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Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

Joining the Islamic State from France between 2014 and 2016

2018-11-15
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An observational follow-up study Authors: Nicolas Campelo, Laura Bouzar, Alice Oppetit, Hugues Pellerin, Serge Hefez, Guillaume Bronsard, David Cohen & Dounia Bouzar Publisher: Palgrave Communications Publication Date: November 14, 2018 A new...
A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

2018-11-11
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Author: Oliver Scharbrodt, University of Birmingham Published Online: November 8, 2018 Published in: Journal of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life (2018) Publisher: Springer Netherlands Academic scholarship on Shia Muslim minorities in t...
Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

2018-01-04
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Author: Kathleen M Foody Published by: Journal of Islamic Studies (Oxford University Press – January 5, 2018) Much scholarship on Islamophobia has offered helpful analyses of the ways that news media, film, television, and even political cart...
Islam in France

Islam in France

2015-01-19
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Demographics There are approximately 3.5-5 million Muslims in France, representing 6.0-8.5 percent of the total population (58.5 million). At least 2 million Muslims have French citizenship. French law forbids distinguishing citizens or residents...
Islam in Canada

Islam in Canada

2014-11-24
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Demographics Most Canadian Muslims are foreign-born, with a growing percentage born in Canada. There are also presumably a small number of converts to Islam, although there is no available statistical data. The majority of Canadian Muslims &ndas...
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Austria passes law banning hijab in primary schools but not Sikh turban or Jewish kippah Austria passes law banning hijab in primary school...

The Austrian parliament has approved a law banning girls in primary schools from wearing the hijab. The bill which was passed on Wednesday is likely to be challenged as discriminatory in Austria&...

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Dr. Hossein Kamaly to fill Imam Ali Chair for Shi’i Studies Dr. Hossein Kamaly to fill Imam Ali Chair for Shi’...

President Joel N. Lohr and Hartford Seminary are pleased to announce that, as of July 1, Dr. Hossein Kamaly will hold the Imam Ali Chair for Shi’i Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal S...

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The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding releases the “American Muslim Poll 2019" The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding ...

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) has released the “American Muslim Poll 2019”, its fourth annual poll in which different religious groups, and those that consi...

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Islamic research in Germany: A new Qur’anic commentary – and old questions of politicization Islamic research in Germany: A new Qur’anic commen...

Austrian theologian Mouhanad Khorchide, professor for Islamic religious pedagogy and director of the Centre for Islamic Theology at the University of Münster in Germany, has published the fi...

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Muslim interfaith head from Preston invites Tommy Robinson for “peaceful sit-down” Muslim interfaith head from Preston invites Tommy ...

The co-founder of a Muslim interfaith group in Preston has invited the anti-Islam activist Tommy Robinson to a “peaceful and respectful” meeting. Robinson – real name Stephen Y...

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