The FWS and Iranian World Studies Association held a lecture on “Moderation in Islam” on 7th February 2017 at the Iran Hall.
The keynote speaker of this lecture was leading Islamic law expert Professor Mohammed Hashim Kamali, Winner of the I.R. Iran World Award for Book of the Year.
Dr Hamideh Molaie, from the FWS Department of West Asia and North Africa chaired the lecture. Dr Javad Sha’rbaf, the deputy director of the Association also spoke at the lecture introducing Prof. Kamali further.
Professor Kamali was here to lecture on his latest publication titled “The Middle Path of Moderation in Islam: The Qur’anic Principle of Wasatiyyah”. The book is mainly divided in to two sections. The first section covers theoretical discussions on moderation while the second sections relies more on interpretations and Qur’anic verses related to moderation in Islam.