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Lecture: Religious Diversity and Interreligious Dialogue

Lecture: Religious Diversity and Interreligious Dialogue

2018-01-31
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The Islamic College Monthly Lecture Series Lecturer: Amir Dastmalchian Date: February 22, 2018 @ 6:00 pm Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Road, Willesden, London NW10 2SW, UK For many religious believers around the world, particular...
The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands

The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands

2018-01-30
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Call for Papers 14th Colloquium of the Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology The History of Material Cultures and Visual Arts in the Islamic Lands: Current State of Research and New Perspectives Date: July 5–7, 20...
German politician under fire for converting to Islam

German politician under fire for converting to Islam

2018-01-30
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When German man Arthur Wagner announced on Facebook he had converted to Islam and was now called Ahmad, he was bombarded with abuse. “Someone wrote, I should leave Germany immediately before I started building bombs,” said Mr Wagner from ...
Religious Conversions: Then and Now

Religious Conversions: Then and Now

2018-01-29
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The 6th Annual International Conference of the Center for the Study of Conversions and Inter-Religious Encounters (CSoC) Date: May 28-31, 2018 Venue: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel In past conferences held at CSOC, religious conversion...
Call for Papers: “Refugees and Religion”

Call for Papers: “Refugees and Religion”

2018-01-28
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Call for Papers Date: September 27-28, 2018 Venue: Utrecht University, Drift 21, 3512 BR Utrecht, The Netherlands Abstract Submission Deadline: April 9, 2018 Organized by: Prof. Birgit Meyer (Utrecht University) and Prof. Peter van der Veer (Max ...
PhD Studentships in Islamic Studies: Islamic Civilization or Muslims in Europe

PhD Studentships in Islamic Studies: Islamic Civilization or Muslims in Europe

2018-01-27
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Call for Applications The Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh Application Deadline: April 12, 2018 The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World at the University of Edinburgh is now offering two PhD studentships, for r...
Muslim Women’s Religious Leadership and Authority in Europe and North America

Muslim Women’s Religious Leadership and Authority in Europe and North America

2018-01-27
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Call for Papers Date: September 13-14, 2018 Venue: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH8 9YL, UK Submission Deadline: April 3, 2018 Organizers: Khadijah Elshayyal (Alwaleed Centre, University of Edinburgh), Giulia Liberatore (Sociology & Isl...
Interfaith demonstrators form human chain around Muslims in prayer as they protest Trump travel ban

Interfaith demonstrators form human chain around Muslims in prayer as they protest Trump travel ban

2018-01-27
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Muslims prayed following a protest to mark the one year anniversary of the Trump administration's executive order banning travel into the U.S. from several Muslim majority countries, in Washington Square Park, 26 January, 2018 in New York City. 
The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim

The share of Americans who leave Islam is offset by those who become Muslim

2018-01-26
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Like Americans in many other religious groups, a substantial share of adults who were raised Muslim no longer identify as members of the faith. But, unlike some other faiths, Islam gains about as many converts as it loses. About a quarter of adults ...
CIWAS Annual Conference 2018: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

CIWAS Annual Conference 2018: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

2018-01-25
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Date: February 15, 2018 Venue: Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham Hill, Egham TW20 0EX, UK Organizer: The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies at Royal Holloway University of London Recent years have seen new waves of political ...
Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies

2018-01-23
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Call for Papers Date: March 19-21, 2018 Venue: The Old Library of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: March 5, 2018 The Oxford Symposium on Religious Studies is a forum for discourse and presentat...
The Traditional Systems of Conflict Resolution

The Traditional Systems of Conflict Resolution

2018-01-22
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5th Annual International Conference on Ethnic and Religious Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding Call for papers Date: October 30 - November 1, 2018 Venue: 11 W Prospect Ave, NY 10550, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: 29 June 2018 The mai...
Symposium: Do You Need God to Be Good?

Symposium: Do You Need God to Be Good?

2018-01-20
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A multi-disciplinary symposium on religion and ethics Call for Papers Date: 30 July - 3 August 2018 Venue: TBD Papers would be welcomed on topics such as: The right to die/euthanasia State legislation on abortion, same-sex marriage, L...
Journey Through the Quran (2018)

Journey Through the Quran (2018)

2018-01-20
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Instructor: Shaykh Sharif MH al-Banna Date: May 19-20, 2018 and May 26-27, 2018 Venue: Queen Mary University of London, Mile End Rd, London E1 4NS, UK Under the tutelage of IIDR’s very own founder, Shaykh Hasan al-Banna, this course will giv...
Prophet Muhammad - As if you were with him

Prophet Muhammad - As if you were with him

2018-01-19
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Teacher: Shaykh Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi  Date: January 27 – July 14, 2018 Duration: 6 months (40 hours) Organizer: Cambridge Islamic Collage From the beginning of human history, billions upon billions of people have come and gone. From...
Religion and Politics: Conflict and Peace

Religion and Politics: Conflict and Peace

2018-01-19
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13th International Conference of the SIEF Ethnology of Religion Working Group Date: September 20-23, 2018 Venue: Siena, Italy Politics and religion have never existed in isolation but always stood in continuous interaction throughout times. The &l...
Lecture: Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization

Lecture: Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization

2018-01-19
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Lecturer: Yasmin Amin  The last session of the Islamic College’s monthly lecture series on “Humor in Islam and Muslim Civilization” was held on January 18. Muslims today are stereotyped as humorless. Grim images of burning fl...
6th International Course on Shi'a Islamic Studies

6th International Course on Shi'a Islamic Studies

2018-01-18
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Date: February 20-28, 2018 Venue: University of Religions and Denominations, Pardisan, Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: February 14, 2018 Shiʿi Islam, with its rich and extensive history, has played a crucial role in the evolution of Islam as both...
Early Muslim Canadian settler Fuad Sahin named to the Order of Canada

Early Muslim Canadian settler Fuad Sahin named to the Order of Canada

2018-01-17
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Dr. Fuad Sahin was named to the Order of Canada by Governor General Julie Payette on December 29, 2017. He had previously received the Order of Ontario in 2009. Originally from Turkey, Dr. Sahan immigrated to Canada in 1958 with his family and s...
Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

2018-01-17
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Call for Papers Date: July 30 – August 3, 2018 Venue: Helsinki, Finland Proposal Submission Deadline: February 14, 2018 The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective unit of the ISBL welcomes proposals for both individual paper...
Associate Professor in Religious Studies (with a Focus on Indigenous Religions)

Associate Professor in Religious Studies (with a Focus on Indigenous Religions)

2018-01-16
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Call for Applications University of Tromsø, Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences & Education Application Deadline: February 14, 2018 The Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education at the University of Tromsø – T...
The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

The "Beauty Fallacy": Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge

2018-01-16
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The “Beauty Fallacy”: Religion, Science and the Aesthetics of Knowledge Approaching Religion, Volume 7, No 2 (December 4, 2017) Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History Guest Editors: Prof. Alexa...
Heritage Revisited – Rediscovering Islamic Objects in Enlightenment Europe

Heritage Revisited – Rediscovering Islamic Objects in Enlightenment Europe

2018-01-15
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Call for Papers Date: September 27-28, 2018 Venue: Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Universität Wien, Austria Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The large bronze griffin now kept in the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo in Pisa ...
Muslims in Eastern Europe

Muslims in Eastern Europe

2018-01-14
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By Egdūnas Račius Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (January 16, 2018) Series: The New Edinburgh Islamic Surveys The history and contemporary situation of Muslim communities in Eastern Europe are explored here from three angles. First, surviva...
Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

2018-01-14
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Research Project Funded by Gerda Henkel Foundation Call for Proposals Application Deadline: May 16, 2018 The special program "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements" is aimed at researchers who, with an eye to current developme...
Women of Islamic Studies

Women of Islamic Studies

2018-01-14
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Department of Religious Studies, University of Nebraska Omaha Women of Islamic Studies is a crowdsourced database of women scholars who work on Muslims and Islam. This ongoing project is in its beta version. Once sufficient data has been c...
Islamic Archaeology Day 2018

Islamic Archaeology Day 2018

2018-01-14
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Date: February 3, 2018 @ 11:00 - 18:00 Venue: UCL Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London, UK Organizers: Corisande Fenwick (UCL), Hugh Kennedy (SOAS), Tim Williams (UCL) The 4th Islamic Archaeology Day, jointly hosted by SOAS a...
Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies

Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies

2018-01-13
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Date: July 15 – 30, 2018 Venue: Qom, Iran Organized by: Al-Hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University Al-hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program for Shi‘a studies. This program pr...
The Sacred in Conflict: Disagreements between and within Religions

The Sacred in Conflict: Disagreements between and within Religions

2018-01-13
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Second Doctoral Conference in Religious Studies Date: June 28-30, 2018 Venue: Center for Religious Studies, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary Organizer: Center for Religious Studies, Central European University Abstract Submission De...
Self-identity and Otherness: Shia Approaches to Religious Pluralism

Self-identity and Otherness: Shia Approaches to Religious Pluralism

2018-01-12
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European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) 2018 Date: June 17-21, 2018 Venue: University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland Chair and Convenor: Dr. phil. Shirin Naef (University of Zurich) This panel is an examination of the history of Shia...
Embracing The Muslim Community: The Revert Experience

Embracing The Muslim Community: The Revert Experience

2018-01-11
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This event was a collaboration between The Revert Hub and the Islamic Society at SOAS and took place on the 1st of February 2018 in the Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre, SOAS, London. It was a memorable and enjoyable evening with 3 really interesting p...
New Analysis of Shia Politics

New Analysis of Shia Politics

2018-01-11
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Islam in a Changing Middle East Publisher: Project on Middle East Political Science (December 2017) The study of Islamist movements has often implicitly meant the study of Sunni Islamist movements. An enormous amount of political science schol...
Islam and the Future of Tolerance: The Movie

Islam and the Future of Tolerance: The Movie

2018-01-09
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Director:  Jay Shapiro Producers:  Suzi Jamil and Desh Amila Islam and the Future of Tolerance is a feature-length documentary that tells the story of an unlikely conversation on a topic of grave importance, and how it changed two foes in...
Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm

Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm

2018-01-09
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Islamic Ethics and the Trusteeship Paradigm: Interdisciplinary Explorations Call for Papers Abstract Submission Deadline: February 5, 2018 The question of ethics (al-akhlāq (pl.) in Arabic) in the field of Islamic Studies is nascent. The domi...
How US mosques are dealing with Muslims’ mental health issues

How US mosques are dealing with Muslims’ mental health issues

2018-01-09
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In the United States, many Muslims are reluctant to seek out mental health professionals because of the stigma attached to mental illness or because they fear that a Western-trained therapist will not understand their culture or religion. Instead, t...
Another Orient: Conversion and Rediscovery of Islam in Interwar Europe

Another Orient: Conversion and Rediscovery of Islam in Interwar Europe

2018-01-07
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Date: March 5, 2018 @ 5:30 - 7:00 pm Speaker: Edin Hajdarpasic Event Sponsor: Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, CREEES Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies In the aftermath of the First World War, the conversion...
The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

2018-01-06
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Boston University The creation of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations at Boston University reflects the university’s long-standing commitment to the advancement of scholarship of the Muslim world. The In...
Religions and Sustainable Development Goals

Religions and Sustainable Development Goals

2018-01-06
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Perspectives from Judaism, Christianity and Islam Date: July 23 – August 10, 2018 Venue: Bossey, Switzerland Application Deadline: April 9, 2018 Intended for an international audience of young people (ages 20-35) interested and en...
Youth Development Program (YDP) 2018

Youth Development Program (YDP) 2018

2018-01-06
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Date: March 3-4, 2018 Application Deadline: February 11, 2018 Organizer: The Council of European Jamaats (CoEJ) The aim of the Youth Development Program is to develop personal and enhance leadership capacity across the youth in the Council of Euro...
Worcester Mosque feeds homeless people on New Year’s Day

Worcester Mosque feeds homeless people on New Year’s Day

2018-01-06
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Worcester Mosque has donated almost 200 dishes-worth of food, including desserts, to its neighbors St Paul’s Hostel for the homeless.
PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

PhD Scholarship in Theology and Religious Studies, University of Groningen

2018-01-05
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Call for Applications University of Groningen, Netherlands Disciplines: Islamic Studies, Religious Studies Application Deadline: April 01, 2018 The Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies at the University of Groningen is an ambitious facu...
Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

Islam, Gender, and Democracy in Comparative Perspective

2018-01-05
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Edited by Jocelyne Cesari and José Casanova Publisher: Oxford University Press (April 27, 2017) The relationship between secularism, democracy, religion, and gender equality has been a complex one across Western democracies and still remains...
Muslims to become second-largest religious group in US, says report

Muslims to become second-largest religious group in US, says report

2018-01-04
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By the year 2040, Muslims will replace Jews as the second-largest religious group in the US after Christians, according to projections by a leading American think tank. Pew Research Center estimates there were some 3.45 million Muslims living in the ...
Islam & Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, Islamic & International Law

Islam & Democracy, Diplomacy in Islam, Islamic & International Law

2018-01-03
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5th World Congress for Middle Eastern Studies (WOCMES) Venue: Seville, The Capital of Andalusia Date: July 16-22, 2018 Organizer: International Relations and Islamic Studies Research Cohort (Co-IRIS) Subject Fields: Arabic History / Studies,...
Conference on ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’

Conference on ‘Lovers of the Ahlul Bayt(as) and Takfirism Issue’

2018-01-02
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Hannah Smith reflects upon her trip to the latest global unity and Islamic awakening conference in Tehran (November 23-25, 2017)
Senior Lecturer for Teaching Koran Arabic

Senior Lecturer for Teaching Koran Arabic

2018-01-02
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Institute for Islamic Studies, University of Vienna, Austria Call for Applications Application Deadline: February 5, 2018 Job Status: 4 Years, Part-time, 20 Hours per week The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philologic...
4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018)

4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018)

2018-01-02
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Date: March 19-20, 2018 Venue: Holiday Inn Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Abstract Submissions Deadline: January 20, 2018 The idea of 4th International Conference on Arts, Music, Literature and Islamic Studies (AMLIS-2018) scheduled on March 1...
International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) 2018

International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) 2018

2018-01-01
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Date: March 28-30, 2018 Venue: Bandung, Indonesia Subject Fields: Educational Technology, Humanities, Islamic History / Studies, Religious Studies and Theology International Conference on Islamic Education (ICIE) hosted by Faculty o...
Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

Special Issue: “Mapping Shia Muslim communities in Europe”

2018-01-01
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Special issue of the Journal of Muslims in Europe on ‘Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe — Local and Transnational Dimensions’
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