Newsletter 62
Newsletter 62
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Newsletter 62
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U.S. admits record number of Muslim refugees in 2016

October 5, 2016
A recent study by Pew found that a record near-half of all refugees that entered the U.S. in FY2016 were Muslim, marking the highest number of Muslim refugees recorded since 2002.
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BBC Radio Documentary: Imams in the Vatican

September 11, 2016
BBC World Service commissioned a documentary to follow the Cambridge Muslim College 2015-16 Diploma students to Rome and the Vatican. Some of the best students of Islam in Britain round off their education at the Cambridge Muslim College, which aims to train next...
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Grand Imam calls for collaboration against violence and poverty

October 6, 2016
Dr Ahmad Al-Tayyeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, has decried the present-day “civilizational crisis” of poverty and insecurity and called for interreligious collaboration to address it.
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Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign

October 4, 2016
During Muharram and Safar the #HussainSavesLives campaign is encouraging Shias to give blood in the name of Imam Hussain (as). With a current annual global shortage of approximately 40 million units, donating blood is almost critical in most parts of the world...
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Extremism, dialogue and peace are focus of Christian-Muslim joint communiqué

October 1, 2016
Interreligious dialogue and cooperation provided the basis of talks addressing the theme “Towards an Integrated World,” a series of discussions...
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Faith-based organizations can help solve problems of forced migration, say experts at UN

October 6, 2016
The UN General Assembly hosted a high-level summit to address large movements of refugees and migrants, to bring countries together...
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Seminars & Conferences
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Birmingham’s Muslims: Past, Present & Futures, Challenges & Opportunities

October 21, 2016 | University of Birmingham, UK
This one-day event looks to explore the role and place of Muslims and their communities in the city of Birmingham: past, present & future and aims to help consider both the opportunities...
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Workshop: Misconceptions about Islam

October 30, 2016 | Finsbury Park Mosque, London, UK
Lecturer: Shaikh Fadel Soliman
The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) invite people to a workshop on "Misconceptions about Islam" with Shaikh Fadel Soliman. MAB has offered a lot to the British society and continues to do so with endless potential...
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ITS Speaker Series:
Ahl-al-Bayt, To Love or Not to Love?

October 26, 2016 | Bradford University, UK
A series of requested topics by the society's members that will be covered by scholars from the world renowned Al-Jamia Suffa-Tul-Islam Grand Mosque (Bradford Grand Mosque)...
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Media in Muslim Contexts: Inventing and Reinventing Identities

November 3-4, 2016 | The Aga Khan University, London, UK
The conference is organized by the Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations of The Aga Khan University. Main topics include media & the invention of history; media & the nation;...
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Islamic Studies
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Islamic Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS)

The Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) is one of the world’s leading centers for curiosity-driven basic research. Since 1930, it has served as a model for protecting and promoting independent inquiry and underscoring the importance of academic freedom worldwide...
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