Newsletter 170
Newsletter 170
Newsletter 170
Publish Date

26 American Muslims win in the November elections

November 29, 2019
26 Muslims won in state and local elections races across the US, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced. Elections were held, in large part, on November 5. 81 Muslim candidates ran for elections held in Kentucky, Louisiana, and Mississippi, regularly scheduled...

1000 Mosques Across Germany Open Doors to Welcome Visitors

October 3, 2019
More than 1,000 mosques across Germany opened their doors Thursday to welcome non-Muslims in an effort of dispelling stereotypes and promoting mutual understanding, Anadolu...

In his visit to mosque, German president calls for more understanding

December 3, 2019
At a time of growing hate crimes targeting Muslims, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid a special visit to a mosque in the southern town of Penzberg, calling for more...

Religious Journalism Award

Call for Applications | Submission Deadline: February 28, 2020
The IARJ together with the Italian institute Fondazione per le Scienze Religiose Giovanni XXIII, within the framework of the European Academy of Religion, have launched a new journalism award for journalists based in Europe and in the Mediterranean basin, the Piazza...
Journal Introduction

Special Issue: Shia Muslims in Great Britain

Publisher: Springer
Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life
Volume 13, Issue 3, October 2019
Oliver Scharbrodt, Reza Gholami, and Sufyan Abid Dogra
Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life is the first peer-reviewed socio-scientific journal focused on Muslim life which closes the existing gap within the range of journals focusing on Islam. It focuses on contemporary issues of Islam, providing an international forum of discussion. It Is multidisciplinary and multicultural. The Editor-in-Chief is Ronald Lukens-Bull...

Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR)

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 13, 2020
Editors: Andrew Village & Ralph Hood
Publisher: Brill
Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR) is an interdisciplinary and international annual series which disseminates original reports of research related mainly to the sociology and/or psychology of religion. Contributions span a range of theoretical orientations and research methods, though most articles are reports of original quantitative or qualitative research in the field.
We invite proposals for the next edition of the RSSR. We welcome proposals from academics at all levels of...
Courses & Conferences

British Muslim Charitable Organisations: A Best Practice Forum

January 15, 2020 | Birmingham, UK
The imam, who leads Masjid As-Sabur, the oldest mosque in the Las Vegas area, is quick to clarify: “Not casino lights — I’m talking about noor,” he said, using the Arabic word for light that...

Summer School and Conference: "Religion and Cultural Change"

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2020
The British Association for Islamic Studies is delighted to invite proposals for individual papers, or whole panels, for its Seventh Annual Conference which will be hosted by the Aga...

Workshop Program: Mosques, Power and Politics

January 22-24, 2020 | University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The conference will explore the opportunities and challenges created by the emergence of bridges and permeable membranes between confessional and non-confessional Islamic educational...

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