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'Uniting to Confront Violence Against Places of Worship'

September 20, 2019
Remarks by Mr. Miguel Moratinos, The High Representative for the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations, at the Church Center Event. "At the outset, let me thank the US Council of Muslim...
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Why American Muslims lean leftwards for 2020

September 22, 2019
Before the presidential election in 2000, George W. Bush was urged by an adviser to go after a category of voters who would love a business-friendly, socially-conservative message: Muslims. Mr Bush took the tip and it worked. In 2001, a survey of American Muslims found that 42%...
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BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2020

September 26, 2019
The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) and De Gruyter are delighted to announce the fifth round of the BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World. This international prize will be awarded annually to the best doctoral thesis...
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Muslim, Jewish leaders team up in 'exemplary' European initiative

September 15, 2019
Imams and rabbis from across Europe are attending a summit in Italy organized by the Muslim Jewish Leadership Council. Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia and right-wing populism are all...
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New Reddit project makes mental health care accessible to young Muslims

September 25, 2019
Reddit’s Islam-focused message board has long been a place where Muslims, as well as those curious about the faith, go to debate theology,...
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French education minister reignites row over Muslim headscarf

September 25, 2019
A fresh political row has erupted over the Muslim headscarf in France after the education minister said he wanted to avoid having mothers in hijab as volunteers on school outings. Jean-Michel...
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Recent Publications

The Rebel and the Imam in Early Islam: Explorations in Muslim Historiography

Publisher: Cambridge University Press (October 31, 2019)
By Najam Haider
Engaging with contemporary debates about the sources that shape our understanding of the early Muslim world, Najam Haider proposes a new model for Muslim historical writing that draws on Late Antique historiography to challenge the imposition of modern notions of history on a pre-modern society. Haider discusses three key case studies - the revolt of Mukhtar b. Abi 'Ubayd (d. 67/687), the life of the Twelver Shi'i Imam Musa al-Kazim...
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Courses & Conferences
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ICIIS 2019: International Conference on Islam and Islamic Studies

October 30-31, 2019 | Los Angeles, USA
The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference...
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Visible and Invisible Borders Between Christians and Muslims in the Early Modern World

January 10-11, 2020 | Budapest, Hungary
It has traditionally been argued that with the rise of the modern nation state, borders increasingly became lines demarcating the spatial limits of...
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