Newsletter 107
Newsletter 107
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Newsletter 107
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Religious affiliation of U.S. refugees: Growing number of Muslims

September 26, 2017
The U.S. has resettled more refugees than any other country – about 3 million since 1980. But in the last few years, the number of refugees annually resettled by the U.S. has not...
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Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

October 3, 2017
Schools in Britain will no longer be able to substantially segregate boys and girls, after the court of appeal ruled that a co-educational faith school in Birmingham had caused unlawful...
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Hate crimes targeting Muslims increased 91% in the first half of 2017

October 3, 2017
Prosecutors secured a relatively rare federal hate crime conviction punishable by a tough sentence on Thursday as a Florida man pleaded guilty to leaving a voicemail that threatened to shoot...
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German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

September 26, 2017
German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has upset fellow members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc by proposing that Germany introduce Muslim public holidays...
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Minnesota Muslim-Jew alliances multiply in new political climate

September 22, 2017
Rabbi Morris Allen celebrated the holiday of Sukkot last weekend at an unusual backyard gathering that hosted men wearing yarmulkes and Muslim women draped in headscarves...
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Courses & Conferences
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Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?

Application Deadline: February 28, 2018
Lecturer: Uriya Shavit
On 18 October, Uriya Shavit presented a lecture that examined political, cultural and theological aspects of Muslim migration in the West...
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Studies of Religion Conference 2017

October 21, 2017 | The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham, UK
On the 10th of March, the annual Studies of Religion in Focus ISRA conference was held at the Mercure in Central. The conference encompassed a number of workshops aimed at assisting year 11-12 Studies of Religion teachers to facilitate enhanced learning of the topics...
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Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

October 21, 2017 | The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham, UK
The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an exploration of major topics in Islamic Studies such as: Islamic Thought, Reading Quran & Hadith, Islamic Jurisprudence, Islamic Lifestyle in the West, Islamic History,...
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Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program Visiting Fellowships

Harvard Law School | Application Deadline: January 1, 2018
Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law & Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year...
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Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

New College of Florida | Application Deadline: Open until filled
New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Islamic studies. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, teaching experience, a career interest in liberal arts teaching, and a vibrant research agenda. The successful candidate’s...
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Islamic Studies
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Islamic Sciences and Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

Established in 2009 in Sydney Australia, ISRA is a product of the dialogue movement in Australia. It is a platform for cooperation between Australian Muslims and educational institutions in Australia. While ISRA has a strong educational...
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