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BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2018

Application Deadline: September 1, 2017
The British Association for Islamic Studies and De Gruyter are delighted to announce the third round BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World. This international prize will be awarded annually to the best doctoral thesis or unpublished first monograph...

Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

August 12, 2017
Counter-terrorism police are investigating an apparent transatlantic anti-Muslim campaign after hate mail and suspicious packages were sent from a location near Sheffield to mosques...
Recent Publications

Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th - 15th centuries)

Publisher: Brepols Publishers (May 23, 2017)
Edited by Nora Berend, Youna Hameau-Masset, Capucine Nemo-Pekelman and John Victor Tolan
The fruit of a sustained and close collaboration between historians, linguists and jurists working on the Christian, Muslim and Jewish societies of the Middle Ages, this book explores the theme of religious coexistence (and the problems it poses) from a resolutely comparative perspective. The authors concentrate on a key aspect of this coexistence: the legal status attributed to Jews...

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

Publisher: Oxford University Press
Volume 85, Issue 2, June 2017
Journal of the American Academy of Religion published by Oxford University Press, is the premier academic journal in religious studies. The international quarterly publishes top scholarly articles that cover the full range of world religious traditions together with provocative studies of the methodologies by which these traditions are explored. Each issue also contains a large and valuable book review section. Receipt of JAAR is an AAR membership benefit. The JAAR is generally considered to be the top academic journal in the field of religious studies.
Courses & Conferences

Religious Pluralism and Social Diversity: Religions in the European Public Space

Call for Papers | Submisison Deadline: September 1, 2017
This conference will explore some of the ways in which cultural and religious pluralism has always been a central element of European society and...

"Revisiting Mamre": The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017
In Genesis 18, Abraham goes out of his way to provide for the three strangers who appeared at Mamre: he attended to them much like he might have attended to God himself. This gesture of...

Historians of Islamic Art Association 6th Biennial Symposium “Border Crossing”

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: Sept. 7, 2017
"Border Crossing" is an invitation to rethink the field of Islamic art and architecture by interrogating the ideas of translation,...

The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm Courses 2017

15th Summer Program by The World Federation of KSIMC
The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm courses 2017, which marked the 15th consecutive summer program by The World Federation, has now been completed. Participants between the ages of 14 to 24, from Khoja communities worldwide, went on 3-week Islamic educational courses....

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institut für Islamisch-theologische Studien

University of Vienna | Application Deadline: August 31, 2017
The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies provides theological research and teaching to...

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