Newsletter 136
Newsletter 136
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Newsletter 136
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Muslim and Protestant scientists most likely to perceive discrimination

August 1, 2018
Muslim and Protestant scientists are more likely than other U.S. scientists to experience religious discrimination, according to new research from Rice University and West Virginia University...
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With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age

August 8, 2018
New laws targeting Muslims are reminiscent of a time when innocent Jewish children were abducted by masked monks and imprisoned in monasteries to “save” them from the fire of...
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The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

August 3, 2018
Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim. Now aged 44, she faces the biggest hurdle of her life: asking a majority white constituency, where Catholics are the biggest religious group, to make her the first Muslim woman elected into Congress...
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Courses & Conferences
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Yemeni Manuscript Collections and Zaydi Studies

December 6-7, 2018 | The Institute for Advanced Study, USA
The conference is part of a larger endeavor aimed at fostering the scholarly exploration of all aspects of Shiism: the "Shii Studies Research Program", funded by the Carnegie Foundation....
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Muslim Women’s Religious Leadership and Authority in Europe and North America

September 13-14, 2018 | University of Edinburgh, UK
This interdisciplinary workshop aims to facilitate a dialogue and scholarly exchange on the topic of Islamic female scholarship and leadership...
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Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

September 28-29, 2018 | Basel, Switzerland
Call for Applications for the 6th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies in Basel, a workshop with Assistant Professor Dr. H. Akın Ünver. This workshop immerses students in comparative studies of Islamist politics in the Middle East and N. Africa...
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Religion and Power: The Creation, Reproduction and Deconstruction of Social Orders

October 26–28, 2018 | Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion provides scholars from across the social and behavioral sciences...
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Postdoctoral Researcher 'Engendering Europe’s Muslim Question'

University of Amsterdam | Application Deadline: 30 September 2018
The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral researcher position to work on the NWO Vici project EnGendering Europe’s Muslim Question...
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Professor (W 3) for Islamic History and Culture

Tübingen University | Application Deadline: August 31, 2018
The applicant should be able to cover a broad spectrum of research and instruction in this subject area. She/he should have a research focus either on Islamic history or on literary...
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Islamic Studies
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Mapping Islamophobia

Mapping Islamophobia is a project headed by Grinnell College history and religious studies professor Caleb Elfenbein, with contributions from a number of Grinnell College students and technical support from Mike Conner. The project utilizes a series of powerful interactive maps that document incidents of violence, discrimination, and bias targeting Muslim individuals and communities in the United States...
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