Newsletter 141
Newsletter 141
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Newsletter 141
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Anti-Islamophobia kit launched in European Parliament

September 27, 2018
In the wake of growing racism across Europe, a project to counter Islamophobia was launched in the European Parliament. Experts and academics from across Europe gathered at the parliament...
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The European day of action against Islamophobia and religious intolerance

September 21, 2018
Many Muslims still remember the killing of a pregnant Muslim woman in a German court based on anti-Muslim motivation. On July 1,...
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Art show takes on the misrepresentation of Muslims

October 5, 2018
Muslim women in the West have been battling inaccurate stereotypes for ages. In the post-Sept. 11 era, Muslim women have come to be seen as one-dimensional figures in need of saving by...
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Recent Publications

Interrelgious Action for Peace: Studies in Muslim-Christian Cooperation

Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (April 26, 2017)
Edited by Tom Bamat, Myla Leguro, Neil Bolton and Atalia Omer
On April 26, 2017, Catholic Relief Services released a book examining Muslim-Christian peacemaking around the world. The publication looks at case studies from six countries including Serbia, Kenya, Egypt, and Philippines. Introducing the panel discussion at the event for the release of the book, Dr. Tom Bamat reminded attendees that Muslim-Christian relations have not simply been...
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Beyond Accommodation: Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians

Publisher: UBC Press (September 2018)
By Jennifer Selby, Amelie Barras and Lori G. Beaman
Problems – of integration, failed political participation, and requests for various kinds of accommodation – seem to dominate the social scientific research on Muslims in Canada, the United States, and Western Europe. Beyond Accommodation: Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians offers a different perspective, showing how Muslim Canadians successfully navigate and negotiate their religiosity in the more mundane moments of their...
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Special Issue: Religious Practices and the Internet

Journal: RESET (Social science research on the internet)
This special issue precisely aims at exploring how the Internet affects religion or conversely, how religion can transform digital media. These questions may be discussed at least from two standpoints. On the one hand, one can consider that religions have always used media and that there is in fact no religion without media (Krotz, 2007). This theory relies on the conceptualization of religions as communication systems. The use of digital media by religious institutions is consequently unsurprising, because throughout history and often very fast, they have...
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Courses & Conferences
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Workshops on the study of Oriental manuscripts

March 25-29, 2019 | Berlin State Library, Germany
This training course / workshop will be organized under the title: “Codicological and Paleographical Aspects of Islamic Manuscripts, with a Special Focus on Manuscript Notes”. Codicological and palaeographical aspects of Islamic manuscripts, like writing support, binding and calligraphy will...
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Religiosity in East & West: Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2019
The concept of religiosity as a highly individual aspect of religion and its research was shaped in Protestant circles in the Western context. It inspired a huge body of research and further...
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Islamic Studies
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The Bridge Initiative

Based in Georgetown University's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square. Through its website, The Bridge Initiative disseminates original and accessible research, offers engaging commentary on contemporary news, and hosts a repository of high-caliber...
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