Newsletter 79
Newsletter 79
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Newsletter 79
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World’s Muslim population more widespread than you might think

January 31, 2017
President Trump’s recent executive order temporarily freezing immigration from seven predominantly Islamic countries would affect only about 12% of the world’s Muslims, according to...
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Muslim leaders ask for national day of remembrance to mark mosque shooting

February 8, 2017
Muslim leaders want governments to create plan to combat systemic racism, Islamophobia. Ihsaan Gardee, the executive director of NCCM, Called...
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Berlin court rules in favor of hijab-wearing teacher

February 9, 2017
Berlin's Labor Court has ruled that the city violated a teacher's rights by denying her a job. The woman had been told that she could not wear her headscarf while working because of an ideological neutrality law. Berlin may not deny candidates for teaching positions because they...
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Two years after slayings, these Muslims show hate cannot overpower love

February 9, 2017
More than 100 people attended the opening of the Light House, a new community center and incubator for faith-based social entrepreneurship in Raleigh, N.C. The Light House is dedicated in...
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Book Introduction

The Shi'i World: Pathways in Tradition and Modernity

Muslim Heritage Series (Vol 4) | I.B.Tauris (September 29, 2015)
Edited by: Farhad Daftary, Amyn B. Sajoo, Shainool Jiwa
The world’s 200 million Shi’i Muslims express their faith in a multiplicity of ways, united by reverence for the ahl al-bayt, the family of the Prophet. In embracing a pluralistic ethic, fourteen centuries of Shi’i Islam have given rise to diverse traditions and practices across varied geographic and cultural landscapes. The Shi’i World is a comprehensive work authored by leading scholars from assorted disciplines, to provide a better understanding of how Shi’i communities view themselves and articulate their teachings. The topics range from Shi’i Islam’s historical...
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Courses & Conferences
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Islamophobia and the End of liberalism

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: March 31, 2017
The Islamology journal is a new academic periodical spearheaded by a team of scholars at the Mardjani Foundation. Islamology follows the thought and mission of our previous journal Pax Islamica – The World of Islam, which had been published in 2007 – 2013...
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“Islam ‒ Knowledge ‒ Power. Interactions from a Theological & Historical Perspective”

February 22-23, 2017 | University of Fribourg, Switzerland
The conference aims to reflect on the development of Islamic knowledge and its relationship with the discursive & political order...
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“Shiʿism and Governance”

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: 24 Feb 2017
University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Group Symposium, 12-13 May 2017
The relationship between Shiʿism and governance constitutes a highly relevant area of study within Islamic history and modern life. From the earliest disagreements over the succession to the Prophet Muhammad to current debates over Islamism and the modern state, various thinkers...
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Introduction to Shiʿa Studies

A Series of Online Courses
The World Federation of Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Communities are launching online courses entitled ‘Introduction to Shīʿa Studies’. The first in the series will cover Ḥadīth with Shaykh Kumail Rajani. This will include ten lessons running from March 2017 through to May 2017.
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Islamic Studies
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California Islamic University

California Islamic University offers a full time program of study which caters to English speaking Muslims. We have attempted to combine the best and most practical ways of studying Islam, while remaining within the paradigm of an Islamic worldview.
CIU focuses not only on academic development...
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