4.30 pm - 7.30 pm; Sunday, 14th February 1999
After Maghrib prayer
a programme organised by the
Islamic Students Society of Northern Ireland (ISSNI)
15th - 19th February 1999
All programmes are held in Queen's University of Belfast (QUB)
Exhibition of books, posters, and various objects of interest from the Islamic world.
Date: 10.00 am - 5.00 pm Daily from Tuesday 16th to Friday 19th February 1999.
Venue: The Snack Bar, 3rd floor, Students Union, QUB.
Date: 6.00 pm - 7.45 pm; Monday, 15th February 1999.
Venue: Room 121, Lanyon Building South, QUB.
Date: 6.00 pm - 7.45 pm; Thursday, 18th February 1999.
Venue: Room W 100, Lanyon Building North, QUB.
Date: 6.00 pm - 7.45 pm; Wednesday, 17th February 1999.
Venue: Room LG 34, David Kier Building, QUB.
DR. YAQUB ZAKI was educated at the
Universities of Glasgow, Barcelona, and Granada. He was formerly Lecturer in Islamic
Theology at the University of Lancaster and has also held academic appointments at the
Universities of Manchaster and Harvard-MIT. His main research interests are in the field
of Muslim Spain and Islamic theology and liturgiology. He was chief adviser to the World
of Islam Festival (1974-1976) in London. In 1975, Dr. Zaki published an edition (with
translation) of the Diwan of Ibn Shuhayd al-Andalusi, and he has also published
articles in various academic journals and has contributed to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
He is currently preparing a monograph entitled Alhambra - A Functional Analysis.
YAHYA BIRT graduated in Comparative Religion in 1996 from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) of the University of London. During his study he concentrated on both Muslims in the West and Islamic Thought. He has undertaken Arabic and Islamic studies at the Qarawiyyin University, Fes, Morocco. He is particularly interested in the spiritual dimension of Islam. He is currently undertaking an M.Phil. in Social Anthropology at Oxford University.
PETER SANDERS is a professional photographer with 30 years of experience behind him. His professional career in photography began during the mid-sixties where he photographed most of the major stars in the music business including Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, The Who, the Rolling Stones, etc. In the 1970s and 1980s he travelled extensively in remote areas of the world, commissioned by magazines, publishers, and Aid Agencies. Establishing the Peter Sanders Photographic Library in the mid 1980s, his clients are varied from International publishers large and small, Advertising agencies, Television companies, Marketing agencies, Designers, Fine art Publishers, and more. The BBC made a documentary about Peter Sanders and his work and was shown on BBC1. Recently, he has been working on a documentary film about his trips to Spain and Morocco.