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“Religious tests for public office Are wrong, unlawful”

January 17, 2019
A group of leaders from across a broad spectrum of American religious life urged Senators to pledge their opposition to religious tests of any kind for nominees for public office. A letter,...
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US airport renamed after Muslim legend Muhammad Ali

January 17, 2019
The Louisville International Airport located in Kentucky, USA, has announced it will change its name to be Muhammad Ali International Airport, to honor the late sports legend, CNN reported...
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Church welcomes its special Muslim visitors on Christmas Eve

December 24, 2018
On Christmas Eve, churches all over the country will welcome into their midnight mass services people who rarely take part in acts of Christian worship but find candlelit carols irresistible...
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Green Book writer apologizes for anti-Muslim tweet

January 10, 2019
Nick Vallelonga, the Green Book writer and producer whose late father Tony is a central character in the film, has apologised for a tweet that triggered accusations of Islamophobia...
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Education needed to tackle Islamic extremism in Ireland

January 11, 2019
Catholic methods of examining scripture could help tackle radicalization in Islam, a leading Jesuit academic has said, after it was revealed an Irish citizen was captured having left Ireland to...
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French Muslim women push for 'inclusive' mosque in Paris

January 11, 2019
Two Muslim organizations in France have launched projects to create "inclusive" mosques: spaces where women and men can pray together, and where female imams would be able to lead...
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Recent Publications

Political Muslims: Understanding Youth Resistance in a Global Context

Publisher: Syracuse University Press (February 11, 2019))
Edited by Tahir Abbas and Sadek Hamid
In the last few decades, the media, academics, and the general public have put considerable focus on Muslim culture and politics around the world. Specifically, the rising population of young Muslims has generated concerns about religious radicalism, Islamism, and conflicts in multicultural societies. Few studies have been devoted to how a new generation of Muslims is reshaping society in positive ways.
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Courses & Conferences
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Training Program: Research Methods for the Study of Contemporary Religion

February 25 - March 1, 2019 | University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
This training program is available for doctoral students registered at any higher education institution in the UK/EU and abroad. It's based...
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2019 Public Seminar Series

Presented by the Islam UK Centre, Cardiff University
The center's Seminar Series is now in its 11th year. What began as very modest in-house graduate-focused seminars, has now developed into a more substantial public-facing program. In recent years, we have especially enjoyed working with external partner organizations, including...
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Muslims in Britain: Changes and Challenges

Free Online Course | Starting Date: March 4, 2019
Islam is the second largest religion in the world today and dominates much of the current geopolitical discourse. People are increasingly bombarded by dramatic headlines, yet general knowledge of Muslims and their faith can be poor. This course uses Britain as a case study to...
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Islamic Projects
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Research Methods for the Study of Religion

Research Project at the University of Kent
The role of empirical research in the study of religion has become increasingly important in recent years. In the discipline of Religious Studies, more postgraduate students are undertaking field-work based projects, and in other social science disciplines there has been...
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