On Monday 11 January, as part of the seminar series ‘History of Dialogue and Community Cohesion in Leeds’, Dr Hassan Al-Katib gave a seminar titled ‘History of Dialogue and Community Cohesion in Leeds: A Muslim Perspective’, presenting his insights about the Muslim community in Leeds in the context of his work experience as a campus imam for Leeds Universities and as a member of Leeds Faiths Forum. Dr Hassan Al-Katib talked about his experiences in the aftermath of the traumatic events of 7/7 and how the Muslim community joined together with other faith and cultural communities in Leeds to show solidarity against all kinds of aggression.
Dr Al-Katib also talked about their joint activities with representatives of other faith groups at Leeds Faiths Forum. Finally in the 10 minute question & answer session, Dr Hassan Al-Katib answered questions about his activities in the Muslim community and about his work at Leeds Faiths Forum.
About “History of Dialogue and Community Cohesion in Leeds”
Dialogue Society North, in association with the Institute of Spirituality, Religion and Public Life in Leeds Metropolitan University is running a series of seminar called ‘History of Dialogue and Community Cohesion in Leeds’. In this seminar series, representatives from different faith, interfaith or nonfaith communities in Leeds present their perspective of dialogue and community cohesion illustrating with a synopsis of their activities.