Newsletter 239
Newsletter 239
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Newsletter 239
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IRIC Statement on Education of Women in Afghanistan

January 16, 2022
Considering the sad feelings of thousands of the Afghan high school and university girls, after denial of access to education and its psychological impact, under the Taliban ruling...
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Mosques in the UK have been holding open days for their local communities

December 1, 2022
At the national initiative, #VisitMyMosque was first conceived in February 2015 with about 20 mosques taking part. Held under the auspices...
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Woman learns Welsh language to translate Islamic texts

October 24, 2022
A Muslim woman has said that one of the reasons she learned to speak Welsh was so she could translate Islamic texts. Laura Jones, from Cardiff, said she wants her Muslim faith to be a part of...
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New study shows Brazilian Muslim women facing increasing islamophobia

December 19, 2022
A recently published study on islamophobia in Brazil showed that islamophobia is common among Muslim women in the South American...
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Recent Publications

Muslim Women in Contemporary North America: Controversies, Clichés, and Conversations

Publisher: Routledge (December 6, 2022)
By Meena Sharify-Funk
Muslim Women in Contemporary North America is a provocative study of how strongly held and divergent opinions, values, and beliefs, as well as misconceptions, overgeneralizations, and political agendas pertaining to Muslim women in the region, enter the public frame of reference. Interrogating contested topics in a series of...
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Modest in the West: An Untainted Journey of Wearing Hijab

Publisher: Hadiatou Wann (December 29, 2022)
By Hadiatou Wann
A deep look at the personal and professional challenges of wearing the hijab while living in the Western world, Modest in the West uncovers the spiritual journey of a girl born a Muslim who grew up not abiding by Islamic practices. While working for one of the largest companies in the United States and most influential in the world, Hadiatou Wann learns to fully embrace her Islamic identity, but could that make her a victim of Islamophobia or help her forge a...
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Ph.D. Thesis: “Muslim Populations in a Western Context”

By Jeni Groot-Begnaud, Chicago School of Professional Psychology
This research examined the lived experiences of Muslim populations in Western societies with a focus on stigma and marginalization. The objective was to gain insight on how the impact...
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Postures of Disbelief: Secularism and Postcolonialism in Tabish Khair's Novel

Author: Emad Mirmotahari
In this essay the author explores the place of secularism in Tabish Khair's novel, How to Fight Islamist Terror from the Missionary Position...
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Courses & Conferences
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Course: Islamic Finance in Hamad Bin Khalifa University

Starting Date: August 2023 | Application Deadline: February 2023
The Islamic Finance Program of the Hamad Bin Khalifa University is a specialized program that teaches qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis in both Islamic and conventional...
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ICIIS 2023: International Conference on Islam and Islamic Studies

Call for Papers | Submission Deadline: January 31, 2023
International Conference on Islam and Islamic Studies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and...
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Master of Arts in Muslim Cultures

Aga Khan University | Application Deadline: January 27, 2023
The MA program at the Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilizations (AKU-ISMC) in London provides you with expert insight and deep understanding of Muslim cultures and civilizations, both in the historical and contemporary worlds. This program gives...
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Islamic Studies
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Islamic Center of America

The Islamic Center of America traces its history to the 1940s when the growing number of Muslims in the Detroit region brought Imam Mohammed Jawad Chirri from Lebanon in February 1949. The Islamic Center’s new 120,000 sq. ft. mosque opened in May 2005. It is reputed to be the largest mosque in North America and the oldest Shia Mosque in the United States. The Shia Arab population forms...
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The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies was founded in 1985, an institution for the advanced study of Islam and the Muslim world. In 1993, HRH The former Prince of Wales became its Patron. It is a registered educational charity. In 2012 it was granted a Royal Charter by Queen Elizabeth II. The governance of the Centre is...
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