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Mediating Islam in the Digital Age (MIDA)

Mediating Islam in the Digital Age (MIDA)

2019-04-29
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Present issues and past experiences of technological revolutions The Innovative Training Network programs (ITN) are designed to combine scientific research with an intensive training trajectory for young scholars in order to equip them with the nece...
Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

2019-04-29
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ICAS Press Latest Publication The Annual International Conference on Shi‘i Studies is organized by the Research and Publications Department of The Islamic College, London. The conference aims to provide a broad platform for scholars working in...
Islam: Religion of Humanity

Islam: Religion of Humanity

2019-04-28
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15th Annual National Conference of Muslim Congress Date: July 5-7, 2019 Venue: JW Marriott Desert Eidge, Phoenix, AZ, USA Muslim Congress welcomes you to the 15th Annual National Conference in Phoenix, AZ on the weekend of July 5-7th 2019. Confere...
The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA)

The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA)

2019-04-27
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The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA) has been launched end of March 2019. The MIDA-project rests on the premise that digitization and technological innovation do have a tremendous impact on Islam, the ...
48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

2019-04-26
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“Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges” Date: September 27, 2019 Venue: Boston University, Boston, MA, USA Cosponsored by: Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs (CURA), Pard...
The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)

The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)

2019-04-25
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The European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion 1150-1850 (EuQu) is a research program funded by the European Research Council (ERC). This description is based on the project proposal submitted to the ERC and approved fo...
How people around the world view religion’s role in their countries

How people around the world view religion’s role in their countries

2019-04-25
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Recent studies document younger adults being less religious than older generations and the global religious profile changing as the population grows. Across 27 countries surveyed, more think religion plays a less important role than a more important ...
Largest American Muslim Convention at the Capital

Largest American Muslim Convention at the Capital

2019-04-24
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The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held its 44th ICNA-MAS Annual Convention at a new location in Washington D.C. past weekend. More than 24,000 people attended the event at the massive Walter Washington Convention Center, making it the larges...
Narrating the pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings

Narrating the pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings

2019-04-22
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Call for Papers Date: December 12-13, 2019 Venue: University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Deadline: June 1, 2019 Conveners: Professor Marjo Buitelaar (University of Groningen) and Dr Richard van Leeuwen (University of Amsterdam) Key note...
Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

2019-04-22
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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity Birthday of Imam Mahdi (pbuh) on the 15th of Sha’ban (April 21, 2019) is celebration of Hope and Justice for all humankind. This promise is ...
Jameel Scholarships for the MA course ‘Islam in Contemporary Britain’

Jameel Scholarships for the MA course ‘Islam in Contemporary Britain’

2019-04-22
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Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 The Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University is pleased to invite applications for this year’s Jameel Scholarships, starting September 2019. Three fully-funded scholarships are available...
Call for Papers: “Violence: An International Journal”

Call for Papers: “Violence: An International Journal”

2019-04-21
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Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019 Violence. An International Journal is launching a call for papers on the theme “Religions and acts of violence”. This theme section will be coordinated by Mohamed Ali-Adraoui (Marie Slodowska C...
Geometry and Colour: Decoding the Arts of Islam in the West 1880–1945

Geometry and Colour: Decoding the Arts of Islam in the West 1880–1945

2019-04-21
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Call for Papers Date: May 14-15, 2020 Venue: Museum Rietberg Zürich / Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland Keynote Speaker: Rémi Labrusse (Université Paris Nanterre) Submission Deadline: May 31, 2019 The internatio...
The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

2019-04-20
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The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) was founded in 1954 and is a member association of the International Association for the History of Religions and of the European Association for the Study of Religions. The object of BASR is...
Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

2019-04-20
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The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) Conference Call for Panels and Papers Date: September 2-4, 2019 Venue: Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK Panel Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2019 Paper Proposal Deadli...
Dubai's Quranic Park uses landscaping to tell visitors the Stories of Islam!

Dubai's Quranic Park uses landscaping to tell visitors the Stories of Islam!

2019-04-19
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The park features 12 gardens, a Cave of Miracles, and a split lake symbolizing parting of the Red Sea in the time of Hazrat Musa (AS)
Women's Mosque of Canada opens in Toronto

Women's Mosque of Canada opens in Toronto

2019-04-19
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Canada's first all-female mosque opened in Toronto, giving women a safe space to practice their faith. John Vennavally-Rao reports. The Women’s Mosque of Canada says it will be offering bi-weekly Friday prayers for women that are also led by wo...
Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

2019-04-19
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Internet-based hate crimes double in country over 2017-2018, says head of online hate speech monitoring group
Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN)

Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN)

2019-04-18
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The Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) was established to encourage and promote the study of Muslims and Islam in Britain. It brings together academics, students, professionals, researchers, journalists and practitioners. The aim of the netw...
Global Religious Translation in the Early Modern Period

Global Religious Translation in the Early Modern Period

2019-04-17
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Date: June 6-8, 2019 Venue: Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt, Gotha, Germany Confirmed Speakers: Peter Burke, R. Po-chia Hsia In 2017 a conference at the Research Centre Gotha sought to answer this call by Burke and Hsia by focusi...
A Muslim photographer wins an award for capturing Muslims praying in public

A Muslim photographer wins an award for capturing Muslims praying in public

2019-04-16
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This Muslim photographer, Sana Ullah, has won 2019 Goldziher award for her photo series ‘Places You’ll Pray’ which highlights Muslim worshippers praying in public places. This was reported in GW Hatchet. This alumna who graduated i...
Workshop on “Mosques, Families and Islamic Law”

Workshop on “Mosques, Families and Islamic Law”

2019-04-15
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Call for Papers Date: August 21-23, 2019 Venue: Hotel Panorama, Göteborg, Sweden Organizer: Danish Mosques & Nordic Mosques Research Network Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019 Danish Mosques – Significance, Use and Influen...
Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies 2019

Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies 2019

2019-04-13
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Date: 10 June - 19 July 2019 Venue: Geneva, Bossey, Switzerland The Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey invites applications for the Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies, 2019. Intended for an international au...
Anti-extremist policy targeting UK Muslims successfully appealed

Anti-extremist policy targeting UK Muslims successfully appealed

2019-04-11
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The UK’s so-called ‘counter-extremism’ Prevent strategy has always been a controversial policy. Not only have its negative consequences been felt and condemned in the United Kingdom, but its inherently flawed basis has been exported...
UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS)

UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS)

2019-04-05
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The Center is part of the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC’s approach represents a fruitful hybrid between traditional area studies approaches and cross-reg...
Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge

Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge

2019-04-04
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By Wael Hallaq Publisher: Columbia University Press (July 3, 2018) Since Edward Said’s foundational work, Orientalism has been singled out for critique as the quintessential example of Western intellectuals’ collaboration with oppressio...
9th Circuit revives Muslims’ lawsuit charging FBI with spying at mosques

9th Circuit revives Muslims’ lawsuit charging FBI with spying at mosques

2019-04-01
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A federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday to revive much of a proposed class-action lawsuit brought by Southern California Muslims against the FBI that claims they were subjected to surveillance because of their religion. The decision by ...
Progressive politician tests appetite for less religious Poland

Progressive politician tests appetite for less religious Poland

2019-03-31
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Robert Biedron, the founder of a new progressive party in Poland, believes ties between the state and the Catholic Church in one of Europe’s most devout nations are “pathological” and need to be loosened. After four years of rule b...
Western/MENA attitudes to religion portray a lack of faith in common values

Western/MENA attitudes to religion portray a lack of faith in common values

2019-03-31
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YouGov was recently commissioned by the Muslim Council of Elders to conduct a multi-country study on attitudes to religion in the West and Middle East/North Africa region…The research included online surveys in France, Germany, Britain, the Un...
Muslim immigrants sue ICE for getting in the way of religious observance

Muslim immigrants sue ICE for getting in the way of religious observance

2019-03-27
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Muslim immigrants detained at a Florida jail made more than 20 requests — orally and in writing — for religious accommodation throughout last year. Their asks were simple: They wanted their meals to be religiously compliant, to be able to...
Bodies Matter: Death and Shiite Muslim Migrants

Bodies Matter: Death and Shiite Muslim Migrants

2019-03-26
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Date: July 8-13, 2019 Venue: Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK Conveners: Emel Akçalı (Swansea University, UK) Pedram Khosronejad (Oklahoma State University, USA) This is a call for a one-day brainstorming meeting regarding Death and...
Australian judge urges Muslims to disavow “violent verses of Quran”

Australian judge urges Muslims to disavow “violent verses of Quran”

2019-03-25
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An Australian judge has called on the country’s Muslims to publicly disavow “violent verses of the Quran that have inspired acts of terrorism.” Justice Desmond Fagan said hostile verses in the Quran that support “intolerance...
The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Symposium 2019

The Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies (TIMES) Symposium 2019

2019-03-24
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Date: June 12, 2019 Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK We are pleased to announce that the 3rd TIMES Post-Graduate Forum Symposium will be held on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at the University of Birmingham, UK. The event is free. Keyno...
Conceptualising Religion

Conceptualising Religion

2019-03-21
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33rd Biannual Conference of the German Association for the Study of Religion (DVRW) Date: September 3-6, 2019 Venue: Leibniz Universität Hannover, Hanover, Germany The Institute for the Study of Religion of the Leibniz Universität Hannov...
Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

2019-03-19
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Date: April 26-27, 2019 Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK The intellectual history of Sufism is intertwined with that of philosophy in the Islamic world. From the mystical strains in the writings of Avicenna and Ibn Ṭufayl to the phil...
IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

IRIC condemns the horrific massacre in New Zealand and expresses its condolences

2019-03-17
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It is with great sadness and sorrow that we received the news of the most barbaric terrorist attacks and the heinous massacre of the innocent worshipers at mosques and places of worship in New Zealand.  This terrorist act resulted in the tragic ...
Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship

Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship

2019-03-16
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Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019 Through the annual Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship, Muslim Congress seeks to support students in their pursuit of education. The Scholarship is open to high school seniors, students enrolled in a college or un...
Standing Up to Gender Violence in Israel-Palestine

Standing Up to Gender Violence in Israel-Palestine

2019-03-15
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The Legal Context of Contemporary Feminist Struggle Workshop Series on Gender, Law, and Society in the Muslim World The Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law and the Program on Law and Society in the Muslim World organized a discussion...
Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE

Pope and grand imam sign historic pledge of fraternity in UAE

2019-03-14
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In first papal visit to Arabian peninsula, Francis calls for end to wars in Middle East
Visiting Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Wellesley College

Visiting Lecturer in Islamic Studies, Wellesley College

2019-03-12
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Wellesley College seeks applications for a one-year, full-time, non-renewable Visiting Lectureship in Islamic Studies for 2019-2020. The position will be held in the Department of Religion. The successful candidate will offer a total of five courses,...
IIDR Course: Quran for Busy People

IIDR Course: Quran for Busy People

2019-03-11
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Date: April 13, 2019 Venue: London & Online IIDR is teaming up with Quran Coach Mamoon Yusaf to present a first-of-its-kind course on how to set and achieve each of your personal Quran goals in as little as a few minutes each day.  Durin...
The First International Conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution (ICPCR)

The First International Conference on Peace and Conflict Resolution (ICPCR)

2019-03-11
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Date: April 29-30, 2019 Venue: University of Tehran, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran The Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, aims to establish the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies in the near future. In previous years, an academic...
The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University

The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University

2019-03-10
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The Program in Islamic Studies at Johns Hopkins University was established in 2014. It is the culmination of the expression of strong interest on the part of undergraduate students and of many years of effort by faculty from almost all social science...
Religion, Governments, and Violent Extremism: What Have We Learned?

Religion, Governments, and Violent Extremism: What Have We Learned?

2019-03-09
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On February 13 a panel of experts on global peacemaking and international security debated the complex role religion and religious leaders play in causing or preventing violent extremism. The discussion featured Mohamed Elsanousi, the executive direc...
ILEAD Conference 2019: The Art of Perseverance

ILEAD Conference 2019: The Art of Perseverance

2019-02-28
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Annual Islamic Conference in Ottawa-Gatineau Date: March 16, 2019 Venue: Ontario, Canada The aim of the conference is to engage, empower and support the Muslim community to work together and actively participate in building a vibrant community an...
The Future of British Muslim Studies

The Future of British Muslim Studies

2019-02-25
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A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network conference organized in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University Date: April 24, 2019 Venue: Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University, Cardiff,...
The Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam (IUR)

The Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam (IUR)

2019-02-24
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Since 1997, the IUR has been founded as a result of initiatives taken by Muslims living in the Netherlands. Since then, the IUR is established as a Dutch University and more importantly as an intellectual contribution of Muslims to the Dutch society....
CILE 2019: A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

CILE 2019: A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

2019-02-22
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Date: March 23, 2019 Venue: Doha, Qatar The conference will be hosting international keynote speakers, scholars, academicians and researchers from different parts of the World to present their research findings and debate on the conference themes a...
The Feeling of Being Watched

The Feeling of Being Watched

2019-02-20
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When a filmmaker investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.
Workshop: Islamic Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation)

Workshop: Islamic Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation)

2019-02-15
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Call for Papers Date: April 23-24, 2019 Venue: Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam, The Netherlands Deadline for Proposals: March 11, 2019 Organizers: Dr Hossam Mohamed and Ertugrul Gokcekuyu This workshop will focus on Islamic Mod...
Visiting Professors in the Field of Islamic Ethics

Visiting Professors in the Field of Islamic Ethics

2019-02-13
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The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is an academic center based in the College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, with international orientation and an ambitious research agenda. CILE would like to ...
Islamic schools among the top Ontario elementary schools: Fraser Institute

Islamic schools among the top Ontario elementary schools: Fraser Institute

2019-02-10
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In January, the Fraser Institute released its annual report card on Ontario Elementary Schools for 2019.The report card ranks over 3,000 Ontario schools, including anglophone and francophone public and Catholic schools, along with a small number of p...
Migration and Border Crossings Conference

Migration and Border Crossings Conference

2019-02-08
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Columbia Theological Seminary and Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion co-hosted the multidisciplinary Migration and Border Crossings Conference. The conference brought together theologians, legal scholars, artists and le...
Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, and about half are converts to Islam

Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, and about half are converts to Islam

2019-02-06
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Even in the early 20th century, when Islam had little presence in most parts of the United States, the religion had a foothold in many black urban communities. Today, black people (not including those of Hispanic descent or mixed race) make up 20% of...
Research Project: Making Islam Work in the Netherlands (MIWIN)

Research Project: Making Islam Work in the Netherlands (MIWIN)

2019-02-05
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Islamic authority and Islamic law in the Netherlands among ordinary Muslims: recent trends and developments Affiliated with: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Sociale en Culturele Antropologie (SCA) Funded by: Nethe...
Heartful Communication

Heartful Communication

2019-02-05
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Date: February 23-24, 2019 @ 10:00 – 17:00 Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EZ, UK In a time of hyperconnectivity but often superficial connectedness, in which so many suffer from loneliness and deman...
Dutch politician who said “Islam is a lie” and “Quran is poison” has become Muslim

Dutch politician who said “Islam is a lie” and “Quran is poison” has become Muslim

2019-02-05
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A former Dutch far-right politician who once said “Islam is a lie” and the “Quran is poison” has announced that he has become Muslim.  
A less religious America will be a less generous America

A less religious America will be a less generous America

2019-02-04
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Religion in the United States is in a slump. Since 1990, the share of Americans who reject any religious affiliation has climbed sharply, from 8 percent to more than 22 percent. Among younger Americans, the trend is especially pronounced. According t...
Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and the Global

Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and the Global

2019-02-03
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Date: April 35, 2019 Venue: Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin, Germany Funded by the German Ministry for Research and Education, and since 2017 with the Leibniz-Association, the conference concludes our 12-year research pro...
Research Project: Muslims in Britain

Research Project: Muslims in Britain

2019-02-02
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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The study of Muslims in Britain has remained a major focus of the Centre’s academic interests. The work includes: • Research and Publications: Priority is given to research which helps an understanding o...
Lewisham Mosque and MAB rubbish media reporting of "extremist" mosque scout groups

Lewisham Mosque and MAB rubbish media reporting of "extremist" mosque scout groups

2019-02-02
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Lewisham Mosque and the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) have slammed media reporting after it was claimed that two Muslim scout leaders were suspended following an investigation into extremism. Lewisham Mosque said it continued “to be appa...
Islamophobia: Dutch Muslims call for security in mosques

Islamophobia: Dutch Muslims call for security in mosques

2019-02-02
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Head of Geylani Foundation in Rotterdam urges Dutch government to take immediate action against attacks
Personal Transformation: Legacy of Al-Ghazali

Personal Transformation: Legacy of Al-Ghazali

2019-02-01
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Date: February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 - 18:30 Venue: London & Online In recent years, there has been a keen interest in personal growth and transformation. Many are searching for paradigms and models which will help them become better versions of them...
U.S. State Department to hold high-level Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom for second year in a row

U.S. State Department to hold high-level Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom for second year in a row

2019-01-31
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The Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) welcomes the U.S. Department of State’s recent announcement that it will host a second consecutive Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom July 16-18, 2019. This high-level event, according to the announce...
Education needed to tackle Islamic extremism in Ireland

Education needed to tackle Islamic extremism in Ireland

2019-01-24
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Catholic methods of examining scripture could help tackle radicalization in Islam, a leading Jesuit academic has said, after it was revealed an Irish citizen was captured having left Ireland to fight for the so-called Islamic State. Originally from ...
Training Program: Research Methods for the Study of Contemporary Religion

Training Program: Research Methods for the Study of Contemporary Religion

2019-01-23
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Date: February 25 – March 1, 2019 Venue: Centre for Religion and Contemporary Society, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK This training program is available for doctoral students registered at any higher education institution in the UK/EU and...
Research Methods for the Study of Religion

Research Methods for the Study of Religion

2019-01-21
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Research Project at the University of Kent The role of empirical research in the study of religion has become increasingly important in recent years. In the discipline of Religious Studies, more postgraduate students are undertaking field-work based...
US airport renamed after Muslim legend Muhammad Ali

US airport renamed after Muslim legend Muhammad Ali

2019-01-21
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The Louisville International Airport located in Kentucky, USA, has announced it will change its name to be Muhammad Ali International Airport, to honor the late sports legend, CNN reported. “We are so excited to announce that @FlyLouisville wil...
2019 Public Seminar Series

2019 Public Seminar Series

2019-01-20
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Presented by the Islam UK Centre, Cardiff University Cardiff University is a leading institution for scholarly teaching about Islam and Muslims in contemporary Britain. The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK (Islam-UK Centre) is based within th...
Diverse group of religious leaders remind U.S. Senators: religious tests for public office Are wrong, unlawful

Diverse group of religious leaders remind U.S. Senators: religious tests for public office Are wrong, unlawful

2019-01-19
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A group of leaders from across a broad spectrum of American religious life urged Senators to pledge their opposition to religious tests of any kind for nominees for public office. A letter, organized by the Religious Freedom Institute, was delivered ...
Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges

Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges

2019-01-18
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FREE Online Course by Cardiff University Starting Date: March 4, 2019 Duration: 4 weeks Islam is the second largest religion in the world today and dominates much of the current geopolitical discourse. People are increasingly bombarded by dramatic...
Political Muslims: Understanding Youth Resistance in a Global Context

Political Muslims: Understanding Youth Resistance in a Global Context

2019-01-17
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Edited by Tahir Abbas and Sadek Hamid Series: Contemporary Issues in the Middle East Publisher: Syracuse University Press (February 11, 2019) In the last few decades, the media, academics, and the general public have put considerable focus on Musl...
Church welcomes its special Muslim visitors on Christmas Eve

Church welcomes its special Muslim visitors on Christmas Eve

2019-01-14
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On Christmas Eve, churches all over the country will welcome into their midnight mass services people who rarely take part in acts of Christian worship but find candlelit carols irresistible. In the pews of St Alban’s in North Harrow there will...
French Muslim women push for 'inclusive' mosque in Paris

French Muslim women push for 'inclusive' mosque in Paris

2019-01-12
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Two Muslim organizations in France have launched projects to create "inclusive" mosques: spaces where women and men can pray together, and where female imams would be able to lead Friday prayers. There is some support for women imams in Britain and S...
Green Book writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

Green Book writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

2019-01-11
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Nick Vallelonga, the Green Book writer and producer whose late father Tony is a central character in the film, has apologised for a 2015 social media post that triggered accusations of Islamophobia. Vallelonga has come under fire after the discovery ...
The Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC)

The Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC)

2019-01-09
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The Digital Islamic Studies Curriculum (DISC) was originally conceived of and proposed in 2013 as the Islamic Studies Virtual Curriculum (ISVC) by University of Michigan Professor Pauline Jones as a collaborative initiative between the University of ...
Call for papers: Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry

Call for papers: Socio-Historical Examination of Religion and Ministry

2019-01-09
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Editor: Darren M. Slade Publication History: Spring 2019 (first issue forthcoming) Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers Frequency: Biannual In partnership with Wipf and Stock Publishers, the peer-reviewed academic journal, Socio-Historical Examin...
10th Conference on Ibadi Studies

10th Conference on Ibadi Studies

2019-01-07
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“Ibadism and the Study of Islam: A view from the edge” Date: June 17 – 19, 2019 Venue: Institute of Islamic Studies, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada In his seminal "Islam: The View from the Edge", historian Richard Bulliet...
Visiting Fellowships, Islamic Legal Studies Program

Visiting Fellowships, Islamic Legal Studies Program

2019-01-06
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Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change, Harvard Law School Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the 2019-202...
Muslim Congress Online Pre-Hawza Program

Muslim Congress Online Pre-Hawza Program

2019-01-05
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The PreHawza classes are taught by dedicated scholars from the Hawza and are geared towards students of all levels - whether you are interested in simply expanding your basic knowledge or you intend to go for higher studies.  Furthermore, the sc...
Belgium bans halal slaughtering

Belgium bans halal slaughtering

2019-01-05
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A ban on Muslim and Jewish methods of ritually slaughtering animals has come into force in Belgium. The ban brings Belgium in line with European Union regulations that require animals to be stunned so they can’t feel pain before slaughter. How...
PhD candidates at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University

PhD candidates at the Faculty of Law, Maastricht University

2019-01-04
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Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands Application Deadline: February 25, 2019 PhD researchers participate in the Maastricht University Graduate School of Law. They will prepare a PhD thesis in English or Dutch within the Faculty of Law&rsq...
5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

2019-01-02
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The new Congress is slightly more religiously diverse than its predecessor, but it remains overwhelmingly Christian, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of congressional data collected by CQ Roll Call. For the first day of the 116th Cong...
What is being taught at the "Islamic University of Europe" in the Netherlands?

What is being taught at the "Islamic University of Europe" in the Netherlands?

2019-01-01
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A recent development in a two-year-old corruption scandal -- involving the so-called "Islamic University of Europe" in the Netherlands -- has renewed public interest in the institution, involving tax fraud. Its rector, professor Nedim Bahçekap...
Happy New Year

Happy New Year

2019-01-01
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We would like to deliver a message of happiness and peace to all those who share love and care among people, those whose intention is to bring comfort and happiness into the life of others, so that they could fulfill the true meaning of Christmas. T...
Assistant Professor with a Specialization in Islam of the Late Medieval or Early Modern Period

Assistant Professor with a Specialization in Islam of the Late Medieval or Early Modern Period

2018-12-30
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School of International and Public Affairs, Florida International University, USA Call for Applications Application Deadline: January 31, 2019 The Department of Religious in the School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce a s...
The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies

The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies

2018-12-29
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Call for Papers Date: April 27-28, 2019 Venue: The Islamic College, London, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: February 3, 2019 The Islamic College invites abstracts to be submitted for its fifth conference specializing in the flourishing field of ...
Pilgrimage and the Senses

Pilgrimage and the Senses

2018-12-29
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Call for Papers Date: June 7, 2019 Venue: University of Oxford Abstract Submission Deadline: January 20, 2019 Keynote Speaker: Professor Kathryn Rudy (University of St. Andrews) This interdisciplinary conference hosted at the University of Oxfor...
Islam in Modern Societies: Facts, Issues, and Perspectives in the West

Islam in Modern Societies: Facts, Issues, and Perspectives in the West

2018-12-28
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By Jamel Khermimoun Publisher: Westbow Press (July 6, 2018) “Jamel Khermimoun considers that Muslims born in France and in the West now build their identity not from an imported model but from a strong sense of belonging to the nation, which ...
German politicians propose a 'religion tax' for Muslims to counter extremism

German politicians propose a 'religion tax' for Muslims to counter extremism

2018-12-28
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When Germans file their annual tax returns, religion matters a great deal. If you're Catholic, tax authorities will likely collect an income tax surcharge of about 10 percent on behalf of your local church. The same applies to most Protestants. The ...
Journal of Islamic Ethics (JIE), Volume 2 (2018)

Journal of Islamic Ethics (JIE), Volume 2 (2018)

2018-12-27
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Editor-in-Chief: Dr Mohammed Ghaly Publisher: Brill The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) announces the publishing of the second volume of its “Journal of Islamic Ethics” (JIE) in collaboration with BRILL. Over ...
IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students

IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students

2018-12-26
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Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 IEG Fellowships beginning: September 2019 or later Location: Germany The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards 8–10 fellowships for international doctoral students in European history, the...
Illuminating Islam’s Peaceful Origins

Illuminating Islam’s Peaceful Origins

2018-12-26
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• God in The Qur’an By Jack Miles 256 pp. Publisher: Knopf Doubleday (November 2018) • Muhammad: Prophet of Peace Amid the Clash of Empires By Juan Cole 326 pp. Publisher: PublicAffairs (October 2018) Is Allah, the God of Mus...
Professorship (W2) in Islamic Law

Professorship (W2) in Islamic Law

2018-12-25
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The Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Sciences at Leipzig University Call for Applications Application Deadline: January 18, 2019 The Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Sciences at Leipzig University invites applications for a professorship...
International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Islamic Studies 2019

International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Islamic Studies 2019

2018-12-25
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ICMIS 2019 Call for Papers Date: January 19, 2019 Venue: Grand Riverview Hotel, Kota Bharu, Kelantan, Malaysia Abstract Deadline: January 16, 2019 International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Islamic Studies (ICMIS) 2019 is pioneer ...
Imam Ali Chair for Shi‘i Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal Schools

Imam Ali Chair for Shi‘i Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal Schools

2018-12-24
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Call for Applications Hartford Seminary announces an opening for a Shi‘i scholar with a distinguished record that includes an academic doctorate, religious training and lived religious commitments to occupy the newly endowed Imam Ali Chair for...
British soldiers, Pakistani officials and Israeli diplomats celebrate Mawlid, Christmas and Chanukah together

British soldiers, Pakistani officials and Israeli diplomats celebrate Mawlid, Christmas and Chanukah together

2018-12-21
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Christians, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were among the 200 people who gathered at the Ilford Muslim Community Centre on Thursday 13 December to celebrate the Mawlid, Christmas and Chanukah. Among the guests were members of the British Armed Force...
Conference of European Churches: “Differences of religion do not separate us, but rather enrich us in many areas of life”

Conference of European Churches: “Differences of religion do not separate us, but rather enrich us in many areas of life”

2018-12-19
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The Conference of European Churches (CEC) and Cumberland Lodge conducted a conference titled “Towards Peaceful co-existence in the Middle East: challenges and opportunities.” Co-hosted by Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the gath...
The British Islam Conference 2019

The British Islam Conference 2019

2018-12-15
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A Marketplace of Ideas Date: February 23-24, 2019 Venue: 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA, UK A weekend promoting collaboration and thinking around the idea of a British Islam and encouraging the development of British Muslim thought, identity...
The International Seminar: Women, Faith and Culture

The International Seminar: Women, Faith and Culture

2018-12-14
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The seminar, organized by the International Foundation of Interreligious and Intercultural Education (IFIIE) together with the International Affairs Institute (IAI), was held at the premises of the Italian Ministry of International Affairs and Intern...
Khoja Heritage Festival

Khoja Heritage Festival

2018-12-13
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“Khoja Community: Past, Present and Future” Call for Papers Date: April 6-7, 2019 Venue: Al-Zahra Centre, 81 Fearnley Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, WD18 0RB, UK Proposal Submission Deadline: Jan 14, 2019 This conference is a part o...
Call for Papers: Journal “Occhialì – Rivista sul Mediterraneo islamico”

Call for Papers: Journal “Occhialì – Rivista sul Mediterraneo islamico”

2018-12-12
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 “Power, Authority and Body: The Transformations of Islam in South-East Europe Between the 20th and the 21st Century” Occhialì – Rivista sul Mediterraneo islamico, No.5 Editors: Nathalie Clayer (EHESS - CNRS) and Gianf...
The Ties that Bind

The Ties that Bind

2018-12-12
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Mechanisms and Structures of Social Dependency in the Early Islamic Empire Call for Papers Date: December 2-6, 2019 Venue: Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019 As part of the ERC-funded project, &...
What is the most powerful Muslim country in the world?

What is the most powerful Muslim country in the world?

2018-12-11
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5Pillars editor Roshan Muhammed Salih has compiled a subjective list of the most powerful countries in the Muslim world. He judged them on nine criteria – the strength of their economies, internal cohesion, their political systems, levels of co...
Americans say religious aspects of Christmas are declining in public life

Americans say religious aspects of Christmas are declining in public life

2018-12-10
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As long-simmering debates continue over how American society should commemorate the Christmas holiday, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that most U.S. adults believe the religious aspects of Christmas are emphasized less now than in the past &n...
The Parliament of the World’s Religions is the closest thing we have to an international interfaith movement

The Parliament of the World’s Religions is the closest thing we have to an international interfaith movement

2018-12-10
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in 1893, during the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago, thousands gathered over 17 days in September to witness a “World’s Parliament of Religions.” For many Americans, it was their first encounter with Hindus, Sikhs, Bud...
Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations

Islamic Studies & Christian-Muslim Relations

2018-12-08
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University of Edinburgh Awards: PhD, MPhil, MScR Study Modes: Full-time, Part-time Program Start Date: September 9, 2019 Application Deadline: August 31, 2019 In this research area, you can pursue interdisciplinary study of Islamic thought and p...
The 2nd Annual Conference of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

The 2nd Annual Conference of the East Asian Society for the Scientific Study of Religion

2018-12-07
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“East-West Encounters and Religious Change in Modernizing East Asia” Call for Papers Date: July 27-28, 2019 Venue: Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2019 East Asia has undergone globalizati...
Categories of Religion and the Secular in Islam (CRSI)

Categories of Religion and the Secular in Islam (CRSI)

2018-12-06
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University of Oxford, Faculty of Theology "Categories of Religion and the Secular in Islam" (CRSI) is an interdisciplinary network of scholars interested in critical approaches to 'religion' and 'the secular/non-religious' as discursive categories i...
Harmonizing Religion and Human Rights

Harmonizing Religion and Human Rights

2018-12-05
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How can we align religious life with human rights? What role should spiritual leaders play in promoting human rights? And what can everyday people of faith do to defend human rights and encourage mutual respect between people of different religions? ...
MPhil in Islamic Studies and History

MPhil in Islamic Studies and History

2018-12-04
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Call for Applications University of Oxford Application Deadline: January 11, 2019 The MPhil in Islamic Studies and History is a two-year course intended primarily for students who desire an intensive introduction to Islamic history and thought in ...
Map: How do European countries differ in religious commitment?

Map: How do European countries differ in religious commitment?

2018-12-04
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Europeans generally are less religious than people in other parts of the world. But within Europe, there are sometimes sizable differences in levels of religious commitment, according to an analysis of recent Pew Research Center surveys in 34 countri...
The new Islamophobia definition deals with symptoms not causes

The new Islamophobia definition deals with symptoms not causes

2018-12-03
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Last week the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on British Muslims, published its report “Islamophobia Defined: A report into a working definition of Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred”. That a parliamentary group has finally recogni...
Podcast: A Global Study on Government Restrictions and Social Hostilities Related to Religion

Podcast: A Global Study on Government Restrictions and Social Hostilities Related to Religion

2018-12-02
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Restrictions on religion rose around the globe in 2016, according to Pew Research Center’s annual study of global restrictions on religion. The share of countries with “high” or “very high” levels of government restricti...
McGill Institute of Islamic Studies Graduate Student Symposium 2019

McGill Institute of Islamic Studies Graduate Student Symposium 2019

2018-12-01
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Call for Papers Date: April 4-5, 2019 Venue: Quebec, Canada Abstract Submission Deadline: December 30, 2018 The organizing committee of the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies Graduate Student Symposium welcomes abstract submissions to their nint...
Despite threats, the Canadian-Muslim Vote’s Visit My Mosque Day events a success

Despite threats, the Canadian-Muslim Vote’s Visit My Mosque Day events a success

2018-11-30
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The Canadian-Muslim Vote, a non-profit, non-partisan organization increasing democratic engagement within the Muslim community, held a very well-attended Visit My Mosque Day across Canada on Saturday, November 10, 2018. Several mosques across the cou...
Islamic Calligraphy Course Focused on Nastaliq calligraphy

Islamic Calligraphy Course Focused on Nastaliq calligraphy

2018-11-30
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Date: April 9-14, 2019 Venue: Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019 Come and learn “Nastaliq” — the timelessly elegant calligraphy style predominantly featured in classical Persian manuscripts. Let the most acclaimed ca...
Canadian Muslims call on government to designate January 29 as National Day against Hate

Canadian Muslims call on government to designate January 29 as National Day against Hate

2018-11-30
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The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) sent an open letter to the federal government urging them to designate January 29 as a National Day of Action against Hate and Intolerance. The letter has been endorsed by over 100 Canadian Muslim organ...
Glocal Religions

Glocal Religions

2018-11-30
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Edited by Victor Roudometof Printed Edition of the Special Issue Published in Religions Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (October 2018) (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Glocal Religions tha...
ISSR 2019 – Session on “Young people, religion, politics, and education”

ISSR 2019 – Session on “Young people, religion, politics, and education”

2018-11-28
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Call for Papers Date: July 9-12, 2019 Venue:  Barcelona, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: December 16, 2018 Session Conveners: • Mary Lou Rasmussen, Australian National University • Elisabeth Arweck, University of Warwick O...
Junior Professor for the History and Culture of Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean

Junior Professor for the History and Culture of Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean

2018-11-27
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 27, 2018 The junior professor should represent the entire field in research and teaching. Knowledge of Arabic is required, that of Ottoman Turkish i...
A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

2018-11-27
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CILE 7th Annual International Conference Call for Papers Date: March 23, 2019 Venue: Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar Abstract Submission Deadline: December 20, 2018 The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is pleas...
Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim world

Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim world

2018-11-27
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Granada ENIS Spring School 2019 Date: March 18-22, 2019 Venue: Escuela de Estudios Árabes, CSIS, Cuesta del Chapiz 22, 18010 Granada, Spain Application Deadline: January 25, 2019 The Granada Spring School will be organized by ENIS (the Eur...
Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

2018-11-25
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Call for Applications Application Deadline: January 5, 2019 Educational Requirements: PhD in Religious Studies The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invi...
The International Intensive Course on Women’s Studies in Islam and Iran

The International Intensive Course on Women’s Studies in Islam and Iran

2018-11-24
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Date: March 2-7, 2019 Venue: Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: January 20, 2019 The Islamic and Iranian Women’s Studies Intensive Short Course which has been organized by the University of Religions and Denominations on 2 -7 March 2019, endea...
Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy

Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy

2018-11-21
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LUCIS Annual Conference On 14 and 15 November, the LUCIS Annual Conference took place in Leiden. This year’s LUCIS conference Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy was perhaps the first conference in the Netherlands to focus specifically on t...
CIWAS 2nd Annual Conference: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

CIWAS 2nd Annual Conference: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

2018-11-20
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Date: February 20, 2019 Venue: Shilling Lecture Theatre, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, TW20 0EQ, UK The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (Royal Holloway, University of London) and the Imam Sadr Foundation (Lebanon...
IAPR 2019: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

IAPR 2019: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

2018-11-19
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Date: August 31 - September 3, 2019 Venue: Gdańsk, Poland The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) holds bi-annual conferences that serve as a meeting point for scholars from all over the world to share the latest researc...
EASR 2019: “Religion – Continuations and Disruptions”

EASR 2019: “Religion – Continuations and Disruptions”

2018-11-19
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17th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) Call for Papers Date: June 25-29, 2019 Venue: Tartu, Estonia Abstract Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018 Religions are works in progress. New ideas, doctrin...
Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference 2019

Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference 2019

2018-11-18
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Theme: “Communicating Religion” Call for Papers Date: July 9-11, 2019 Venue: Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2019 As scholars of religion, we are all tasked with communicating religion in ...
Assistant Professor in Classical Islamic Religious Thought and Dialogue

Assistant Professor in Classical Islamic Religious Thought and Dialogue

2018-11-18
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Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 3, 2018 The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and a track record in, and current plan for, excellent research in the periods from l...
The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University

2018-11-17
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The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University promotes and produces innovative research and scholarship, exemplary teaching and training, robust public engagement, and generous support of individual faculty initiatives at the inter...
Call for Papers: Special Issue: "Reframing Islam in Southeast Asia"

Call for Papers: Special Issue: "Reframing Islam in Southeast Asia"

2018-11-17
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Chiara Formichi Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: August 15, 2019 The history of Islam in Southeast Asia ha...
Interfaith Youth Camp in Scotland

Interfaith Youth Camp in Scotland

2018-11-16
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A unique and amazing experience summed up what many of us felt at the end of the first Scottish Interfaith Youth Camp 2018 (SIYC), held in Aberfoyle, near Stirling. The idea of a SIYC developed from the Wings of Unity project, a collaborative initiat...
Rise of the Islamic University

Rise of the Islamic University

2018-11-15
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Islamic universities are beginning to spring up in countries around the world with new institutions opening in the US, Italy and in some European countries. The aim is to provide higher education for immigrant Muslim communities and to tackle concer...
Call for papers: Special Issue “Fashion/Religion Interfaces”

Call for papers: Special Issue “Fashion/Religion Interfaces”

2018-11-15
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Anna-Mari Almila Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: April 1, 2019 The complex interconnections between religious b...
Online Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world

Online Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world

2018-11-14
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For years Hartford Seminary has provided quality online learning with knowledgeable faculty and an engaging, intellectual student body of diverse identities and faiths. Starting in Fall 2017, our Master of Arts in Religious Studies* program will be o...
German Evangelical Church conducts survey, ponders stance on Islam

German Evangelical Church conducts survey, ponders stance on Islam

2018-11-14
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The Social Science Institute of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) has published a new study titled “Islam and Muslims in Germany: The population’s view”. Just over 2000 respondents were questioned on the phone with respect to ...
What did this mosque sound like more than a thousand years ago?

What did this mosque sound like more than a thousand years ago?

2018-11-14
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Researchers have recreated the acoustic atmosphere of the ancient Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. The sounds in the prayer hall have changed over the centuries. When a building is slated for an addition or a renovation, preservation-minded...
Conference on Leadership, Authority and Representation in British Muslim Communities

Conference on Leadership, Authority and Representation in British Muslim Communities

2018-11-13
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Call for Papers Date: January 21, 2019 @ 9:30am to 5:30pm Venue: Cardiff University Main Building, Council Chamber 1.77, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018 This one-day conference brings together acade...
Muslim women win House seats, blazing a new path

Muslim women win House seats, blazing a new path

2018-11-13
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A Palestinian-American and a Somali ex-refugee become the first female Muslims in Congress
The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs

The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs

2018-11-12
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Call for Papers Date: March 26-27, 2019 Venue: Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham, UK Deadline for Submission: December 14, 2018 This two-day conference explores the diverse faith lives, identities, experiences, practices, and beliefs of self-i...
Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

2018-11-12
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Many more U.S. Muslims identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party than the GOP (66% vs. 13%), but the share who are Republican has held steady over the last 10 years, including after the election of President Donald Trump, according to a new a...
German schools teach Islam to students to give them a sense of belonging

German schools teach Islam to students to give them a sense of belonging

2018-11-11
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In a country where the debate over “who belongs?” has deeply divided Ms Merkel’s government, fueled massive demonstrations and propelled the rise of anti-immigrant populism, the 16 and 17-year-olds confront versions questions every ...
Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

2018-11-10
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The famous Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has converted to Islam and taken the new name “Shuhada’ Davitt.” In a tweet which is thought to be from her account, O’Connor said she had ditched the Catholic Church for good in a...
Poll: Most Britons tolerant of Islam and Muslims, but strong minority isn't

Poll: Most Britons tolerant of Islam and Muslims, but strong minority isn't

2018-11-10
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The majority of Britons are tolerant of Islam and Muslims but a strong minority isn’t, a new poll has revealed.
International Conference to Celebrate the International Day for Women

International Conference to Celebrate the International Day for Women

2018-11-08
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“Dialoguing Women in Christianity, Islam and African Traditional Religions” Call for Papers Date: March 1, 2019 Venue: University of Zimbabwe Abstract Submission Deadline: December 31, 2018 This will be a one-day conference held in p...
The Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

The Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

2018-11-06
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Birmingham University The Centre aims to provide a world-class research and learning experience, with critical understanding and appreciation of both Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. As a multi-disciplinary Centre, it offers a wide range of subje...
The Working Group Modernity and Islam

The Working Group Modernity and Islam

2018-11-05
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From 1996 to 2006 the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin has hosted the Working Group Modernity and Islam, a Berlin-based interdisciplinary research network of scholars working at various universities and extra-university institutions on the questions of ...
International Conference of Immortality of the Soul in Islam and Christianity

International Conference of Immortality of the Soul in Islam and Christianity

2018-11-05
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Call for Papers Date: March 4-5, 2020 Venue: Qom, Iran Abstract Submission Deadline: March 16, 2019 The Research Center for Islamic Philosophy and Theology affiliated to Islamic Sciences and Culture Academy (ISCA) was established in 1994 with the...
Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)

Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)

2018-11-04
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The Master's in Islam in the Modern World is a one-year program that offers you an in-depth interdisciplinary framework to engage topics and debates concerning Islam and modernity.
10 Must Watch Documentaries on Muslim Civilization in Europe

10 Must Watch Documentaries on Muslim Civilization in Europe

2018-11-04
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A list of useful and informative documentaries that present excellent overviews of contributions to science and technology from Muslim Civilization is provided. They serve as a window into a golden age with so much more to discover. We remember the w...
New research shows Australian teens have complex views on religion and spirituality

New research shows Australian teens have complex views on religion and spirituality

2018-11-03
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According to the new national survey, at least half of teens say they are “religious nones” - those who do not identify with a religion or religious group. Digging deeper, we found a more complicated picture of faith and spirituality amon...
Three-day International conference ‘The Muslim Ummah’ was held in Istanbul

Three-day International conference ‘The Muslim Ummah’ was held in Istanbul

2018-11-02
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A three-day international conference was hosted and organized by Centre for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU) from October 14 to 16 in which around 20 speakers from around the world discussed challenges of s...
Row over Muslim scholar's invitation to preach at Anglican service

Row over Muslim scholar's invitation to preach at Anglican service

2018-11-02
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An invitation to a distinguished Muslim scholar to preach at a eucharist service in an Oxford church on Sunday has triggered complaints from traditionalists. Monawar Hussain, who was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honors last year for ...
Muslim Council of Britain to train women to run mosques

Muslim Council of Britain to train women to run mosques

2018-11-01
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Six-month program aims to increase diversity and follows calls for greater involvement.
'German Islam' as a political project

'German Islam' as a political project

2018-10-31
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Although Germany's debate on Islam has a long history, it took on greater intensity in 2010 with the then German President Christian Wulff's momentous declaration that "Islam belongs to Germany". As if to counter Wulff's argument, Germany's Interior ...
Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

2018-10-26
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Call for Applications American Islamic College, Chicago, IL, USA Application Deadline: December 30, 2018 The MA degree program is designed to provide students with a rigorous background in both traditional and analytical approaches to Islamic Stud...
IIDR Winter Student Program in Islamic Studies

IIDR Winter Student Program in Islamic Studies

2018-10-25
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Inside the Soul of Islam IIDR held its Winter Student Program in Islamic studies this November. In this unique and eye-opening course, personal coach and bestselling author of “Inside the Soul of Islam”, Mamoon Yusaf, introduced a simple...
Islamic Studies; Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

Islamic Studies; Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

2018-10-25
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The University of Edinburgh Duration: 48 months Degree type: Masters Study mode: Full-time Fees: £18,800 The University of Edinburgh has a long and well-established reputation for teaching Islamic about Islam and the history, culture and ...
The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC)

The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC)

2018-10-24
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The University of Michigan’s International Institute (II) has established a new center focused on the study of global Islamic culture and the study of Muslim societies worldwide: The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC). The center has received...
University of Minnesota creating Islamic studies program

University of Minnesota creating Islamic studies program

2018-10-24
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The new University of Minnesota program will include an Islamic studies minor.
Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

2018-10-23
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Call for Papers Date: April 26-27, 2019 Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15, 2018 The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for a cross-disciplinary exploration and re-examination of t...
The Islamic World: A History in Objects (1st Ed.)

The Islamic World: A History in Objects (1st Ed.)

2018-10-23
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By Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter, Fahmida Suleman, William Greenwood, Zeina Klink-Hoppe, Amandine Merat Publisher: Thames & Hudson (November 6, 2018) This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and ...
Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

2018-10-22
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A Summer School in Granada, Spain Date: June 16-22, 2019 Venue: Granada, Spain Application Deadline: February 5, 2019 Critical Muslim Studies is inspired by a need for opening up a space for intellectually rigorous and socially committed explorat...
Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

2018-10-22
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Many cite practical or personal reasons, rather than lack of belief, for staying home.
European Jewish and Muslim leaders agree to work together against rising xenophobia

European Jewish and Muslim leaders agree to work together against rising xenophobia

2018-10-21
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Jewish and Muslim communities in Europe are confronted with rising xenophobia, hate crimes, and policies that are curtailing their right to religious practices, leaders of these communities said at the first plenary meeting of the European Muslim Jew...
Workshops on the study of Oriental manuscripts

Workshops on the study of Oriental manuscripts

2018-10-17
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Date: March 25-29, 2019 Venue: Berlin State Library, Potsdamer Straße 33, Berlin, Germany Application Deadline: November 15, 2018. Public Keynote Lecture by: Dr. Élise Franssen (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia) Staatsbibliothek...
Special Issue: Religious Practices and the Internet

Special Issue: Religious Practices and the Internet

2018-10-16
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Journal: RESET (recherches en sciences sociales sur internet / social science research on the internet) Edited by Fabienne Duteil-Ogata (Clare EA4596, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne / IIAC [EHESS/CNRS]) and Isabelle Jonveaux (CéSor, EHE...
Irreligious Action for Peace

Irreligious Action for Peace

2018-10-16
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Studies in Muslim-Christian Cooperation Edited by Tom Bamat, Myla Leguro, Neil Bolton and Atalia Omer Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (April 2017) On April 26, 2017, Catholic Relief Services released a book examining Muslim-Christian peacemaki...
The Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative

2018-10-15
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Based in Georgetown University's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square. Through its website...
Beyond Accommodation

Beyond Accommodation

2018-10-14
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Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians By Jennifer Selby, Amelie Barras and Lori G. Beaman Publisher: UBC Press (September 2018) Problems – of integration, failed political participation, and requests for various kinds of accommodation &nda...
IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

2018-10-13
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The Association of Islamic Theology of Isfahan Seminary organized a 3-day summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West on 5th to 7th September, 2018 in Isfahan, Iran. The program was attended by scholars and graduate students from both semi...
Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

2018-10-13
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Call for Papers Date: June 25 - 27, 2019 Venue: Munster (Westphalia), Germany Organizers: Dr. Sarah Demmrich (University of Munster) & Prof. Dr. Ulrich Riegel (University of Siegen) Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019 The concept of religio...
Governing Islam Abroad

Governing Islam Abroad

2018-10-11
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Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe By Benjamin Bruce Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (August 25, 2018) Series: The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy Concentrates on the similar capacity of Turkey and Mo...
Free Online Course: Religion, Conflict and Peace

Free Online Course: Religion, Conflict and Peace

2018-10-09
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Provided by Harvard Divinity School Instructor: Diane L. Moore Duration: 8 weeks Effort: 4 to 8 hours per week Level: Introductory Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence. In this cour...
Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern prior to 1600 (medieval)

Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern prior to 1600 (medieval)

2018-10-08
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Call for Applications Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, USA Application Deadline: December 20, 2018 Hampden-Sydney College, Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in Islamic World or Middle Eastern histor...
Webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage”

Webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage”

2018-10-07
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By Prof Stefan Heidemann Date: Bi-weekly, Wednesday, 4 to 6 pm CET (Oct 31, 2018 - Jan 23, 2019) The Webinar Initiative in Islamic Material Culture offers a webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage&rd...
Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State

Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State

2018-10-06
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Date: March 25-26, 2019 Venue: The Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK This conference seeks to address the question how strictly observant religious groups or "fundamentalists" (Harding 2001) challenge two basic principles within contemporary societies...
Handbook of Islamic Education

Handbook of Islamic Education

2018-10-05
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Volume 7 of International Handbooks of Religion and Education (IHRE) Editors: Holger Daun and Reza Arjmand Publisher: Springer International Publishing (June 20, 2018) The globalization and the migration of Muslims into new areas of the globe, has...
Art show takes on the misrepresentation of Muslims

Art show takes on the misrepresentation of Muslims

2018-10-05
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Muslim women in the West have been battling inaccurate stereotypes for ages. In the post-Sept. 11 era, Muslim women have come to be seen as one-dimensional figures in need of saving by the “West” and lacking dynamism or the ability to act...
Islam shows its female face with rise of women mosques

Islam shows its female face with rise of women mosques

2018-10-04
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Relegated to the basement, silenced by the imam and barred from the front door, some Muslim women have had enough of male domination at the mosque and are setting up their own. From Copenhagen to Los Angeles, a handful of female mosques now cater to ...
Social Wilayah Summer Retreat

Social Wilayah Summer Retreat

2018-10-01
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The Kawthar Learning Circle (KLC) held its Social Wilayah Summer Retreat from 3-6 August 2018 at the Cap-Saint-Jacques regional park in Montreal, Canada. The Social Wilayah Summer Retreat has become a yearly tradition among the KLC family, as an oppo...
Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

2018-09-27
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In the wake of growing racism across Europe, a project to counter Islamophobia was launched in the European Parliament on Wednesday. Experts and academics from across Europe gathered at the parliament for the launch of the two-year Counter-Islamophob...
NISIS Autumn School 2018: Travelling Muslims

NISIS Autumn School 2018: Travelling Muslims

2018-09-26
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Date: October 15-18, 2018 Venue: University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands From Monday 15 until Thursday 18 October 2018, the eighth annual NISIS Autumn School will take place at the University of Groningen. This year’s Autumn...
Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimesPopulation of Muslim converts increases in Norway

Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimesPopulation of Muslim converts increases in Norway

2018-09-26
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The famous Norwegian historian Kari Vogt, from Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, has estimated that as much as 3,000 Norwegians converted to Islam in the recent few years, Verdens Gang reported. “The...
The Latest Attack on Islam: It’s Not a Religion

The Latest Attack on Islam: It’s Not a Religion

2018-09-26
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Religious liberty has become a particularly politicized topic in recent years, and recent months were no different. In a long-awaited June decision, the Supreme Court decided in favor of a Christian baker who refused to make a custom wedding cake for...
Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Diploma in Arabic and Islamic Studies

2018-09-25
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Duration: 2 years (Oct 2018 - Sept 2020) Registration Deadline: November 15, 2018 Cambridge Islamic College is offering a two-year foundational/intermediate level course in Arabic and Islamic studies. It is designed to qualify participants for admi...
The Sixth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies

The Sixth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies

2018-09-24
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Call for Papers Date: April 15 – 16, 2019 Venue: University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Submission Deadline: November 30, 2018 Following BRAIS’s successful conferences in Edinburgh (2014), London (2015 and 2016), Chester (2017) and ...
Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimes

Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimes

2018-09-24
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According to a 2011 report by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), there are 235 full-time Islamic schools in the United States. Shariq Siddiqui and Sabith Khan, co-authors of “Islamic Education in the United States and th...
Women's Studies in Religion Program (WSRP)

Women's Studies in Religion Program (WSRP)

2018-09-23
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The Women's Studies in Religion Program (WSRP) was founded to explore the fundamental role played by religious traditions in defining roles for women and men. Research on religion and gender sheds light on questions about the changing roles of women ...
Research Associate in Women's Studies in Religion Program

Research Associate in Women's Studies in Religion Program

2018-09-22
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Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, MA, USA Call for Applications Application Deadline: October 15, 2018 Each year Harvard Divinity School selects five candidates for full-time Research Associate and Visiting Faculty positions in its Women's Studi...
Islamic course: Introduction to Islamic Codicology

Islamic course: Introduction to Islamic Codicology

2018-09-21
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Date: September 17-21, 2018 Venue: Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK The Islamic Manuscript Association—in partnership with Cambridge University Library, the University of Cambridge's HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Centre of Islamic ...
Assistant Professor of Jews in the Islamic World

Assistant Professor of Jews in the Islamic World

2018-09-21
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Emory University, Atlanta, GA Call for Applications Application Deadline: Open until filled The Department of Middle Eastern and South Asian Studies and the Tam Institute for Jewish Studies at Emory University, Atlanta, GA invite applications for ...
The European day of action against Islamophobia and religious intolerance

The European day of action against Islamophobia and religious intolerance

2018-09-21
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Many Muslims still remember the killing of a pregnant Muslim woman in a German court based on anti-Muslim motivation. On July 1, 2009, Marwa was stabbed to death by the attacker, who openly revealed his anti-Muslim bias. Five years later on July 1, ...
Canada’s first Muslim theater launched in Montreal

Canada’s first Muslim theater launched in Montreal

2018-09-19
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The Silk Road Institute, a non-profit Muslim organization dedicated to promoting cultural arts, is launching Canada’s first professional Muslim theater company this fall in Montreal, Broadway World reported on September 19. The company’s...
Most Western Europeans favor at least some restrictions on Muslim women’s religious clothing

Most Western Europeans favor at least some restrictions on Muslim women’s religious clothing

2018-09-16
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A Danish law that took effect in August makes it illegal for Muslim women to wear face-covering veils – such as burqas or niqabs – in public. Austria, Belgium and France, as well as parts of Italy and Spain, have enacted similar laws in r...
Canadian project finds common ground for Muslims, Catholics

Canadian project finds common ground for Muslims, Catholics

2018-09-11
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Local Catholic and Muslim leaders in Edmonton, Canada, have organized a ‘Meet Greet’ event to create mutual understanding between the two religious communities for a “deeper way of tolerance and coexistence”. “The most ...
Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Islamic Studies

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Islamic Studies

2018-09-06
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University of Exeter Call for Applications Application Deadline: September 30, 2018 The above two full-time posts are available on a fixed term basis from 1st April 2019 (or as soon as possible thereafter) for a period of 2 years in the Institute ...
Religion in Society Research Network

Religion in Society Research Network

2018-09-05
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Call for Advisory Board Members Application Deadline: September 28, 2018 We are currently accepting applications for membership to the Advisory Board. The principle role of the Advisory Board is to drive the overall intellectual direction of its re...
The Idea of European Islam

The Idea of European Islam

2018-09-05
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Religion, Ethics, Politics and Perpetual Modernity By Mohammed Hashas Publisher: Routledge (July 24, 2018) Series: Routledge Islamic Studies Series Suspicions about the integration of Islam into European cultures have been steadily on the rise, a...
Sacred Journeys: 6th Global Conference

Sacred Journeys: 6th Global Conference

2018-09-04
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Call for Papers Date: July 10-11, 2019 Venue: Maynooth University, Maynooth, County Kildare, Ireland Abstract Submission Deadline: February 28, 2019 More than 400 million people embark annually on pilgrimages with numbers steadily increasing. Pil...
British Muslims: New Directions in Islamic Thought, Creativity and Activism

British Muslims: New Directions in Islamic Thought, Creativity and Activism

2018-09-04
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By Philip Lewis, Sadek Hamid Foreword by: Baroness Warsi Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (June 26, 2018) A new generation of Muslims – activists, academics, religious scholars and professionals – are drawing on contemporary refor...
Call for Papers: Special Issue "Salafism in the West: Major Issues and Debates"

Call for Papers: Special Issue "Salafism in the West: Major Issues and Debates"

2018-09-03
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Adis Duderija Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: January 31, 2020 Salafism both as a concept and lived reality con...
BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2019

BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2019

2018-09-02
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BRAIS – De Gruyter International Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World Application Deadline: October 1, 2018 The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) and De Gruyter are delighted to announce the fourth round of the BRAIS...
The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

2018-09-01
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The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work Date: October 11-13, 2018 Venue: Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany As the ERC project “The Early Islamic Empire at Work – The View from the Regions Toward the Center&rdquo...
The Religious Typology

The Religious Typology

2018-08-31
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A new way to categorize Americans by religion Most U.S. adults identify with a particular religious denomination or group. They describe themselves as Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Jewish, Mormon or Muslim– to name just a few of the hundreds o...
Oxford Muslim Access Conference – 2018

Oxford Muslim Access Conference – 2018

2018-08-25
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Date: September 22, 2018 Venue: Newham Collegiate sixth form center, London, UK Application Deadline: September 7, 2018 The Oxford Muslim Access Conference is being launched to address the multiple barriers affecting Muslim students applying to Ox...
The Woolf Institute

The Woolf Institute

2018-08-24
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The Woolf Institute was founded by Dr Edward Kessler and Revd Professor Martin Forward in 1998. Their aim was to provide an academic framework and space in which people could tackle issues of religious difference constructively. The Woolf Institute ...
The “Ethical” and the “Everyday”

The “Ethical” and the “Everyday”

2018-08-24
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Interrogating analytical turns for/in the study of Islam and Muslims in Europe Date: November 29-30, 2018 Venue: Woolf Institute, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0UB, UK Organizers: Zubair Ahmad, Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies,...
From the Understanding Sharia Project: USPPIP Autumn School

From the Understanding Sharia Project: USPPIP Autumn School

2018-08-23
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“Uses of the Past in Islamic Legal Thought and Practice” Call for Applications Date: November 11-17, 2018 Venue: Leiden University, The Netherlands Application Deadline: September 5, 2018 The USPPIP project (Understanding Shari&rsquo...
Living in Harmony: Music, Memory and Encounters between Jewish, Muslim and Christian Neighbors

Living in Harmony: Music, Memory and Encounters between Jewish, Muslim and Christian Neighbors

2018-08-22
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Generously funded by the KC Shasha Charitable Foundation, this project focuses on the cultural and social implications of musical encounters between Jewish, Muslim, and Christian neighbors in historical Iraq and Syria. It examines how the role of mus...
6th International Conference on Islam and Liberty

6th International Conference on Islam and Liberty

2018-08-22
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Building an Islamic Case for Open Markets Date: November 14-15, 2018 Venue: Iqbal International Institute of Research and Dialogue, Islamabad, Pakistan Islam & Liberty Network (ILN) is a global platform of researchers and academics building kn...
Assistant Professor for Asian Islam

Assistant Professor for Asian Islam

2018-08-21
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Call for Applications Hamilton College, New York, USA Application Deadline: October 5, 2018 The Asian Studies program of Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure track position in any discipline on Islam in Asia, including Iran/Persia, S...
In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

2018-08-20
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Author: Seyfeddin Kara (Hartford Seminary) Publisher: Gerlach Press (July 30, 2018) The history of the text of the Qur’an has been a longstanding subject of interest within the field of Islamic Studies, but the debate has so far been focused ...
Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

2018-08-19
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Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) organized a total gathering of different NGO’s of the Islamic Republic of Iran in a 1 day seminar on the occasion of Social Cooperation Day on August 13, 2018 in Tehran. In this seminar ...
Attending United Nations Orientation Course

Attending United Nations Orientation Course

2018-08-19
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United Nations Association of Iran (UNA-Iran) in cooperation with the UN Information Center and the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) organized an especial course on the UN System and its Activities in Iran on August 13, 2018. 
The Second International Conference on Islamic Civilization (ISIC 2019)

The Second International Conference on Islamic Civilization (ISIC 2019)

2018-08-19
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The Movement of Population, Objects, and Ideas in the Pre-modern and Modern Muslim World Call for Papers Date: February 12–13, 2019 Venue: National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Republic of China Abstract Submission Deadline: October ...
Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

2018-08-16
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A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled. Farah Alhajeh’s job interview in Uppsala, eastern Sweden was canc...
Mapping Islamophobia

Mapping Islamophobia

2018-08-11
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Mapping Islamophobia is a project headed by Grinnell College history and religious studies professor Caleb Elfenbein, with contributions from a number of Grinnell College students and technical support from Mike Conner. The project utilizes a series of powerful interactive maps that document incidents of violence, discrimination, and bias targeting Muslim individuals and communities in the United States. 
Postdoctoral Researcher 'Engendering Europe’s Muslim Question'

Postdoctoral Researcher 'Engendering Europe’s Muslim Question'

2018-08-10
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University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Department of Sociology Call for Applications Application Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) invites applications for a two-year Po...
Yemeni Manuscript Collections and Zaydi Studies

Yemeni Manuscript Collections and Zaydi Studies

2018-08-09
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Date: December 6-7, 2018 Venue: The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA The conference is part of a larger endeavor aimed at fostering the scholarly exploration of all aspects of Shiism: the "Shii Studies Research Program", www.ias.edu...
With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age

With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age

2018-08-07
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New laws targeting Muslims are reminiscent of a time when innocent Jewish children were abducted by masked monks and imprisoned in monasteries to “save” them from the eternal fire of hell. In our blind mistrust of religious differences, w...
Professor (W 3) for Islamic History and Culture

Professor (W 3) for Islamic History and Culture

2018-08-06
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Tübingen University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Asian and Oriental Studies Call for Applications Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 The applicant should be able to cover a broad spectrum of research and instruction in this subjec...
Religion and Power: The Creation, Reproduction and Deconstruction of Social Orders

Religion and Power: The Creation, Reproduction and Deconstruction of Social Orders

2018-08-04
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The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) Date: October 26–28, 2018 Venue: Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion provides scholars ...
Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

2018-08-03
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6th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies Date: September 28-29, 2018 Venue: Basel, Switzerland Call for Applications for the 6th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies in Basel, a workshop with...
The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

2018-08-02
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Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays five times a day and fasts during Ramadan. Now aged 44, she faces the biggest hurdle of her life: asking a majority white constituency, where...
Muslim and Protestant scientists most likely to perceive discrimination

Muslim and Protestant scientists most likely to perceive discrimination

2018-07-31
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Religious identity may fuel perceptions of discrimination, Rice University research shows
The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

2018-07-29
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion 35th Conference Call for Papers Date: July 9‐12, 2019 Venue: Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain The last ISSR conference on ‘Religion and Politics’ was organized in...
The Religion and Diversity Project

The Religion and Diversity Project

2018-07-28
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The Religion and Diversity Project was a $2.5 million, 7 year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) housed at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada). The project add...
Postdoctoral Researcher, Qur’anic Commentary Project (QuCIP)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Qur’anic Commentary Project (QuCIP)

2018-07-27
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University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies Call for Applications Application Deadline: September 14, 2018 This is an opportunity for an outstanding scholar to join the research project Qur’anic Commentary: An Integrative Paradigm (QuC...
International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

2018-07-26
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The ISSR was founded in Leuven, Belgium in 1948 as the "Conférence Internationale de Sociologie Religieuse" (International Conference for Religious Sociology). After several years of meeting as a confessional organization, with members from mo...
Sectarian Identity and Community Formation in Islam

Sectarian Identity and Community Formation in Islam

2018-07-25
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The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Group Annual Symposium Date: October 26-27, 2018 Venue: The Franke Institute, 1100 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Symposium is an endeavor of the Shiʿi Studies Grou...
In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

2018-07-24
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Across Western Europe, people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of Muslims and their religion, according to a recent Pew Research Center study in 15 countries. However, knowing somet...
3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

2018-07-23
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Formation of Muslim Female Faith & Educational Leadership within European Muslim Diaspora Date: September 3-5, 2018 Venue: Arden House, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK The first Warwick Islamic Education Summer School, held in Sept...
Muslim Americans running for office in highest numbers since 2001

Muslim Americans running for office in highest numbers since 2001

2018-07-18
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A record number of Muslim Americans ran for statewide or national office this election cycle, the most since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, made Islam a political target for many, according to Muslim political groups. The Muslim civil rights g...
Religious education needs overhaul to reflect UK, says report

Religious education needs overhaul to reflect UK, says report

2018-07-17
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Religious education in schools is outdated and should be replaced with a new subject: religion, belief and values, and the right of parents to withdraw their children from classes should be scrapped, according to the former Labor education secretary ...
The Great Lakes Adiban Society

The Great Lakes Adiban Society

2018-07-06
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The Great Lakes Adiban Society (GLAS) is a newly-founded organization intended to provide a regional forum for scholars of Islamicate adab, particularly of the medieval and early modern periods. By ‘Islamicate,’ we mean the literatures an...
Great Lakes Adiban Workshop

Great Lakes Adiban Workshop

2018-07-06
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Call for Papers Date: October 6–7, 2018 Venue: The University of Chicago, 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA Paper Submission Deadline: August 15, 2018 The Great Lakes Adiban Society (GLAS) invites submissions for its second annual wo...
Religion and Secularism on Campus; The Changing Dimensions of the University Experience

Religion and Secularism on Campus; The Changing Dimensions of the University Experience

2018-07-05
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Re/presenting Islam on Campus Date: September 6-7, 2018 Venue: The Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), SOAS, University of London, UK Many of today’s prestigious universities, including Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge, have Christian foundations (A...
SoCal Graduate Student Conference on Islamic Studies: Sharia and the Secular

SoCal Graduate Student Conference on Islamic Studies: Sharia and the Secular

2018-07-05
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Date: October 19-20, 2018 Venue: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA Paper Submission Deadline: July 30, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Sherman A. Jackson, University of Southern California The SoCal Islamic Studies Graduate Student C...
Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Islam and Women Studies

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Islam and Women Studies

2018-07-04
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Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong, Brunei Call for Applications Hours: Full Time Application Deadline: July 31, 2018 Over the past decade Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamen...
Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and administrators

Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and administrators

2018-07-04
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Call for Papers  Date: March 20-21, 2019 Venue: SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, UK Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018 Adherence into the social-cum-cultural group of ʿulamāʾ was rela...
Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers

Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers

2018-07-03
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Date: July 18, 2018 Venue: The University of Manchester, Simon Building, Dover Street, Manchester, M13 9PS, UK The Muslims in Britain Research Network, in collaboration with the University of Manchester, is very pleased to announce that it will hol...
Islamic primary schools seeking right balance

Islamic primary schools seeking right balance

2018-07-02
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Islamic primary schools contribute to the integration of Muslims in Dutch society and offer children a sense of belonging and prepare them for Dutch society. Marietje Beemsterboer states in her PhD dissertation that the prejudice that Islamic primary...
Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

2018-07-02
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"Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe" is a Research project of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. All religions, which are today commonly known as world religions, have their origin ...
Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free

Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free

2018-07-01
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Archbishop Cesare Pasini, Prefect of the Vatican Library, announced on Wednesday the opening of the DigiVatLib, a shortening of digital Vatican Library. The Archbishop explained that over the last five years the Vatican Library has become involved in...
UK’s first access course in Islamic Education launched at Warwick

UK’s first access course in Islamic Education launched at Warwick

2018-07-01
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The UK’s first access course in Islamic Education has been launched by the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick. The short course is designed to bridge the gap between traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher educat...
The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

2018-07-01
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion 35th Conference Call for Session Date: July 9-12, 2019 Venue: Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: August 30, 2018  While we initially planne...
Call for Papers: Special Issue "Women in Islam"

Call for Papers: Special Issue "Women in Islam"

2018-07-01
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A Special Issue of Societies Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Natana J. DeLong-Bas Publisher: MDPI Manuscript Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018 This call for papers for a peer-reviewed special issue on “Women in Islam” invites...
Measuring Attitudes Toward Muslims and Jews in Western Europe

Measuring Attitudes Toward Muslims and Jews in Western Europe

2018-07-01
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The religious landscape of Western Europe is changing. The Christian population is declining, while the share of religiously unaffiliated adults is increasing. The Muslim population is growing as a result of immigration and higher fertility rates. Me...
The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) Workshop Grants

The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) Workshop Grants

2018-06-30
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Call for Proposals Proposal Submission Deadline: September 14, 2018 Following the success of its 2016/17 Workshop Grants scheme, BRAIS will be offering two further grants of up to £1000 in 2018. The grants aim to provide opportunities to dev...
Understanding Urban Religion: Heritage, Public Space and Governance

Understanding Urban Religion: Heritage, Public Space and Governance

2018-06-28
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Date: October 25-27, 2018 Venue: Barcelona, Spain While sociological research on religion in urban contexts has proliferated in recent years, the city has less frequently been taken explicitly as a relevant dimension in the study of religion. On t...
The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy

The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy

2018-06-27
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Date: 27 June – 01 August 2018 Venue: Islamic collage, 133 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2SW, UK Instructor: Alexander Khaleeli At the heart of our existence burns a question: ‘Why am I here?’ It is a question each of us mus...
A Textbook on the Methods of Quranic Exegesis

A Textbook on the Methods of Quranic Exegesis

2018-06-27
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Author: Mohammad Ali Reza’i Isfahani Publisher: ICAS Press The science of tafsīr (exegesis of the Qur’an) was one of the earliest academic activities in Islam. Since the Qur’an’s revelation, a variety of methods and approach...
Special Issue: "Pilgrimage and Diversity in the Information Age"

Special Issue: "Pilgrimage and Diversity in the Information Age"

2018-06-24
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A Special Issue of International Journal of Information, Diversity, and Inclusion (IJIDI) Guest Editors: Dr. Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto and Dr. Perla Innocenti, Northumbria University Religious and secular pilgrimages have been part of huma...
Victoria mosque opens doors to Unitarians after crash damages church

Victoria mosque opens doors to Unitarians after crash damages church

2018-06-22
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Members of the Victoria Islamic Center know what it’s like to lose a place of worship. “We welcome you. This is your place,” Abe Ajrami, treasurer for the Islamic Center, said Sunday morning to a group of about 30 Unitarian Universa...
Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace

Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace

2018-06-18
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University of Winchester The Winchester Centre of Religion, Reconciliation and Peace (CRRP) is dedicated to helping to create a free, just and peaceful world. It aims to do this by sharing excellence in knowledge, understanding, skills, relationship...
Workshop: Religious Contacts in Early Modern Scandinavia 1500-1750

Workshop: Religious Contacts in Early Modern Scandinavia 1500-1750

2018-06-16
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Date: October 10-11, 2018 Venue: Bochum, Germany The Käte Hamburger Kolleg Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) will hold an international workshop “Religious Contacts i...
Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

2018-06-16
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Date: July 5, 2018 Venue: University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT, Leeds, UK Organizer: Lifelong Learning Centre (LLC), University of Leeds This part-time Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) explores Middle Eastern societies, religions...
Islam and Sexuality

Islam and Sexuality

2018-06-15
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Date: August 4-5, 2018 Venue: London & Online Instructor: Imam Yassir Fazaga Did you know that there are over 80 sexual references in the Quran? And that the person who spoke about sex most openly and honestly was the Prophet Muhammad (s)? Did...
Supporting Young Muslim Girls

Supporting Young Muslim Girls

2018-06-14
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If being a young Muslim is hard, being a young Muslim woman is especially difficult. Muslim women who wear the hijab are on the front lines of deflecting attacks against Islam due to their visibility. So much of the Islamophobic narrative surrounding...
Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

2018-06-14
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Muslim societies have sometimes faced criticism for failing to adequately educate women. Boko Haram’s kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria and the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai have contributed to this ...
CILE Istanbul Summer School 2018

CILE Istanbul Summer School 2018

2018-06-13
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Maslaha (Good/Benefit): Legal and Ethical Dimensions Date: 30 July - 4 August 2018 Venue: Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey In collaboration with Ibn Haldun University, the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), member of...
The Age Gap in Religion around the World

The Age Gap in Religion around the World

2018-06-13
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By several measures, young adults tend to be less religious than their elders; the opposite is rarely true.
More than 350 mosques call for inquiry into Islamophobia within Conservative party

More than 350 mosques call for inquiry into Islamophobia within Conservative party

2018-06-12
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More than 350 Muslim organizations and mosques have collectively written to the Conservative Party urging them to launch an internal inquiry following allegations of Islamophobia. The calls for an inquiry have supported those made by the Muslim Counc...
NC lawmakers back 'In God We Trust' signs in schools. They say it's not promoting religion.

NC lawmakers back 'In God We Trust' signs in schools. They say it's not promoting religion.

2018-06-10
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After a debate about whether it's promoting religion, the state House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to require North Carolina's public schools to display in a prominent place the words "In God We Trust." Supporters of House Bill 965, which passed 94...
A History of the Shi’a People

A History of the Shi’a People

2018-06-09
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By Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi Edited and annotated by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Foreword by: Professor Noel Q. King Publisher: Al-Ma’arif Publications, Toronto, Canada (2017) This book deals with the history of the Shi‘a Ithna-‘Asha...
Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program

Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program

2018-06-08
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Advanced Arabic Scholarship Residential Diploma By Cambridge Islamic College First Academic Year Begins: September 17, 2018 Duration: 1 Year Application Deadline: July 31, 2018 Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program is the flagship full-time ...
One Day Course: Reclaiming the Mosque

One Day Course: Reclaiming the Mosque

2018-06-07
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The Role of Women in Islam’s House of Worship Date: July 7, 2018 Venue: London & Online Instructor: Professor Jasser Auda Mosques are safe spaces for prayer, reflection, community and learning. But sadly, so many of the mosques of our t...
The Online Atlas of Religious Minorities Rights in the Council of Europe Countries

The Online Atlas of Religious Minorities Rights in the Council of Europe Countries

2018-06-06
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Italian scholar Silvio Ferrari has launched a massive project that will be of interest to NRM scholars and others researching religion. The project aims at producing an online Atlas of the religious minorities’ rights in the Council of Europe ...
Religious Freedom Institute: 2018 Summer Speaker Series

Religious Freedom Institute: 2018 Summer Speaker Series

2018-06-05
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Date: Wednesdays (June 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 2018) @ 4:00 - 5:30 Venue: Religious Freedom Institute, 1050 30th Street NW, Washington, D.C., USA This summer, the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) will host a series of engaging conversations design...
The Quran Mobile project

The Quran Mobile project

2018-06-05
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The Quran Mobile is a project of American Islamic Outreach Foundation (AIOF). It is designed to help the Muslim community to reach out and educate people about the nature of Islam. AIOF serves to inform, educate, and dispel misconceptions about the ...
History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue

History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue

2018-06-04
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The course of History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue forms an essential part of the program of study at PISAI. The historical path taken in this dialogue is based on a study of fundamental documents and important figures. On occasions, certain of the I...
The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies

The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies

2018-06-03
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The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI), founded by the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), is a study and research center whose teaching and scientific activities provide the necessary preparation for an in...
10 Key Findings about Religion in Western Europe

10 Key Findings about Religion in Western Europe

2018-06-03
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Most Christians in Western Europe today are non-practicing, but Christian identity still remains a meaningful religious, social and cultural marker, according to a new Pew Research Center survey of 15 countries in Western Europe. In addition to relig...
Religion and Culture in Conflict and Peace

Religion and Culture in Conflict and Peace

2018-06-02
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Date: June 20-21, 2018 Venue: The University of Winchester, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5FT, UK Organized by: The Centre of Religion Reconciliation and Peace A quick review of contemporary global events confirms that religion and culture are st...
Wings of Unity: History, Methodology & Outcomes

Wings of Unity: History, Methodology & Outcomes

2018-06-02
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The following is part of an open session of a four-day conference organized by the Focolare Movement, entitled: ‘Together to give hope. Christians and Muslims on march with the charisma of unity.’ This session was attended by numerous le...
“Imam Mahdi” Islamic Association of Rome

“Imam Mahdi” Islamic Association of Rome

2018-06-01
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On 5th May 2018 the “Imam Mahdi” Islamic Centre of Rome officially began its religious and cultural activities. The Opening ceremony started in the early afternoon with a conference on the “Role and Responsibility of Islamic Centers...
Documentary: The Judge

Documentary: The Judge

2018-05-31
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Director: Erika Cohn Runtime: 76 min Production: Idle Wild Films Release Date: April 13, 2018 Official Website: www.thejudgefilm.com The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (LUCIS) presented a film screening of The Judge ...
The Religious Studies Project (RSP)

The Religious Studies Project (RSP)

2018-05-28
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The Religious Studies Project (RSP) is an international collaborative enterprise producing weekly podcasts with leading scholars on the social-scientific study of religion. Since January 2012 we have released over 250 interviews (of around 30 minut...
Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

2018-05-28
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The Museum "für Islamische Kunst" in Berlin now provides access to more than 11.000 objects online on its website.
Islamic Studies in the UK: Challenges, Opportunities and Emerging Agendas

Islamic Studies in the UK: Challenges, Opportunities and Emerging Agendas

2018-05-25
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Date: June 19, 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, London WC1H 0XG, UK The workshop is sponsored by the AHRC-funded project Representing Islam on Campus and will be held on June 19th in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, London. Islami...
Re/presenting Islam on Campus

Re/presenting Islam on Campus

2018-05-24
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Re/presenting Islam on Campus is a three year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It explores how Islam and Muslims are represented and perceived on UK University c...
Two Post-Docs to work as Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies

Two Post-Docs to work as Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies

2018-05-24
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Call for Applications Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge Application Deadline: June 20, 2018 The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint up to two Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies, to begin in...
Advanced ‘Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Advanced ‘Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies

2018-05-24
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By Cambridge Islamic College Course Director: Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi First Academic Year Begins: September 17, 2018 Duration: 2 Years Advanced Islamic Scholarship Residential Alimiyyah Degree is the flagship degree level program of Cambridge Isl...
Course: Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

Course: Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

2018-05-22
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Date: June 8, 2018 Venue: Matthias de Vrieshof, Leiden University, 2311 BZ Leiden, Netherlands Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018 Utrecht University, VU Amsterdam and Leiden University, three universities participating in NISIS, will provide ins...
Shiʿi Piety: Theory and Materiality from Premodern to Postmodern

Shiʿi Piety: Theory and Materiality from Premodern to Postmodern

2018-05-22
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Call for Papers Date: November 16, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Hosted by: The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI) This one-day workshop brings together graduate students and early career scholars working on top...
Imams in Western Europe. Developments, Transformations, and Institutional Challenges

Imams in Western Europe. Developments, Transformations, and Institutional Challenges

2018-05-21
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Edited by Mohammed Hashas, Jan Jaap de Ruiter and Niels Valdemar Vinding Publisher: Amsterdam University Press (April 15, 2018) Prof. Mohammad Hashas, Dr Jan Jaap de Ruiter and Dr Niels Valdemar Vinding edited 'Imams in Western Europe. Developments...
How artificial intelligence is shaping religion in the 21st century

How artificial intelligence is shaping religion in the 21st century

2018-05-20
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Technology and artificial intelligence (AI) are fashioning how people interact with everything from food to healthcare — and so, too, for religion. From electronic scriptures to robot priests, different faiths have absorbed new ideas from the w...
World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize to Melbourne

World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize to Melbourne

2018-05-20
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The King of Jordan – founder of the World Interfaith Harmony Week initiative at the United Nations – attended the 2018 King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week prize ceremony at Al Husseiniya Palace and presented awards to the winne...
Challenging Islamophobia - Know Its Causes and Cures

Challenging Islamophobia - Know Its Causes and Cures

2018-05-19
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Date: June 29, 2018 Venue: Lenton Business Centre, Lenton Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 2BY, UK Muslim engagement and development (Mend) invite to an evening to learn about: The rise of Islamophobia Islamophobia in the media The levels of ...
Research Associate - Early Islamic Monumental Art and Architecture

Research Associate - Early Islamic Monumental Art and Architecture

2018-05-19
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Call for Applications Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford Application Deadline: 31 May 2018 Following the award of a European Research Council Advanced Grant to Dr Judith McKenzie (Associate...
Muslim minority communities meet in UAE to talk challenges

Muslim minority communities meet in UAE to talk challenges

2018-05-19
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The United Arab Emirates hosted the start of a two-day forum on Tuesday for Islamic community leaders from countries around the world where Muslims are minorities. Several hundred people attended the forum in the UAE’s capital of Abu Dhabi to n...
Islamic Education EXPO 2018

Islamic Education EXPO 2018

2018-05-19
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Date: July 1, 2018 Venue: Birmingham Central Mosque, 180 Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham B12 0XS, UK Organizer: Association of Muslim Supplementary Schools Association of Muslim Supplementary Schools proudly presents ISLAMIC EDUCATION EXPO 2018: ...
2018 Luce-Hartford Conference: God's Creation and Human Responsibility

2018 Luce-Hartford Conference: God's Creation and Human Responsibility

2018-05-18
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Date: June 18, 2018 Venue: Hartford Seminary, Hartford, CT, USA Climate change and environmental concerns are major issues facing communities across the globe. The effects of climate change have already had major economic, political, and cultural ...
PhD Opportunity: Interfaith Movement in Australia

PhD Opportunity: Interfaith Movement in Australia

2018-05-18
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Call for Applications University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia The College of Arts, Law & Education, School of Social Sciences of the University of Tasmania is offering a 3-year fully funded PhD scholarship for an Honors or equivalent graduate...
Pro-sharia party leader: Belgium will have a Muslim majority within 12 years

Pro-sharia party leader: Belgium will have a Muslim majority within 12 years

2018-05-18
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The leader of Belgium’s “Islam” party said in a TV interview said that Belgium will have a Muslim majority soon. Earlier we’ve reported on how his Islam party wants to introduce Sharia law and create an Islamic State in Belgiu...
80th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

80th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

2018-05-17
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Date: August 11-13, 2018 Venue: Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA Theme: Strengthening Weak Ties to other Sociological Subdisciplines The sociology of religion is sometimes accused of being isolated by relatively low levels of mut...
Ramadan 2018: Google searches to be tailored for the Holy Month

Ramadan 2018: Google searches to be tailored for the Holy Month

2018-05-17
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The California-based tech titan has unveiled new applications and products related to Ramadan intended to help practitioners of the Islamic faith during the most sacred month of the calendar. The company has recently rolled out an interactive calligr...
DeepDeen by Cambridge Islamic College

DeepDeen by Cambridge Islamic College

2018-05-17
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Deep Deen is the world's first video platform designed to elevate understanding, practice and love of Islam. It is an initiative developed by Cambridge Islamic College. Under Shaykh Dr. Akram Nadwi’s leadership and profound scholarship, CIC ar...
Research Associate in British Muslim Studies

Research Associate in British Muslim Studies

2018-05-16
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Call for Applications Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University Application Deadline: June 4, 2018 The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, based in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, wishes to appoi...
Europe's Muslim population to hit 8 pct by 2030

Europe's Muslim population to hit 8 pct by 2030

2018-05-16
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Muslims will also account for 2.1 pct of US population by 2030, says new report on global Muslim diaspora
Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the modern Middle East

Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the modern Middle East

2018-05-15
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Call for Applications Towson University, Maryland, USA Application Deadline: July 22, 2018 The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the mo...
URD Intensive Course on Shia Studies

URD Intensive Course on Shia Studies

2018-05-14
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Date: August 1-5, 2018 Venue: Vienna, Austria The University of Religions and Denominations with its experience of organizing six intensive international courses on Shia Studies in Iran (Qom) and attracting more than a hundred participants from 42...
Maydan: Online Magazine for Global Islamic Studies

Maydan: Online Magazine for Global Islamic Studies

2018-05-13
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Maydan is an online publication of Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, offering expert analysis on a wide variety of issues in the field of Islamic Studies for academic and public audiences alike, and serving as...
Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

2018-05-13
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The Director and in Charge of International Affairs of IRIC participated in the “International Congress on Shiite role in the emergence and development of Islamic Science” that was held in the Holy City of Qom on May 10-11, 2018 in Payamb...
Ninth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

Ninth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

2018-05-08
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Call for Papers Date: April 25–26, 2019 Venue: University of Granada, Granada, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: May 25, 2018 The scope of this conference, journal, book series, and online Research Network is as broad as possible in the f...
4th Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

4th Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

2018-05-08
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This year, advocacy days participants focused their lobbying efforts on issues such as the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban,” “Digital Muslim Ban” and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Hosted ...
Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

2018-05-07
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Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo The Master’s program in Islamic Studies is conceived as a response to the need for training in Islamic Theology in the European educational area. The question of how to educate the different p...
A New Issue: Sociology of Islam - Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018

A New Issue: Sociology of Islam - Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018

2018-05-07
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Sociology of Islam, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018 Editors-in-Chief: Gary Wood, Virginia Tech and Tugrul Keskin, Shanghai University Publisher: Brill A new issue of the Sociology of Islam (SOI) has been published. The Sociology of Islam (SOI) explores m...
“Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference”

“Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference”

2018-05-06
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Call for Papers Date: November 23-24, 2018 Venue: Belgrade, Serbia Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2018 We kindly invite you to participate in the international scientific conference “Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference&rd...
Academy Colloquium “Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? Analytics, Tools, Corpora”

Academy Colloquium “Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? Analytics, Tools, Corpora”

2018-05-06
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Call for Papers Date: December 13-15, 2018 Venue: KNAW, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV, Amsterdam, Netherlands Proposal Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018 Funded by: The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences & the Netherla...
The History of Modern Western Esotericism

The History of Modern Western Esotericism

2018-05-05
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Approaching Religion, Vol 8, No 1 (April 23, 2018) Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History Guest Editors: Dr Tiina Mahlamäki and Dr Maarit Leskelä-Kärki Editor: Ruth Illman, The Donner Institut...
The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

2018-05-05
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Religion has been studied at the University of Cape Town since 1967. Grown from humble beginnings, the Department today is home to four journals, three Institutes, and has consistently maintained a post-graduate enrolment of around 70 students. The D...
The Global Crisis in Religious Freedom: State of Play and Recommendations

The Global Crisis in Religious Freedom: State of Play and Recommendations

2018-05-05
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Date: May 8, 2018 Venue: 340 Cannon House Office Building, 27 Independence Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20003, USA The Religious Freedom Institute in partnership with the International Catholic Legislators Network on May 8, will host a special ...
Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren't less religious as a result

Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren't less religious as a result

2018-05-04
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Muslims, especially second generation Muslims, seem to be finding ways to reconcile British culture with religion. It's only natural that, when Islamic thought has adapted to the context in Malaysia, in Pakistan and in Egypt, it can do so in Britain ...
Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World

Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World

2018-05-04
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Call for Application Application Deadline: June 7, 2018 The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an outstanding Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World. The HRH Prince Alwaleed...
British Muslim Identities: Muslims of the West

British Muslim Identities: Muslims of the West

2018-05-04
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A British Sociological Association (BSA) Early Career Forum Event Date: June 20, 2018 Venue: A1, Law and Social Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK Key questions framed will include: ‘how do British Muslims apply meani...
The Qur'an: Text, Translation, and Culture, 2018

The Qur'an: Text, Translation, and Culture, 2018

2018-05-03
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10th SOAS Conference on The Qur'an Call for Papers Date: November 9-10, 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, London WC1H 0XG, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018 Convenors: Prof. M.A.S. Abdel Haleem and Dr Mustafa Sha...
Documentary: Being Muslim in the U.S.

Documentary: Being Muslim in the U.S.

2018-05-03
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This video offers a look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America; it features data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey, as well as the personal stories of Muslims from across the United States. The early days of Donald Trump&...
Muslims in the UK and Europe

Muslims in the UK and Europe

2018-05-02
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Postgraduate Symposium Date: June 18, 2018  Venue: The Moller Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0DE, UK Organized by: The Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge Centre of Islamic S...
Youth 360 Talks

Youth 360 Talks

2018-05-02
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Date: July 8, 2018 Venue: Hyatt MCO, Orlando, FL, USA Organizer: Muslim Congress Conference 2018 Youth Events There will be several youth-specific activities throughout the conference weekend including: - Workshops designed for and by the youth....
Summer Doctoral School (2019): "Religion and Atheism in Pluralist Societies"

Summer Doctoral School (2019): "Religion and Atheism in Pluralist Societies"

2018-05-01
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Call for Papers Date: June 17-19, 2019 Venue: Nantes, France Proposal Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018 Organized by: The Institute of religious pluralism and atheism (IPRA) The Institut du pluralisme religieux et de l’athéism...
Human Rights and Islam

Human Rights and Islam

2018-05-01
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An Introduction to Key Debates Between Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law by Abdullah Saeed Series: Elgar Studies in Human Rights Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub (April 27, 2018) Is there a basis for human rights in Islam? Beginning with ...
Sunni and Shia Symposium at UCI

Sunni and Shia Symposium at UCI

2018-04-30
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The Shia Muslim Council, along with its partners, the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, CAIR, MPAC and Bayan Claremont presented a unique symposium to discuss Sunni and Shia relations. Held at the University of California in Irvine, the s...
Hope Talks: The Future of the World and Human Dignity

Hope Talks: The Future of the World and Human Dignity

2018-04-28
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On the occasion of the Birth Anniversary of Imam Mahdi (a.s.) a conference was organized and held by the joint cooperation of Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) and vice-chancellor for global strategies and international affairs of Tehran...
Open Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the United Nations

Open Call for NGOs to apply for Consultative Status with the United Nations

2018-04-20
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Deadline: 1 June 2018 NGOs interested in applying for ECOSOC consultative status should submit their application and required documents on or before the deadline of 1 June 2018. The following link provides background information, the benefits of ...
Islamic Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Prospects

Islamic Studies in the Twenty-First Century: Challenges and Prospects

2018-04-16
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CILE Public Lecture Series Date: March 6, 2018 Venue: Hamad Bin Khalifa University's (HBKU) College of Islamic Studies (CIS), Ar-Rayyan, Qatar The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of College of Islamic Studies (C...
Madinah & Bab al-Ilm 2018

Madinah & Bab al-Ilm 2018

2018-04-15
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Date: 22 July to 11 August 2018 The World Federation of KSIMC in partnership with The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ), and its Regional Members has re-organized an excellent educational opportunity for individuals where they will receive spiritua...
Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies Summer Session

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies Summer Session

2018-04-15
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Call for Papers Date: August 1–3, 2018 Venue: The Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: July 10, 2018 The 5, 6 & 7 December Session will be held at the University Churc...
Sunni and Shia Islamic Thought: Prospects and Challenges

Sunni and Shia Islamic Thought: Prospects and Challenges

2018-04-13
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Date: April 28, 2018 Venue: University of California, Irvine, CA, USA Organized by: Shia Muslim Council of Southern California On behalf of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, in collaboration with Islamic Shura Council of Southern Cal...
The greatest Islamic library nobody knows about

The greatest Islamic library nobody knows about

2018-04-13
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Ireland’s capital city is home to quite possibly the finest collection of Islamic manuscripts in the western hemisphere, if not the entire world. The Chester Beatty Library was first opened in a large building in a wealthy suburb of Dublin in ...
Islam: The Religion of Hope

Islam: The Religion of Hope

2018-04-12
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Date: July 6-8, 2018 Venue: Hyatt Regency Orlando International Airport, Orlando, FL, USA Muslim Congress welcomes you to the 14th Annual National Conference in Orlando, FL on the weekend of July 6-8th 2018. Conference attendees will have a weekend...
The Ethnic and Religious Future of Europe

The Ethnic and Religious Future of Europe

2018-04-11
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Scripta Instituti Donneriani Aboensis, Volume 28, 2018 Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History (April 5, 2018) Editors: Björn Dahla, Ruth Illman, Peter Nynäs and Tuomas Martikainen We are happy to a...
The Religious Freedom Institute announces the launch of its Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team

The Religious Freedom Institute announces the launch of its Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team

2018-04-11
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At an event, the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) announced the launch of its Islam and Religious Freedom Action Team. Each of the Religious Freedom Institute’s five action teams advances religious freedom in a particular issue area or region ...
IIIT European Summer School

IIIT European Summer School

2018-04-10
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Islam in Europe: Challenges of Pluralism Call for Application Date: August 4-18, 2018 Venue: Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina Application Deadline: 1 May 2018 Organized by: International Institute of Islamic Thought, London Office Faculty o...
Religion and the European Court of Human Rights

Religion and the European Court of Human Rights

2018-04-10
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Grassroots Mobilize Public Event & Conference: Date: May 3-4, 2018 Venue: Athens, Greece • PUBLIC EVENT (3 MAY): Religion and Secularism: does the Court go too far – or not far enough? The European public square has, in the last t...
Muslim population of the UK could triple to 13m following 'record' influx

Muslim population of the UK could triple to 13m following 'record' influx

2018-04-09
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The Muslim population of the UK is set to triple in 30 years, according to projections from the Pew Research Centre. Under the model which assumes median migration levels, the number of Muslims in the country would rise from 4.1m in 2016 to 13m in 20...
Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK

2018-04-09
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Exploring the lives of Muslim communities in Britain with a particular emphasis on sociological and anthropological methodology, the Islam-UK Centre aims to promote scholarly and public understandings of Islam and the life of Muslim communities in th...
2018 MA Jameel Scholarships

2018 MA Jameel Scholarships

2018-04-07
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Call for Applications Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK Application Deadline: May 4, 2018 Applications are invited for THREE full-time scholarships for the MA Islam in Contemporary Britain for the academic year 2018/19. Eligibility criteria...
UK: 'Hello, I am Muslim'

UK: 'Hello, I am Muslim'

2018-04-06
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International event aims to encourage mutual understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims.
Thematic Study of the Quran (2018)

Thematic Study of the Quran (2018)

2018-04-05
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Date: June 2-3, 2018 Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London, UK Organizer: The Islamic Institute for Development & Research (IIDR) Instructor: Shaykh SM Hasan al-Banna Discover in just one weekend how Quranic revelation c...
The inquisition (al-miḥnah) over the createdness of the Qur’an: Who was responsible?

The inquisition (al-miḥnah) over the createdness of the Qur’an: Who was responsible?

2018-04-05
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The Islamic College Monthly Lecture Series Lecturer: Shaykh Mohammad Saeed Bahmanpour Date: April 23, 2018 @ 6:00 pm Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Rd, London, UK Miḥnah or ‘trial’ refers to a period in which the Ḥanbalites were...
The Elements of Islamic Metaphysics (Bidayat al-Hikmah)

The Elements of Islamic Metaphysics (Bidayat al-Hikmah)

2018-04-04
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Second Edition, Fully Revised Author: Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i Translation: Sayyid ‘Ali Quli Qara’i Publisher: ICAS Press Categories: Philosophy & Mysticism, Textbooks The Elements of Islamic Metaphysics, an E...
Islamophobia: Challenges & Opportunities

Islamophobia: Challenges & Opportunities

2018-04-03
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Date: April 22, 2018 @ 2:30 pm-5:30 pm Venue: Walsall Studio School, The Goldmine Centre, Walsall, UK Innovate Walsall CIC, cordially invites you to a panel event entitled “Islamophobia: Challenges & Opportunities” with keynote spea...
“Jihadi Audiovisualities”

“Jihadi Audiovisualities”

2018-04-02
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Date: October 4-5, 2018 Venue: The Department of Anthropology and African Studies, The Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Mainz, Germany A thorough assessment of jihadist images and videos reveals a great multiplicity of textual, verbal, and visu...
The Great Women of Islam

The Great Women of Islam

2018-03-26
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On 25th March, Interpal held a one-day seminar on “The Great Women of Islam” including inspirational talks, panel discussion and auction. In our daily lives, we are often looking to be inspired by great people. What better way than to be...
New Programs of the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) at Royal Holloway University of London

New Programs of the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) at Royal Holloway University of London

2018-03-17
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CIWAS was established in October 2016 to provide an institutional focus for Royal Holloway scholars interested in Islamic and West Asian societies, including researchers in the departments of History, Music, Geography, Theatre, English, Economics, an...
Book Launch: The Qur’an and the Just Society

Book Launch: The Qur’an and the Just Society

2018-03-16
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Date: TBD Venue: Brunei Gallery Suite, SOAS, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0XG, UK Hosted by: Professor M. A. S. Abdel Haleem (King Fahd Professor of Islamic Studies, SOAS) Organized in partnership with Centre for Islamic Research and Education, Ebrahim...
The American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Meeting: Qur'an Unit

The American Academy of Religion (AAR) Annual Meeting: Qur'an Unit

2018-03-15
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Date: November 17-20, 2018 Venue: Denver, CO, US Co-hosted by the Society of Biblical Literature and the American Academy of Religion, the Annual Meetings 2018 will be held November 17-20 in Denver, Colorado. With more than 1,200 academic sessions,...
The Heritage of Minority Faith Buildings in The 20th Century

The Heritage of Minority Faith Buildings in The 20th Century

2018-03-14
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Hosted by: Historic England and Society of Antiquaries of London Historic England has been working with partners over recent years to develop and deepen an understanding of the landscape of faith buildings in 20th century England, including the long...
The Quran: Why is it a miracle?

The Quran: Why is it a miracle?

2018-03-13
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A One Day Course Date: March 31, 2018 @ 9.00 am - 6.30 pm Venue: London & Online Organizer: The Islamic Institute for Development & Research (IIDR) A one-day special course to discover: - How the Quran itself testifies to its divine auth...
Quranic Studies International Conference

Quranic Studies International Conference

2018-03-04
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With Emphasis on Islamic Banking and Finance Call for Papers Date: August 4, 2018  Venue: Oxford, UK Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2018 The International Conference on the Quranic Studies focuses on topics such as the emergence of...
Building Action Against Islamophobia

Building Action Against Islamophobia

2018-03-03
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With Islamophobia on the rise, it is important for us to reflect on how we got here so that we can challenge it effectively. Individual acts of intimidation and violence do not happen in a vacuum, and certainly did not begin with Brexit, or even 9/11...
International Journal of Latin American Religions

International Journal of Latin American Religions

2018-03-02
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Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2017 Editor-in-Chief: Frank Usarski Publisher: Springer International Publishing A multidisciplinary journal that contributes to understanding of the history and present state of Latin American religions. ▶ A publicati...
Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Vienna affirm social cohesion and peaceful coexistence

Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders in Vienna affirm social cohesion and peaceful coexistence

2018-03-01
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Unity among religious leaders is growing and it is a powerful message of hope in the Arab region, Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders have heard at a Vienna conference on peaceful coexistence and diversity, whilst advocating the necessity of even mo...
Second Executive Council Meeting of The World Federation (Shia Khoja)

Second Executive Council Meeting of The World Federation (Shia Khoja)

2018-03-01
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The World Federation’s Second Executive Council Meeting of the term 2017-2020 started on Friday 23 February 2018 with an opening and welcome ceremony followed by an evening of Real Talk with the community. Dr Munir Datoo, t...
"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

2018-02-27
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Lecture Report in the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) – Tehran IRIC was proud to host a meeting with Dr. Oliver Scharbrodt on the topic entitled “Shia studies in UK, current situation and future prospects “on 27th Fe...
History of Hadith Compilation

History of Hadith Compilation

2018-02-26
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Author: Muhammad Ali Mahdavirad Translator: Alexander Khaleeli Publisher: ICAS Press Today, hadith books are taken for granted, but, in the first century after the Prophet (S), it was by no means certain that the Prophet’s words wo...
The Abrahamic Foundation

The Abrahamic Foundation

2018-02-25
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The Abrahamic Foundation was established in 2009 to serve the diverse needs of the Muslim community.  It was founded by a group of scholars, teachers and other professional members of the community. The aim of the organization is to create a cen...
NCSR 2018: Religion, Politics and Boundaries

NCSR 2018: Religion, Politics and Boundaries

2018-02-24
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The 24th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion (NCSR 2018) Call for Papers Date: August 1-3, 2018 Venue: University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Proposal Submission Deadline: April 6, 2018 Growing religious diversity characterizes most countri...
Populist Politics & the Minority Voice

Populist Politics & the Minority Voice

2018-02-22
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Date: April 19, 2018 Venue: King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, UK A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) conference organized in partnership with the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College Lon...
The 2018 Public Seminar Series

The 2018 Public Seminar Series

2018-02-21
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Presented by Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK The Seminar Series is now in its 10th year. What began as very modest in-house graduate-focused seminars has now developed into a more substantial public-facing program. A rich and varied program ...
The Abrahamic Foundation Adult Courses 2018

The Abrahamic Foundation Adult Courses 2018

2018-02-19
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Course Start Date: March 16, 2018 Venue: The Abrahamic Foundation, Smethwick, Birmingham, UK A range of adult courses spread over 18 weeks. - Short Fiqh courses to help you learn the essentials of your religion - Short structured courses in seve...
Visit My Mosque day; A report

Visit My Mosque day; A report

2018-02-18
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The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) is pleased to report that the 4th consecutive Visit My Mosque day on Sunday was once again, a resounding success. With over 200 mosques across the UK opening their doors to the public in an initiative launched...
Muslim leader urges Macron not to meddle too much in French Islam

Muslim leader urges Macron not to meddle too much in French Islam

2018-02-13
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A leading representative of French Muslims urged Emmanuel Macron not to meddle in the organization of France’s second-largest religion; days after the president told the Journal du Dimanche that he would try to redefine relations between Islam ...
International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

2018-02-11
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Date: April 11-12, 2018 Venue: Doha, Qatar Organizers: Qatar Genome Program (QGP) in collaboration with the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) Submission Deadline: March 10, 2018 In collaboration with the Research Cent...
MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

2018-02-11
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University of Edinburgh Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 2, 2018 The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship for any of its ...
Religion and Poverty

Religion and Poverty

2018-02-10
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Thematic Collection in Palgrave Communication Editors: Dr Gottfried Schweiger and Dr Helmut P Gaisbauer (University of Salzburg), Prof Clemens Sedmak (University of Notre Dame) Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan This is a rolling article collection and...
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

2018-02-09
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The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 1, 2018 The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Department for Socio-Cultural Diversity) wis...
On one issue, Canadians are a lot less tolerant than Americans

On one issue, Canadians are a lot less tolerant than Americans

2018-02-08
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Many Canadians pride themselves on being more multicultural and less suspicious of minorities than Americans, but new public opinion research being aired today in Montréal at a McGill Institute for the Study of Canada conference find...
Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

2018-02-07
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On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, a group of IRIC experts participated in the international conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" which was hosted by al-Mustafa University, in Qom. The conference was attended by a group of schola...
International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society

International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society

2018-02-07
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Call for Papers Editor: Luis G. Roger-Castillo, Center of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cypriot Studies Publisher: Common Ground Publishing Published Quarterly from 2011 (March, June, September, December) Submission Deadline: April 15, 20...
How the National Prayer Breakfast sparked an unusual meeting between Muslims and evangelicals

How the National Prayer Breakfast sparked an unusual meeting between Muslims and evangelicals

2018-02-07
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Texas pastor Bob Roberts has traveled to Washington before for the National Prayer Breakfast, a Christian-organized networking event where evangelicals come to schmooze about topics including their shared goal of bringing people to Christ. That ...
Innovative Approaches in Islamic Sciences and Education

Innovative Approaches in Islamic Sciences and Education

2018-02-06
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Date: September 20-22, 2018 Venue: University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany Organized by: The Institute of Islamic Theology at the University of Osnabrück The conference has two main goals: First, to allow an interdisciplinary d...
Boston police’s social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims, ACLU says

Boston police’s social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims, ACLU says

2018-02-06
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A social media monitoring tool used by the Boston Police Department to identify potential threats swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and a lawmaker’s Facebook update about racial inequality, according to a report ...
2018–2019 Postdoctoral Associateship Program (non-stipendiary)

2018–2019 Postdoctoral Associateship Program (non-stipendiary)

2018-02-02
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Call for Applications Postdoctoral Associateship Program: Advanced Historical Research in Islamic Art and Architecture Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 The Aga Khan Program for Is...
Professor in Social and Cultural History of Islam and Islamic Worlds

Professor in Social and Cultural History of Islam and Islamic Worlds

2018-02-01
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Call for Applications Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Starting Date: August 1, 2018 Application Deadline: March 8, 2018 The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution compos...
Lecture: Religious Diversity and Interreligious Dialogue

Lecture: Religious Diversity and Interreligious Dialogue

2018-01-31
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The Islamic College Monthly Lecture Series Lecturer: Amir Dastmalchian Date: February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Road, Willesden, London NW10 2SW, UK For many religious believers around the world, particular...
The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands

The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands

2018-01-30
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Call for Papers 14th Colloquium of the Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands: Current State of Research and New Perspectives Date: July 5–7, 20...
German politician under fire for converting to Islam

German politician under fire for converting to Islam

2018-01-30
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When German man Arthur Wagner announced on Facebook he had converted to Islam and was now called Ahmad, he was bombarded with abuse. “Someone wrote, I should leave Germany immediately before I started building bombs,” said Mr Wagner from ...
Religious Conversions: Then and Now

Religious Conversions: Then and Now

2018-01-29
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The 6th Annual International Conference of the Center for the Study of Conversions and Inter-Religious Encounters (CSoC) Date: May 28-31, 2018 Venue: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In past conferences held at CSOC, religious conversion...
Call for Papers: “Refugees and Religion”

Call for Papers: “Refugees and Religion”

2018-01-28
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Call for Papers Date: September 27-28, 2018 Venue: Utrecht University, Drift 21, 3512 BR Utrecht, The Netherlands Abstract Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018 Organized by: Prof. Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University) and Prof. Peter van der Veer (Max ...
PhD Studentships in Islamic Studies: Islamic Civilization or Muslims in Europe

PhD Studentships in Islamic Studies: Islamic Civilization or Muslims in Europe

2018-01-27
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Call for Applications The Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh Application Deadline: April 12, 2018 The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh is now offering two PhD studentships, for r...
Muslim Women’s Religious Leadership and Authority in Europe and North America

Muslim Women’s Religious Leadership and Authority in Europe and North America

2018-01-27
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Call for Papers Date: September 13-14, 2018 Venue: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK Submission Deadline: April 3, 2018 Organizers: Khadijah Elshayyal (Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh), Giulia Liberatore (Sociology & Isl...
Interfaith demonstrators form human chain around Muslims in prayer as they protest Trump travel ban

Interfaith demonstrators form human chain around Muslims in prayer as they protest Trump travel ban

2018-01-27
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Muslims prayed following a protest to mark the one year anniversary of the Trump administration's executive order banning travel into the U.S. from several Muslim majority countries, in Washington Square Park, 26 January, 2018 in New York City. 
The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim

The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim

2018-01-26
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Like Americans in many other religious groups, a substantial share of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But, unlike some other faiths, Islam gains about as many converts as it loses. About a quarter of adults ...
CIWAS Annual Conference 2018: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

CIWAS Annual Conference 2018: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

2018-01-25
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Date: February 15, 2018 Venue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX, UK Organizer: The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway University of London Recent years have seen new waves of political ...
Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

2018-01-23
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Call for Papers Date: March 19-21, 2018 Venue: The Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: March 5, 2018 The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies is a forum for discourse and presentat...
The Traditional Systems of Conflict Resolution

The Traditional Systems of Conflict Resolution

2018-01-22
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5th Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Call for papers Date: October 30 - November 1, 2018 Venue: 11 W Prospect Ave, NY 10550, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: 29 June 2018 The mai...
Symposium: Do You Need God to Be Good?

Symposium: Do You Need God to Be Good?

2018-01-20
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A multi-disciplinary symposium on religion and ethics Call for Papers Date: 30 July - 3 August 2018 Venue: TBD Papers would be welcomed on topics such as: The right to die/euthanasia State legislation on abortion, same-sex marriage, L...
Journey Through the Quran (2018)

Journey Through the Quran (2018)

2018-01-20
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Instructor: Shaykh Sharif MH al-Banna Date: May 19-20, 2018 and May 26-27, 2018 Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, UK Under the tutelage of IIDR’s very own founder, Shaykh Hasan al-Banna, this course will giv...
Prophet Muhammad - As if you were with him

Prophet Muhammad - As if you were with him

2018-01-19
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Teacher: Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi  Date: January 27 – July 14, 2018 Duration: 6 months (40 hours) Organizer: Cambridge Islamic Collage From the beginning of human history, billions upon billions of people have come and gone. From...
Religion and Politics: Conflict and Peace

Religion and Politics: Conflict and Peace

2018-01-19
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13th International Conference of the SIEF Ethnology of Religion Working Group Date: September 20-23, 2018 Venue: Siena, Italy Politics and religion have never existed in isolation but always stood in continuous interaction throughout times. The &l...
Lecture: Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization

Lecture: Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization

2018-01-19
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Lecturer: Yasmin Amin  The last session of the Islamic College’s monthly lecture series on “Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization” was held on January 18. Muslims today are stereotyped as humorless. Grim images of burning fl...
6th International Course on Shi'a Islamic Studies

6th International Course on Shi'a Islamic Studies

2018-01-18
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Date: February 20-28, 2018 Venue: University of Religions and Denominations, Pardisan, Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: February 14, 2018 Shiʿi Islam, with its rich and extensive history, has played a crucial role in the evolution of Islam as both...
Early Muslim Canadian settler Fuad Sahin named to the Order of Canada

Early Muslim Canadian settler Fuad Sahin named to the Order of Canada

2018-01-17
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Dr. Fuad Sahin was named to the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette on December 29, 2017. He had previously received the Order of Ontario in 2009. Originally from Turkey, Dr. Sahan immigrated to Canada in 1958 with his family and s...
Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

2018-01-17
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Call for Papers Date: July 30 – August 3, 2018 Venue: Helsinki, Finland Proposal Submission Deadline: February 14, 2018 The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective unit of the ISBL welcomes proposals for both individual paper...
Associate Professor in Religious Studies (with a Focus on Indigenous Religions)

Associate Professor in Religious Studies (with a Focus on Indigenous Religions)

2018-01-16
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Call for Applications University of Tromsø, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Application Deadline: February 14, 2018 The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Tromsø – T...
The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

2018-01-16
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The “Beauty Fallacy”: Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge Approaching Religion, Volume 7, No 2 (December 4, 2017) Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History Guest Editors: Prof. Alexa...
Heritage Revisited – Rediscovering Islamic Objects in Enlightenment Europe

Heritage Revisited – Rediscovering Islamic Objects in Enlightenment Europe

2018-01-15
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Call for Papers Date: September 27-28, 2018 Venue: Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien, Austria Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The large bronze griffin now kept in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Pisa ...
Muslims in Eastern Europe

Muslims in Eastern Europe

2018-01-14
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By Egdūnas Račius Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (January 16, 2018) Series: The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys The history and contemporary situation of Muslim communities in Eastern Europe are explored here from three angles. First, surviva...
Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

2018-01-14
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Research Project Funded by Gerda Henkel Foundation Call for Proposals Application Deadline: May 16, 2018 The special program "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements" is aimed at researchers who, with an eye to current developme...
Women of Islamic Studies

Women of Islamic Studies

2018-01-14
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Department of Religious Studies, University of Nebraska Omaha Women of Islamic Studies is a crowdsourced database of women scholars who work on Muslims and Islam. This ongoing project is in its beta version. Once sufficient data has been c...
Islamic Archaeology Day 2018

Islamic Archaeology Day 2018

2018-01-14
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Date: February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 - 18:00 Venue: UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London, UK Organizers: Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Hugh Kennedy (SOAS), Tim Williams (UCL) The 4th Islamic Archaeology Day, jointly hosted by SOAS a...
Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies

Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies

2018-01-13
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Date: July 15 – 30, 2018 Venue: Qom, Iran Organized by: Al-Hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University Al-hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program for Shi‘a studies. This program pr...
The Sacred in Conflict: Disagreements between and within Religions

The Sacred in Conflict: Disagreements between and within Religions

2018-01-13
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Second Doctoral Conference in Religious Studies Date: June 28-30, 2018 Venue: Center for Religious Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Organizer: Center for Religious Studies, Central European University Abstract Submission De...
Self-identity and Otherness: Shia Approaches to Religious Pluralism

Self-identity and Otherness: Shia Approaches to Religious Pluralism

2018-01-12
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European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) 2018 Date: June 17-21, 2018 Venue: University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Chair and Convenor: Dr. phil. Shirin Naef (University of Zurich) This panel is an examination of the history of Shia...
Embracing The Muslim Community: The Revert Experience

Embracing The Muslim Community: The Revert Experience

2018-01-11
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This event was a collaboration between The Revert Hub and the Islamic Society at SOAS and took place on the 1st of February 2018 in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, London. It was a memorable and enjoyable evening with 3 really interesting p...
New Analysis of Shia Politics

New Analysis of Shia Politics

2018-01-11
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Islam in a Changing Middle East Publisher: Project on Middle East Political Science (December 2017) The study of Islamist movements has often implicitly meant the study of Sunni Islamist movements. An enormous amount of political science schol...
Islam and the Future of Tolerance: The Movie

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: The Movie

2018-01-09
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Director:  Jay Shapiro Producers:  Suzi Jamil and Desh Amila Islam and the Future of Tolerance is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of an unlikely conversation on a topic of grave importance, and how it changed two foes in...
Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm

Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm

2018-01-09
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Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm: Interdisciplinary Explorations Call for Papers Abstract Submission Deadline: February 5, 2018 The question of ethics (al-akhlāq (pl.) in Arabic) in the field of Islamic Studies is nascent. The domi...
How US mosques are dealing with Muslims’ mental health issues

How US mosques are dealing with Muslims’ mental health issues

2018-01-09
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In the United States, many Muslims are reluctant to seek out mental health professionals because of the stigma attached to mental illness or because they fear that a Western-trained therapist will not understand their culture or religion. Instead, t...
Another Orient: Conversion and Rediscovery of Islam in Interwar Europe

Another Orient: Conversion and Rediscovery of Islam in Interwar Europe

2018-01-07
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Date: March 5, 2018 @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm Speaker: Edin Hajdarpasic Event Sponsor: Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, CREEES Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies In the aftermath of the First World War, the conversion...
The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

2018-01-06
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Boston University The creation of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations at Boston University reflects the university’s long-standing commitment to the advancement of scholarship of the Muslim world. The In...
Religions and Sustainable Development Goals

Religions and Sustainable Development Goals

2018-01-06
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Perspectives from Judaism, Christianity and Islam Date: July 23 – August 10, 2018 Venue: Bossey, Switzerland Application Deadline: April 9, 2018 Intended for an international audience of young people (ages 20-35) interested and en...
Youth Development Program (YDP) 2018

Youth Development Program (YDP) 2018

2018-01-06
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Date: March 3-4, 2018 Application Deadline: February 11, 2018 Organizer: The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ) The aim of the Youth Development Program is to develop personal and enhance leadership capacity across the youth in the Council of Euro...
Worcester Mosque feeds homeless people on New Year’s Day

Worcester Mosque feeds homeless people on New Year’s Day

2018-01-06
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Worcester Mosque has donated almost 200 dishes-worth of food, including desserts, to its neighbors St Paul’s Hostel for the homeless.
PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

2018-01-05
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Call for Applications University of Groningen, Netherlands Disciplines: Islamic Studies, Religious Studies Application Deadline: April 01, 2018 The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Groningen is an ambitious facu...
Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

2018-01-05
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Edited by Jocelyne Cesari and José Casanova Publisher: Oxford University Press (April 27, 2017) The relationship between secularism, democracy, religion, and gender equality has been a complex one across Western democracies and still remains...
Muslims to become second-largest religious group in US, says report

Muslims to become second-largest religious group in US, says report

2018-01-04
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By the year 2040, Muslims will replace Jews as the second-largest religious group in the US after Christians, according to projections by a leading American think tank. Pew Research Center estimates there were some 3.45 million Muslims living in the ...
Islam & Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, Islamic & International Law

Islam & Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, Islamic & International Law

2018-01-03
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5th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) Venue: Seville, The Capital of Andalusia Date: July 16-22, 2018 Organizer: International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort (Co-IRIS) Subject Fields: Arabic History / Studies,...
Conference on ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’

Conference on ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’

2018-01-02
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Hannah Smith reflects upon her trip to the latest global unity and Islamic awakening conference in Tehran (November 23-25, 2017)
Senior Lecturer for Teaching Koran Arabic

Senior Lecturer for Teaching Koran Arabic

2018-01-02
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Institute for Islamic Studies, University of Vienna, Austria Call for Applications Application Deadline: February 5, 2018 Job Status: 4 Years, Part-time, 20 Hours per week The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philologic...
4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018)

4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018)

2018-01-02
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Date: March 19-20, 2018 Venue: Holiday Inn Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Abstract Submissions Deadline: January 20, 2018 The idea of 4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018) scheduled on March 1...
International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) 2018

International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) 2018

2018-01-01
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Date: March 28-30, 2018 Venue: Bandung, Indonesia Subject Fields: Educational Technology, Humanities, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) hosted by Faculty o...
Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

2018-01-01
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Special issue of the Journal of Muslims in Europe on ‘Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe — Local and Transnational Dimensions’
Part-time Islamic Studies

Part-time Islamic Studies

2017-12-29
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Starting Date: February 26, 2018 Organized by: Al-Mahdi Institute Application Deadline: February 16, 2018 Al-Mahdi Institute is now enrolling for Part-time Islamic studies starting from Monday 26th February 2018. Modules available include “I...
AMI Tafsir Series 2018

AMI Tafsir Series 2018

2017-12-28
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Starting Date: February 20, 2018 Organized by: Al-Mahdi Institute Featuring FOUR five-week courses exploring Sūrat al-Hujurāt, Sūrat al-Jinn, Sūrat al-Zumar and Sūrat al-Wāqi’ah available to study in-house at Al-Mahdi Institute. Details are ...
Cambridge Muslim College Winter Term 2018

Cambridge Muslim College Winter Term 2018

2017-12-27
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Winter 2018 Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 Saint Paul's Road, Cambridge, UK The Winter Term classes of Cambridge Muslim College (CMC) are organized as a series and participants are encouraged to attend each session. They must register for each...
Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

2017-12-26
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A grant of £49,616 from the British Academy has given the green-light to a collaborative research project with both the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg and the University of Amsterdam. The project will bring a new perspective on Muslim marriag...
A Historic Illustration of the Investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm

A Historic Illustration of the Investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm

2017-12-26
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Illustration of the investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm from the earliest extant illustrated manuscript of al-Birūnī’s (d. 1048) The Chronology of Ancient Nations located at the Special Collections Department of Edinbur...
The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

2017-12-25
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Research Program at Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University While many European universities, Leiden included, have a proud tradition of research into Islamic studies, a topical and thematic focus on Shiʿi Islam in all its dispensation remains a de...
Charity launches festive TV ad to challenge view of British Muslims as anti-Christmas

Charity launches festive TV ad to challenge view of British Muslims as anti-Christmas

2017-12-24
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The first mainstream television advertisement by a Muslim charity will be aired over the festive period, a development many hope will help to challenge the misconception that Muslims are anti-Christmas. The 59-second advert for the West Yorkshire cha...
Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe

Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe

2017-12-24
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A special issue of the Journal of Muslims in Europe on ‘Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe’ has been published by Brill. Dr Yafa Shanneik provides the introduction to the special issue, writing on ‘L...
Summer School: Religion in Cities

Summer School: Religion in Cities

2017-12-21
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Contested Presences, Contested Regulations Call for Application Date: August 20-24, 2018 Venue: Groningen, the Netherlands Application Deadline: June 1, 2018 This summer school is designed for finalizing Bachelor students, Master students and Ph...
Muslim Congress Prehawza Program

Muslim Congress Prehawza Program

2017-12-19
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SPRING 2018 Course Start Date: January 22, 2018 Muslim Congress is a charitable non-profit organization in accordance with section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS tax code. It seeks to promote unity among the Muslims of North America. Our goal is to exc...
BGSMCS Doctoral Grants for International Students in Germany

BGSMCS Doctoral Grants for International Students in Germany

2017-12-19
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Application Deadline: January 31, 2018 The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) will admit up to ten PhD students to its doctoral program, which is to begin on 1 October 2018. The Graduate School is a joint project of Freie ...
De-Centring Shiʿi Islam

De-Centring Shiʿi Islam

2017-12-19
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British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies Volume 45, 2018 - Issue 1: SI: De-Centring Shi‘i Islam, Pages 1-17 By Morgan Clarke and Mirjam Künkler Published online: October 24, 2017 In the introduction to this special issue, we make...
Call for Papers: Journal of Muslims in Europe

Call for Papers: Journal of Muslims in Europe

2017-12-18
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Call for Papers Executive Editor: Thijl Sunier Editors: Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Stella Coglievina, Martijn de Koning, Brigitte Maréchal, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius, Jörn Thielmann The Journal ...
The Measure of Integration - Economic Structures and Resources of the Early Islamic Empire

The Measure of Integration - Economic Structures and Resources of the Early Islamic Empire

2017-12-17
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Date: February 16-17, 2018 Venue: Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany The Old World dry belt from the Atlantic to the Hindukush experienced in the Early Islamic Empire a prosperity and mobility of resources and people which was unprecedented...
A conference on: "Bible, churches and spirituality in a (non?-)secular world"

A conference on: "Bible, churches and spirituality in a (non?-)secular world"

2017-12-16
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Call for Papers Date: September 26 - 27, 2018 Venue: Stellenbosch (near Cape Town), South Africa Proposal Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The discipline of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Volos Academy f...
Constructing a Worldview: Al-Barqī's Role in the Making of Early Shīʽī Faith

Constructing a Worldview: Al-Barqī's Role in the Making of Early Shīʽī Faith

2017-12-15
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Author: Roy Vilozny Publisher: Brepols Publishers (November 23, 2017) Series: Miroir De L'orient Musulman (Book 7) Based on the earliest Shīʽī sources extant, this book seeks to portray the worldview of the Shīʽa prior to the crystallization of th...
Historic symposium on statelessness plans joint interreligious action

Historic symposium on statelessness plans joint interreligious action

2017-12-14
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An “Interfaith Symposium on Statelessness” held 7-8 December in Rome focused, for the first time in history, on joint actions from Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Jewish groups to address statelessness. The symposium was cosponsor...
Islamic Educational College enters German language PASCH network

Islamic Educational College enters German language PASCH network

2017-12-13
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The Islamic Educational College was announced as the fourth Jordanian school being admitted to the PASCH network in Jordan, according to a German embassy statement. The PASCH initiative “Schools: Partners for the Future” was founded by th...
Religions and Identities in the European Migration Crisis

Religions and Identities in the European Migration Crisis

2017-12-10
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Mid-term Conference Call for Papers and Panel Proposals Date: 30 August - 1 September 2018 Venue: University of Turin, Turin, Italy Submission Deadline: January 10, 2018 The relation between immigration, citizenship, integration/participation i...
Shii Studies: The State of the Art

Shii Studies: The State of the Art

2017-12-10
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On December 7-9, the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) held an International Conference entitled “Shii Studies: The State of the Art” organized by Hassan Ansari (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) and Sabine Schmidtke (Institute fo...
A conference on "Spirituality, Theology, Education"

A conference on "Spirituality, Theology, Education"

2017-12-08
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Call for Papers Date: September 20-22, 2018 Venue: University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa Proposal Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The discipline of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the Depart...
Special Journal Issue: “The European Court of Human Rights and minority religions”

Special Journal Issue: “The European Court of Human Rights and minority religions”

2017-12-08
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Religion, State & Society, Volume 45, Issue 3-4, 2017 Edited by Effie Fokas and James T. Richardson Publisher: Routledge (Sep-Dec 2017) Contents: I. ECtHR and case law: clarity, consistency and controversy 1. The principled slope: religious ...
Majority of former US envoys to Israel oppose Trump's Jerusalem decision

Majority of former US envoys to Israel oppose Trump's Jerusalem decision

2017-12-08
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Nearly all of the former US ambassadors to Israel said they were opposed to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the ultra-sensitive holy city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital over concerns that the move would stoke an alread...
The Fourth International Conference on Shi'i Studies 2018

The Fourth International Conference on Shi'i Studies 2018

2017-12-07
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The Islamic College invites abstracts for its Annual Conference specializing in the growing field of Shi‘i Studies.
Muslims from disputed new London mosque donate blood at synagogue for Jewish day of action

Muslims from disputed new London mosque donate blood at synagogue for Jewish day of action

2017-12-06
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Thousands of people across the UK took part in the interfaith day encouraging good deeds. Muslims planning to open a new mosque in a traditionally Jewish north London community have joined people at their local synagogue to give blood ...
Populist Politics and the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms and Inclusion

Populist Politics and the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms and Inclusion

2017-12-05
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A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network conference organized in partnership with the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London
Europe's Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration

Europe's Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration

2017-12-04
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The recent surge in refugees from Syria and other Muslim-majority nations to Europe has prompted a backlash among segments of Europe’s population, including the rise of political parties that advocate a halt to immigration and groups&...
16th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention: "American Muslims"

16th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention: "American Muslims"

2017-12-03
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American Muslims: Shaping the Future through Faith and Vision Date: December 28 - 30, 2017 Venue: Mccormick Place, Chicago, IL 60616, USA The Annual MAS-ICNA Convention is one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North Ameri...
Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

2017-12-01
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 Dear recipients, We would like to acknowledge you that by the grace of Allah, the diligence and perseverance of our Editorial Board and your sincere support and friendly responses through our evaluation forms, we could prepare and publish more...
First International Course on “Gender and Women’s Studies”

First International Course on “Gender and Women’s Studies”

2017-11-26
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Organized by Women and Family Research Center (WRC) Date: March 3-6, 2018 Venue: Qom, Iran Gender, though has always been crucial in shaping societies, now there are much clear views of the ways in which gender and society interact. Misconceptions...
Islamophobia: Still a Challenge for Us All

Islamophobia: Still a Challenge for Us All

2017-11-26
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A 20th-Anniversary Report Edited by: Farah Elahi and Omar Khan Publisher: Runnymede (November 2017) Colleagues may be interested in the launch of this new Runnymede Trust anniversary report on Islamophobia, which ‘brings together varied pers...
EARLI SIG19 - Conference on Religious and Spiritual Education

EARLI SIG19 - Conference on Religious and Spiritual Education

2017-11-25
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Worldviews in Creating Meaning and Purpose for Learning Call for Papers Date: June 11-13, 2018 Venue:  University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland Proposal Submission Deadline: Dec. 15, 2017 The sixth biennial conference of the European...
The i-zation of Society, Religion, and Neoliberal Post-Secularism

The i-zation of Society, Religion, and Neoliberal Post-Secularism

2017-11-24
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by Adam Possamai Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (November 28, 2017) This book explores the elective affinity of religion and post-secularism with neoliberalism. With the help of digital capitalism, neoliberalism dominates, more and more, all as...
Islamophobia Conference 2017: The Rise of Nativism

Islamophobia Conference 2017: The Rise of Nativism

2017-11-21
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Date: December 10, 2017 Venue: P21 Gallery, 21 Chalton St, Kings Cross, London NW1 1JD, UK Last year’s Islamophobia conference discussed the creation of a police state in the UK. While the policies aimed at surveilling, criminalizing and extr...
University Lecturer in the Eastern Islamic World and Persian-Speaking Lands

University Lecturer in the Eastern Islamic World and Persian-Speaking Lands

2017-11-21
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Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 17, 2017 Salary Range: £39,992 - £50,618 per annum The Department of Middle Eastern Studies of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Cambridge wis...
Approaching Religious Texts in Early Islam: The Sanaa Qur’an Palimpsest as Example

Approaching Religious Texts in Early Islam: The Sanaa Qur’an Palimpsest as Example

2017-11-20
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Date: December 11, 2017 Venue: The Institute of Ismaili Studies, 210 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DA, UK The round table brings together five scholars of the Qur’an and early Islamic documents on the occasion of the publication of Asma...
CAIR supports Virginia students threatened with suspension for praying between classes

CAIR supports Virginia students threatened with suspension for praying between classes

2017-11-20
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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, expressed support for students at a Virginia high school who were recently threatened with suspension for praying together bet...
Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor of Study of Religions

Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor of Study of Religions

2017-11-19
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University of Helsinki Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 12, 2017 Founded in 1640, the University of Helsinki is one of the best multidisciplinary research universities in the world. The University of Helsinki is an internationa...
Despite lack of mosques, France to stop Muslims from praying in the streets

Despite lack of mosques, France to stop Muslims from praying in the streets

2017-11-19
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France strictly regulates religious expression, and building new places of worship for the 5 million Muslims is a controversial issue for the secular country.  After fighting between Muslim worshipers and French authorities in a Paris suburb, th...
Contemporary Religion in Historical Perspective: Publics and Performances

Contemporary Religion in Historical Perspective: Publics and Performances

2017-11-19
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Date: February 19-21, 2018 Venue: Kents Hill, Milton Keynes, UK Themes:  Education, Media, Pilgrimage, Politics, Ritual, Spirituality Bringing historical perspective to the contemporary role of religion in the public sphere, this conference w...
The 5th Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies & Civilisations Conference 2017

The 5th Kuala Lumpur International Islamic Studies & Civilisations Conference 2017

2017-11-18
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Challenges and Opportunities of The 4th Industrial Revolution Date: December 2-3, 2017 Venue: Hotel Bangi-Putrajaya, Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia The breadth and diversity of research areas concerning Islamic Studies and Civilizations is a testi...
Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East

Conference on Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East

2017-11-18
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The International Conference on “Religious and Cultural Pluralism and Peaceful Coexistence in the Middle East,” was held in Athens on 30 and 31 October 2017, was a major international event taking place at a time when developments in the ...
Workshop: 'From Oriens Christianus to the Islamic Near East'

Workshop: 'From Oriens Christianus to the Islamic Near East'

2017-11-16
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Theological, Historical and Cultural Cross-pollination in the Eastern Mediterranean of Late Antiquity Date: December 7-8, 2017 Venue: Freie Universität Berlin, Kaiserswerther Str. 16-18, 14195 Berlin, Germany Admission: Free and ope...
Workshop: The Study of Ḥadīth Commentaries

Workshop: The Study of Ḥadīth Commentaries

2017-11-15
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Uncovering an Important Genre of Islamic Scholarship A Workshop organized by the Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures Venue: Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures, Hamburg, Germany Date: 30 November - 2 December 2017 Ḥadīth commentat...
Assaults against Muslims in U.S. surpass 2001 level

Assaults against Muslims in U.S. surpass 2001 level

2017-11-15
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The number of assaults against Muslims in the United States rose significantly between 2015 and 2016, easily surpassing the modern peak reached in 2001, the year of the September 11 terrorist attacks, according to a Pew Research Center analysis of&nb...
The Challenge of Islam in the UK

The Challenge of Islam in the UK

2017-11-14
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At the last census in 2011, there were 2.7 million Muslims in the UK, or 4.8% of the population. This has risen quite rapidly from only 105,000 in 1960. The previous census in 2001 showed a Muslim population of 1.6 million. Islam was theref...
Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies (IDEO)

Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies (IDEO)

2017-11-13
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Founded in the thirteenth century in southern France, the Order of Preachers quickly took interest in Middle East, where the Order soon settled: in Constantinople, Tunis, Baghdad, and later in Mossul. Dominican masters in Theology owe their...
Grand Shaikh of Al Azhar named world's most influential Muslim

Grand Shaikh of Al Azhar named world's most influential Muslim

2017-11-13
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The honor was bestowed on Shaikh Ahmad Muhammad Al-Tayyeb by the “Muslim 500”, an annual publication which ranks the most influential Muslims in the world. The Muslim 500 is compiled by the Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre...
Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate

Czech Republic's tiny Muslim community subject to hate

2017-11-13
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Though no exact figures exist, the Muslim community in the Czech Republic is small, between 5,000 and 20,000, or less than 0.02 percent of the total population. Just a portion lives in Prague. Yet Islam has become a hot-button topic in Cze...
Confronting Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in Britain

Confronting Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes in Britain

2017-11-12
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Challenges and Opportunities Part of the Islamophobia Awareness Month (iAM) Date: November 29, 2017 Venue: Finsbury Park Mosque, 7-11 St Thomas's Rd, London, UK Supported by: University of Birmingham | University of Sussex&nbs...
Reflection of Arbaeen Religious Rally in Karbala in the Western Media

Reflection of Arbaeen Religious Rally in Karbala in the Western Media

2017-11-12
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American Herald Tribune November 9 ,2017 An Estimated 20 Million Muslims Converge on the Iraqi City of Karbala for the Largest Anti-Terror Rally. The marchers are said to come from over 60 countries, and most of them have marched all the way to ...
Many Central and Eastern Europeans see link between religion and national identity

Many Central and Eastern Europeans see link between religion and national identity

2017-11-10
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Atheist regimes dominated much of Central and Eastern Europe until the fall of the Iron Curtain and collapse of the Soviet Union between 1989 and 1991. Today, however, many of the governments in the region have an official state religion or an unoffi...
A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

2017-11-10
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The rampage caused by radicalized groups in Southwest Asia and their atrocities have affected millions of people, most of the victims being Muslims. Therefore, Islamic Research and Information Center has prepared a revelatory article about the so ca...
World Council of Churches welcomes Muslim World League general secretary

World Council of Churches welcomes Muslim World League general secretary

2017-11-09
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Dr Mohammad bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, general secretary of the Muslim World League visited the World Council of Churches (WCC) in the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland on 9 November, where he discussed with WCC leaders both the meaning and impo...
Arbaeen: Millions of Shia Muslims take part in world's greatest pilgrimage as ISIS is finally defeated

Arbaeen: Millions of Shia Muslims take part in world's greatest pilgrimage as ISIS is finally defeated

2017-11-09
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Twice the size of the Hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, yet nowhere near as well known, the Arbaeen comes this year at a moment of victory for Shia Muslims over the extremist Sunnis of Isis. In the final part of his series, Patrick Cockburn re...
World's Biggest Pilgrimage Now Underway

World's Biggest Pilgrimage Now Underway

2017-11-08
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And Why You've Never Heard of It? 10th November 2017 Arbaeen Day, 20 million plus people will be walking 50 miles... FIND OUT WHY? World's Bi...
The Politics of Islam in Europe and North America

The Politics of Islam in Europe and North America

2017-11-07
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Call for Proposals Date: June 27-28, 2018 Venue: Paris, France Proposal Submission Deadline: November 30, 2017 The politics of Islam in Europe and North America has become critically important across political science and related disciplines. The...
Winter Semester 2017 Registration

Winter Semester 2017 Registration

2017-11-06
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Winter Semester 2017 Registration Professional Course on The Cultural Interaction between Islam and Western Societies Registration Deadline: December 5, 2017 The Islamic R...
Philosophical Hermeneutics in the Islamicate Context

Philosophical Hermeneutics in the Islamicate Context

2017-11-06
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Call for Papers Date: May 9-11, 2018 Venue: UCLouvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium Abstract Submission Deadline: January 1, 2018 The Center for Phenomenological Studies (CEP), together with the Department of Philosophy of the Istanbul 29 Mayis Uni...
Fifth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS)

Fifth Annual Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS)

2017-11-05
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Call for Panels and Papers Date: April 9-11, 2018 Venue: Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies (IAIS), University of Exeter, UK Submission Deadline: December 3, 2017 Following BRAIS’s successful conferences in Edinburgh (April 2014), L...
2nd International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Art

2nd International Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Art

2017-11-04
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Call for Papers Date: April 17-19, 2018 Venue: Malta (93km south of Sicily and 288km north of Africa) The Conference on Islamic Heritage Architecture and Art started in Valencia, Spain (2016) and, following its success, it is now being reconvened....
Conference on Media, Religion and Public Scholarship

Conference on Media, Religion and Public Scholarship

2017-11-03
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Call for Sessions and Papers Date: August 8-11, 2018 Venue: University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, USA Deadline for Panel and Paper proposals: December 4, 2017 The Center for Media, Religion and Culture and the College of Med...
Muslim Leaders Education Program leads to further education

Muslim Leaders Education Program leads to further education

2017-11-02
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High teas, workshops and role-plays are used to help Muslim women identify and deal with legal issues. The Home Gatherings are unique legal advice and networking events, delivered by 20 women leaders who completed the Sir Zelman Cowen Centre’s&...
5 Facts about Muslim Millennials in the U.S.

5 Facts about Muslim Millennials in the U.S.

2017-11-01
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The Muslim population in the United States is younger than the U.S. population at large. In fact, while Millennials make up 32% of all U.S. adults, they account for roughly half of American Muslim adults (52%). Muslim Millennials were born from 1981 ...
Water & Roses for Imam Hussein(a)

Water & Roses for Imam Hussein(a)

2017-11-01
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While thousands of Muslims marched through London and different parts of Europe to protest against ISIS and terrorism and to commemorate the event of Karbala on the Day of Ashura, the Union of Islamic Student Associations in Europe participated the e...
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Visiting Fellowships 2018

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Visiting Fellowships 2018

2017-10-28
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Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 Disciplines: Culture, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) has developed an international network of personal and institutional contacts to enable liaison,...
UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

2017-10-28
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The latest lifestyle trends for the U.K.’s Muslims came to center stage in northern Manchester city Saturday with an annual event that aims to attract around 15,000 visitors. Rauf Mirza, one of the organizers of Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE), sai...
Representing Muslim Women: Muslim Women and the Media

Representing Muslim Women: Muslim Women and the Media

2017-10-27
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Call for Applications: Training Institute Date: January – December 2018 First Seminar: February 2-4th, 2018 Venue: Berkeley, CA, USA Application Deadline: November 10, 2017 The media is the most powerful vehicle for representing or misrepr...
The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

2017-10-26
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Call for Papers Date: October 11-13, 2018 Venue: Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 As the ERC project “The Early Islamic Empire at Work – The View from the Regions Toward the Cen...
Muslim Matter

Muslim Matter

2017-10-25
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Publication of the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies Edited by Omar Kasmani and Stefan Maneval Publisher: Revolver Publishing (January 2, 2017) This book is a cooperation between doctoral fellows, alumni and alumnae, post-doctor...
University Lecturer in Islamic Theology

University Lecturer in Islamic Theology

2017-10-24
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Call for Applications University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Application Deadline: November 12, 2017 The Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki invites applications for a permanent position of Uni­versity Lec­turer in Is­lamic...
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

2017-10-24
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The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) was established in Melbourne in 2003, to establish an annual residential conference based upon the thirty years of experience developed by the Jewish-Christian-Muslim conference held in Bend...
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada sends goodwill message to Muslims

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada sends goodwill message to Muslims

2017-10-23
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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) has sent a message of support and goodwill to Canadian Muslims. “At the convention, our assembly adopted a Statement to Muslims in Canada,” wrote the Rev. Susan C. Johnson, Natio...
Channel 4 Documentary: “My Week As A Muslim”

Channel 4 Documentary: “My Week As A Muslim”

2017-10-22
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Channel 4 prompts anger and mockery after 'blacking up' white woman to show Islamophobia Channel 4 is facing mockery after airing a documentary which went to the lengths of getting a white woman to go undercover in ‘brownface’ ...
Canada Muslim Women Determined to Fight Discrimination

Canada Muslim Women Determined to Fight Discrimination

2017-10-22
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A Canadian Muslim women group has found a new resolve to fight discrimination in the community as Muslims celebrated its 35th anniversary a few days after the adoption of Quebec’s burqa ban. “We know that we are in a very special time and...
Findings of ‘Race Disparity Audit’ call for action against racial inequality in Britain

Findings of ‘Race Disparity Audit’ call for action against racial inequality in Britain

2017-10-19
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The new government study “Race Disparity Audit” is likely to stir social debates surrounding racial integration for some time. Bringing together important data about minority groups in Britain, the newly launched website clearly...
Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

2017-10-18
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Date: January 2-7, 2018 Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Rd, London NW10 2SW, UK Course Registration Fee: £50 The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an...
Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?

Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?

2017-10-18
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Lecturer: Uriya Shavit On 18 October, from 13:00-15:00 hours, Uriya Shavit presented a lecture entitled: “Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?” The lecture took place in Wijnhaven 2.02 in The Hague. The lecture exam...
Hate crimes targeting Muslims increased 91% in the first half of 2017

Hate crimes targeting Muslims increased 91% in the first half of 2017

2017-10-18
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Prosecutors secured a relatively rare federal hate crime conviction punishable by a tough sentence on Thursday as a Florida man pleaded guilty to leaving a voicemail that threatened to shoot people at a mosque. Legal experts and Islamic advocates sai...
Religious affiliation of U.S. refugees: Growing number of Muslims

Religious affiliation of U.S. refugees: Growing number of Muslims

2017-10-17
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The U.S. has resettled more refugees than any other country – about 3 million since 1980. Generally, in years when more people around the globe are displaced by conflict, violence or persecution in their countries, the number of refug...
Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program Visiting Fellowships

Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program Visiting Fellowships

2017-10-16
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Applications Deadline:  January 1, 2018 Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fellowship provides opportunities for outstand...
Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

2017-10-15
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Established in 2009 in Sydney Australia, Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA) is a product of the dialogue movement in Australia. It is a platform for cooperation between Australian Muslims and educational institutions in Austr...
Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

2017-10-14
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New College of Florida Application Deadline: Open Until Filled New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Islamic studies. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, teaching experience, ...
German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

2017-10-13
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has upset fellow members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc by proposing that Germany introduce Muslim public holidays.
Studies of Religion Conference 2017

Studies of Religion Conference 2017

2017-10-12
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On the 10th of March, 2017, the annual Studies of Religion in Focus ISRA conference was held at the Mercure in Central. The conference encompassed a number of workshops aimed at assisting year 11 and 12 Studies of Religion teachers to facilitate...
Minnesota Muslim-Jew alliances multiply in new political climate

Minnesota Muslim-Jew alliances multiply in new political climate

2017-10-12
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Rabbi Morris Allen celebrated the holiday of Sukkot last weekend at an unusual backyard gathering that hosted men wearing yarmulkes and Muslim women draped in headscarves. A few weeks earlier, a new organization of Muslim and Jewish women delivered f...
Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

2017-10-12
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Schools in Britain will no longer be able to substantially segregate boys and girls, after the court of appeal ruled that a co-educational faith school in Birmingham had caused unlawful discrimination by separating the two sexes. The court ...
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

2017-10-12
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School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures The University of Edinburgh Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies was established in 1980 through an amalgamation of the old Departments of Arabic, Turkish and Persian (established in 1912, 1950 and 1951 r...
A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set

A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set

2017-10-12
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Edited by Finbarr Barry Flood and Gulru Necipoglu Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (August 29, 2017) The two-volume Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of acc...
Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds

Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds

2017-10-12
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As hate crimes targeting Muslims and Jews rise across the United States, according to advocacy groups, the key to sparking change in Metro Detroit lies in forging ties and fighting back, activists said Tuesday. “You’ve got to speak up,&rd...
MAB National Convention 2017: My Faith, My inspiration

MAB National Convention 2017: My Faith, My inspiration

2017-10-11
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Date: October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Venue: The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham, UK The Muslim Community is full of skilled, motivated and aspiring people. On numerous occasions, the Community has shown its amazing power! However th...
Classical Islamic World Book Prize

Classical Islamic World Book Prize

2017-10-11
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Application Deadline: February 28, 2018 Gorgias Press is delighted to announce that the international Classical Islamic World Book Prize (CIW) is available again for 2018. Based on the decision of an internationally renowned panel of ...
No place to pray; Munich's Muslims are turning to old pubs and churches

No place to pray; Munich's Muslims are turning to old pubs and churches

2017-10-11
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The sound of Muslim prayer drifts out from the old pub onto the street, as men and women inside kneel on rugs laid down carefully minutes earlier. This is no ordinary congregation, and no ordinary place of worship. Since May, this community of libera...
Islam in Germany: Muslims prefer to be talked to rather than talked about

Islam in Germany: Muslims prefer to be talked to rather than talked about

2017-10-11
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Mosques around Germany opened their doors to non-Muslims to dispel common myths and stereotypes about Islam. Nearly 900 mosques across Germany took part in "Open Mosque Day”, an annual event organized by Islamic associations in the country sinc...
Muslim World League Secretary-General meets Italian Interior Minister

Muslim World League Secretary-General meets Italian Interior Minister

2017-10-10
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, (a Saudi sponsored organization which is under hard European critics on supporting Wahhabism and Daesh), discussed with Italian Interior Minister Marco Minetti sev...
New World Order: Muslims to be majority in Europe within two generations

New World Order: Muslims to be majority in Europe within two generations

2017-10-10
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Within 40 years, given current demographic trends, the white population in France and the rest of old Europe will recede, creating a Muslim majority, a French researcher says. Charles Gave, an economist, fund manager and political commenta...
The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America

The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America

2017-10-09
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The Islamic Seminary of America presented its first weekend seminar entitled “The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America” on October 6-8, 2017. This short seminar involved students in a critical, reflective analysis of how prej...
Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)

Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)

2017-09-29
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In August 2016 (1437) Sh. Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Sh. Omar Suleiman and some other Dallas TX area visionaries established the Islamic Seminary of America (ISA). In a very short period of time, ISA accomplished the following: 1. Taught over 400 adult an...
Muslims more likely than Americans overall to say blacks lack equal rights in U.S.

Muslims more likely than Americans overall to say blacks lack equal rights in U.S.

2017-09-29
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Two-thirds of Muslims in the United States (67%) say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites, a higher percentage than the share of Americans in general who say this (57%). Muslim Americans are also more ...
Funding Opportunity: Global Religion Research Initiative

Funding Opportunity: Global Religion Research Initiative

2017-09-28
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The Center for the Study of Religion and Society within the Department of Sociology at the University of Notre Dame is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative (GRRI), funded by the Templeton Religion Trust of Nassau,...
Workshop:  Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world

Workshop: Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world

2017-09-27
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The Centre for the Study of Manuscript Cultures (CSMC) cordially invites you to a workshop on "Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world: Knowledge, authority and legitimacy".
Sacred Journeys 5th Global Conference: Pilgrimage & Beyond

Sacred Journeys 5th Global Conference: Pilgrimage & Beyond

2017-09-27
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Call for Papers Date: July 5-6, 2018 Venue: Indiana University (IU) Europe Gateway, Berlin, Germany Abstract Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018 The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pil...
Boston College Biennial Conference on the History of Religion

Boston College Biennial Conference on the History of Religion

2017-09-26
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Call for Papers Date: March 23-24, 2018 Venue: Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA, USA Proposal Submission Deadline: November 15, 2017 From illuminated manuscripts to Buddhist stupas to the Pope’s twitter account, the representation of relig...
Islam & Atheism: Irreconcilable Enemies?

Islam & Atheism: Irreconcilable Enemies?

2017-09-26
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How can Humanist & Muslims make it work? Date: November 13, 2017 Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, London WC1R 4RL, UK Modern Britain is a plural society. Around one in twenty of us - and one in eight Londoners - identifies as a Muslim, ...
Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

2017-09-25
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University of California, Los Angeles Call for Applications Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, announces a search for a tenure-track position...
Nearly half of Islamic schools in England require girls to wear hijabs, says report

Nearly half of Islamic schools in England require girls to wear hijabs, says report

2017-09-25
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Education chiefs have been urged to allow Muslim girls “free choice” after it emerged that pupils at dozens of Islamic schools are being forced to wear hijabs.
'Misleading' coverage of UK Muslims fueling hostility

'Misleading' coverage of UK Muslims fueling hostility

2017-09-25
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Muslim campaigner values free media but says newspapers must drop 'inaccurate' stories.
Pathways for Mutual Respect

Pathways for Mutual Respect

2017-09-20
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Pathways for Mutual Respect (PFMR) is a non-profit organization aiming to cultivate peace by creating opportunities for the practice of mutual respect. It was founded in 2006 by a few likeminded people, led by John Hartley, the current director of PF...
ALTERUMMA Project

ALTERUMMA Project

2017-09-20
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Creating an Alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam Project Date: From 2018-01-01 to 2022-12-31 Coordinated in: United Kingdom Host Institution: The University of Birmingha...
Two PhD Studentships on the Transformation of Shii Islam since the 1950s

Two PhD Studentships on the Transformation of Shii Islam since the 1950s

2017-09-19
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University of Birmingham Call for Applications Application Deadline: October 27, 2017 The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham seeks to award 2 PhD studentships to work on the ERC-funded project ‘Creating an Al...
Call for Book Proposals

Call for Book Proposals

2017-09-19
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By the Religion in Society Research Network  The Religion in Society Research Network is seeking new academic book proposals. We welcome submissions from across national origins, experience levels, and disciplinary perspectives. ...
Religion and Welfare in Europe

Religion and Welfare in Europe

2017-09-19
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Gendered and Minority Perspectives Edited by Lina Molokotos-Liederman with Anders Backstrom and Grace Davie Publisher: Policy Press (September 13, 2017) Using welfare as a prism, Religion and Welfare in Europe explores reg...
Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

2017-09-18
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Call for Papers Date: December 4-6, 2017 Venue: The Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK Sponsored by: Oxford Academic Symposia Abstract Submission Deadline: November 10, 2017 The Oxford Symposium on Religious S...
High Training School in Sociology of Religion in Rome

High Training School in Sociology of Religion in Rome

2017-09-18
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Date: December 27-30, 2017 Venue: Rome, Italy The High Training School in Sociology of Religion will take place in Rome from 27 to 30 December 2017, in collaboration with the International Center for the Sociology of Religion (ICSOR) and the Sectio...
Strong religious beliefs are only one part of Muslim American identity

Strong religious beliefs are only one part of Muslim American identity

2017-09-17
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Nearly all Muslim Americans (97%) say they take pride in being a member of the Islamic faith. But their devotion to core religious beliefs and practices is only part of a religious identity that also includes concerns about social justice and the env...
While Christianity dies in Germany, Islam springs up in its place

While Christianity dies in Germany, Islam springs up in its place

2017-09-17
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Christianity in Germany, and indeed in all of Europe, is dying. There are about 47 million Catholics and Protestants combined in Germany, representing roughly 60 percent of the German population, but that number is falling by 500,000 a year through d...
The Unity Conference

The Unity Conference

2017-09-16
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On September 16, Think for Actions presented the results from their nationwide Canadian Community Engagement Study accessing the interaction between Canadians of all faiths. They addressed ways to combat Islamophobia, Racism, Discrimination and provi...
Abraham’s Discovery of God in Islamic and Jewish Narratives

Abraham’s Discovery of God in Islamic and Jewish Narratives

2017-09-06
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Lecture by Shari L. Lowin Date: November 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm Venue:  Claxton Room, Elliott University Center, UNCG, 507 Stirling St, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA Shari L. Lowin is Professor of Islamic and Jewish Studies in the Religious Studi...
Multiple Religious Identities – Individuals, Communities, Traditions

Multiple Religious Identities – Individuals, Communities, Traditions

2017-09-06
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16th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) Call for Proposals Date: June 17-21, 2018 Venue: University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Submission Deadline: December 1, 2017 As empirical realities, religions are ne...
Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

2017-09-05
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Colgate University, New York The department of Religion at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Ph.D. degree is expected prior to or...
One Day Course: Free 'Introduction to Islam'

One Day Course: Free 'Introduction to Islam'

2017-09-05
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Date: September 24, 2017 @ 12 pm – 4 pm Venue: Library Hall, London Central Mosque, 146 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW8 7RG, UK If you are new to Islam, wishing to refresh your knowledge or just interested to learn more about Islam in general...
Islam in the Media: Are we getting it right?

Islam in the Media: Are we getting it right?

2017-09-04
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A Panel Discussion Organized by One World Media Date: September 21, 2017 @ 5:15 pm – 8:30 pm Venue: European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1 Exchange Square, London EC2A 2JN, UK Join us to discuss UK media’s coverage of Isla...
Fighting 'Islamic terrorism' is France's top priority, says Macron

Fighting 'Islamic terrorism' is France's top priority, says Macron

2017-09-04
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French President Emmanuel Macron has made the fight against "Islamic terrorism" in Syria and Iraq the top priority in his foreign policy agenda. Speaking Tuesday to French diplomats gathered at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Macron called the Islamic St...
“One thing is clear, faith communities can be a tremendous driver of change”

“One thing is clear, faith communities can be a tremendous driver of change”

2017-09-03
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Gathering at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden on 30 August, representatives from a range of faith communities and organizations engaged in water issues held a session exploring how faith communities can help achieve the sixth Sustainable Develop...
Dialogue on sacred texts yields peace-building insights

Dialogue on sacred texts yields peace-building insights

2017-09-03
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At a meeting at the Center for Interreligious Dialogue (CID) in Tehran, Iran on 20-23 August, delegations from the World Council of Churches (WCC) and the Iranian Shia community gathered, with a sense of warmth and a willingness for deep exchange, fo...
Hartford Seminary

Hartford Seminary

2017-09-03
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With roots that go back to 1834, Hartford Seminary is a non-denominational graduate school for religious and theological studies. What makes us unique is our multi-faith environment and our proven ability to prepare leaders for the complex world that...
"Religious? Secular? Re-thinking Islam and Space in Europe"

"Religious? Secular? Re-thinking Islam and Space in Europe"

2017-09-03
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Call for Papers Date: November 30, 2017 – December 1, 2017 Venue: University of Cambridge, The Old Schools, Trinity Ln, Cambridge, UK Submission Deadline: September 17, 2017 Organized by: Mr Chris Moses (University of Cambridge), Mr ...
Online Course: Introduction to Shiʿi Islam

Online Course: Introduction to Shiʿi Islam

2017-09-02
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Fall 2017 | Hartford Seminary Date: Tuesdays, 4:00-6:45 PM Instructor: Dr. Seyfeddin Kara This course provides a historical study of the development of Shiʿi Islam against the backdrop of key events such the succession crisis and Occultation (Ghay...
Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity

Deep Equality in an Era of Religious Diversity

2017-09-02
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By Lori G. Beaman Publisher: Oxford University Press (August 15, 2017) While religious conflict receives plenty of attention, the everyday negotiation of religious diversity does not. Questions of how to accommodate religious minorities and of the ...
Study: Integration of Muslims in Germany moving ahead

Study: Integration of Muslims in Germany moving ahead

2017-09-02
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The integration of Germany’s more than 4 million Muslims is moving ahead, especially when it comes to employment and language skills, according to a study released Thursday. The Bertelsmann Foundation said in its Religion Monitor 2017 study th...
Colloquium on Academic Shi’a Studies

Colloquium on Academic Shi’a Studies

2017-09-01
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Session with a Group of Shi’a Studies Scholars A group of 14 scholars from different countries who were interested to participate in a one-week intensive course on Shi’ism that was organized by the University of Religions and Denominat...
Freedom of religion and conscience: Restoring civility, protecting pluralism

Freedom of religion and conscience: Restoring civility, protecting pluralism

2017-09-01
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Date: September 13, 2017 @ 10:30 AM – 12:15 PM Venue: The Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave., NW. Washington, DC 20036, USA Deep and increasingly bitter polarization along partisan, ideological, and religious lines seems to have b...
New national council to issue progressive rulings for Britain's Muslims

New national council to issue progressive rulings for Britain's Muslims

2017-09-01
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Qari Asim, one of UK’s most prominent imams, says central religious authority will interpret Islam in line with British values.
US's largest anti-Muslim group cancels dozens of rallies after seeing size of anti-fascist crowds in Boston

US's largest anti-Muslim group cancels dozens of rallies after seeing size of anti-fascist crowds in Boston

2017-09-01
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The group was planning to hold 67 events across 36 states.
Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages

Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages

2017-08-26
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Annelies Moors (AISSR, UvA) and Yafa Shanneik (University of Birmingham) organized an exploratory workshop about the Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages at the University of Amsterdam as part of the ERC project ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marri...
Social Policy in the Islamic World

Social Policy in the Islamic World

2017-08-24
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Call for Papers Date: May 12-13, 2018 Venue: Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran Abstract Submission Deadline:  September 10, 2017 Allameh Tabataba’i University (the largest public university specialized in humanities an...
Assistant Professor of Religion and Society, Boston University

Assistant Professor of Religion and Society, Boston University

2017-08-23
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Boston University, School of Theology Call for Application Application Deadline: Open until filled Boston University School of Theology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin...
Speakers Series of South Haven 2017

Speakers Series of South Haven 2017

2017-08-21
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The Speakers Series of South Haven will conclude its 2017 season on Sept. 28, when Yvonne Caamal Canul, head of the Lansing School District and 2015 Superintendent of Year for Michigan, will address her perspective on what really works in educat...
Special Issue: "Interfaith on the World Stage"

Special Issue: "Interfaith on the World Stage"

2017-08-19
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Call for Papers Special Issue of The Review of Faith & International Affairs Editors: John Fahy and Jeffrey Haynes Publisher: Taylor & Francis Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017 The Review of Faith & International A...
Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies (Islam in Asia/Asian Religious Traditions)

Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies (Islam in Asia/Asian Religious Traditions)

2017-08-18
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University of Glasgow, School of Critical Studies Call for Application Application Deadline: August 31, 2017 To undertake high-quality research and research supervision, to make an active and high level contribution in the School of Critical Studi...
"Meet a Muslim" events hope to dispel misconceptions

"Meet a Muslim" events hope to dispel misconceptions

2017-08-17
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Shaiq started her program to educate people about her faith and culture while addressing people’s misconceptions and stereotypes. For Shaiq, her program is about sharing a message of love, compassion and peace. Attendance at her talks spikes fo...
Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

2017-08-17
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Most Americans are worried about Islamic extremism, and most Muslim Americans share these concerns. About eight-in-ten U.S. Muslims (82%) say they are either very (66%) or somewhat concerned (16%) about extremism committed in the name of Islam around...
The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

2017-08-17
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Volume 85, Issue 2, June 2017 Editorial Board: Cynthia Eller and Tammi J. Schneider Publisher: Oxford University Press Journal of the American Academy of Religion published by Oxford University Press, is the premier academic journal in r...
Religious Pluralism and Social Diversity: Religions in the European Public Space

Religious Pluralism and Social Diversity: Religions in the European Public Space

2017-08-16
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Call for Papers Date: October 3-5, 2018 Venue: Nantes, France Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017 “Identity”, wrote historian Tony Judt, “is a dangerous word”. Indeed, identity politics today, often based on essentializ...
University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institut für Islamisch-theologische Studien

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institut für Islamisch-theologische Studien

2017-08-15
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University of Vienna Call for Application Application Deadline: August 31, 2017 The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies provides theological research and teaching to promote scientific educ...
Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th - 15th centuries)

Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th - 15th centuries)

2017-08-15
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Volume 8 of Religion and Law in Medieval Christian and Muslim Societies Editors: Nora Berend, Youna Hameau-Masset, Capucine Nemo-Pekelman and John Victor Tolan Publisher: Brepols Publishers (May 23, 2017) Book series: Religion and law in Medieval ...
The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm Courses 2017

The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm Courses 2017

2017-08-14
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The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm courses 2017, which marked the 15th consecutive summer program by The World Federation, has now been completed. Participants between the ages of 14 to 24, from Khoja communities worldwide, went on 3-week Islamic educationa...
Historians of Islamic Art Association Biennial Symposium "Border Crossing"

Historians of Islamic Art Association Biennial Symposium "Border Crossing"

2017-08-13
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Call for Papers Date: October 25–27, 2018 Venue: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: September 7, 2017 The 2018 HIAA symposium will bring together an international group of established and emerging scholars of ...
"Revisiting Mamre": The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths

"Revisiting Mamre": The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths

2017-08-13
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Call for Papers Date: December 4-5, 2017 Venue: Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), Flushing, NY, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017 In Genesis 18, Abraham goes out of his way to provide for the three strangers who ...
Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

2017-08-12
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Counter-terror inquiry into letters and suspicious packages sent from location near Sheffield over past 12 months.
BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2018

BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2018

2017-08-12
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The Third Round of the BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World is now open for submissions.
The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

2017-08-10
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The philosophy of the center is to promote empirical research informed by Islamic methodologies, philosophies and pedagogies, cognizant of the unique Australian context. Bringing together researchers specializing in Islamic civilization, psychology,...
Free Access: Journal of Muslims in Europe

Free Access: Journal of Muslims in Europe

2017-08-07
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The academic publisher Brill is making issue 3-1 of the Journal of Muslims in Europe freely available on line. There is no end date to the free access and no access code is needed. For those who are not yet familiar with the Journal this issue g...
New Issue of Critical Research on Religion

New Issue of Critical Research on Religion

2017-08-07
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Critical Research on Religion Volume 5, Issue 2, August 2017 Editorial Team: Warren S. Goldstein, Jonathan Boyarin, and Rebekka King Publisher: SAGE Publications in Association with The Center for Critical Research on Religion Critical Resea...
In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently

In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently

2017-08-07
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While many Muslims express wariness and anxiety about aspects of their lives in the United States, Muslim women tend to be more pessimistic about their place in U.S. society than Muslim men. According to a new Pew Research Center survey, more Mu...
Islamic Schooling Renewal – A Focus on Curriculum

Islamic Schooling Renewal – A Focus on Curriculum

2017-08-06
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Conference Report 2nd Annual Australian Islamic Schooling Conference Date: July 11-12, 2017 Venue: Mount Lofty House, 74 Mount Lofty Summit Rd, Crafers, SA 5152, Australia Organizer: The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) and the Uni...
Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

2017-08-05
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Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present Call for Papers Date: September 12-14, 2018 Venue: Academic Building, 10 Handyside Street, Kings Cross, London N1C, UK Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017 This conference aims to explore the diversit...
Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies

Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies

2017-08-05
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Stanford University Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 Stanford University invites applications for a te