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Newsletter 162
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Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

June 17, 2019
The Quebec government passed a bill barring schoolteachers, police officers, judges and other public employees from wearing religious symbols in the workplace, prompting an outcry that...
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Almost HALF of Tory members want to 'reduce Muslims coming to UK', shock poll shows

June 24, 2019
Almost half of Tory party members (40%) believe the Government should "lower the number of Muslims entering Britain," according to YouGov...
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Norway: Islamophobic group insults Muslims, harms Qur’an

June 17, 2019
An Islamophobic group in Norway insulted Muslims, said all Qurans must be destroyed and threw a copy of the Muslim holy book the Qur’an in an event near the capital Oslo...
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Recent Publications

Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship

Publisher: Assouline (June 2019)
By Bernard O’Kane
The publishing house of Assouline launched a new book titled, “Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship”. Known for the luxurious and collectible nature of its coffee table books on a range of topics like fashion, design, arts, culture, and travel, Assouline will be adding Mosques to its Ultimate Collection series. The book celebrates the architectural magnificence of the house of worshippers belonging to the fastest growing, second largest religion in the world, Islam. It features 100 of the world’s most historically significant mosques along with...
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Courses & Conferences
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CIWAS Third Annual Conference: Urban Islam: Muslim Minorities, Identity and Tradition

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: October 4, 2019
The Conference is concerned to explore multi-disciplinary approaches to the study of urban Islam which address questions such as how...
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History, Politics and Culture in the Middle East

October 3-5, 2019 | Hamburg University, Germany
The Department for Culture and History of the Middle East of the University of Hamburg under the auspices of jun. Prof. Dr. Serena Tolino, the German Middle East Studies Association for Contemporary Research and Documentation (DAVO) and the Section Section of Islamic...
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LUCIS Summer School: Philology & Manuscripts from the Muslim World

August 20-30, 2019 | Leiden University, Netherlands
This summer school is for graduate (MA and PhD) students and researchers who have an interest in handwritten materials, editing, and the tradition of editing in the Muslim world...
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NISIS Autumn School: “Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies in the Digital Age”

Utrecht University | Application Deadline: September 2, 2019
Study programs in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies have been slow to take up the challenge of reflecting on the ongoing shift to studying digital phenomena and to the digitization of...
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CFP: “Islam and/or Tradition? Traditional Islam & Islamic Traditions in the Eastern Europe”

Call for Papers | Deadline: November 15, 2019
The newly established peer-reviewed academic journal “Modern Islamic Studies” is pleased to announce collection of papers for the first issue...
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Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies, Macalester College

Macalester College, MN, USA | Application Deadline: 1 Oct 2019
The Macalester College Religious Studies Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies (tenure-track) to begin Fall 2020. A PhD is required by time of...
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