Newsletter 205
Newsletter 205
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Newsletter 205
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MCB elects new Secretary General

February 4, 2021
The Muslim Council of Britain has elected it new Secretary General on Sunday 31 January. Zara Mohamed gained the majority of votes from its affiliates and was elected as Secretary General for a two-year term. She is the first female leader of the MCB and the youngest ever elected...
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Ground-breaking report analyses the media’s reporting on terrorism

February 1, 2021
The Centre for Media Monitoring, which is housed at the Muslim Council for Britain, recently published a report which looks at the media reporting of terrorism. The researchers...
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Dream of 3 faiths worshipping in one building meets reality in Berlin

February 15, 2021
Three religions. One building. The concept could be profoundly simple or particularly complex. For Berlin’s “House of One,” it’s turning out to be a...
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Jews, Christians, and Muslims: Allies in Pursuit of Truth, Virtue, and the Common Good?

February 11, 2021
To what extent do Christianity, Judaism, and Islam have a shared way of determining truth, and a shared vision of virtue and the common...
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Recent Publications

Islamic Interpretive Tradition and Gender Justice: Processes of Canonization, Subversion, and Change

Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (December 10, 2020)
Edited by Nevin Reda and Yasmin Amin
Since the 1980s, Muslim women reformers have made great strides in critiquing and reinterpreting the Islamic tradition. Yet these achievements have not produced a significant shift in the lived experience of Islam, particularly with respect to equality and justice in Muslim families. A new approach is needed: one that examines...
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Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group | 4 Issues per year
Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations is edited by the Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, and the World Religions and World Church (WRWC) program, University of Notre Dame, USA. It promotes the scholarly study of Islam as a religious and intellectual tradition, and its relations with Christianity and other religions. Islam as a religious and intellectual tradition includes: Islam as a historical tradition of faith and a current lived reality throughout the world; the development of religious teachings and debates about orthodox beliefs; major Muslim movements and thinkers;...
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Courses & Conferences
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CFP: Special Issue: “Are Muslim-Jewish relations improving in the 21st century?”

Call for Papers | Manuscript Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021
Muslim-Jewish relations have been discussed throughout the past 1300 years. They are discussed in the Quran and the Hadith as well...
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Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)

Call for Papers | Deadline: April 1, 2021
Studying the relations between Christianity and Islam in late medieval and early modern Europe and the Mediterranean means to cover a vast...
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Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: April 2, 2021
This online workshop capitalizes on the amplified importance of faith-related digital practices and devices, recognizing that people of faith have...
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Rewritings, Appropriations and Metamorphoses of Prophetic Figures in the Religious, Literary and...

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: March 26, 2021
This colloquium will seek to grasp the itinerant figures: the prophets of the pre-modern Arab world, between Judaism, Christianity and Islam...
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Workshop: Religion as an Object of Historical and Social Scientific Study

Call for Papers | Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021
This workshop will bring together case studies and theoretical reflections on the study of religion as an object of historical and social scientific inquiry in different academic contexts in the...
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Islamic Projects
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Centre for Media Monitoring

Promoting Fair and Responsible Reporting of Muslims and Islam
The Centre for Media Monitoring is a Muslim Council of Britain project. Academics and specialists across the world recognize that mainstream media reporting of Islam and Muslims is contributing to an atmosphere of...
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