Newsletter 204
Newsletter 204
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Newsletter 204
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Switzerland’s referendum on burqas is an insult to women’s rights and dignity

February 8, 2021
On March 7, Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban full facial coverings such as burqas and niqabs. Polls show that...
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US law journal elects its first Muslim president

February 6, 2021
The Harvard Law Review has named a Los Angeles-born Egyptian-American as, what it believes, is its first Muslim president in its 134-year history, elevating him to the top of one of the most prestigious US law journals. Harvard Law School student Hassaan Shahawy said he...
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7 Muslim-positive TV shows to stream right now

February 8, 2021
This year’s Golden Globe nominations, in which for the first time three Muslim actors got nods, were a reminder that in the last few years, the television industry has allowed Muslims to go beyond “representing” on the small screen to actually portraying characters who are human..
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Islamophobia Is: New educational video series explores Islamophobia in Canada

February 4, 2021
The Islamophobia Is video series was conceptualized by legal academic and journalist Azeezah Kanji and social worker and educator...
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Call for Submissions: From Hate to Healing Project

February 5, 2021
Canadian Council of Muslim Women (CCMW)’s Digital Anti-Racism Education Project, funded by the Government of Canada, is a unique and significant initiative to respond to hate online...
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Recent Publications

Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity: Comparative Perspectives from Malaysia and Britain

Publisher: Routledge (January 31, 2021)
By Sara Ashencaen Crabtree
Drawn from over fifty-eight individual, in-depth, qualitative interviews with women of faith in Malaysia and Britain, Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity is a multifaith, multicultural and cross-cultural comparative focus that explores women’s religious expressions, as derived from practising Buddhists, Hindus, Christians, ...
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Courses & Conferences
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Religion in Global/Local Perspective: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: February 28, 2021
The content, boundaries and role of religion vary across the globe. Globalization brings about the encounter and transfiguration of worldviews and ways of life and yet religion, like much else, is...
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Interfaith course: Christian-Muslim Relations

The University of Edinburgh | Duration: 4 Weeks
On this innovative four-week course, you’ll be introduced to the academic study of Christian-Muslim Relations with the School of Divinity at the University of Edinburgh. You’ll explore...
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“Free Speech, Scholarly Critique, and the Limits of Expression in Islam”

Call for Papers | Proposal Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021
Many western liberal democracies uphold the right to free speech and expression as a fundamental freedom, which albeit not an absolute right, extends to the mockery of...
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Waikato Islamic Studies Review

Call for Papers
The Waikato Islamic Studies Review aims to attract new researchers and established scholars interested in the subject of Islam as an academic discipline and to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange information and knowledge on new research in the form of a ‘working...
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Research Fellow in Science and the Transmission of Islamic Knowledge in Britain

University of Birmingham, UK | Application Deadline: 24 Feb 2021
This position is for a post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on the new Templeton Religion Trust-funded research project, ‘Science and the...
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Islamic Studies
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The International Open University (IOU)

The International Open University (IOU) aims to grant global access to quality undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate level education programs for students at virtually no cost. Its mission is to change the Muslim Nation and the world situation through appropriate, Islamized education. Making authentic Islamic knowledge...
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