Background to the Conference
Submission of Academic Papers
Other Important Dates
İGİAD ECONOMIC ENTERPRISE AND BUSINESS ETHICS ASSOCIATION
Established in 2003, Financial Business Ethics Foundation (IGIAD) is a non-governmental organization working on the areas of business ethics and entrepreneurship. FBEF aims to spread awareness to improve current business ethics, promote entrepreneurship, and raise ethical consciousness in the society and especially in the business world.
IGIAD questions the provisions of a market by illegitimating immoral businesses; it works to construct a rights-centered business. IGIAD endeavors to spread the fair division of lawful earnings. Meanwhile it supports, guides, offers a role model to entrepreneurs who would abide by these principles, thus reestablish a solidarity axis in the business.
IGIAD, organizes educational seminars, conferences, panel discussion and symposia on business ethics and entrepreneurship; publishes periodic newsletters, academic journals and books (copyrights and translation) on related fields, prepares reports; visits domestic and international fairs, institutions and workplaces to develop bilateral relations; organizes meetings, social and cultural events for its members in order to achieve its purposes.
IGIAD is member of European Business Ethics Network (EBEN), The Union of NGOs of the Islamic World (IDSB), Turkish Green Crescent Society and The Organization of Volunteer Foundation of Turkey.
For further information,
Mr. Mehmet Erdem Temür
DURHAM CENTRE FOR ISLAMIC ECONOMICS AND FINANCE
Durham University is distinctive - a Collegiate University with ancient traditions and modern values, which seek to achieve the highest distinction in research and scholarship which make a real difference to societies world-wide. It is equally committed to excellence in all aspects of learning, education and the transmission of knowledge.
But Durham University is much more than that. The World Heritage Site at the heart of the City of Durham has been a leading centre of scholarship for over 1000 years.
Durham University has been a centre for research and teaching in Islamic economics and finance for over twenty-five years. The recently officiated Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance (DCIEF) is a culmination of such academic efforts in the field over the years, which is a joint Centre between the School of Government and International Affairs (which hosts Institute for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies) and the Durham Business School.
DCIEF offers postgraduate research degrees in Islamic moral economy, banking, finance and management:
• MA in Islamic Finance
• MSc in Islamic Finance
• MA by Research in Islamic Finance
• Ph.D in Islamic Finance and Islamic Moral Economy
• Durham Islamic Finance Summer School
Durham has produced many graduates, who are now working in the Islamic banking and financial sector, as well as contributing to the teaching of Islamic economics and finance all over the world.
With teaching and research experience over twenty-five years, The Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance is a leading centre for excellence in Islamic finance and moral economy offering the most diverse structure of programmes in the field in the world…
Dr Mehmet Asutay
Reader in Middle Eastern and Islamic Political Economy & Finance
Director, Durham Centre for Islamic Economics and Finance