Newsletter 172
Newsletter 172
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Newsletter 172
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Canada: Muslims to contest religious law at Canada’s top court

December 19, 2019
The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) announced that it will seek to challenge Quebec’s controversial ban on religious symbols at the Supreme Court of Canada...
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Quebec City’s first Muslim cemetery is set to open in spring 2020

December 19, 2019
Quebec City’s mayor has signed a deed of sale for a parcel of land that will soon become the region’s first Muslim cemetery. Mayor Regis Labeaume had promised the land to the city’s...
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British Muslims prepare to leave UK after Boris Johnson wins election

December 15, 2019
British Muslims have started the process of leaving the UK over fears for their ‘personal safety’ now Boris Johnson is Prime Minister for five years, Metro.co.uk can reveal. It comes...
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Book Series: Routledge Studies in Islam and Human Rights

December 15, 2019
Prof. Souaiaia is Founder and currently the General Editor of the Book Series, Routledge Studies in Islam and Human Rights, which publishes scholarly monographs that examine...
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Recent Publications

Early Modern Trends in Islamic Theology

'Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī and His Network of Scholarship
Edited by Lejla Demiri and Samuela Pagani
The present volume is dedicated to the study of ʿAbd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī (1641–1731), an outstanding religious scholar, sufi thinker and man of letters from 17th-18th-century Ottoman Syria. With its focus on a careful examination of Nābulusī's multifaceted and enriching textual corpus, the present volume offers an in-depth analysis of both his thought and his intellectual milieu. The essays presented here reflect the wide spectrum of Nābulusī's interests, from scriptural exegesis to theology, from jurisprudence to mysticism, from philosophy to...
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Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
The Journal of Qur'anic Studies, launched in October 1999, is the first scholarly periodical dedicated to the study of the Qur'an. It aims to address the importance of the Qur'an for Islam and Islamic Studies, along with other issues vital to the development of Qur'anic Studies as a discipline. The Journal is a triannual, bilingual, peer-reviewed journal and publishes original articles on all aspects of the Qur'an, focusing on the linguistic and stylistic features of the text, while also discussing the Qur'an's influence on literature, theology, law and political and social studies. In addition, the Journal of Qur'anic Studies addresses new approaches and ways of reading and re-reading the Qur'an. The traditional concern with the 'determination' of the origin...
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Courses & Conferences
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Call for Papers: "Global Understandings of Religiosity & Generosity"

A Special Issue of Religions | Abstract Deadline: 15 Jan 2020
This Special Issue aims to advance cross-cultural approaches to studying the intersections of religiosity, spirituality, and moral values with generous orientations, philanthropic...
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Graduate Student Workshop on Religion, Law, and Politics in the Middle East

April 23, 2020 | Maxwell School of Syracuse University, NY, US
The Middle Eastern Studies Program at Syracuse University will host a one-day interdisciplinary graduate student workshop on religion, law,...
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Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Showcase

February 20, 2020 | Australian National University, Australia
There is no doubt that recent events confirm the importance of the Middle East and Muslim worlds. Although the media and policymakers devote considerable attention to them, they are often mis- or partially understood. ‘Arab and Islamic Studies’ seeks to rectify this by presenting a...
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SOAS MA Islamic Intellectual History (2020 entry)

Program Start: September intake only | SOAS University of London
The MA Islamic Intellectual History is a program on historical Islamic studies, offering in-depth study of the intellectual, religious and cultural history of the Islamic world, past and present,...
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PhD Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

University of Edinburgh | Application Deadline: February 14, 2020
The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for one PhD scholarship in any area within its expertise. The scholarship will be...
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Islamic Studies
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Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (Middle East & Central Asia) (CAIS) forms part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences at The Australian National University and is Australia’s premier location for studies in this field, with a high international standing and links with its major counterparts in the Arab & Muslim world...
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