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Report clears Muslim charity of institutional antisemitism

Report clears Muslim charity of institutional antisemitism

2021-01-29
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The UK’s largest Muslim charity has been exonerated of institutional antisemitism in an independent report after its reputation was badly damaged and government funding suspended over the social media posts of two trustees and a senior member o...
Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society

Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society

2021-01-28
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Editor-in-Chief: Shariq Siddiqui Publisher: Indiana University Press Current Issue: Vol 4 No 2 (2020): Fall 2020 The Journal of Muslim Philanthropy & Civil Society is a biannual, peer-reviewed, open access journal that focuses on the broad sco...
CFP: Special Issue on “Historizing Islamophobia”

CFP: Special Issue on “Historizing Islamophobia”

2021-01-25
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Call for Papers Special Issue of the Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam Guest Editor: Randa Abdel-Fattah, Macquarie University Abstract Submission Deadline: February 20, 2021 The Journal of the Contemporary Study of Islam invites articles...
Muslim Philanthropy in a Canadian Context

Muslim Philanthropy in a Canadian Context

2021-01-24
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Date: March 27, 2021 Venue: Online (via Zoom) Symposium Conveners: Dr. Katherine Bullock (University of Toronto Mississauga), Dr Nevin Reda (University of Toronto) Hosted by: The Centre for Religion and Its Contexts at Emmanuel College of Victoria...
The Centre for Religion and Its Contexts

The Centre for Religion and Its Contexts

2021-01-23
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Through academic and continuing education events, Emmanuel College shares its distinctive contextual approach to the study of religion in all aspects: theology and belief, historical development, lived experience, and diversity of expressions in the ...
Ties of Kinship and the Early Islamic Empire

Ties of Kinship and the Early Islamic Empire

2021-01-23
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Call for Papers Date: December 6-8, 2021 Venue: Witte Singel, Leiden, Netherlands Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021 We invite submissions for an international conference on the language of kinship in Islamic(ate) societies before the m...
The European Qur’ān: The Qur’ān in European Religious and Cultural History

The European Qur’ān: The Qur’ān in European Religious and Cultural History

2021-01-22
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Near Eastern Studies Lecture Date: February 10, 2021 @ 12:00 PM in Eastern Time Venue: Online (via Zoom) Presenter: Mercedes Garcia-Arenal (CSIC, Madrid), Roberto Tottoli (University of Naples "L'Orientale), John Tolan (University of Nantes), and ...
Six PhD positions at the Department of Theology

Six PhD positions at the Department of Theology

2021-01-21
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Uppsala University, Sweden Application Deadline: February 15, 2021 Uppsala University – Sweden hereby invites applications to six PhD positions. Starting date: 1st of September 2021. Applications can be made for studies in the following disc...
Before Archaeology: The Meaning of the Past in the Islamic Pre-Modern Thought (and After)

Before Archaeology: The Meaning of the Past in the Islamic Pre-Modern Thought (and After)

2021-01-20
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Edited by Leonardo Capezzone Publisher: Artemide Edizioni (January 20, 2021) This volume aims to explore some aspects of the multifaceted modalities with which classical and pre-modern Islamic thought (with two final glances at modern and contempor...
Greek archbishop: ‘Islam is not a religion’

Greek archbishop: ‘Islam is not a religion’

2021-01-18
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The Church of Greece has been forced to issue a clarification a day after comments on Islam by the outspoken Greek Orthodox archbishop of Athens and All Greece sparked a religious and political firestorm. "Islam is not a religion; it is a political ...
Jewish and Muslim Circumcisions in Germany

Jewish and Muslim Circumcisions in Germany

2021-01-05
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Speaker: Professor Lena Salaymeh, University of Oxford Date: March 2, 2021 @ 12:30PM - 1:45PM Venue: Online (via Zoom) Organized by: Bonavero Institute of Human Rights This talk by Professor Lena Salaymeh is based on an article, co-authored with ...
Master of Islamic Studies

Master of Islamic Studies

2021-01-05
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Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia Full-time: 2 years (or part-time equivalent) Combining traditional Islamic sciences with contemporary discourse on religion and Islam, the Master of Islamic Studies from Charles Sturt University offers a un...
ICMPMS 2021: International Conference on Muslim Philosophers, Mathematicians and Scientists

ICMPMS 2021: International Conference on Muslim Philosophers, Mathematicians and Scientists

2021-01-05
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Call for Papers Date: October 28-29, 2021 Venue: Los Angeles, United States Abstract Submission Deadline: January 28, 2021 The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of di...
Representing Islam: Hip-Hop of the September 11 Generation

Representing Islam: Hip-Hop of the September 11 Generation

2021-01-04
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By Kamaludeen Mohamed Nasir Publisher: Indiana University Press (December 1, 2020) How do Muslims who grew up after September 11 balance their love for hip-hop with their devotion to Islam? How do they live the piety and modesty called for by their...
Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST)

Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST)

2021-01-03
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Muslim Interscholastic Tournament (MIST) is a registered educational non-profit organization founded in 2002 by Shazia Siddiqi, now our Founding Trustee Emeritus. After organizing our first regional tournament in Houston, MIST quickly spread in the n...
Women as Imams

Women as Imams

2021-01-03
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Classical Islamic Sources and Modern Debates on Leading Prayer By Simonetta Calderini Publisher: I.B. Tauris (December 24, 2020) There is a long and rich history of opinion centred on female prayer leadership in Islam that has occupied the minds o...
Spain to lead restoration campaign of Islamic antiquities

Spain to lead restoration campaign of Islamic antiquities

2021-01-02
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Spain announced its will to restore the various Muslim antiquities and sites at Granada, the total of the fund reached 20.4 million Euros, according to Russia Today. The main aim of this step is to encourage more visitors to those tourist and archae...
France shuts down its only anti-Islamophobia NGO and sole Muslim school, bans homeschooling and raids several mosques

France shuts down its only anti-Islamophobia NGO and sole Muslim school, bans homeschooling and raids several mosques

2021-01-01
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The French Government announced the dissolution of its largest anti-Islamophobia NGO, ordered raids on dozens of mosques, declared a ban on all homeschooling and shut its only Muslim school – all in the space of a fortnight. The draconian measu...
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