The Ibn Khaldun Experience: Unveiling a Polymath’s Legacy

The Ibn Khaldun Experience: Unveiling a Polymath’s Legacy
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Organizing Institution: Muslim Litfest Birmingham
Contact email: [email protected]
Start Date: November 5, 2023 (12:00pm)
End Date: November 5, 2023 (1:00pm)
Cost: Free
Birmingham City University – Birmingham – United Kingdom

Step into the world of one of history’s most influential intellectuals, Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406). Recognized as the father of sociology, his scholarly contributions spanned history, economics, and philosophy. Yet, his profound insights are often confined to academic circles.

In this enlightening event, Dr. Shamim Miah invites you to uncover the intellectual journey of Ibn Khaldun. Drawing from his renowned work, the Muqaddimah, this presentation will unveil Ibn Khaldun’s perspectives on education, sociology, and history and their contemporary relevance.

In his insightful foreword to Dr shamim’s book on Ibn Khaldun the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim, eloquently underscores the enduring relevance of Ibn Khaldun’s intellectual discourse in the complex landscape of our postnormal times. He emphasizes the profound wisdom encapsulated in Ibn Khaldun’s works, transcending centuries and offering valuable insights for navigating our contemporary challenges.


Dr. Shamim Miah, a senior lecturer at Huddersfield University, is an accomplished author with four notable books. His work, “Ibn Khaldun: Education, History, and Society,” was published in 2023. Miah’s writing spans topics like multiculturalism, education, and Muslim identity. He’s a Senior Fellow at the Centre for Postnormal Policy and Futures Studies and an Associate Editor for “Critical Muslim” (Hurst).


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