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A suburban filmmaker sued to find out why the FBI was watching her Muslim community

February 1, 2020
Since 2016, documentary filmmaker Assia Boundaoui has been waiting for answers from the FBI to one question: Which parts of her Arab...
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Jewish community in Italy welcomes Muslim refugees from Syria

February 1, 2020
A Syrian family arrived in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday. They are the first group of refugees that is sponsored by the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) and the Jewish...
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Recent Publications

Visions of Sharīʿa: Contemporary Discussions in Shī ͑ī Legal

Publisher: BRILL (December 5, 2019)
Editors:Alireza Bhojani, Laurens de Rooij and Michael Bohlander
In Visions of Sharīʿa Bhojani, De Rooij and Bohlander present the first broad examination of ways in which legal theory (uṣūl al-fiqh) within Twelver Shīʿī thought continues to be a forum for vibrant debates regarding the assumptions, epistemology and hermeneutics of Sharīʿa in contemporary Shīʿī thought. Bringing together authoritative voices and emerging scholars, from both ‘traditional’...
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Courses & Conferences
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Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic & Islamic Studies

Applications for 2020 are now OPEN
The Alimiyyah Degree program is a 2 or 3 year residential course (dependent on your prior level of Arabic and Islamic studies) developed by Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi, based on decades of research and teaching students in the UK. It is designed to develop critical thinking...
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The Central Asian Roots of Islamic Intellectual Traditions

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2020
This conference will explore the Central Asian roots of Islamic intellectual traditions by focusing on the origins of the doctrinal, ritual, intellectual and theological aspects which have emerged...
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2020 ACSIS Conference

March 27-28, 2020 | Villanova University, Villanova, PA, US
“The influence of Islam in politics and society: civic engagement, social inclusion and political participation”
The conference puts particular emphasis on socio-political dimensions of Islam and covers a vast range of topics and areas from Sufism, the so-called apolitical dimension of the faith to economic and financial aspects of Islam,...
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Training School: Islamic Heritage in Europe

May 28-29, 2020 | Palermo, Italy
The COST Action “Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)” [CA 18129] is launching the first call for a training school entitled “Islamic Heritage in Europe”. The event that we are disseminating is being organized within the...
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Course: History of Science

April 10-11, 2020 | Cambridge Muslim College, Cambridge, UK
The course introduces themes that have been extensively pursued by historians of science which when taken together begin to suggest an alternative view on science and its place in history, culture, and society. This, it will be shown, has major revisionary implications for how modern Muslims have recast their history, particularly in relation to science. By the end of...
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Research Fellowship in the Study of the Islamic World

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies | Deadline: March 24, 2020
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, is engaged in the multi-disciplinary study of the Muslim world. The Centre invites...
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