Iqbal Centre for the Study of Contemporary Islam

New Co-Director of the Iqbal Centre

Iqbal Centre Co-Directors, Dr Mustapha Sheikh and Dr Tajul Islam, wish to announce that Professor Salman Sayyid has been appointed as a third Co-Director with immediate effect. Professor Sayyid holds the Chair of Social Theory and Decolonial Thought at the University of Leeds, is author of numerous works on Islamism, Islamophobia, critical Muslim studies and decolonial thought and founding editor of Reorient: The Journal of Critical Muslim Studies. He brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his role and his appointment will allow the incorporation of critical Muslim studies into the existing priorities of the Centre.

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