Events & Activities

Webinar - Intercultural Relations in New Zealand in the Time of the Pandemic   

Monday 15 March 2021

In conjunction with Anglican Action New Zealand. Intercultural Relations in New Zealand in the time of the pandemic

Symposium - Faith and Society

Thursday 28 November 2019

2019 Symposium on Faith and Society: Living harmoniously in a diverse society

Symposium - Aotearoa New Zealand After the 15 March Terror Attacks

Wednesday 1 May 2019

Aotearoa New Zealand after the 15 March terror attacks


Thursday 22 November 2018

Waikato Islamic Studies Group 2018 Seminar Series


Wednesday 6 September 2017

Waikato Islamic Studies Group 2017 Seminar Series


Wednesday 7 September 2016

Waikato Islamic Studies Group 2016 Seminar Series

Conference - Islam and its Relations with Others

11 - 12 November 2015

Waikato Islamic Studies Conference
Islam and its Relations with Others


25 March 2015 ~ 12-2pm ~ JG.17

Islamic Studies Group Seminar Series
The Crucial Nexus in Global Context: Population, Politics, Religion Yaghoob Foroutan
Mostly Harmless, History of Muslim Settlement in NZ Abdullah Drury
Umma and Citizenship: Coexistence or Contingent Accommodation? Mortaza Shams
Closing Remarks: Islamic Studies Today Douglas Pratt


3 September 2014 ~ 12-2pm ~ KG.01

Islamic Studies Group Anniversary Seminar
Religious Demography of Iran in Global Comparisons Yaghoob Foroutan
A short History of Islam in New Zealand Abdullah Drury
Mapping Political Islam: A Comparative Paradigm Simon Gray
How Islamic is the Islamic State (ISIS)? Mortaza Shams
The Urgent Need of Islamic Studies Today Douglas Pratt


26 March 2014

Demography of New Zealand Muslims in Global Context: Patterns and Disparities
Dr Yaghoob Foroutan

Symposium - New Zealand Scholars of Islam

Seminar Attendees

6 November 2013

The Islamic Studies Group invited members of the University and general public to a
one-day symposium, which featured academic speakers and student research reports
from the Universities of Auckland, Massey, Otago, Victoria and Waikato.

Download the Symposium Flier and the Symposium Schedule.


Seminar Attendees

9 April 2013

Muslims in the West: A Demographic Perspective
Dr Yaghoob Foroutan
(Mazandaran University, Iran & University of Waikato, NZ)


26 September 2012
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences