Newsletter 199
Newsletter 199
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Newsletter 199
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EU’s Michel wants school for imams to combat terrorism and radicalization

November 9, 2020
European Council President Charles Michel called for the creation of a European institute to train imams as a way to curb hate speech and...
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Europe's Muslims are European. Stop outsourcing their plight to foreign leaders

November 13, 2020
Terror attacks in France and Austria have put Europe’s 25 million Muslims back in the spotlight. The unwanted attention is familiar. Discussing...
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England’s faith leaders challenge lockdown ban on worship

November 3, 2020
A coalition of senior faith leaders in England have challenged the government’s ban on communal worship, arguing that it has no scientific basis. A joint letter from the leaders of the country’s...
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Ancient Islamic burial ground in Spain discovered during roadworks

November 19, 2020
Workmen discovered one of the oldest Islamic burial sites in Spain. Archaeologists expect the majority of more than 400 graves dating from...
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Courses & Conferences
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SeSaMO On-line Doctoral Workshop 2021

Call for Papers | Abstract Deadline: December 20, 2020
The Italian Society for Middle Eastern Studies (SeSaMO) organizes an on-line workshop open to all PhD students based in Italian universities and working on research projects dealing with Middle East and North Africa countries, nearby areas inhabited by Muslim populations or regions...
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Course: Understanding Islam and Contemporary Muslim Societies

January 25 – May 15, 2021 | Harvard Extension School
The course is an introduction to the fundamental concepts of Islam and the role that religious ideas and institutions play in Muslim communities around the world. Its main concern is to...
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Webinar: Islam and “Separatism” in Europe: Is France Going Too Far?

December 10, 2020 | by Religious Freedom Institute
A spate of terrorist attacks by Muslim immigrants has again hit Europe. France and Austria have announced a set of severe measures aimed at preventing such attacks by criminalizing what...
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Online Symposium: British Muslims and COVID-19: Impacts, Experiences & Responses

December 8, 2020 | Online (via Zoom)
Research on Covid-19 has highlighted its impact on Black and Asian Minority Ethnic groups communities. However, these studies only offer...
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Prize: Best Doctoral Thesis or First Monograph in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World

BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2021 | Deadline: December 31, 2020
The Sixth Round of the BRAIS-De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World is now open for submissions. The British Association...
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Islamic Projects
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Creating an alternative umma – clerical authority and religio-political mobilization in transnational Shii Islam

This project is led by Professor Oliver Scharbrodt and is funded by a European Research Council Consolidator Grant. This interdisciplinary project investigates the transformation of Shii Islam in the Middle East and Europe since the 1950s...
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