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Newsletter 90
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New Islamic institute prioritizes outreach, education

May 21, 2017
When the Islamic Institute of America bought a Baptist church, the plan initially was to remove the pews — until the mosque’s leader objected, in part because he saw keeping the benches as a...
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New Place of Worship: Wil mosque attracts thousands of visitors

May 16, 2017
Thousands of curious visitors made the trip to a new mosque in Wil in northeast Switzerland, which was inaugurated last weekend. The place of worship was at the center of a controversy...
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Italian bishops offer high praise for Islam

June 3, 2017
A number of Italian bishops are offering praise for Islam and defending it as a religion with a role in salvation. Pope Francis' new appointment as president for the Italian bishops' conference, Cdl. Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia, immediately made his ecumenical priorities clear.
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Book Introduction

Religions, Nations, and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US (May 19, 2017)
Editors: Patrick Michel, Adam Possamai, and Bryan Turner
This edited book explores the impact of globalization on the relationship between religion and politics, religion and nation, religion and nationalism, and the impact that transnationalism has on religious groups. In a post-Westphalian and transnational world, with increased international communication and transportation, a plethora of new religious recompositions religions now take part in...
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Courses & Conferences
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Thematic Study of the Quran (2017)

June 17-18, 2017 | Queen Mary, University of London, UK
A two-day course covering essential themes in the Quran, by Shaykh SM Hasan al-Banna.
Discover in just one weekend how Quranic revelation can be categorized into six essential themes and how by recognizing these themes, you can appreciate the meaning of the Quran...
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Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2017
The study of sacred sites is a prominent feature in a number of disciplines. Topics of enquiry range from the role of sacred sites in religious traditions, through to how sacred sites form...
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Islamophobia studies yearbook

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: July 1, 2017
The Islamophobia Studies Yearbook is a bi-lingual periodical that started as a German language journal and has now been offering articles in German and English since 2010. It provides a forum for interdisciplinary approaches to understanding the phenomenon of Islamophobia.
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Philology & Manuscripts from the Muslim World

LUCIS Summer School | Application Deadline: June 16, 2017
This summer school is organized for graduate (MA & PhD) students and researchers who have an interest in handwritten materials, in editing and in the tradition of editing in the Muslim world. It offers theoretical lectures as well as hands-on practice with samples from the...
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Islamic Research
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Academic Khōjā Studies Listserv

The Western Indian Ocean Studies Program at Florida International University in Miami is pleased to announce the launch of its academic Khōjā Studies Listserv. Khōjā Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that connects religious studies, diaspora studies and postcolonial studies to South Asian and African...
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