Newsletter 103
Newsletter 103
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Newsletter 103
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Dialogue on sacred texts yields peace-building insights

August 31, 2017
At a meeting at the Center for Interreligious Dialogue in Tehran, Iran on 20-23 August, delegations from the World Council of Churches and the Iranian Shia community gathered,...
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“One thing is clear, faith communities can be a tremendous driver of change”

August 31, 2017
Gathering at World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden on 30 August, representatives from a range of faith communities engaged in water...
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Fighting 'Islamic terrorism' is France's top priority, says Macron

August 31, 2017
French President Emmanuel Macron has made the fight against "Islamic terrorism" in Syria and Iraq the top priority in his foreign policy agenda. Speaking Tuesday to French diplomats...
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Multiple Religious Identities – Individuals, Communities, Traditions

Call for Proposals | Submission Deadline: October 1, 2017
16th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR):
As empirical realities, religions are never homogenous. From the multitude of beliefs...
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Islam in the Media: Are we getting it right?

September 21, 2017 | European Bank, London, UK
Join us to discuss UK media’s coverage of Islam and Muslim communities, and explore whether in an environment of global conflict and growing Islamophobia, nuanced and fair reporting can break down prejudice. A panel of broadcasters and expert commentators will examine the...
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One Day Course: Free 'Introduction to Islam'

September 24, 2017 | London Central Mosque
If you are new to Islam, wishing to refresh your knowledge or just interested to learn more about Islam in general then you are most welcome to attend the next New Muslim Social Forum with guest speakers, discussions & Q&A's. This course covers the very basic parts of the six articles...
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Abraham’s Discovery of God in Islamic and Jewish Narratives

November 9, 2017 | Elliott University Center, Greensboro, NC, USA
Lecture by Shari L. Lowin
Shari L. Lowin is Professor of Islamic and Jewish Studies in the Religious Studies Department at Stonehill College. Her research focuses on the...
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The Unity Conference

September 16, 2017 | University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
On September 16, Think for Actions presented the results from their nationwide Canadian Community Engagement Study accessing the interaction between Canadians of all faiths. They addressed ways to combat Islamophobia, Racism, Discrimination and provided solutions to build a stronger and safer Canada. The Canadian Community Engagement Study was undertaken...
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Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

Call for Applications | Colgate University, New York, USA
The department of Religion at Colgate University invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2018. Ph.D. degree is expected prior to or shortly after the start date. Candidates with expertise in Islam...
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