Newsletter 135
Newsletter 135
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Newsletter 135
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In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

July 24, 2018
Across Western Europe, people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of...
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Religious education needs overhaul to reflect UK, says report

July 18, 2018
Religious education in schools is outdated and should be replaced with a new subject: religion, belief and values, and the right of parents to withdraw their children from classes should be...
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Muslim Americans running for office in highest numbers since 2001

July 17, 2018
A record number of Muslim Americans ran for statewide or national office this election cycle, the most since Sept. 11, 2001, made Islam a...
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Courses & Conferences
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3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

September 3-5, 2018 | University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
The third Islamic Education Summer School will focus on issues related to the formation of Muslim female faith and educational leadership. The interactive presentations and the overall discussion will explore ways of engaging the traditions of embodied spirituality with critical...
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Sectarian Identity and Community Formation in Islam

October 26-27, 2018 | The Franke Institute, Chicago, IL, USA
Given the modern and historical importance of sectarian identity in the Muslim world, the University of Chicago’s Shi‘i Studies Group is hosting this year’s annual symposium on...
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The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

July 9-12, 2019 | Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
The last ISSR conference on ‘Religion and Politics’ was organized in Venice in 1979. Religion and spirituality are intertwined with politics at micro, meso, and macro levels, and their connection may vary strongly, both geographically and over time. The themes that could be addressed are...
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Postdoctoral Researcher, Qur’anic Commentary Project (QuCIP)

University of Oxford | Application Deadline: September 14, 2018
This is an opportunity for an outstanding scholar to join the research project Qur’anic Commentary: An Integrative Paradigm, funded by the European Research Council and...
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Islamic Studies
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The Religion and Diversity Project

The Religion and Diversity Project was a $2.5 million, 7 year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) housed at the University of Ottawa. The project addressed the following question: What are the contours of religious diversity in Canada and...
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

The ISSR, founded in 1948, is a worldwide scientific organization devoted to understanding the relationship between religion and society. The Society holds bilingual conferences every two...
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