Newsletter 186
Newsletter 186
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Newsletter 186
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Exploring ‘Islamist separatism’ in France: Experts, community leaders speak

June 26, 2020
French President Emmanuel Macron announced in February that France would crack down on “Islamist separatism” and end a system in...
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Muslim woman becomes Britain’s first hijab-wearing judge

May 26, 2020
A woman in Britain who has become the first judge in the western world to wear a hijab hopes to be an inspiration to young Muslims. Raffia Arshad, 40, who grew up in Yorkshire, north...
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Muslims, Jews petition to remove statue of St. Louis’ crusader namesake

June 21, 2020
Amid calls to take down statues of leaders with a history of racism ringing out across the US, Jews and Muslims in St. Louis have launched a petition to take down a monument to their city’s...
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Supreme Court lifts ban on state aid to religious schooling

June 30, 2020
The Supreme Court made it easier for religious schools to obtain public funds, upholding a Montana scholarship program that allows state tax credits for private schooling. The court’s...
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Recent Publications

Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History 16

Publisher: Brill (July 2, 2020)
Edited by David Thomas and John A. Chesworth
Christian-Muslim Relations. A Bibliographical History 16 (CMR 16) covering North America, South-East Asia, China, Japan and Australasia in the period 1800-1914, is a further volume in a general history of relations between the two faiths from the 7th century to the early 20th century. It comprises a series of introductory essays and the main body of detailed entries. These treat all the works, surviving or lost, that have been recorded. They provide biographical details of the authors, descriptions and assessments of the works themselves, and complete...
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Courses & Conferences
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Professorship for “Islamic Studies: Arabic” (successor to Prof. Dr. Susanne Enderwitz)

University of Heidelberg, Germany | Deadline: July 31, 2020
In the Department of Islamic Studies at the Seminar for Languages and Cultures of the Middle East at the University of Heidelberg,...
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Research Fellow: Religion for Peace

German Institute for Global and Area Studies, Hamburg, Germany
The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) / Leibniz-Institut für Globale und Regionale Studien is an independent social-science research institute based in Hamburg. It analyses political, social and economic developments in Africa, Asia, Latin America...
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Tenure Track Full Professor Islamic Origins

University of Groningen, Netherlands | Deadline: August 31, 2020
The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies seeks to appoint a Tenure Track Full Professor of Islamic Origins. The successful candidate will be appointed initially as an Assistant or Associate Professor with promotion to full professor pending successful completion of the Tenure...
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“Rethinking Islamism beyond jihadi violence: Fighting ideas leaving the sword aside”

Call for Book Chapters | Deadline: August 30, 2020
For several years Islamism has been associated with jihadism and violent extremism both in academia and in contemporary political debates.
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Islamic Studies
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Religions for Peace

The World Council serves as the global leadership body of Religions for Peace, facilitating multi-level multi-religious action that includes the empowerment and equipping-for-action of national and regional Inter-religious Councils (IRCs), Interfaith Youth Networks (IYNs) and Women of Faith Networks (WoFNs). Since its founding in 1970, RfP has been guided by the vision of a world in which religious...
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