Newsletter 104
Newsletter 104
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Newsletter 104
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While Christianity dies in Germany, Islam springs up in its place

September 14, 2017
Christianity in Germany, and indeed in all of Europe, is dying. There are about 47 million Catholics and Protestants combined in Germany, representing roughly 60% of the German...
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Strong religious beliefs are only one part of Muslim American identity

September 6, 2017
Nearly all Muslim Americans say they take pride in being a member of the Islamic faith. But their devotion to core religious beliefs is only part of a religious identity that also includes concerns...
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Recent Publications

Religion and Welfare in Europe

Publisher: Policy Press (September 13, 2017)
Edited by Lina Molokotos-Liederman, Anders Backstrom and Grace Davie
Using welfare as a prism, Religion and Welfare in Europe explores regional conceptions and variations in welfare and religion across Europe. Methodological approaches to research and practice draw thematic comparisons on these issues using case studies focused on gendered and minority perspectives as they relate to the varied provision of social welfare in selected European countries.
Contributors offer comparative insights on majority-minority relations concerning practices, patterns and mechanisms of social welfare provision, explaining how these lead to conflict, cohesion or the grey area...
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Courses & Conferences
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High Training School in Sociology of Religion in Rome

December 27-30, 2017 | Rome, Italy
The High Training School in Sociology of Religion will take place in Rome from 27 to 30 December 2017, in collaboration with the International Center for the Sociology of Religion (ICSOR)...
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Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: Nov. 10, 2017
The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies is a forum for discourse and presentation of papers by scholars who have an interest in the study of religion. You are invited to present a paper on an aspect of religious studies, or you may wish to attend as an observer. The sessions will be...
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Call for Book Proposals

By the Religion in Society Research Network
The Religion in Society Research Network is seeking new academic book proposals. We welcome submissions from across national origins, experience levels, and disciplinary perspectives. Our publishing process is not driven by potential sales but by the quality of the work. Books on niche topics or specialized subject matters are welcome...
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Two PhD Studentships on the Transformation of Shii Islam since the 1950s

University of Birmingham | Application Deadline: October 27, 2017
The Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Birmingham seeks to award 2 PhD studentships to work on ALTERUMMA project, led by Professor Oliver Scharbrodt. This project...
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Islamic Studies
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ALTERUMMA Project

Creating an Alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam
This interdisciplinary project investigates the transformation of Shii Islam in the Middle East and Europe since the 1950s. The project examines the formation of modern Shii communal identities and the role Shii clerical authorities and their transnational networks...
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Pathways for Mutual Respect

Pathways for Mutual Respect is a non-profit organization aiming to cultivate peace by creating opportunities for the practice of mutual respect. It was founded in 2006 by a few likeminded people, led by John Hartley. This organization transforms relationships among Muslims and Christians by empowering bold leadership...
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