MCB Updates

Exploring Black Muslim History and Heritage Event – 9 Feb 2019

The Muslim Council of Britain in collaboration with SOAS’s Centre for African Studies, the Centre for Islamic Middle Eastern Law, Everyday Muslims and Archive initiative and other participating partners invite you to a Symposium and Exhibition on “Exploring Black Muslims’ History and Heritage in Britain and Beyond”

The event aims to:

  • Discuss important issues around the way Black Muslims are perceived and treated both within the Muslim Communities itself as well as within British society more broadly
  • Exploration of issues around the history, culture and heritage of Black Muslims in the UK and Beyond.
  • Bring together academics, scholars, and stakeholders to discuss important topics around the theme of heritage and culture of the Black Muslims. Highlighting the important contributions of this segment of our communities as well as promote mutual understanding and respect for one another especially in this very difficult period of Brexit.
  • Enjoy a special African and Afro-Caribbean food exhibition!

Early Bird tickets expire on 31 January 2019, so book your tickets online now at:


It is particularly important to have this discussions in order to tackle the problems of Racism, Islamophobia and other forms of discrimination that seem to permeate the social membrane of the society in recent times.

There will also be an exhibition of some collections of the Everyday Muslims on the Black Muslims and other segments of the Muslim communities in their many years of work on documenting the Muslim Experience in the UK.

The event will also feature performances such as spoken words, poetry, African fashion showcase among others.

Organisers: Muslim Council for Britain, SOAS Centre of African Studies; Everyday Muslims and Archive initiative

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