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Call for Papers

Conference on

Financial Environment for Refugees and Immigrant Communities:

Islamic Finance in Action

2nd – 3rd March 2023

organised and hosted by


Dundee, Scotland


Conference Brief:

This Conference aims to examine the financial gaps among Muslim refugee and immigrant communities and how Islamic finance can respond to this by creating financial inclusion and empowerment of these communities. Additionally, this Conference will promote inclusive discussions on generational policies aimed at improving these issues for Muslim entrepreneurs and developing innovative learning tools for key stakeholders.

Papers examining the aforementioned issues, as well as innovative and creative ideas in Islamic moral economy and finance, challenges for Muslim entrepreneurs, and sustainable micro-finance and entrepreneurial development projects are welcomed for submission.

As the first of its kind to take place in Scotland and the wider UK, the Conference will explore successful financial integration of Muslim refugees and immigrant entrepreneurs, understanding how this leads to increasing equality, labour market integration, and access to healthy workplaces.


Important Dates:

Deadline for Extended Abstract Submissions:  25th November 2022

Acceptance notifications will be sent by:  2nd December 2022

Full paper submission for publication:  5th May 2023


Please send extended abstract of around 1,000 words to by the deadline date.

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