Prominent Scholar in Islamic Law, Economics and Finance Comes to Moscow
Sheikh Muhammad Taki Usmani, ranking 6th on the world’s most influential Muslims list, will take part in the XX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development and will give a lecture on the specifics of Islamic finance.
From 9 to 12 April 2019, the National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) holds the XX April International Academic Conference on economic and social development problems. One of the key guests of the event will be Sheikh Muhammad Taki Usmani, Vice-Rector of the Jamia Darul Ulum University, Chairman of the Compliance Board of the Accounting and Auditing Organization for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) in Manama, Chairman of the Sharia Board of the Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB). As the world's leading scholar in Islamic law, economics and finance, he has served on multiple ethics compliance boards of top banks and is ranked 6th among the world’s most influential Muslims (The Muslims 500).
Sheikh will take part in the plenary session on Strategy for Russia's Presence on the World Food Markets, where experts will discuss new mechanisms to attract foreign capital into the Russian agricultural sector with a focus on building long-term partnership in export supplies of Russian agricultural produce (grains).
On 11 April 2019, Sheikh Muhammad Taki Usmani will give a lecture on the specifics of Islamic finance, the nature of money, will talk about the prohibition of interest and the role of Islamic finance in preventing world financial crises.
Please not that attendance of the lecture is subject to registration.
Sheikh Muhammad Taki Usmani
11 April, Thursday.
Room 311 (20 Myasnitskaya ulitsa)
Language: ENG, simultaneous interpretation
Islamic Finance in the XXI Century
· What is “Islamic finance”?
· Is Islamic finance restricted to Muslims?
· The nature of money
· The prohibition of interest
· Universal effects of Islamic finance
· The role of Islamic finance in preventing global crises.