How was your Hajj? A survey of British Muslim experiences

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Do you Know anyone who has come back from Hajj?  Want to feed your experiences directly into a major national exhibition at the National British Museum in 2012- then please fill this survey and pass on to friends.

Seán McLoughlin Senior Lecturer in Religion, Anthropology and Islam

The survey is supervised by Seán McLoughlin, an Islamic Studies researcher from the University of Leeds studying British Muslim experiences of going for Hajj. This work will feed directly into an upcoming major exhibition on the Hajj at the British Museum in early 2012 –

 

http://www.britishmuseum.org/hajj

Key issues explored are:

– the circumstances of deciding to go for Hajj, the arrangements, preparations and journey

– the religious significance and meaning of being in Makkah and Madinah and performing the rituals

– the practical side of being on Hajj

– your experience of returning home and what it means to be a Hajji today

 

As part of this research McLoughlin has put together an online survey. for British Muslims over 18 who’ve been for Hajjcan complete.

https://www.survey.leeds.ac.uk/hajj/

If you have any questions please get in touch with Dr Seán McLoughl/

Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies, University of Leeds by email (s.mcloughlin@leeds.ac.uk) or phone him on +44 (0)113 343 3643

http://www.leeds.ac.uk/arts/people/20049/theology_and_religious_studies/person/659/sean_mcloughlin

Chair of the Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN),

http://www.mbrn.org.uk/

 


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