Newsletter 85
Newsletter 85
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Newsletter 85
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The Push to Ban Arabic Sermons in Europe's Mosques

April 12, 2017
In several Western European countries, some politicians want to force imams to deliver sermons only in the official language: In Germany, imams should preach in German...
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Germany Muslim Population Percentage 2017

April 12, 2017
An estimate made in 2015 calculated that there are 4.4 to 4.7 million Muslims in Germany. Of these, 1.9 million are German citizens (2.4%). The majority of Muslims in Germany are Sunnis...
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Religious tolerance improved in Canada but still needs work, study shows

April 10, 2017
A new poll on religious views in Canada shows that while acceptance of religious minorities has improved over the past years, more work is...
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BOOK INTRODUCTION

Encyclopaedia Islamica

Publisher: BRILL Publishers
Edited by Wilferd Madelung and Farhad Daftary
The 16 volume Encyclopaedia Islamica is due to become one of the major comprehensive reference works on Islam and the Muslim world. It is an abridged and edited translation of the Persian Dāʾirat al-Maʿārif-i Buzurg-i Islāmī, one of the most comprehensive sources on Islam and the Muslim world. One unique feature of this work of reference lies in the attention it gives to Shiʿi Islam and its rich and diverse heritage, which makes it complementary to other encyclopaedias. In addition to providing entries on important themes, subjects and personages in Islam generally, it offers the western reader an opportunity to appreciate the various dimensions of Shiʿi Islam,...
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Courses & Conferences
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Theologies & Ethics of Justice: New Directions in 21st Century Islamic Thought

July 26-29, 2017 | IIIT Summer Institute, Herndon, VA, USA
Recent debates within the Muslim community on issues of political legitimacy, loyalty in the aftermath of the Arab Uprisings, as well as on racial discrimination in Western societies...
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Religion in the World: Beyond the Secular Paradigm

July 3-7, 2017 | Utrecht University, The Netherlands
This course focuses on current debates in the academic Study of Religion about the role of religion in our globalized world. Theories of secularization are studied in the light of recent...
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MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies

University of Edinburgh | Application Deadline: May 2, 2017
The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship for its programs. The scholarship...
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Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship Application

Application Deadline: June 30, 2017
Through the annual Imam Jafar as-Sadiq (as) Scholarship, Muslim Congress seeks to support students in their pursuit of education. The Scholarship is open to high school seniors, students enrolled in a college or university, or in a hawza academy in the US or Canada...
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Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies

Brandeis University | Application Deadline: September 21, 2017
Brandeis University invites applications to fill the Hassenfeld Chair in Islamic Studies in the field of Ottoman history and culture.
This is a full time faculty position to carry tenure in a department appropriate to the candidate’s discipline and area of research...
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