Newsletter 137
Newsletter 137
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Newsletter 137
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Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

August 20, 2018
A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled...
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Recent Publications

In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History & Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

Publisher: Gerlach Press (July 30, 2018)
By Seyfeddin Kara
The history of the text of the Qur’an has been a longstanding subject of interest within the field of Islamic Studies, but the debate has so far been focused on the Sunni traditions about the codices of Caliphs Abū Bakr and ʿUthmān b. ʿAffān. Little to no attention has been given to the traditions on ʿAlī b. Abī Ṭālib’s collection of the Qur’an. This book examines both Shiʿi and Sunni traditions on the issue, aiming to date them back to the earliest possible...
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Courses & Conferences
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The Second International Conference on Islamic Civilization (ISIC 2019)

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: October 15, 2018
Muslim world is characterized by its ethnic, linguistic, and cultural multiplicity. The main challenge for the study of Islam is to describe how its universalistic or abstract principles...
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6th International Conference on Islam and Liberty

November 14-15, 2018 | Islamabad, Pakistan
Islam & Liberty Network (ILN) is a global platform of researchers and academics building knowledge and expertise on the Islamic notions of economic, political and religious liberties...
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From the Understanding Sharia Project: USPPIP Autumn School

November 11-17, 2018 | Leiden University, The Netherlands
The USPPIP project invites advanced doctoral students and early career researchers in the area of Islamic Legal Studies, to apply to participate in the USPPIP Autumn School. The aims of this...
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Oxford Muslim Access Conference – 2018

September 22, 2018 | London, UK
The Oxford Muslim Access Conference is being launched to address the multiple barriers affecting Muslim students applying to Oxford and other top institutions. Our goal is to not only inspire Muslims students who have the potential to thrive at Oxford but to equip them with the...
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Assistant Professor for Asian Islam

Hamilton College, New York | Application Deadline: October 5, 2018
The Asian Studies program of Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure track position in any discipline on Islam in Asia, including Iran/Persia, South Asia, and Southeast Asia, to begin July 1, 2019. Mastery of a relevant Asian language is expected. Ph.D. by the time of...
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The “Ethical” and the “Everyday”

November 29-30, 2018 | University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
This workshop seeks to provide a forum for critically engaging with the analytics of the “ethical” and the “everyday” in the study of Islam and Muslims in Europe. The workshop will have three interrelated aims: Firstly, to bring into conversation and rigorously interrogate two...
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Islamic Studies
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Living in Harmony: Music, Memory and Encounters between Jewish, Muslim and Christian Neighbors

Generously funded by the KC Shasha Charitable Foundation, this project focuses on the cultural and social implications of musical encounters...
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The Woolf Institute

The Woolf Institute was founded by Dr Edward Kessler and Revd Professor Martin Forward in 1998. Their aim was to provide an academic framework and space in which people could tackle issues of religious difference constructively.
The Woolf Institute is an independent research center and an Associate Member of the Cambridge Theological Federation...
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