Green(ing) mosques : Experiences and experiments from Southeast Asia and the UK
Please join us for this webinar on Saturday 31 July 9-12.15 BST on how mosques in Southeast Asia (Malaysia and Indonesia) and in the UK are approaching environmental sustainability both in terms of the built environment and of attitudes/behaviours.
|An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies workshop|
|Date||31 July 2021|
|Provider||Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies|
This is an informal conversation aimed at discussing the motivations underpinning these initiatives, some of their key features, and possible challenges they have faced, with a diverse range of speakers from the mosque, architectural, charitable, and University sectors. Each presentation (20 mins) will be followed by a Q&A session (10 mins).
• Dr. Asmawati Muhamad (Malaysia): Lead of Imarah Green Project at the Mosque of the Academy of Islamic Studies - University of Malaya
• Architect Azim A Aziz (Malaysia): Designer of the Gren Mosque Masjid Raja Fisabilillah – Cyberjaya, the first mosque in the country to be recognized with a green building platinum status
• Dr. Hayu Susilo Prabowo (Indonesia): Founder of the EcoMasjid Initiative, which aims to ‘green up’ mosques across the country
• Harfiyah Haleem (UK): Trustee of The Islamic Foundation for Ecology and Environmental Sciences – IFEES, which has been running since 2005 Green Mosques projects in the UK
• Imam Dr. Sejad Mekić (UK): Main Imam of the Cambridge Central Mosque, Europe’s first eco-mosque
Register in advance for this meeting:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.