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Gratitude to God (GTG)

Gratitude to God (GTG)

2020-01-30
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Psychological, Philosophical and Theological Investigations The scientific study of gratitude to God (GTG) has been virtually ignored, despite the fact that gratitude is at the core of religious ritual and belief systems. We will fund empirical and ...
The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)

The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS)

2020-01-29
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The Consortium for Educational Resources on Islamic Studies (CERIS) is a collaboration of academic, non-profit, and religious organizations in the tri-state area (Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.) CERIS facilitates program development and disse...
Ma'rifa 2020: Self-Discovery and Imagination

Ma'rifa 2020: Self-Discovery and Imagination

2020-01-29
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The National Shi’a Student Conference Date: February 28-29, 2020          Venue: SOCH Harvard, 59 Shepherd Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, US Shi`a students today find themselves dealing with a myri...
Conference Panel: Religion, (im)mobilities and citizenship in the face of populism

Conference Panel: Religion, (im)mobilities and citizenship in the face of populism

2020-01-28
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EASA 2020 conference: New anthropological horizons in and beyond Europe Date: 21-24 July, 2020 Venue: University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Convenors: José Mapril (Center for Research in Anthropology (CRIA), Universidade Nova de Lisboa) ...
Khoja Heritage Festival 2020

Khoja Heritage Festival 2020

2020-01-28
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Date: February 8, 2020 Venue: KSIMC of Birmingham, 17 Clifton Road, B12 8SX, UK The Council of European Jamaats in conjunction with The World Federation of KSIMC is pleased to present The Khoja Heritage Festival 2020 The Khoja Heritage Festival 20...
Celebrating SocRel at 45: Beyond Binaries in the Sociology of Religion

Celebrating SocRel at 45: Beyond Binaries in the Sociology of Religion

2020-01-27
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BSA SocReL Annual Conference 2020 Date: July 14-16, 2020 Venue: University of York, UK Keynote Speakers - Dr Sarah Jane Page (Aston University) - Professor Sam Perry (University of Oklahoma) - Professor Colin Campbell (University of York) Spec...
Lecture: The Great Islamic State' in English-Occupied Egypt, 1882-1922'

Lecture: The Great Islamic State' in English-Occupied Egypt, 1882-1922'

2020-01-26
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CIS Public Talks Date: March 5, 2020 @ 5:00pm - 6:45pm Venue: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge, UK Lecturer: Hussein Omar Hussein A H Omar is a cultural and intellectual historian of the Modern Middle East a...
Muslims in the UK and Europe

Muslims in the UK and Europe

2020-01-25
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Annual Graduate Symposia Call for Papers Date: June 2020 Venue: Moller Centre, Moller Centre, Churchill College, University of Cambridge, UK Organized by: The Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge The Centre of Islamic Studies...
Course: Universalities & Particularities: How Islam Relates to the Context

Course: Universalities & Particularities: How Islam Relates to the Context

2020-01-24
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Understanding the dynamic tension between the universals of Islam and the particulars of our communities. Cambridge Muslim College now offers a new Online Learning Platform providing exclusive access to Lecture Series and Courses that you can take a...
The Erlangen Centre for Islam & Law in Europe (EZIRE)

The Erlangen Centre for Islam & Law in Europe (EZIRE)

2020-01-22
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The Erlangen Centre for Islam and Law in Europe (EZIRE) conducts research and teaching about Islam and Muslim life in Europe from a multidisciplinary perspective. In addition to research and teaching, EZIRE also offers services such as trainings, con...
Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam (JCSI)

Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam (JCSI)

2020-01-21
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Call for Papers Editors in Chief: Mohammed Saeed Bahmanpour and Sayyed Hashim Moosavi The newly established, fully open-access Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam is now accepting submissions for its first issue, to be released at the end of...
Prayer Pilgrimage for Life and Peace Conference

Prayer Pilgrimage for Life and Peace Conference

2020-01-20
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Date: January 30, 2020 Venue: Ecumenical Centre, Geneva, Switzerland Prayer Pilgrimage for Life and Peace Conference “A New Era for Korean Peninsula, Northeast Asia and Beyond” is organized by WCC and Bargn Nuri community from Korea. B...
Conference: Historicizing the Shiʿi Hadith Corpus

Conference: Historicizing the Shiʿi Hadith Corpus

2020-01-19
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Call for Papers Date: June 24-26 2020 Venue: Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2020 Hosted by: Leiden University Centre for Islam and Society (LUCIS) and Shiʿi Studies Unit of the Institute of Ismail...
The 2nd International Workshop on "Ibadi Manuscripts and Manuscript Cultures"

The 2nd International Workshop on "Ibadi Manuscripts and Manuscript Cultures"

2020-01-18
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Ibadi Manuscripts in European & North American Libraries Call for Participants Date: April 24-25, 2020  Venue: Ivan Franko National University, Lviv, Ukraine Proposal Submission Deadline: February 15, 2020 The field of Ibadi studies h...
Lecture: Feminine Soundscapes from Muslims in Central Asia

Lecture: Feminine Soundscapes from Muslims in Central Asia

2020-01-18
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Date: February 5, 2020 @ 6-7.30 pm Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EZ, UK Lecturer: Dr Razia Sultanova In this lecture, Dr Razia Sultanova will trace the influence of Islam and Sufism on poetry and music...
Funding Opportunity: Ralph C. and Mary Lynn Heid Research Fellowship

Funding Opportunity: Ralph C. and Mary Lynn Heid Research Fellowship

2020-01-17
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University of Michigan Application Deadline: January 31, 2020 The University of Michigan Library invites applications for fellowships for research in residence. We will award Ralph C. and Mary Lynn Heid Research Fellowships to support research proj...

Religions can be part of the solution for peace, not the problem, faith leaders say

2020-01-17
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The Abrahamic Faiths Initiative group united 25 religious leaders representing millions of Christian, Muslim and Jewish faithful to discuss practical ways of promoting peace and fraternity at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome Jan. 14-16. A...
Europe has an Islamophobia problem. Who's going to stop it?

Europe has an Islamophobia problem. Who's going to stop it?

2020-01-16
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There isn’t a single country in Europe where Islamophobic attacks are not on the rise. France saw a 52% increase from 2017 to 2018; in Austria it was 74%. And in the same year, seven pig’s heads were left threateningly around Dutch mosque...
Malaysia has world's most powerful Muslim passport

Malaysia has world's most powerful Muslim passport

2020-01-15
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Malaysia has the 13th most powerful passport in the world making it the premier Muslim passport, according to a new list by The Henley Passport Index. Each year the organization ranks all the world’s passports according to the number of destina...
Will My Children Be Muslim? The Development of Religious Identity in Young People

Will My Children Be Muslim? The Development of Religious Identity in Young People

2020-01-15
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Religious identity development: A review of the research One of the primary concerns of Muslim parents in the West is the religious identity of their children. Many parents wonder what the secret is to raising a child with imān (faith) in a society ...
The Balzan Seminar on the formation, maintenance, and failure of states in the Muslim world before 1800

The Balzan Seminar on the formation, maintenance, and failure of states in the Muslim world before 1800

2020-01-15
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Call for Participants Submission Deadline:  January 31, 2020 To advanced graduate students, postdocs, and holders of tenure-track positions working on relevant topics. We are seeking to bring together an internationally recruited group of eigh...
Lecture: Mosques, the Congregation and Anglophone Islam

Lecture: Mosques, the Congregation and Anglophone Islam

2020-01-15
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Recognising Islam in Europe and North America Date: February 5, 2020 Venue: Atrium Conference Room, Aga Khan Centre, 10 Handyside Street, London N1C 4DN, UK Lecturer: Dr Abdul-Azim Ahmed Organizer: Jonas Otterbeck, Professor of Islamic Studies, A...
Airman becomes the service's first female Muslim chaplain candidate

Airman becomes the service's first female Muslim chaplain candidate

2020-01-09
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Second Lt. Saleha Jabeen was commissioned Dec. 18 at the Catholic Theological Union in Chicago by Air Force Chief of Chaplains Maj. Gen. Steven Schaick, the Air Force said in a release Friday. The Islamic Society of North America endorsed Jabeen to ...
Muslims Respond to the US Gulf Crisis 2020

Muslims Respond to the US Gulf Crisis 2020

2020-01-08
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The following joint statement was issued by the Muslim Public Affairs Council, CAIR, Islamic Shura Council, Shia Muslim Council, ILM Foundation, Islamic Center of Southern California and Masjid Ahlul Beyt. A Live Press Event was held today at MPAC's ...
Lecturer in Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies

Lecturer in Sociology of Islam and Muslim Societies

2020-01-07
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Australian National University (ANU), Canberra, Australia Call for Applications Terms: Full Time, Continuing Application Deadline: March 2, 2020 The Centre is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in the Sociology of Islam and Muslim societies. The appoi...
Symposium: Black Muslim Atlantic

Symposium: Black Muslim Atlantic

2020-01-07
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Honoring the Legacy of C. Eric Lincoln Date: January 30-31, 2020 Venue: The Rubenstein Arts Center, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, US This symposium was envisioned and organized with Imam Abdul Hafeez Waheed to honor the Black Muslim community...
CFP: Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World

CFP: Muqarnas: An Annual on the Visual Cultures of the Islamic World

2020-01-06
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Call for papers Editor-in-Chief: Gülru Necipoğlu Publisher: Brill Submission Deadline: March 1, 2020 It invites submissions for the forthcoming volume 38, to be published in 2021. Muqarnas is a scholarly journal that publishes articles on a...
MC Prehawza Online Courses

MC Prehawza Online Courses

2020-01-05
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Starting date: January 19, 2020 Pre-Hawza Online classes are not exclusive for those who are intent on pursuing higher Islamic studies in a seminary, rather these classes are for anyone interested in learning the tenets of faith from qualified schol...
Islamic body seeks to become patron of new school in west Dublin

Islamic body seeks to become patron of new school in west Dublin

2020-01-05
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The Islamic Foundation of Ireland is seeking to become the patron body of a new State-funded secondary school due to open in west Dublin next year. While there are two Muslim national schools in the Dublin area, there is no State-funded Muslim secon...
Muslim population of England smashes three million mark for first time ever, figures reveal

Muslim population of England smashes three million mark for first time ever, figures reveal

2020-01-04
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Some parts of London are now almost 50 per cent Islamic, according to analysis from the Office for National Statistics. If current trends continue the areas could become majority Muslim within ten years. Official ONS figures for 2018/19 that were re...
IRIC expresses condolences over the martyrdom of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

IRIC expresses condolences over the martyrdom of General Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis

2020-01-04
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Among the faithful are men who fulfill what they have pledged to Allah: there are some among them who have fulfilled their pledge, and some of them who still wait, and they have not changed in the least (Holy Quran, Al-Ahzab:23) Our condolences to t...
Who Speaks for Islam? Approaches to Authority within the Academy and Beyond

Who Speaks for Islam? Approaches to Authority within the Academy and Beyond

2020-01-02
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17th Annual Duke-UNC Middle East and Islamic Studies Graduate Student Conference Date: February 29, 2020 Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, US The 17th Annual Duke-UNC conference is the longest r...
Mosque offers permanent home for local Muslims

Mosque offers permanent home for local Muslims

2020-01-02
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Members of Airdrie’s Muslim community are pleased to finally have a permanent place to worship. “This is the first mosque [in Airdrie],” said founder Syed Soharwardy, who is also the founder of the Islamic Supreme Council of Canada,...
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