Newsletter 95
Newsletter 95
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Newsletter 95
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International School of Islamic Studies held in Odessa

July 4, 2017
This year, the International School of Islamic Studies was taking place in Odessa, Ukraine. It was dedicated to “Islam in the modern world: historical, cultural, intellectual space,”...
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Muslim Converts and the Contemporary Renewal of the Moorish Mediterranean

July 5, 2017
The new Modern Mediterranean Societies Seminar Series opened with Dr. Mikaela Rogozen-Soltar presenting at the first...
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Austria: Muslim kindergarten study reviewed for text changes

July 5, 2017
A study commissioned by an Austrian government minister critical of Vienna’s Muslim-run kindergartens has ignited a political fight between the minister’s party and rivals...
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Stanford program equips Bay Area teachers with tools to educate students

June 30, 2017
Bay Area teachers gathered at Stanford for a five-week program this spring that provided educators strategies to teach Islam. The program, a collaboration involving Stanford...
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Book Introduction

Coercion and Responsibility in Islam: A Study in Ethics & Law

Publisher: Oxford University Press (November 17, 2016)
By Mairaj U. Syed
In Coercion and Responsibility in Islam, Mairaj Syed explores how classical Muslim theologians and jurists from four intellectual traditions argue about the thorny issues that coercion raises about responsibility for one's action. This is done by assessing four ethical problems: whether the absence of coercion or compulsion is a condition for moral agency; how the law ought to define what is coercive; coercion's effect on the legal validity of speech acts; and its effects on moral and legal responsibility in the cases of rape and murder.
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Stanford Institute on Islam

By Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies and Center to Support Excellence in Teaching at Stanford invite middle- and high-school instructors (teaching grades 6-12) and community college educators to participate in the Stanford Institute on Islam, a Saturday series...
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PhD Fellowship at the Faculty of Theology, Qur’anic studies

University of Copenhagen | Application Deadline: Sept. 1, 2017
University of Copenhagen announces that a three-year PhD scholarship will be available from October 1st 2017. Applications for the scholarship are invited for the area of Qur’anic studies...
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Interactions Between Twelver Shiites and Christians: History, Theology, Literature

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017
The interactions and exchanges between Twelver Shiites and Christians, Catholics as well as Protestants, have rarely been studied in detail...
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Islam and Justice

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: August 11, 2017
The inaugural conference of the Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS) will represent the depth and breadth of scholarship in Australia. It will showcase the diversity of this field of study which reflects the range of Muslim experiences across many countries and continents. The experiences and daily challenges faced by Muslims in Australia...
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Islamic Studies
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Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)

AAIMS is an inter-disciplinary network of scholars at Australian universities. AAIMS promotes teaching and research excellence on Islam and Muslim experiences as a minority or majority. It's a leading academic Australian association for...
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