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Islam en Medische Ethiek: Hoofdvragen en Benaderingen

  • Mohammed Ghaly
Tuesday 6 December 2016
Cleveringaplaats 1
2311 BD Leiden

Prof. dr. Mohammed Ghaly will give a lecture about "Islam and Medical Ethics" (in Dutch).

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Mohammed Ghaly (b. 1976, Egypt) is currently professor of Islam and Biomedical Ethics, Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Qatar. He studied Islamic Studies in English at al-Azhar University in Egypt and obtained his Bachelor's degree in 1999 at Leiden University, the Netherlands (cum laude). In 2002, he obtained his Master's degree in Islamic studies from Leiden University (cum laude), and in 2008 he received his PhD degree from the same university. His PhD dissertation is entitled Islam and Disability: Perspectives in Islamic Theology and Islamic Jurisprudence.

From 2008-2013, Ghaly was assistant professor of Islamic Studies at Leiden University. Since 2011, Ghaly has been faculty member of the Erasmus Mundus Program; the European Master of bioethics jointly organized by a number of European universities. In 2011, Ghaly was awarded a VENI grant (2012-2016) from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) to do research on “The Interplay of Islam and the West: The Unexplored dimensions of Islamic Bioethics" (2012-2016).

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