You are invited to a panel discussion on the principles, practice and performance of Islamic Finance around the world.
Modern Islamic finance has been evolving for close to fifty years, but only in the last decade it has grown to become a significant area of global finance, not only in countries with a majority Muslim population. In this panel we will explore:
- Principles on which Islamic finance is based
- Historical evolution of Islamic finance
- Economic performance of Islamic banks
- Approaches to Islamic finance taken in different Muslim and non-Muslim countries
Date: Saturday, May 15, 2010
Time: 10am-1pm, Brunch included
Place: Saint Mary's College of California, 1928 St. Mary's Road, Moraga. Claeys Lounge in the Soda Center.
Cost: Free of charge, but RSVP is required. Sponsored by Saint Mary's College of California Graduate Business, the Center for Islamic Studies at the Graduate Theological Union, and the San Ramon Valley Islamic Center.
- Nazeer Ahmed, Ph.D. Executive Director, American Institute of Islamic History and Culture
- Wares Karim, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Accounting, Saint Mary's College of California
- Ebrahim Shabudin. Management Consultant
- J. Tomas Gomez-Arias, Ph.D. Professor of Marketing and Global Business, Saint Mary's College of California
- Munir Jiwa, Ph.D., Director, Center for Islamic Studies, Graduate Theological Union
Brunch is included