Podcasts

  • Faith In Focus -Episode 9 – Traditionally Submissive

    Episode 9. Traditionally Submissive. An analysis of the issue of Muslim women being labelled as traditionally submissive. What were the ladies of early Islam like, what is their legacy? What is the core Islamic teaching about women and their rights? We dispel some misconceptions. Are Muslim women traditionally submissive? Is Islamic society patriarchal? Does Islam


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  • Faith In Focus – Episode 8 – British Muslim Women

    Episode 8. British Muslim Women: Identity & Integration. A look at British Muslim women, their identity and their integration in to society. Muslim women are an integral part of British and by extension European society and hence their role and status, is a popular topic of discussion and even misunderstanding. Are they so very different?


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  • Faith In Focus – Episode 7 – Racial Identity

    Episode 7. Race, Racial Identity & Racism. What do race and racial identity mean in Britain today? What are the historical legacies of colonialism, slavery and racial supremacy? What forms of racial discrimination still exist today? Also is modern-day Islamophobia a kind of racial bigotry and a legacy of Orientalist attitudes? Finally, how can we


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  • Faith In Focus – Episode 6 – Laws Of Inheritance

    Episode 6. Faith Or Culture? Where do controversial practices relating to women come from? Religion or Culture? Our programme focuses on key misconceptions linked with treatment of women in Islam including FGM, forced marriage, dowry and inheritance. How does culture and religion differ? Are men and women equal in Islam and what rights do Muslim


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  • Faith In Focus – Episode 5 – Healthy Mind Healthy Body

    Episode 5. Foods in the Holy Qur’an & Nutrition. Focussing in on food mentioned in scriptures, discussing religious dietary laws and discovering the science behind it all from the perspective of nutrition. Touching on the topic of childhood obesity. In general, a look at food glorious food but in the context of values of faith


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  • Tech Talk – Episode 7

    Episode 7. Can leaves be turned into batteries? Are flexible smartphone displays the future? And have you upgraded to Windows 10..? Some people have without even wanting to upgrade! All this and more on this edition of Tech Talk.


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  • Tech Talk Episode 6

    Episode 6. Can an electric coating turn contact lenses into a TV? Are pigeons really able to identify cancers from pictures? And should E-Sports be combined with PE lessons at school? Should they even be considered as ‘sports’ at all? All this and more on this edition of Tech Talk.​


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  • Tech Talk Episode 5

    Episode 5. A bracelet that can deliver your daily caffeine dose? A water bottle that can refill itself using moisture? And are we soon going to see smartphone batteries that can last a week without recharging? All this and more on this edition of Tech Talk. Produced by Ghalib Khan.


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  • Tech Talk Epsiode 4

    Episode 4. Have Astronomers just discovered the largest known solar system? Has the possibility of high speed travel come a step closer with MIT’s hyper loop competition winner? And as WhatsApp reaches 1 billion users, we look at how instant messaging has revolutionised our communications and ask how secure this communication really is. All this


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  • Tech Talk Episode 3

    Episode 3. How have scientists proven Eistein’s theories a century after he proposed them? Can we soon be travelling from New York to London in just 11 minutes? And are virtual reality headsets really going to break into the consumer market? All this and more on this edition of Tech Talk. Produced by Ghlaib Khan.


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