An event organised by the Edinburgh Jewish Literary Society and the Research Network in Jewish Studies at the University of Edinburgh.
This event is free but ticketed: http://edinburgh-university-219.eventbrite.co.uk/
Contact for questions: Dr Hannah Holtschneider firstname.lastname@example.org
Mona Siddiqui is Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies at New College, University of Edinburgh. Her academic interests include Islamic law and Christian-Muslim relations, and she is widely known as a commentator and presenter on BBC radio.
Robert Winston is Professor of Science and Society at Imperial College London. He has had a distinguished career as a doctor, medical researcher, television presenter, and currently sits in the House of Lords. He is also a practising Jew.
Professors Siddiqui and Winston will discuss differences and similarities between the importance of Jewish and Islamic Law for the lives of contemporary Jews and Muslims.