Newsletter 118
Newsletter 118
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Newsletter 118
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Early Muslim Canadian settler Fuad Sahin named to the Order of Canada

January 18, 2018
Dr. Fuad Sahin was named to the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette on December 29, 2017. He had previously received the Order of Ontario in 2009...
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Recent Publications

Muslims in Eastern Europe

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (January 16, 2018)
By Egdūnas Račius
The history and contemporary situation of Muslim communities in Eastern Europe are explored here from three angles. First, survival, telling of the resilience of these Muslim communities in the face of often restrictive state policies and hostile social environments, especially during the Communist period. Next, their subsequent revival in the aftermath of the Cold War, and last, transformation, looking at the profound changes currently taking place in the demographic composition of the communities and in the forms of Islam practiced by them. The reader is shown a picture of the general trends common to the Muslim communities of Eastern Europe...
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The “Beauty Fallacy”: Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

Publisher: The Donner Institute (December 4, 2017)
Approaching Religion, Volume 7, No 2
A new issue of the journal Approaching Religion with the theme “The ‘Beauty Fallacy’: Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge” has been published.
Approaching Religion (AR) is an academic open access journal published by the Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History in Åbo, Finland. Its purpose is to publish current research on religion and to offer a platform for scholarly debate within the field...
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Courses & Conferences
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Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies

July 15-30, 2018 | Qom, Iran
Al-hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program for Shi‘a studies. This program provides a format for introducing and discussing Shi‘a history, thoughts, beliefs, demography, Shi‘a governments, education system, branches...
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Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: February 14, 2018
The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective unit of the ISBL welcomes proposals for both individual papers and pre-arranged panels at the international meeting in Helsinki...
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Religion and Politics: Conflict and Peace

September 20-23, 2018 | Siena, Italy
The 13th conference of the SIEF Ethnology of Religion Working Group aims to explore from ethnological / anthropological perspective the general theme of politics and religion in various national and political contexts, either in historical or contemporary times...
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Embracing The Muslim Community: The Revert Experience

February 2, 2018
It was a memorable and enjoyable evening with 3 really interesting perspectives from Muslim reverts discussing their experience of embracing Islam, took place on the 1st of February 2018...
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Associate Professor in Religious Studies (with a Focus on Indigenous Religions)

University of Tromsø | Application Deadline: February 14, 2018
The University of Tromsø, The Arctic University of Norway, has a vacant permanent fulltime position as associate professor in religious studies...
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Islamic Studies
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Research Project: Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements

This program is aimed at researchers who are examining the emergence of political movements in the Islamic world at the national and/or...
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