25

AUG
2016

Paul Lunde Memorial Fund – for the study of Christian Arabic

Aradin is grateful to the family of Paul Lunde, a distinguished Arabist and dear friend of Aradin, who sadly passed away earlier this month. His family have set up the Paul Lunde Memorial Fund for the Study of Christian Arabic, which they have entrusted to Aradin, More information on how to apply for the grant will follow soon.


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20

JUL
2016

Sewing Project – Iraq

Aradin Charitable Trust is delighted to announce the launch of a sewing project, our first outreach project, in the village of Aradin (North of Iraq) on Sunday 17th August. Families have fled there in 2003 and more recently from the areas around Mosel, which have been overrun by ISIS. In order to sustain the village it is essential to establish sources of income for the women, who are the mainstay of the families there. The Trust has identified a suitable house with kitchen and other facilitie


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20

JUL
2016

‘Iraq’s Disappearing Religions and Why They Matter’ – Gerard Russell

Ardain is looking forward to welcoming Gerard Russel, author of Heirs to Forgotten Kingdoms, to talk about Iraq's disappearing religions. This lecture has been organised in collaboration with the Kings Middle East seminar series of talks. We look forward to seeing you all there at 5pm on Wednesday the 18th May in the Audit Room, Kings College, Cambridge.


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01

FEB
2016

Lecture with with Prof. Remi Brague.

We are very excited to announce that Prof. Remi Bragie will be coming to Cambridge to give a lecture, 'A Birds-Eye View of Near Eastern Intellectual History.' We hope to see lots of our friends and supporters there.


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04

JAN
2016

Annual Epiphany Concert

We will be holding our Annual Epiphany Concert at Great St. Mary's Church in Cambridge. We have a great programme lined up including piano pieces by the talented Stephen Wood and Andrew Morris, with Psalm readings by Professor David Frost and Christine Mangala. There will also be singing by the very talented Mary War.


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25

DEC
2015

Merry Christmas

The Chair and Trustees at Aradin Charitable Trust would like to wish all our friends, Supporters and volunteers a very happy Christmas and best wishes for 2016. Thank you for all your support which helped us to bring some light and hope in a world much in need of peace and hope.


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20

NOV
2015

Presentation at the Asia Society – Hong Kong

Aradin's founder and director, Dr. Marogy presented - 'Remembering Eden: Why the Islamic State is assaulting our collective memory’ at the Asia Society in Hong Kong. Dr. Marogy argued that the Islamic State is attempting to control not only how we remember our past but also how we shape our future by targeting our culture and destroying several millennia of common heritage. It was truly heart-warming to see so many people from around the world engaging with this issue. People who are determin


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01

OCT
2015

Annual Lecture with Edwin Shuker

We are delighted to announce our Tenno Inaugural Annual Lecture, named in honour of our generous sponsor Tenno Rice. “By the Rivers of Babylon: the remarkable story of Iraq’s Jewish community” will be delivered by Mr Edwin Shuker and chaired by Prof. Geoffrey Khan. The event will be held at the University of Cambridge on the 14th of October.


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15

MAR
2015

‘Christians in Iraq Witness of Faith and Hope- responding to the Call of Pope Francis.’

On March 22nd Dr. Amal Marogy will be giving a talk 'Christians in Iraq Witness of Faith and Hope- responding to the Call of Pope Francis.'


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25

JAN
2015

Fundraising Sale

On February 1st we will be holding a cashmere and bake sale. You will be able to purchase an array of scarves, gloves and neck-warmers as well as delicious cakes! The money raised will help us with our aim to create cooperation between East and West and help minority historical cultures in the Middle East.


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