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CIK Talk - Islam, Education, and Human Dignity
Virtual CIK Talk - Islam, Education, and Human Dignity

Sunday, January 29th at 12 PM EST (7 Rajab)

​Presented by: Dr. Fella Lahmar (Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
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CIK Talks is a platform for noted Muslim intellectuals and thought leaders to address critical issues facing the Ummah and ideas shaping the modern world.

Jan 29, 2023 12:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Speakers

Dr. Fella Lahmar
Senior Fellow @Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)
Dr. Fella Lahmar is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA). She is a Research Associate at the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). She worked as a Ph.D. supervisor at the University of Bolton and led both MA Islamic Studies and MEd Education programs at the Markfield Institute of Higher Education, validated by Newman University, Birmingham. She also worked as a Research Associate on an international higher education project at the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining the Higher Education accredited sector, Fella gained ample experience as a lecturer and academic adviser at other non-accredited Islamic-based higher education institutions in the UK. Her teaching experience also involves teaching at Muslim schools, masjids, and other community organizations, including leading ‘Alimiyyah programs.
Amir Abu Ghudda
Amir Abu Ghudda has a BA in Political Science and Certificate in Economics from the University of Regina and has a JD from the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law. He has also pursued traditional study in Turkey under scholars of hadith and fiqh. He has completed articles (legal training) at Blakes, Cassels, & Graydon and has clerked at the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, after which he practiced as a litigator in Saskatchewan. Amir will soon begin his Ph.D. in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University. Amir is currently a senior fellow at the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research and an integral member of the CIK Strategic Planning Committee.