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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Visiting Fellowships 2018

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies Visiting Fellowships 2018

2017-10-28
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Application Deadline: January 19, 2018 Disciplines: Culture, Islamic Studies, Religious Studies, Sociology The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) has developed an international network of personal and institutional contacts to enable liaison,...
UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

UK Muslim Lifestyle Expo 2017 attracts thousands

2017-10-28
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The latest lifestyle trends for the U.K.’s Muslims came to center stage in northern Manchester city Saturday with an annual event that aims to attract around 15,000 visitors. Rauf Mirza, one of the organizers of Muslim Lifestyle Expo (MLE), sai...
Representing Muslim Women: Muslim Women and the Media

Representing Muslim Women: Muslim Women and the Media

2017-10-27
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Call for Applications: Training Institute Date: January – December 2018 First Seminar: February 2-4th, 2018 Venue: Berkeley, CA, USA Application Deadline: November 10, 2017 The media is the most powerful vehicle for representing or misrepr...
The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

The Reach of Empire - The Early Islamic Empire at Work

2017-10-26
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Call for Papers Date: October 11-13, 2018 Venue: Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany Abstract Submission Deadline: January 31, 2018 As the ERC project “The Early Islamic Empire at Work – The View from the Regions Toward the Cen...
Muslim Matter

Muslim Matter

2017-10-25
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Publication of the Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies Edited by Omar Kasmani and Stefan Maneval Publisher: Revolver Publishing (January 2, 2017) This book is a cooperation between doctoral fellows, alumni and alumnae, post-doctor...
University Lecturer in Islamic Theology

University Lecturer in Islamic Theology

2017-10-24
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Call for Applications University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland Application Deadline: November 12, 2017 The Faculty of Theology at the University of Helsinki invites applications for a permanent position of Uni­versity Lec­turer in Is­lamic...
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

2017-10-24
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The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) was established in Melbourne in 2003, to establish an annual residential conference based upon the thirty years of experience developed by the Jewish-Christian-Muslim conference held in Bend...
Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada sends goodwill message to Muslims

Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada sends goodwill message to Muslims

2017-10-23
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The Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) has sent a message of support and goodwill to Canadian Muslims. “At the convention, our assembly adopted a Statement to Muslims in Canada,” wrote the Rev. Susan C. Johnson, Natio...
Channel 4 Documentary: “My Week As A Muslim”

Channel 4 Documentary: “My Week As A Muslim”

2017-10-22
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Channel 4 prompts anger and mockery after 'blacking up' white woman to show Islamophobia Channel 4 is facing mockery after airing a documentary which went to the lengths of getting a white woman to go undercover in ‘brownface’ ...
Canada Muslim Women Determined to Fight Discrimination

Canada Muslim Women Determined to Fight Discrimination

2017-10-22
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A Canadian Muslim women group has found a new resolve to fight discrimination in the community as Muslims celebrated its 35th anniversary a few days after the adoption of Quebec’s burqa ban. “We know that we are in a very special time and...
Findings of ‘Race Disparity Audit’ call for action against racial inequality in Britain

Findings of ‘Race Disparity Audit’ call for action against racial inequality in Britain

2017-10-19
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The new government study “Race Disparity Audit” is likely to stir social debates surrounding racial integration for some time. Bringing together important data about minority groups in Britain, the newly launched website clearly...
Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat

2017-10-18
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Date: January 2-7, 2018 Venue: The Islamic College, 133 High Rd, London NW10 2SW, UK Course Registration Fee: £50 The course ‘Islamic Studies with Spiritual Retreat’, introduces students to the academic study of Islam via an...
Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?

Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?

2017-10-18
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Lecturer: Uriya Shavit On 18 October, from 13:00-15:00 hours, Uriya Shavit presented a lecture entitled: “Muslims in Europe: A Clash or a Meeting of Civilizations?” The lecture took place in Wijnhaven 2.02 in The Hague. The lecture exam...
Hate crimes targeting Muslims increased 91% in the first half of 2017

Hate crimes targeting Muslims increased 91% in the first half of 2017

2017-10-18
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Prosecutors secured a relatively rare federal hate crime conviction punishable by a tough sentence on Thursday as a Florida man pleaded guilty to leaving a voicemail that threatened to shoot people at a mosque. Legal experts and Islamic advocates sai...
Religious affiliation of U.S. refugees: Growing number of Muslims

Religious affiliation of U.S. refugees: Growing number of Muslims

2017-10-17
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The U.S. has resettled more refugees than any other country – about 3 million since 1980. Generally, in years when more people around the globe are displaced by conflict, violence or persecution in their countries, the number of refug...
Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program Visiting Fellowships

Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program Visiting Fellowships

2017-10-16
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Applications Deadline:  January 1, 2018 Harvard Law School's Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change invites applications for Visiting Fellowships for the 2018-2019 academic year. This fellowship provides opportunities for outstand...
Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

2017-10-15
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Established in 2009 in Sydney Australia, Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA) is a product of the dialogue movement in Australia. It is a platform for cooperation between Australian Muslims and educational institutions in Austr...
Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies

2017-10-14
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New College of Florida Application Deadline: Open Until Filled New College of Florida invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Islamic studies. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, teaching experience, ...
German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

German minister upsets fellow conservatives over Muslim holidays

2017-10-13
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere has upset fellow members of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc by proposing that Germany introduce Muslim public holidays.
Studies of Religion Conference 2017

Studies of Religion Conference 2017

2017-10-12
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On the 10th of March, 2017, the annual Studies of Religion in Focus ISRA conference was held at the Mercure in Central. The conference encompassed a number of workshops aimed at assisting year 11 and 12 Studies of Religion teachers to facilitate...
Minnesota Muslim-Jew alliances multiply in new political climate

Minnesota Muslim-Jew alliances multiply in new political climate

2017-10-12
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Rabbi Morris Allen celebrated the holiday of Sukkot last weekend at an unusual backyard gathering that hosted men wearing yarmulkes and Muslim women draped in headscarves. A few weeks earlier, a new organization of Muslim and Jewish women delivered f...
Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful, court of appeal rules

2017-10-12
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Schools in Britain will no longer be able to substantially segregate boys and girls, after the court of appeal ruled that a co-educational faith school in Birmingham had caused unlawful discrimination by separating the two sexes. The court ...
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

2017-10-12
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School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures The University of Edinburgh Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies was established in 1980 through an amalgamation of the old Departments of Arabic, Turkish and Persian (established in 1912, 1950 and 1951 r...
A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set

A Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture, 2 Volume Set

2017-10-12
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Edited by Finbarr Barry Flood and Gulru Necipoglu Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell (August 29, 2017) The two-volume Companion to Islamic Art and Architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of acc...
Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds

Muslims, Jews gather in Metro Detroit to forge bonds

2017-10-12
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As hate crimes targeting Muslims and Jews rise across the United States, according to advocacy groups, the key to sparking change in Metro Detroit lies in forging ties and fighting back, activists said Tuesday. “You’ve got to speak up,&rd...
MAB National Convention 2017: My Faith, My inspiration

MAB National Convention 2017: My Faith, My inspiration

2017-10-11
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Date: October 21, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm  Venue: The New Bingley Hall, Birmingham, UK The Muslim Community is full of skilled, motivated and aspiring people. On numerous occasions, the Community has shown its amazing power! However th...
Classical Islamic World Book Prize

Classical Islamic World Book Prize

2017-10-11
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Application Deadline: February 28, 2018 Gorgias Press is delighted to announce that the international Classical Islamic World Book Prize (CIW) is available again for 2018. Based on the decision of an internationally renowned panel of ...
No place to pray; Munich's Muslims are turning to old pubs and churches

No place to pray; Munich's Muslims are turning to old pubs and churches

2017-10-11
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The sound of Muslim prayer drifts out from the old pub onto the street, as men and women inside kneel on rugs laid down carefully minutes earlier. This is no ordinary congregation, and no ordinary place of worship. Since May, this community of libera...
Islam in Germany: Muslims prefer to be talked to rather than talked about

Islam in Germany: Muslims prefer to be talked to rather than talked about

2017-10-11
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Mosques around Germany opened their doors to non-Muslims to dispel common myths and stereotypes about Islam. Nearly 900 mosques across Germany took part in "Open Mosque Day”, an annual event organized by Islamic associations in the country sinc...
Muslim World League Secretary-General meets Italian Interior Minister

Muslim World League Secretary-General meets Italian Interior Minister

2017-10-10
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Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdul Karim Al-Issa, Secretary-General of the Muslim World League, (a Saudi sponsored organization which is under hard European critics on supporting Wahhabism and Daesh), discussed with Italian Interior Minister Marco Minetti sev...
New World Order: Muslims to be majority in Europe within two generations

New World Order: Muslims to be majority in Europe within two generations

2017-10-10
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Within 40 years, given current demographic trends, the white population in France and the rest of old Europe will recede, creating a Muslim majority, a French researcher says. Charles Gave, an economist, fund manager and political commenta...
The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America

The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America

2017-10-09
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The Islamic Seminary of America presented its first weekend seminar entitled “The Power of Prejudice: Race and Religion in America” on October 6-8, 2017. This short seminar involved students in a critical, reflective analysis of how prej...
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