Newsletter 164
Newsletter 164
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Newsletter 164
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Approved statement of IRIC by UN- Economic & Social Council (ECOSOC)

July 26, 2019
Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) issued a written statement to “High-Level Political Forum 2019 under the Auspices of ECOSOC and it was entitled "Human Empowerment to...
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Global restrictions on religion increased over decade, Pew report

July 16, 2019
Restrictions on religion are on the rise, not just under authoritarian regimes but also in European democracies, according to the US Pew center. It found Muslims are harassed in 140 countries...
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British Museum to explore Islamic world's impact on western art

July 16, 2019
An art tradition sometimes dismissed as perpetuating lazy stereotypes about the east will soon – the British Museum hopes – be seen in a different light thanks to a major exhibition...
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What Western civilization owes to Islamic cultures

July 15, 2019
Algebra, alchemy, artichoke, alcohol, and apricot all derive from Arabic words which came to the West during the age of Crusades. Even more fundamental are the Indo-Arabic numerals (0-9), which replaced Roman numerals during the same period period and revolutionized our capacity...
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Archaeologists uncover 1,200-year-old mosque

July 18, 2019
The 1,200-year-old building is one of the oldest mosques ever discovered in Israel. The researchers also uncovered a farm and a small settlement near the mosque in the Negev Desert. Archaeologists announced that they had discovered a 1,200-year-old mosque in the...
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Courses & Conferences
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AASR 2019 Conference: “Religion and Violence”

December 5-6, 2019 | University of Newcastle, Callaghan, Australia
The relationship between religion and violence continues to be contentious and marked by significant changes in global and domestic politics including humanitarian crises, displaced peoples particularly asylum seekers, the rise and fall of extremist religious movements, the status of...
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Islamic Law and Theology in Context

March 25-27, 2020 | Osnabrück University, Osnabrück, Germany
In the last twenty years, research on the history of Islamic Law has shifted from the Early Period to the Middle Periods, approaching all kinds of different genres and topics. Besides fatāwā-collections and commentaries (sharḥ and ḥāshiya), the treatise-literature (rasāʾil) seem...
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“Multiculturalism, Nationalism, Religions and Secularism”

Call for papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: August 12, 2019
Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship’s 20th Anniversary Conference
Conference papers can come from sociology, political theory, political science, anthropology...
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IEAUH 2020 – Session on “Monuments & the Politics of Public Space in Muslim Societies”

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: October 4, 2019
We invite papers that probe particular cases from predominantly Muslim societies in which the role of monuments/ monumentality in triggering...
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Islamic Studies
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Religious Studies at Macalester College, USA

Macalester was founded in 1874 on a firm belief in the transformational power of the liberal arts education. Since then, our students and alumni have demonstrated that power as a force for positive change, in turn attracting a growing community of learners from around the world. The courses of the department of religious...
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