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Newsletter 203
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Newsletter 203
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Report clears Muslim charity of institutional antisemitism

January 29, 2021
The UK’s largest Muslim charity has been exonerated of institutional antisemitism in an independent report after its reputation was badly damaged and government funding suspended...
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Greek archbishop: ‘Islam is not a religion’

January 18, 2021
The Church of Greece has been forced to issue a clarification a day after comments on Islam by the outspoken Greek Orthodox archbishop of Athens and All Greece sparked a religious and political firestorm. "Islam is not a religion; it is a political party," His Beatitude, Ieronymos II...
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Recent Publications

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society

Publisher: Indiana University Press
Editor-in-Chief: Shariq Siddiqui
The Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society is a biannual, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on the broad scope of Muslim philanthropy and civil society. The terms “Muslim” and “philanthropy” are defined broadly to be inclusive of cutting-edge research from across the world and disciplines, and the journal’s editorial focus is to showcase the dynamic practice and understanding of Muslim prosocial action. The journal seeks original academic research examining Muslim...
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Before Archaeology: The Meaning of the Past in the Islamic Pre-Modern Thought (and After)

Publisher: Artemide Edizioni (January 20, 2021)
Edited by Leonardo Capezzone
This volume aims to explore some aspects of the multifaceted modalities with which classical and pre-modern Islamic thought (with two final glances at modern and contemporary times) has imagined and narrated the past, entering into a dialogical relation with its questioning nature, developing an intellectual and interpretative...
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Courses & Conferences
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CFP: Special Issue on “Historizing Islamophobia”

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: February 20, 2021
The Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam invites articles for a special issue related to the theme of Historizing Islamophobia. We seek articles that present counter-hegemonic...
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The European Qur’ān: The Qur’ān in European Religious and Cultural History

February 10, 2021 | Online (via Zoom)
“The European Qur’ān” is an ongoing project dedicated to the important place of the Muslim holy book in European cultural and religious...
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CFP: Ties of Kinship and the Early Islamic Empire

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021
We invite submissions for an international conference on the language of kinship in Islamic(ate) societies before the modern period (622–1500 CE). The Embedding Conquest (EmCo) team has been investigating the social, political, administrative, religious, and...
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Muslim Philanthropy in a Canadian Context

March 27, 2021 | Online (via Zoom)
Social services, social work, volunteerism, and charity are often synonyms used to explore the concept and practice of Muslim philanthropy in Western countries. The Islamic concept of charity is broader than a traditional Western concept of charity as giving money voluntarily to assist...
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Six PhD positions at the Department of Theology

Uppsala University, Sweden | Application Deadline: 15 Feb 2021
Uppsala University hereby invites applications to six PhD positions. Starting date: 1st of September 2021. Applications can be made for studies in the following disciplines: History of Religions and World Christianity; Empirical-Practical Studies of Religion and Theology;...
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Islamic Studies
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The Centre for Religion and Its Contexts

Through academic and continuing education events, Emmanuel College shares its distinctive contextual approach to the study of religion in all aspects: theology and belief, historical development, lived experience, and diversity of expressions in the United Church of Canada and in other Christian contexts, as well as in...
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