muslim chaplain, multi faith centre, University of Derby
Imam Abdullah Muhammad was born in Trinidad and Tobago and raised in a practicing Christian family. Shortly before completing his studies in comparative religion, he converted to Islam in his late teens and travelled to several Middle Eastern countries to increase his knowledge of religion, spirituality and politics.
Imam Abdullah has many years of chaplaincy experience having worked in prison, hospital and higher education settings, and is currently full time Muslim Chaplain at the University of Derby, where he is also studying for a postgraduate certificate in Understanding Radicalization. He serves as an Imam and Quran teacher in Derby, and is actively engaged with interfaith dialogue, social justice issues and philosophy.
Tuesday 8 November, 19.00 Hallmark Midland Hotel, Derby
The future of free speech: will tackling ‘radicalisation’ mean the death of debate?