Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers

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 include:

  • Dr Shuruq Naguib, University of Lancaster
  • Dr Richard Freeman, UCL Institute of Education
  • Dr Carl Morris, University of Central Lancashire
  • Dr Jawiria Naseem, University of Birmingham
  • Dr Sadek Hamid, University of Oxford
  • 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 here:

We will also be making some travel bursaries available nearer the date. If you are interested in receiving one of these please email