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Newsletter 192
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The Spanish region of Catalonia decides to teach Islam in public schools

September 5, 2020
The Spanish region of Catalonia decided to teach the Islamic religion in public schools in the region with the start of the new academic year, starting from the current academic year 2020/2021,...
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Norwegian PM defends protestors’ right to desecrate Quran

September 1, 2020
Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has defended the right of people to desecrate the Quran in the name of freedom of speech. Solberg was speaking after an anti-Islam rally took...
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Recent Publications

The Qur'an and the Bible

Publisher: Yale University Press (June 5, 2018)
By Gabriel Said Reynolds
A groundbreaking comparative study that illuminates the connections between the Qur'an and the Bible
While the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament are understood to be related texts, the sacred scripture of Islam, the third Abrahamic faith, has generally been considered separately. Noted religious scholar Gabriel Said Reynolds draws on centuries of Qur'anic and Biblical studies to offer rigorous and revelatory commentary on how these holy books are intrinsically connected.
Reynolds demonstrates how Jewish and Christian characters, imagery, and literary devices feature...
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Courses & Conferences
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14th International Conference on Islamic Science and Technology

October 22-23, 2020 | London, UK
The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference...
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International Conference on Critical Muslim Studies: ReOrienting the Post-Western

April 7-9, 2021 | University of Leeds
To mark the 5th anniversary of the journal ReOrient, the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies at the University of Leeds will host...
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Tehran Islamic Studies Monitor (TehranISM)

3 September - 1 October 2020 | Online
TehranISM is a series of conversations addressing Islamic studies across the world. The aim of conversations is to link "Western" and "non-Western" study of Islam. In particular, it aims at engaging more Iranian scholars and students with the state of the art in global Islamic...
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In Search of a Modern Muslim: The Life and Works of Sayyid Ahmad Khan

October 7, 2020 | Online
This seminar will focus on Khan’s calls for only ijtehad (re-interpretation) and seeking a new conceptual framework to review the Sharia...
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PhD fellowship - Total Devotion – Passions and Plots in Radical Religion in the Ancient World

University of Southern Denmark | Deadline: October 1, 2020
1 PhD fellowship is available at the Study of Religion, Department of History, University of Southern Denmark, starting January 1, 2021...
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Islamic Studies
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International Society for Islamic Legal Studies

Incorporated in 2004, ISILS is an international, nonprofit, and nonpolitical organization that aims to encourage scholarship on and to foster communication about Islamic law and related subjects. ISILS’s primary focus is the organization and convening of the Islamic Legal Studies conferences, which are held triennially...
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