Islamonomics: Islamic Finance, Trade and the Global Muslim Market by Akhtar Ismail Mohammed
Post-Reading of Book 4 of
The Islamic Civilisation Book Club 2023
Date: 5 Nov 2023, Sunday
Time: 10:30 am Singapore
Venue: Reading Loft (Level 2, stairs only)
No registration required
These themes will be discussed at the post-reading session:
• What are the principles of Islamic Finance and what are its economic motivations, and how does all this affect Islamic civilisation?
• Why is trade and finance missing in the discourse about Islam?
• Why is Islamic Finance re-emerging today?
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Akhtar Mohammed was born in Vancouver, Canada, to Fijian Muslim parents of Indian/Pashtun descent. He obtained a BA in Political Science and History from the University of British Columbia and an LLB (Honours) at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. While living in Singapore he completed a Diploma in Islamic Finance with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (UK). He received his LLM in Toronto, at York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School, specialising in Capital Markets.
The book club is chaired by Dr Md Mubarak Habib Md. For some subjects and texts, there will be guest chairs. For participants in the book club, the pace of reading is one book in about 5 weeks. The book club is open to everyone.
The book club is not a class, it’s a purposeful conversation amongst readers who are all reading the same book. All books for the book club are available at Wardah Books.
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The chair leads a discussion among participants.