Newsletter 149
Newsletter 149
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Newsletter 149
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British soldiers, Pakistani officials & Israeli diplomats celebrate Mawlid, Christmas and Chanukah together

December 21, 2018
Christians, Jews, Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims were among the 200 people who gathered at the Ilford Muslim Community Centre on 13 December to...
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German politicians propose a 'religion tax' for Muslims to counter extremism

December 28, 2018
When Germans file their annual tax returns, religion matters a great deal. If you're Catholic, tax authorities will likely collect an income tax...
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Journal Introduction
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Journal of Islamic Ethics (JIE), Volume 2 (2018)

Publisher: Brill
The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) announces the publishing of the second volume of its “Journal of Islamic Ethics” (JIE) in collaboration with BRILL. The Journal of Islamic Ethics is a full Open Access journal that focuses on the ethical approaches embedded in Islamic philosophy, theology, mysticism and jurisprudence as well as Islamic civilization in general – and their intersection with applied fields like Arts, Bioethics, Economics, Education, Environment, Gender, Media, Methodology, Migration & Human Rights, Politics and...
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Recent Publications

Illuminating Islam’s Peaceful Origins

God in The Qur’an by Jack Miles, Muhammad by Juan Cole
Is Allah, the God of Muslims, a different deity from the one worshiped by Jews and Christians? Is he even perhaps a strange “moon god,” a relic from Arab paganism, as some anti-Islamic polemicists have argued? What about Allah’s apostle, Muhammad? Was he a militant...
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Islam in Modern Societies: Facts, Issues, and Perspectives in the West

Publisher: Westbow Press (July 6, 2018)
By Jamel Khermimoun
Jamel Khermimoun considers that Muslims born in France and in the West now build their identity not from an imported model but from a strong sense of belonging to the nation, which they claim at the same time as their Islam. He wants to shed light on his reading of texts guided by the spirit of flexibility and openness advocated by Islam. We must listen carefully to what he has to say to us; one must know how to confront ones own point of view with...
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Courses & Conferences
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International Conference on Multidisciplinary Research in Islamic Studies 2019

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: January 16, 2019
ICMIS 2019 provides collaborative environment for academics and experts to present findings on wide aspects of Islamic Studies. This platform...
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Pilgrimage and the Senses

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 20, 2019
This interdisciplinary conference hosted at the University of Oxford aims to shed light on how sensory perception shapes and is shaped by the experience of pilgrimage across cultures, faith traditions, and throughout history. Focusing on the ways in which pilgrimage engages the senses will contribute to our knowledge of how people have historically understood both religious...
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The Fifth Annual Conference on Shi‘i Studies

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: February 3, 2019
The Islamic College invites abstracts to be submitted for its fifth conference specializing in the flourishing field of Shi‘i studies. This conference will provide a broad platform for...
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IEG Fellowships for Doctoral Students

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019
The Leibniz Institute of European History (IEG) awards 8–10 fellowships for international doctoral students in European history, the history of religion, historical theology, or other historical disciplines. The IEG funds PhD projects on European history from the early modern period...
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Professorship (W2) in Islamic Law

Leipzig University, Germany | Deadline: January 18, 2019
The Faculty of History, Arts and Oriental Sciences at Leipzig University invites applications for a professorship (W2) in Islamic Law starting as soon as possible. The professorship at the Oriental Institute of Leipzig University addresses both the teaching and research in the field of...
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Imam Ali Chair for Shi‘i Studies and Dialogue among Islamic Legal Schools

Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, USA
Hartford Seminary announces an opening for a Shi‘i scholar with a distinguished record that includes an academic doctorate, religious...
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Assistant Professor with a Specialization in Islam of the Late Medieval or Early Modern Period

Florida International University | Deadline: January 31, 2019
The Department of Religious in the School of International and Public Affairs is pleased to announce a search for a faculty colleague with...
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