Newsletter 87
Newsletter 87
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Newsletter 87
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Islamic Mega-Mosque opens in Atheistic Sweden

May 5, 2017
The largest mosque in Scandinavia has opened in Sweden, which is one of the least religious and most atheistic nations in the Western world. Qatar's Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs reported that the Umm Al-Mu'minin Khadijah Mosque in Malmo...
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Muslim athletes are now able to wear Hijab while playing Basketball

May 4, 2017
The International Basketball Federation has agreed to allow athletes to wear head coverings after a growing number of calls from female Muslim basketball players around the world...
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Sweden Muslims express 'shock' over mosque fire

May 5, 2017
Swedish authorities have started an investigation into possible arson after a fire damaged the facade and roof of a mosque on the outskirts of Stockholm overnight, according to a police statement. Nobody was injured in Monday's fire in the Jarfalla suburb of the Swedish capital...
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Europe’s top rabbi calls for solidarity with Muslims

May 5, 2017
Jews and Muslims in Europe have a common cause in resisting attacks on minority religions and defending religious freedom, Europe’s top rabbi, Pinchas Goldschmidt, has said...
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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Debates of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh): With Scholars and Representatives of Other Religions

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (March 2017)
By Abu Mansur Ahmed Ibn Ali al-Tabarsi
Veritas-Publishing released this March the first of a series of volume dedicated to the propagation of Shia Islam in the Western world as part of a comprehensive efforts to promote tolerance, education and understanding in between all religious communities. This book is a rare collection of 7 extempore debates of Prophet Muhammad...
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Courses & Conferences
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International Conference of Capacity and Impact of Cyberspace in Promoting Religious Education

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: June 20, 2017
Al-Mustafa Open University (MOU) invites all professors, scholars, researchers and graduated students to submit their papers to the 1st...
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5th Intensive Course on Shia Islamic Studies

August 21-27, 2017 | Qum, Iran
Shi’a Studies is a discipline in which the formation of Shi‘ism, its expansion in various countries, and its current situation in the world, as well as its belief system, moral teachings, rituals, and laws are discussed. The University of Religions and Denominations will hold...
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MA Intellectual Encounters of the Islamicate World

Freie Universität Berlin | Application Deadline: May 31, 2017
The overall goal of the one-year, English spoken MA program is to provide its international graduate students with a thorough understanding of the deep and manifold interconnections...
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“Reviving the Islamic Spirit”

July 14-16, 2017 | United Kingdom
“Reviving the Islamic Spirit” is an attempt by the young Muslims in the West to help overcome challenges of communication and integration and help promote stronger ties within our society through reviving the Islamic tradition of education, tolerance and introspection across...
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Professorship in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

University of Bern, Switzerland | Application Deadline: May 21, 2017
The Institute for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities at the University of Bern seeks a scholar with a very good knowledge of the field as a whole and...
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Islamic Collections
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The Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The Collection is principally focused on the written word and its associated painted and printed images...
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