Newsletter 140
Newsletter 140
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Newsletter 140
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IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

October 13, 2018
The Association of Islamic Theology of Isfahan Seminary organized a 3-day summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West on...
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The latest attack on Islam: It’s not a religion

September 26, 2018
Religious liberty has become a particularly politicized topic in recent years, and recent months were no different. In a long-awaited June decision, the Supreme Court decided in favor of a Christian baker who refused to make a custom wedding cake for a gay couple. In July,...
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Islamic schools seek understanding amid rising hate crimes

September 24, 2018
According to a 2011 report by the Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), there are 235 full-time Islamic schools in the U.S. Shariq Siddiqui and Sabith Khan, co-authors of...
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Population of Muslim converts increases in Norway

September 26, 2018
The famous Norwegian historian Kari Vogt, from Oslo University’s Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, has estimated that as much as 3,000 Norwegians converted to Islam...
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Social Wilayah Summer Retreat

October 1, 2018
The Kawthar Learning Circle (KLC) held its Social Wilayah Summer Retreat from 3-6 August 2018 at the Cap-Saint-Jacques regional park in Montreal, Canada. The Social Wilayah Summer Retreat has become a yearly tradition among the KLC family, as an opportunity to strengthen the...
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Islam shows its female face with rise of women mosques

September 5, 2018
Relegated to the basement, silenced by the imam and barred from the front door, some Muslim women have had enough of male domination at the mosque and are setting up their own. From...
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Recent Publications

Handbook of Islamic Education

Publisher: Springer International Publishing (June 20, 2018)
Edited by Holger Daun and Reza Arjmand
The globalization and the migration of Muslims into new areas of the globe, has led to increased contacts between Muslims and non-Muslims. Therefore, we need better understanding of Islamic education. Reza Arjmand at Linnaeus university is editor of a new handbook that gives a broad understanding of Islamic education. The handbook provides policy guidelines and a deeper understanding about Muslim education. It's a necessary tool for scholars, researchers, students, policy-makers and practitioners. It constitutes a great source for systematic background knowledge and is part of the International Handbooks of...
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Governing Islam Abroad: Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (August 25, 2018)
By Benjamin Bruce
Concentrates on the similar capacity of Turkey and Morocco to intervene in religious affairs as a domain of public policy. From sending imams abroad to financing mosques and Islamic associations, home states play a key role in governing Islam in Western Europe. Drawing on over one hundred interviews and years of fieldwork, this book employs a comparative perspective that analyzes the foreign religious activities of the two home states with...
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Courses & Conferences
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Free Online Course: Religion, Conflict and Peace

Instructor: Diane L. Moore, Harvard Divinity School
In this course, we will explore a series of contemporary conflicts in different regions of the world with a special focus on identifying and analyzing the diverse and complex roles that...
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Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State

March 25-26, 2019 | The Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK
This conference seeks to address the question how strictly observant religious groups or "fundamentalists" challenge two basic principles within contemporary societies: gender equality...
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Webinar: State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage

Bi-weekly, Wednesday | Oct 31, 2018 - Jan 23, 2019
By Prof Stefan Heidemann
For the period prior to the fifteenth century, historians of Islamic societies have few primary...
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Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern prior to 1600 (medieval)

Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia | Deadline: December 20, 2018
Hampden-Sydney College, Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in Islamic World or Middle...
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