Newsletter 69
Newsletter 69
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Newsletter 69
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News
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Muslims Demand Right to Preach in Public Schools: Canada

November 28, 2016
Student Islamists are mounting a coordinated campaign to expand Muslim religious services in the high schools of Canada’s sixth largest city. So far, authorities are proving sympathetic...
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Meeting in LA: Threatening Letters Sent to Mosques

November 28, 2016
Muslims leaders across Southern California met with LAPD and the FBI at the Islamic Center of Southern California to discuss the recent threatening letters that were sent to various...
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NYC mayor: We’ll sue if Trump makes Muslim registry

November 21, 2016
“We will sue to block it,” the New York Mayor said at New York City’s Cooper Union Monday. “We will use all the tools at our disposal to stand up for our people,” added de Blasio, who backed...
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Reporter becomes Canada’s first hijab-clad news anchor

November 26, 2016
A Toronto television journalist is believed to be Canada’s first anchor to don a Muslim head scarf at one of the city’s major news broadcasters. Ginella Massa was asked to fill in on the anchor...
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Islamic Studies in the Twenty-first Century

Publisher: Amsterdam University Press (August 17, 2016)
Edited by Léon Buskens, Annemarie van Sandwijk
In recent decades, traditional methods of philology and intellectual history, applied to the study of Islam & Muslim societies, have been met with considerable criticism from rising generations of scholars who have turned to the social sciences, most notably anthropology and social history, for guidance. This change has been accompanied by the rise of new fields, studying, for example, Islam in Europe & Africa, and new topics, such as the role of gender.
This collection surveys these transformations and others, taking stock of the field and showing new paths...
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Courses & Conferences
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Islamic Peace Studies Initiative Inaugural Conference

March 16-18, 2017 | University of Michigan, US
This inaugural academic conference will explore themes of peace in the Islamic tradition, considering topics such as scripture and theology, the role of Muslim women, pacifist social...
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“Religion, Cooperation and Conflict in Diverse Societies”

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: January 10, 2017
Religion’s role in conflict has been the subject of recent media and academic scrutiny, while religion’s part in peace building has received comparatively less attention. This conference...
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Diploma in Arabic & Islamic Studies

By Dr M. Akram Nadwi | Enrollment Deadline: 30 Jan 2017
Cambridge Islamic College is offering a two-year foundational/intermediate level course in Arabic & Islamic studies. It's designed to qualify participants for admission into the College’s ‘Alimiyyah Degree program, as well as for those who wish to achieve general competency in...
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Chosen Prophet: Medinan Life

Starting Date: 3 Dec 2016 (10 weeks) | ISNAD Institute, UK
After the migration from Mecca to Medina, the Prophet (peace be upon him) initiated the first Islamic government, the basis of which was mercy, tolerance, and mutual understanding. The historical achievements of the Prophet (P.B.U.H) are significant today; from his humanitarian...
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Islamic Studies
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ISNAD Institute

Islamic Sciences of Nurturing and Development (ISNAD) is an education provider which aims to lead communities in Islamic education and learning which is up-to-date, acclimatized to the modern world, transformational, yet infused with the rich values of our tradition. The name sums up what is offered to the learners: The opportunity to not only learn about Islam but to simultaneously undergo a process of self...
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