Newsletter 78
Newsletter 78
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Newsletter 78
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The First Chair of Shia Studies in North America

January 23, 2017
President Heidi Hadsell is pleased to announce that Dr. Seyfeddin Kara will occupy the Imam Ali Chair in Shi’i Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal Schools. The chair is the first dedicated to Shi’i Studies in North America. It provides a voice in the academy for Shi’i Islam and encourages...
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The Annual Believe and Do Good (BADG) Campaign

February 7, 2017
The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) in co-ordination with The Federation of Student Islamic Societies (FOSIS) would like to announce the annual Believe and Do Good (BADG) campaign...
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Bern calls for new office to debate questions of religion

February 7, 2017
Is a burqa ban against the Swiss constitution? How do you deal with a Muslim schoolboy who refuses to shake his female teacher’s hand? The federal government of Switzerland is setting up...
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NFL players’ union expresses support for Muslim players in wake of Trump’s travel ban

February 2, 2017
The NFLPA expressed its support for Muslim players in the league amid the controversy generated by Donald Trump’s immigration order.
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Canadians form 'rings of peace' around mosques after Quebec shooting

February 3, 2017
Gunman shot dead six worshippers at Quebec mosque last week. Hundreds across Canada gathered to form “human shields” and “rings of peace” around mosques on Friday prayer...
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Courses & Conferences
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Islamophobia and the End of liberalism

April 21-23, 2017 | UC Berkeley
8th Annual Islamophobia Conference
Islamophobia is most commonly understood to be a problem that impacts adversely on Muslim minorities living in Western countries. The growing literature on Islamophobia has contributed to this understanding by focusing...
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Al-Mahdi Online Courses

March 6, 2017 - July 27, 2017 | Application Deadline: 20 Feb 2017
Enrollment for Semester Two of the Part-time Hawza Program starting 6th March 2017 to 27th July 2017 is now OPEN! Entry-level modules available for enrollment are; Introduction to Baqir al Sadr's Legal theory, Introduction to Muslim Mysticism, Post-Prophet & Ummayad History and Hadith Sciences which can all be studied either in-house, virtually online or virtually offline...
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Fellowships: Yale Law School for the Study of Islamic Law and Civilization

Abdallah S. Kamel Center | Yale Law School
The Abdallah S. Kamel Center at the Yale Law School invites applications for its 2017-2018 research fellowships. The fellowships are...
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Call for Papers: American Academy of Religion Sociology of Religion Unit

AAR Annual Meeting 2017 | Submission Deadline: March 1, 2017
The Sociology of Religion Unit of the American Academy of Religion serves as a bridge between religious studies and the subdiscipline of sociology of religion. It functions as a two-way...
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Islamic Studies
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The American Academy of Religion (AAR)

In 1909, Professor Ismar J. Peritz of Syracuse University conceived the idea of forming a new organization for professors and scholars of Biblical Studies. Its purpose was to stimulate scholarship and teaching in religion…The group continued to meet under the original name until December of 1922 when members voted to...
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