Newsletter 65
Newsletter 65
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Newsletter 65
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In Germany, Syrians find mosques too conservative

October 28, 2016
Syrians in Germany say many of the country's Arab mosques are more conservative than those at home. Over two months, a dozen Syrians in six places of worship in three cities told Reuters they were uncomfortable with very conservative messages in Arabic-speaking mosques.
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‘Living here doesn't make you one of us’ Danish Queen tells Muslims to adopt West's value

October 26, 2016
The Queen of Denmark has urged Muslims arriving in Europe to adopt Western values in an extraordinary intervention in the migration...
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Muslim Council of Britain to set up alternative counter-terror scheme

October 19, 2016
British Muslim leaders are to create their own initiative aimed at steering young people away from terrorism, in competition with the Government's controversial Prevent program.
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Success Stories for Female Muslim Entrepreneurs

October 29, 2016
Defying stereotypes, a growing number of Muslim women are launching their own businesses in the UK and across the world, cashing in on the rapidly growing market for Muslim-focused consumer goods. Muslim consumer spending on food & lifestyle estimated at $1.8 trillion in 2014.
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Danish Female-Only Mosque: Is it Necessary?

October 26, 2016
Months after opening Scandinavia’s first female-led mosque in Copenhagen, many questions still surround the worshipping house, with some praising it as a pioneer movement and others criticizing it as unnecessary. The Mariam mosque opened informally in February, and it took...
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Book Announcement

The Oxford Handbook of Islamic Theology

Edited by Sabine Schmidtke | Oxford University Press (March 2016)
Within the field of Islamic Studies, scientific research of Muslim theology is a comparatively young discipline. Much progress has been achieved over the past decades with respect both to discoveries of new materials and to scholarly approaches to the field.
Edited by Sabine Schmidtke , Professor of Islamic Intellectual History, and Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. Sabine Schmidtke (D.Phil. University of Oxford) is Professor of Islamic Intellectual History at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. She has published extensively on Islamic and Jewish intellectual history.
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Journal of Islamic Perspective and Culture

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: November 10, 2016
Journal of Islamic Perspective and Culture is a refereed journal dedicated to publishes high quality, peer-reviewed multidisciplinary scholarly articles on all aspects of related to Islam and Muslim societies offered in a variety of other disciplines as well, such as culture, history, geography, art, law, anthropology, political science, philosophy, literature, sociology, economics, and women, gender and sexuality studies, architecture and international relations. Research papers should be original, substantial and unpublished research that can describe work-in-progress systems, frameworks, standards and evaluation schemes.
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Seminars & Conferences
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Irrationality in the Middle East and Islam

July 7, 2017 | INALCO, Paris, France
If rationality denotes what complies with the mind, irrationality, by contrast, deals with all that, at first sight, can’t be explained and controlled by the ʿaql. An irrational behaviour is considered rather strange, abnormal, and sometimes contrary to sound norms and moral principles...
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Approaching Jesus in the Qur'an: Christian and Muslim Perspectives

4 Nov 2016 | Healey Family Student Center, Washington, DC, USA
The position of Jesus in the Qur’an is among the most contentious areas in Muslim-Christian dialogue. Many Christian scholars think that the verses on Jesus in the Qur'an aren't acceptable...
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Theory and Practice: How Islam Alters the Modern World

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: February 10, 2017
Journal of Humanities & Cultural Studies' special issue call for papers. The issue analyzes the relationship how cultures and behavioral norms are affected by Islam's theoretical understandings.
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Islamic Studies
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The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies

The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. The area of study includes Muslim societies in the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe and North America...
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