Newsletter 202
Newsletter 202
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Newsletter 202
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France's delicate relationship with Islam still facing many tests

December 29, 2020
President Emmanuel Macron recently relaunched a long-contentious debate about the role of Islam in French society, and two deadly attacks in October brought Islamist extremism once more...
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France shuts down only Muslim school in Paris, bans homeschooling and raids several mosques

December 25, 2020
The French Government announced the dissolution of its largest anti-Islamophobia NGO, ordered raids on dozens of mosques, declared...
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Spain to lead restoration campaign of Islamic antiquities

December 25, 2020
Spain announced its will to restore the various Muslim antiquities and sites at Granada, the total of the fund reached 20.4 million Euros, according to Russia Today. The main aim of this step is...
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Recent Publications

Representing Islam: Hip-Hop of the September 11 Generation

Publisher: Indiana University Press (December 1, 2020)
By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir
How do Muslims who grew up after September 11 balance their love for hip-hop with their devotion to Islam? How do they live the piety and modesty called for by their faith while celebrating an art form defined, in part, by overt sexuality, violence, and profanity? In Representing Islam, Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir explores the tension between Islam and the global popularity of hip-hop, including attempts by the hip-hop ummah, or community, to draw from the struggles of African Americans in order to...
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Women as Imams: Classical Islamic Sources and Modern Debates on Leading Prayer

Publisher: I.B. Tauris (December 24, 2020)
By Simonetta Calderini
There is a long and rich history of opinion centred on female prayer leadership in Islam that has occupied the minds of theologians and jurists alike. It includes outright prohibition, dislike, permissibility under certain conditions and, although rarely, unrestricted sanction, or even endorsement. This book discusses debates drawn from scholars of the formative period of Islam who engaged with the issue of female prayer leadership...
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Courses & Conferences
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International Conference on Muslim Philosophers, Mathematicians and Scientists

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: January 28, 2021
The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse...
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Master of Islamic Studies

Full-time: 2 years (or part-time equivalent)
Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia
Combining traditional Islamic sciences with contemporary discourse on religion and Islam, the Master of Islamic Studies from Charles Sturt University offers a uniquely balanced Islamic studies program for the current global context. You'll gain knowledge in both traditional and contemporary Islamic studies. You'll have the...
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Jewish and Muslim Circumcisions in Germany

March 2, 2021 | Online (via Zoom)
This talk by Professor Lena Salaymeh is based on an article, co-authored with Shai Lavi, that is forthcoming in the Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. They demonstrate that the legal reasoning dominant in modern states secularizes traditions by converting them into ‘religions’...
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Islamic Projects
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Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST)

Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST) is a registered educational non-profit organization founded in 2002 by Shazia Siddiqi, now our Founding Trustee Emeritus. After organizing our first regional tournament in Houston, MIST quickly spread in the next few years to Washington, DC, Atlanta, and Boston...
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