Friday, 16 August 2013

Ramadan, Eid and Looking Ahead

Although the Holy month of Ramadan ended a week ago it's not too late to celebrate the festival of Eid, which marks its completion.

Saturday 17th August in Trafalgar Square 13.30 - 18.00 with food from a variety of Muslim cultures and a full on stage programme courtesy of the London Mayor.
Full details here

The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Reverend Justin Welby, issued his first message of Eid Greeting to Muslim communities on 7th August, describing the work of building Christian Muslim friendships as "joyful". The full text is on his website here

Meanwhile Professor Adam Dinham, Director of the Faiths and Civil Society Unit at Goldsmith's College, London, considers the possible effects of Ramadan coinciding with the Higher Education exam season for the next four years and whether and how academic institutions should respond. Full article here