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Exploring Finance and Business

The Digital British Islam Finance and Business collection explores the remarkable growth of Islamic financial and business products and services in the UK. The Muslim population, comprising a diverse and economically active demographic, has driven the demand for financial services aligned with Islamic principles. The desire for ethical and Shari’a-compliant financial solutions has created a […]

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Exploring Mosques and Mosque Organisations

This Digital British Islam archive represents a compilation of selected Mosques and mosque organisations from across the UK’s geographical spread as well as ethnic, cultural, religious and social markers from within Britain’s diverse Muslim communities. The content within these websites can tell us something about their respective institutions and organisations. For larger mosques, websites act

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Exploring Religious Authority

The Religious Authority collection released as part of the Digital British Islam project, focusing on a key driver within cyber-Islamic environments at many levels. Cyber-Islamic environments is an umbrella concept for diverse and evolving online internet media identified (or self-identified) as affiliated with Islam and Muslims. The collection intends to present snapshot iterations of key

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Exploring British Muslim Charity Organisations

This introductory discussion relates to the Charities collection in the Digital British Islam web archive: Muslim charities have come to use the digital space extensively over the past couple of decades, particularly diversifying their use in recent years. In the early 2000s, the main Muslim charities had websites as place-holding portals with general project and contact

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Exploring Women’s Organisations and Networks

Muslim women’s initiatives and organisations have an extensive and dynamic digital presence. In this Gender: Women collection, we have profiled a selection of these, and hope to add to them over the course of our project. The use of the digital space by Muslim women’s initiatives ranges widely. For some, it is a matter maintaining

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Exploring National Movements and Organisations

The National Movements and Organisations collection represents one of the most dynamic and intense areas of online discourse, making it a pivotal point within the Digital British Islam archive. The project will be capturing multiple iterations of these critical sites to chart significant responses to specific issues and concerns for Muslim communities, as presented through

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Starting Points: Initial Methodological Approaches to Archiving Digital British Islam

The following discussion is linked to the online presentation of the first set of archived content for the Digital British Islam Project. It explains aspects of the methodological approaches and issues that arose during the research and development of these archiving research processes. This article will be updated and augmented as the project progresses.[1] The

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