Newsletter 116
Newsletter 116
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Newsletter 116
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News
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Muslims to become second-largest religious group in US, says report

January 5, 2018
By the year 2040, Muslims will replace Jews as the second-largest religious group in the US after Christians, according to projections by a leading American think tank...
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DOCUMENTARIES
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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: The Movie

Director: Jay Shapiro
Islam and the Future of Tolerance is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of an unlikely conversation on a topic of grave importance, and how it changed two foes into friends. This film chronicles the initial clash and ultimate collaboration between the prominent...
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Recent Publications
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Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Publisher: Oxford University Press (June 27, 2017)
Edited by Jocelyne Cesari and Jose Casanova
The relationship between secularism, democracy, religion, and gender equality has been a complex one across Western democracies and still remains contested. When we turn to Muslim countries, the situation is even more multifaceted. In the views of many western commentators, the question of Women Rights is the litmus test for Muslim societies in the age of democracy and liberalism. Especially since the Arab Awakening, the issue is usually framed as the opposition between liberal advocates of secular democracy & religious opponents of women's full equality...
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Articles
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Muslims in the American Media: From Texts to Affects

By Kathleen M Foody | Journal of Islamic Studies
Much scholarship on Islamophobia has offered helpful analyses of the ways that news media, film, television, and even political cartoons represent Muslims generally and Arabs...
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Courses & Conferences
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Islam and Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, Islamic and International Law

July 16-22, 2018 | Seville, The Capital of Andalusia
Co-IRIS Panels for 5th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) 2018 includes Islam and Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, and...
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Youth Development Program (YDP) 2018

March 3-4, 2018 | Application Deadline: February 11, 2018
The aim of the Youth Development Program is to develop personal and enhance leadership capacity across the youth in the Council of European Jamaats. The type of youth that will enable our communities to meet the challenges posed by the future and to fully serve...
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Conference on ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’

Conference Report
The conference, titled ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’ brought together 600 Muslims, both Sunni and Shi‘a from over 100 countries. The conference was a follow-up to...
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Religions and Sustainable Development Goals

Bossey, Switzerland | Application Deadline: April 9, 2018
Intended for an international audience of young people interested and engaged in interreligious dialogue, religious leaders, students, lay persons and professionals with a suitable level of religious literacy and/or experience in the field of interreligious dialogue and engagement...
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Another Orient: Conversion & Rediscovery of Islam in Interwar Europe

March 5, 2018 | Speaker: Edin Hajdarpasic
In the aftermath of the First World War, the conversion of European intellectuals to Islam raised controversial questions about Muslim...
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PhD Scholarship in Theology & Religious Studies

University of Groningen | Application Deadline: April 1, 2018
University of Groningen offers a three-year scholarship to complete a PhD in Theology and Religious Studies. Applications are invited from high-quality prospective PhD students with...
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Islamic Studies
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Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations

The creation of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations at Boston University reflects the university’s long-standing commitment to the advancement of scholarship of the Muslim world. The Institute acts as...
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