Newsletter 144
Newsletter 144
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Newsletter 144
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Poll: Most Britons tolerant of Islam and Muslims, but strong minority isn’t

October 29, 2018
The majority of Britons are tolerant of Islam and Muslims but a strong minority isn’t, a new poll has revealed. The ComRes survey of over 2000...
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German schools teach Islam to students to give them a sense of belonging

November 4, 2018
In a country where the debate over “who belongs?” has deeply divided Ms Merkel’s government, and propelled the rise of anti-immigrant populism, the 16 and 17-year-olds...
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Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

November 7, 2018
Many more U.S. Muslims identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party than the GOP (66% vs. 13%), but the share who are Republican has held steady over the last 10 years...
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Muslim women win House seats, blazing a new path

November 7, 2018
Two Muslim women from the Midwest were elected to the House of Representatives on Tuesday, making history as the first females of their faith to serve in Congress. The candidates secured their wins by running on a socially progressive platforms. Rashida Tlaib will...
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What did this mosque sound like more than a thousand years ago?

November 7, 2018
Researchers have recreated the acoustic atmosphere of the ancient Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. The sounds in the prayer hall have changed over the centuries. When a building is...
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Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

October 25, 2018
The famous Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has converted to Islam and taken the new name “Shuhada’ Davitt.” In a tweet which is thought to be from her account, O’Connor said she had...
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A minority within a minority?: the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain

By Oliver Scharbrodt
Published Online by Journal of "Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life" (Springer)...
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Courses & Conferences
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Call for papers: Special Issue “Fashion/Religion Interfaces”

Manuscript Submission Deadline: April 1, 2019
The complex interconnections between religious beliefs and fashion in clothing have been increasingly recognised by researchers, journalists and fashion producers. At the same...
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The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: December 14, 2018
This two-day conference explores the diverse faith lives, identities, experiences, practices, and beliefs of self-identifying girls and women...
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Conference on Leadership, Authority and Representation in British Muslim Communities

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018
Who speaks for British Muslims? How is authority construed, constructed and exercised in an age of mass media and the Internet? How is authority...
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