Newsletter 183
Newsletter 183
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Newsletter 183
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Italy’s first Islamic burial place planned for Rome

June 4, 2020
Italy’s first Islamic cemetery may soon be built on a green space in Tragliatella, a few kilometers north of Rome. The burial place — to be built on a 400 hectare area — will be the first cemetery dedicated to Muslims in a country where Islam is the second-largest religion...
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The Role of COVID-19 in Pilgrimage to Saints’ Shrines and Sacred Sites

June 1, 2020
With the outbreak of COVID-19, pilgrims and devotees of sacred places, governmental institutions and their health sectors, and also religious leaders and clerics are challenged...
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Muslim student sues Scottsdale Community college and professor over Islam quiz questions

June 3, 2020
A local Islamic group filed a lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court against Scottsdale Community College and one of its professors for teaching...
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'Your pain is our pain': UK Muslim body expresses solidarity with Black Lives Matter protests

June 3, 2020
The Muslim Council of Britain said it stands in solidarity with anti-racism and police brutality protesters in the US, UK and beyond, pledging...
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Courses & Conferences
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Materiality of Languages: Byzantium and Early Islamic Near East from 324 to 1204

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: July 1, 2020
This series of sessions at the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies will bring together a group of scholars to explore the links...
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Conference: Reading the Gospels in Islamic Context

September 7-9, 2020 | Centre for Muslim Christian Studies, UK
A three-day conference will hear papers around the theme of interpretation of the New Testament gospels in Islamic contexts. Selected papers will be edited for publication as a volume in the ‘Routledge Reading the Bible in Islamic Context’ series. The series focusses on the...
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CILE Seminar: Anti-Migration Politics and Islamic Ethics

September 20-22, 2020 | Doha, Qatar (or online)
This seminar aims to explore the current growing hostilities towards migrants, asylum seekers and refugees around the world from the perspectives of Islamic ethical principles, legal and political...
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International Quṭb Al-Dīn Al-Shīrāzī Symposium

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: August 31, 2020
The Faculty of Theology at Sivas Cumhuriyet University and the Faculty of Humanities at Istanbul Medeniyet University collaborates for this international symposium on the life and works of Quṭb al-Dīn al-Shīrāzī (d. 710/1311), a polymath who is an important figure in the...
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Panel for the 4th Congress of Studies on the Middle East and Muslim Worlds

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: June 22, 2020
When MENA area studies look into citizenship, political participation or social movements in the region, they have hardly looked into the protesters’ subjectivities from an explicit...
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Seed Funding and Small Research Grants 2020-2021

Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
The International Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society is inviting applications to the ‘Seed Funding and Small Research Grants’ scheme. INSBS supports the...
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Islamic Studies
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Institute for the Study of Islam and Muslim Societies (IISMM)

Located in Paris, the Institute strives to coordinate its educational and research actions with other scientific centers in France and abroad. The IISMM is managed by a management team designated by its scientific...
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