speakers will include (more TBC):
• Dr Shuruq Naguib, University of Lancaster
• Dr Carl Morris, University of Central Lancashire
• Dr Jawiria Naseem, University of Birmingham
• Dr Stephen H. Jones, Newman University
This event is provided free to charge by the Muslims in Britain Research Network and the University of Manchester, but all attendees need to register.
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The University of Manchester, Simon Building