Newsletter 113
Newsletter 113
Newsletter 113
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Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

December 13, 2017
Dear recipients, We would like to acknowledge you that by the grace of Allah, the diligence and perseverance of our Editorial Board and your sincere support and friendly responses through our evaluation forms, we could publish more than 110 numbers of Islam & the West Newsletter...

Europe’s Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration

December 4, 2017
While Muslims are still a relatively small share of Europe’s population, they are set to continue rising as a percentage of Europe’s population...

Muslims from disputed new London mosque donate blood at synagogue for Jewish day of action

December 6, 2017
Muslims planning to open a new mosque in a traditionally Jewish London community joined people at their local synagogue to give blood...

Majority of former US envoys to Israel oppose Trump’s Jerusalem decision

December 8, 2017
Nearly all of the former US ambassadors to Israel said they were opposed to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the holy city of...
Recent Publications

Special Journal Issue: “The European Court of Human Rights and minority religions”

Publisher: Routledge (September-December 2017)
Religion, State & Society, Volume 45, Issue 3-4, 2017
Edited by: Effie Fokas and James T. Richardson
I. ECtHR and case law: clarity, consistency & controversy
 - religious freedom & the European Court of Human Rights
 -The freedom to wear religious clothing in the case law of the European Court of Human Rights
 - Human rights & religions:‘living together’ or dying apart?
 - Militant or pluralist secularism...
Courses & Conferences

16th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention: “American Muslims”

December 28-30, 2017 | Mccormick Place, Chicago, IL, USA
The Annual MAS-ICNA Convention is one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North America. The convention takes place in Chicago, Illinois every December during the...

The Fourth International Conference on Shi'i Studies 2018

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2018
The Islamic College would like to invite abstracts to be submitted for its 4th conference specializing in the growing field of Shi‘i studies. Papers are welcome on any aspect of Shi‘i studies...

Shii Studies: The State of the Art

Conference Report | December 10, 2017
On December 7-9, the Institute for Advanced Study held an International Conference entitled “Shii Studies: The State of the Art” organized by Hassan Ansari and Sabine Schmidtke. The conference was part of a larger endeavor aimed at fostering the scholarly exploration of all...

Religions and Identities in the European Migration Crisis

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: January 10, 2018
The relation between immigration, citizenship, integration/participation in host societies, and religion has been for quite some time central to the interest of scholars. Over time, the increase...

Populist Politics & the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms & Inclusion

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 19, 2017
Across Europe and North America populist parties and leaders have surged in recent years, with figures such as Donald Trump and Andrej Babiš...

A conference on "Spirituality, Theology, Education"

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018
The discipline of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa and the Department of Systematic and Practical Theology, University of Latvia, invite proposals for a third international...

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