Newsletter 63
Newsletter 63
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Newsletter 63
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EU orders British press not to reveal when terrorists are Muslims

October 5, 2016
The ECRI suggested the British press should not report when terrorists are Muslims. A report from the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance found there was an increase in...
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US counter-terrorism program aimed at Muslim children

October 15, 2016
The FBI's strategy for Preventing Violent Extremism in Schools aims to recruit teachers and school officials to monitor students for signs of radicalization. It includes those who criticize...
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France has 'problem with Islam', says Hollande in explosive book

October 12, 2016
The French president, François Hollande, has said France has “a problem with Islam” and that there is “too much unwanted immigration”. The controversial remarks are published in a...
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Documentaries

Exposure: Islam's Non-Believers

Aired on 13 October 2016 on ITV Exposure
A Film by Deeyah Khan
The (Negative) film is the first in depth documentary following the Council of Ex-Muslims of Britain and investigating the lives of young women and men in Britain who face threats, ostracization, discrimination and even violence for leaving Islam. It also highlights the heinous violence faced by ex-Muslims in countries under Islamic rules (including the death penalty in 13 countries); draws attention to the role respected “community leaders” play in encouraging discrimination and violence; and makes important links between the transnational Islamist movement in Britain and internationally.
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Seminars & Conferences
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“Muslim Presence in Canada: Highlights from a Vibrant History”

FREE Webinar | October 23, 2016
Lecturer: Taha Ghayyur
As Canada marks Islamic History Month every October, it's an opportunity to explore the vibrant history of Islam & Muslim presence in Canada.
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Workshop on the Representation of Religion(s) & the “World Religions Paradigm”

December 13-14, 2016 | UiT-University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
Organized by: the EASR Working Group on Religion in Public Education. Papers are invited to discuss how recent criticisms of “The World...
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Workshop on ‘Religion, Hate and Offence in a Changing World’

December 14-15, 2016 | Cardiff University, UK
Keynote speaker: Prof. Jocelyn Maclure
This workshop aims to bring together scholars working on the relationship between religion and free speech. This relationship is complex. On...
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Practicing Islam: Expressions of Faith in the Public Space

November 4, 2016 | The Elgar Concert Hall, Birmingham, UK
The conference offers security personnel and public sector practitioners the opportunity to explore and understand how expressions of Islam within the public domain can be interpreted...
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Understanding and Explanation in the Study of Religion(s)

November 7-9, 2016 | Jagiellonian University, Kraków, Poland
5th International Krakow Study of Religions Symposium in memory of Walter Burkert (1931-2015), a philologist, historian and a scholar of classics who undertook a search for “tracks of...
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Islamic Studies
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EASR Working Group "Religion in Public Education"

The purpose of the EASR Working Group on Religion in Public Education is to critically study European ways of having or not having education about religion/s and to help promote a study-of-religions/religious-studies approach to education about religion/s. It's objective is to promote...
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