Newsletter 68
Newsletter 68
Newsletter 66
Publish Date

Final Statement of the 7th Shura Council of Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe

October 31, 2016
The Shura Council in its 10th term of the Federation of Islamic Organizations in Europe (FIOE) held its 7th assembly on October 29-31...

Students Protect Muslims as They Pray in Michigan

November 17, 2016
A public Isha prayer held by the Muslim student association in the University of Michigan has turned into a show of support and unity, after hundreds of non-Muslim students made a big circle of protection around praying students. The heartwarming support was shown by...

Jewish-Muslim alliance formed against anti-Semitism, Islamophobia

November 14, 2016
The day after President-elect Donald Trump appointed a man accused of anti-Semitism as his chief strategist, two of the nation’s largest Jewish and Muslim advocacy groups formed an...

FBI: Hate crimes spike, most sharply against Muslims

November 15, 2016
Reported hate crimes against Muslims rose in 2015 to their highest number since the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, according to FBI statistics released Monday.

26 mosques and centers in Luton sign statement opposing Prevent

November 18, 2016
Twenty six mosques and community centers in Luton (Bedfordshire, England) have written to the local council to express their opposition to the controversial Prevent counter-terrorism strategy.

The Hajj and Europe in the Age of Empire

Edited by Umar Ryad | Brill (October 2016)
Leiden Studies in Islam and Society, Volume 5
The present volume focuses on the political perceptions of the Hajj, its global religious appeal to Muslims, and the European struggle for influence and supremacy in the Muslim world in the age of pre-colonial and colonial empires. In the late fifteenth century and early sixteenth century, a pivotal change in seafaring occurred, through which western Europeans played important roles in politics, trade, and culture. Viewing this age of empires through the lens of the Hajj puts it into a different perspective, by focusing on how increasing European...
Seminars & Conferences

Religious identities in the construction of communal Khōjā historical memory

December 15-16, 2016 | Paris, France
A two-day conference with a public keynote bringing together interdisciplinary Anglophone and Francophone scholars in the humanities, to discuss the development of Khōjā identity over...

Before Orientalism: The “Images” of Islam, 15th-17th c.

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: February 1, 2017
The aim of this event is to analyze the stereotypes, which have traditionally limited historical studies; and also, the dissociation between the imaged produced by literature...

International Conference on Islamic Sciences and Humanities

December 19-20, 2016 | Tehran, Iran
Call for Papers, Deadline: December 3, 2016
Conference sub-themes: Quran and Hadith Sciences, Theology and Islamic Sciences, Law and Jurisprudence, Ethics and moral education,...

At the Center of the World? A Spatial Approach to the Hajj Pilgrimage

Lecture Series | Berlin, Germany
The lecture series seeks to explore how ‘hajj spaces’ are produced, transformed or appropriated by various actors, on different epistemic scales and in different time periods...
Islamic Studies

The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE)

MIHE was established in September 2000 with the objective of being a center of creative excellence in academia guided by Islamic ethos. MIHE is unique, as it combines the richness and high standards of traditional Islamic scholarship with the best of western research techniques, academic rigor and critical inquiry.

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