We are very pleased to announce that the “Symposium on Islamic Finance in the 21st Century” will take place at IE Campus in Madrid on December 1st, 2011. The event is part of the academic program of the Masters in Finance programs at IE, and is also open to all candidates and prospective candidates. Islamic Finance is one of the important subjects in IE´s academic syllabus for the Masters in Finance programs.


Tentative Agenda

9.30-10.00:         Registration

10.00-10.30:       Opening Ceremony-KAU President Prof. Osama Tayeb and IE University President Prof. Rafael Puyol

10.30-11.00:       Introduction of the SCIEF: Ms. Cristina Trullols, SCIEF Director

  • Film about Achievements of SCIEF
  • SCIEF’s Web Site Inauguration  

11.00-11.45:       Special guest speaker H.E. Dr. Ahmad M. Ali- Islamic Development Bank President

11.45-12.15:       Coffee Break

12.15-13.15:       The Role of Islamic Finance in Universities: its Development and Expansion  

  • Dr. Ibrahim Aboulola (KAU)
  • Dr. Mehmet Asutay (Durham University)
  • Ms. Olivia Orozco (Casa Arabe)
  • Dr. Ibrahim Cekici (Strasbourg University)
  • Ignacio de la Torre (IE)-moderator

 13.15-13.45:       Book presentation: Islamic Economics and Finance: A European Perspective (Cristina and Prof. Turkistani)

Dr. Mushtak Parker- The Islamic Banker Editor-in-Chief (Moderator)

 13.45-14.15:       Closing Remarks: (Dr. Celia de Anca & Dr. Hisham Bardesi)

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If you are a prospective candidate of any IE Masters in Finance programs, you can send an email to Liliana Ramirez at liliana.ramirez@ie.edu to confirm the availability of seats and to register.

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