Maria Khan is a PhD candidate at the Department of Islamic Studies, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. The topic of her PhD is Quranic Concept of Dawah: Contemporary Relevance. She has a master’s degree in Islamic Studies from the Department of Islamic Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. She qualified JRF/NET in 2012. She is a member of the Delhi-based Centre for Peace and Spirituality.
She is the sub-editor of Spirit of Islam, a monthly periodical of Islam; the author of Ali ibn Abi Talib (Goodword Books); and a regular contributor of articles to newspapers and websites. She has spoken on Islamic themes at Vidyajyoti College of Theology, New Delhi, dialogues organized by the German NGO Missionszentrale der Franziskaner, and other interfaith programs of CPS. She has also been interviewed by news channels, such as CNN IBN and NDTV, on current issues relating to Islam. Her programme on ETV Urdu, Islam for Kids had wide viewership.
Seminars and Dialogues
Interpretation of Dawah through the Historical Means of the Propagation of Islam, Jamia Hamdard, February 23, 2015
Understanding Religion, Mission, Jihad and Peace [Al-Risala Movement] I Vidyajyoti College of Theology I September 5, 2014
Understanding Dawah, Interfaith Dialogue and Peace: CPS Perspective I Vidyajyoti College of Theology I November 25, 2014
Review: The True Jihad by Maulana Wahiduddin Khan |New AgeI slam | January 28, 2014
Prophet Said be Realistic I The Times of India I September 9, 2011