Newsletter 133
Newsletter 133
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Newsletter 133
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Measuring Attitudes Toward Muslims and Jews in Western Europe

June 1, 2018
Pew Research Center asked people in 15 Western European countries a number of questions related to multiculturalism and pluralism, with a specific emphasis on their attitudes toward...
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Victoria mosque opens doors to Unitarians after crash damages church

June 13, 2018
Members of the Victoria Islamic Center know what it’s like to lose a place of worship. “We welcome you. This is your place,” Abe Ajrami, treasurer for the Islamic Center, said to a...
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Recent Publications

A Textbook on the Methods of Qur’anic Exegesis

Publisher: ICAP Press
By Mohammad Ali Reza’i Isfahani
The science of tafsīr (exegesis of the Qur’an) was one of the earliest academic activities in Islam. Since the Qur’an’s revelation, a variety of methods and approaches have been developed to interpret its verses. This introductory textbook deals with the most important methods used in tafsīr.
Having made the distinction between exegetical ‘methods’ and ‘approaches’, the author focuses his analysis on the following exegetical methods: tafsīr of the Qur’an by...
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Special Issue: “Pilgrimage and Diversity in the Information Age”

Publisher: University of Maryland Libraries
The International Journal of Information, Diversity, & Inclusion (IJIDI) presents wide-ranging and multidisciplinary perspectives on the intersection of equity, social justice, and information. IJIDI is a collaboration between the University of Maryland Libraries and iPAC, the Information Policy & Access Center at the University of Maryland.
Religious and secular pilgrimages have been part of human history since the beginning of time and remain very...
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Courses & Conferences
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BRAIS Workshop Grants 2018

Call for Proposals | Proposal Submission Deadline: Sept 14, 2018
Following the success of its 2016/17 Workshop Grants scheme, BRAIS will be offering two further grants of up to £1000 in 2018. The grants aim to provide opportunities to develop original research ideas in any area of Islamic Studies, to disseminate and increase the impact of...
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CFP: Special Issue "Women in Islam"

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018
A Special Issue of Societies
This call for papers for a peer-reviewed special issue on “Women in Islam” invites submissions focusing on women’s understanding, interpretation and lived experience of Islam with attention to women’s agency. Possible fields of...
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Understanding Urban Religion: Heritage, Public Space and Governance

October 25-27, 2018 | Barcelona, Spain
The aim of this workshop is to explore the conditions, forms and consequences of the ways urban religion is revitalized, spatialized and governed in contemporary cities...
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The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy

27 June – 01 August 2018 | Islamic college, London, UK
This course aims to familiarize students with the main arguments for God’s existence, their relative strengths and weaknesses, and possible atheist counter-arguments to them. It will look at the contributions made by leading proponents of both theism and atheism and take into account...
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The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

Call for Session | Proposal Submission Deadline: August 30, 2018
While we initially planned to have our conference 2019 in Warsaw at UKSW, this has finally not been possible. The next International Society for the sociology of Religion (ISSR) conference will be held in Barcelona, Spain, 9-12 July, 2019 under the title “The Politics of Religion and...
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Islamic Studies
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Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

"Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe" is a Research project of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. All religions, which are today commonly known as world religions, have their...
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