Newsletter 105
Newsletter 105
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Newsletter 105
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Muslims more likely than Americans overall to say blacks lack equal rights in U.S.

September 18, 2017
Two-thirds of Muslims in the United States say the country needs to continue making changes to give blacks equal rights with whites, a higher...
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'Misleading' coverage of UK Muslims fueling hostility

September 25, 2017
The “inaccurate and misleading” depictions of Muslims and Islam in some British newspapers has fueled hostility, MCB's assistant secretary general, Miqdaad Versi, has told Anadolu Agency.
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Nearly half of Islamic schools in England require girls to wear hijabs, says report

September 25, 2017
Education chiefs have been urged to allow Muslim girls “free choice” after it emerged that pupils at dozens of Islamic schools are being forced to...
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Funding Opportunity: Global Religion Research Initiative

Application Deadline: October 16, 2017
The Center for the Study of Religion and Society is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Religion Research Initiative. The GRRI will fund over 150 research proposals by distributing...
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Courses & Conferences
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Sacred Journeys 5th Global Conference: Pilgrimage & Beyond

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: February 28, 2018
The latest research indicates that more than 400 million people embark annually on traditional pilgrimages in Saudi Arabia, India, Japan, and elsewhere, with the numbers steadily...
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Islam & Atheism: Irreconcilable Enemies?

November 13, 2017 | Conway Hall, London, UK
Modern Britain is a plural society. Around one in twenty of us - and one in eight Londoners - identifies as a Muslim, including some who have converted to Islam. At the same time, around half the population no longer identifies with any religion, and over one in five has a broadly...
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Boston College Biennial Conference on the History of Religion

Call for Papers | Submisison Deadline: November 15, 2017
From illuminated manuscripts to Buddhist stupas to the Pope’s twitter account, the representation of religion has taken many forms. Further, the question of who represents religion has been...
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Workshop: Rulers as Authors in the Islamic world

December 18-19, 2017 | Hamburg, Germany
The aims of the Workshop are to assess the geographical and chronological extension of the figure of the ruler as author, and the extent to which it reflects particular understandings of...
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The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America

Presented by Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)
The Islamic Seminary of America presented its first weekend seminar entitled “The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America” on October 6-8, 2017. This short seminar involved...
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Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

University of California, Los Angeles | Deadline: Oct. 15, 2017
The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the UCLA, announces a search for a tenure-track position in Islamic Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor with a hire date of July 1, 2018. We encourage applicants whose specializations relate to early & classical Islam...
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Islamic Studies
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Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)

In August 2016 (1437) Sh. Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Sh. Omar Suleiman and some other Dallas TX area visionaries established the Islamic Seminary of America (ISA). ISA is dedicated to producing authentic knowledge about the Islamic Civilization and translating it into the American context. In a short period ISA accomplished...
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