Newsletter 98
Newsletter 98
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Newsletter 98
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U.S. Muslims concerned about their place in society, but continue to believe in the American dream

July 26, 2017
The early days of Trump’s presidency have been an anxious time for many Muslim Americans, according to a Pew Research Center survey...
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American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows

July 26, 2017
American Muslims are growing more religiously and socially liberal, with the number who say society should accept homosexuality nearly doubling during the past decade, according to...
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Muslim feminist plans to open liberal mosque in Britain

July 26, 2017
Seyran Ateş, a Muslim feminist who founded a liberal mosque in Berlin, is planning to open an inclusive place of worship in the UK, saying a revolution in Islam is under way...
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Billboard educates Americans on prophet Muhammad (pbuh)

July 20, 2017
GainPeace, a Chicago-based nonprofit organization, has launched a new campaign to educate Americans on the true manners of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), and countering...
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Courses & Conferences
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Introduction to Islamic Codicology

Sept. 4-8, 2017 | Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK
The Islamic Manuscript Association announces its 11th annual Cambridge-based Introduction to Islamic Codicology course. This intensive five-day course will introduce the study of Islamic manuscript codices as physical objects, or the archaeology of the Islamic book...
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Muslim Art Conference 2017

September 14, 2017 | Birmingham, UK
This one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network conference will create space for critical dialogue and community exchange by bringing aspiring and established Muslim artists and cultural producers together. The conference will provide a space to discuss, inform and engage...
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Complex Religion: Intersections of Religion and Inequality

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: Sept. 15, 2017
Social Inclusion, Volume 6, Issue 2
We rarely systematically examine class, race or gender differences between or within American religious groups. This thematic issue will...
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Science and Technology in the Islamic Middle Periods

September 25-29, 2017 | Application Deadline: August 15, 2017
Each fall the Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg offers, at no cost, an intensive, 5-day course to Mamluk scholars (and those in related fields) at the doctoral and post-doctoral level on topics of...
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Maslaha, Siyasa and Good Governance: Shari’a and Society Workshop

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: October 30, 2017
This workshop will focus on the use of concepts such as maslaha and siyasa in Islamic discussion of reform and orthopraxy. To what degree do Islamic NGOs appeal to maslaha in their...
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Two Post-Doctoral Positions at CEFRES – Charles University

Application Deadline: August 23, 2017 | Prague, Czech Republic
Two post-doctoral researchers will be recruited from 1 January 2018 at CEFRES with the support of the Charles University. Applicants must select one of the projects below...
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Islamic Projects
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Understanding Sharī`a - Past Perfect, Imperfect Present

Funded by HERA under their 'Uses of the Past' program, the project team includes scholars in the Universities of Exeter, Leiden, Göttingen and Bergen and examines the uses of the past in the areas of violence, custom, gender and the state.
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