Invitation Lecture “Islamic Ethics & Genomics: Specialized Knowledge as Public Discourse”

 

About the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE):

CILE aims to contribute to the reform and renew the Islamic thought by developing a contemporary vision guided by the fundamental principles of the Holy Qur’an, Sunnah and the higher objectives of Islamic Shariah. For more information, please contact: CILE Office.

 

 

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of College of Islamic Studies (CIS) in Hamad Bin Khalifa University, in collaboration with Sidra MedicineWorld Innovative Summit for Health (WISH)Qatar Genome ProgramWeill Cornell Medicine-Qatar, cordially invite you to the upcoming public lecture titled:

Islamic Ethics & Genomics: Specialized Knowledge as Public Discourse

It will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 7-9 AM, at Sidra Medicine Auditorium.

This public lecture aims to improve both the interplay of genomics and Islamic ethics on one hand and public discourse on the other hand. A number of distinguished speakers will address these issues from national, regional and international perspectives.

The lecture will also remark two important events, namely (1) the kick-off of the research project Genomics, Islamic Bioethics and Public Engagement: Towards Bridging the Knowledge Gaps, funded by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF) and (2) the recently published volume by the Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), Islamic Ethics and the Genome Question (Brill, 2019)

Speakers will include

Dr Mohammed Ghaly of the Research Centre for Islamic Legislation and Ethics

Dr Khalid Sidro from Sidra Medicine

Dr Khalid Al Ali from the Qatar Ministry of Education and Higher Education

Dr Eman Sadoun from Qatar Ministry of Health

Dr Said Ismail from Qatar Genome Programme

For More information, see https://www.cilecenter.org 

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