Newsletter 88
Newsletter 88
Newsletter 88
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Documentary 'Sacred' sees universality of religion through the world

May 5, 2017
Academy Award-winning documentarian Thomas Lennon marshaled 40 teams of filmmakers from around the world to collaborate on his latest project, the thought-provoking “Sacred,” which...

To ease fears, U.S. Muslim schools reach out to neighbors

May 4, 2017
Americans are more likely to view Muslims, who make up 1% of the US population, as extremists if they do not know one personally, according to a February poll by the Pew Research Center...

New licenses awarded to Muslim radio stations

May 5, 2017
Broadcast regulator Ofcom has awarded community licenses to two Muslim radio stations in London. Radio Minhaj, which will be run by the Minhaj-ul-Quran International organization, will provide a community radio service for black, Asian and other ethnic minorities in Newham...
Book Announcement

Islam, State and Modernity: Mohammed Abed al-Jabri and the Future of the Arab World

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US (June 14, 2017)
Edited by Zaid Eyadat, Francesca M. Corrao, and Mohammed Hashas
This is the first work in English that examines the work of the influential Moroccan philosopher al-Jabri (d. 2010) – known by his magnum opus Critique of Arab Reason in four volumes – in the Arab-Islamic world. With his intellectual and political engagement, al-Jabri has influenced the development of a modern reading of the Islamic tradition in the broad Arab-Islamic world...
Journal Announcement

Religion and Super diversity

New Diversities, Volume 18, No. 1, 2016
New Diversities is an international, peer reviewed, scholarly and professional journal, published by the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity. It is intended to provide a platform for international, interdisciplinary and policy-related social science research in the fields of diversity, migration, multicultural policies, and human rights.
List of Contents:
- Religion and Superdiversity: An Introduction
- Enhancing Spiritual Security in Berlin’s Asian Bazaars
- Religion, Conviviality and Complex Diversity
- Multi-Religiosity: Expanding Research on Ties to...
Courses & Conferences

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: July 14, 2017
The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies is a forum for discourse and presentation of papers by scholars who have an interest in the study of religion. Canon Brian Mountford MBE, the former Vicar of St Mary's Church and Fellow of St Hilda's College, will facilitate the meeting.

Religion(s) and Power(s)

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: June 15, 2017
The Lithuanian Society for the Study of Religions in cooperation with Latvian Society for the Study of Religions and Estonian Society for the Study of Religions invites proposals for its upcoming international conference “Religion(s) and Power(s)”. To encourage new directions in the critical research of interrelations of religion(s) and power(s) from a broad range of...

The 8th Conference on Ibadi Studies

May 20-23 2017 | The University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Local and Global identities. Social change and Ibadi diaspora communities
The conferences examine a wide range of research and pertain to an interdisciplinary introduction to Ibadism and the Ibadi Studies through historical, religious, anthropological,...

Announcement of Memberships for Institute for Advanced Study

Application Deadline: November 1, 2017
IAS is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations...

Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society

Call for Abstracts | Submission Deadline: July 15, 2017
This is a Call for Abstracts to contribute to the Routledge International Handbook of Religion in Global Society (target publication: 2018). We are particularly interested in contributions from...

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