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Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

Master of Arts in Islamic Studies

2018-10-26
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Call for Applications American Islamic College, Chicago, IL, USA Application Deadline: December 30, 2018 The MA degree program is designed to provide students with a rigorous background in both traditional and analytical approaches to Islamic Stud...
IIDR Winter Student Program in Islamic Studies

IIDR Winter Student Program in Islamic Studies

2018-10-25
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Inside the Soul of Islam IIDR held its Winter Student Program in Islamic studies this November. In this unique and eye-opening course, personal coach and bestselling author of “Inside the Soul of Islam”, Mamoon Yusaf, introduced a simple...
Islamic Studies; Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

Islamic Studies; Theology, Divinity & Religious Studies

2018-10-25
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The University of Edinburgh Duration: 48 months Degree type: Masters Study mode: Full-time Fees: £18,800 The University of Edinburgh has a long and well-established reputation for teaching Islamic about Islam and the history, culture and ...
The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC)

The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC)

2018-10-24
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The University of Michigan’s International Institute (II) has established a new center focused on the study of global Islamic culture and the study of Muslim societies worldwide: The Global Islamic Studies Center (GISC). The center has received...
University of Minnesota creating Islamic studies program

University of Minnesota creating Islamic studies program

2018-10-24
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The new University of Minnesota program will include an Islamic studies minor.
Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

Sufism and Philosophy: Historical Interactions and Crosspollinations

2018-10-23
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Call for Papers Date: April 26-27, 2019 Venue: University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: November 15, 2018 The aim of this conference is to provide a forum for a cross-disciplinary exploration and re-examination of t...
The Islamic World: A History in Objects (1st Ed.)

The Islamic World: A History in Objects (1st Ed.)

2018-10-23
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By Ladan Akbarnia, Venetia Porter, Fahmida Suleman, William Greenwood, Zeina Klink-Hoppe, Amandine Merat Publisher: Thames & Hudson (November 6, 2018) This lavishly illustrated history explores the Islamic world, through superb art objects and ...
Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies

2018-10-22
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A Summer School in Granada, Spain Date: June 16-22, 2019 Venue: Granada, Spain Application Deadline: February 5, 2019 Critical Muslim Studies is inspired by a need for opening up a space for intellectually rigorous and socially committed explorat...
Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

Why Americans go (and don’t go) to religious services

2018-10-22
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Many cite practical or personal reasons, rather than lack of belief, for staying home.
European Jewish and Muslim leaders agree to work together against rising xenophobia

European Jewish and Muslim leaders agree to work together against rising xenophobia

2018-10-21
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Jewish and Muslim communities in Europe are confronted with rising xenophobia, hate crimes, and policies that are curtailing their right to religious practices, leaders of these communities said at the first plenary meeting of the European Muslim Jew...
Workshops on the study of Oriental manuscripts

Workshops on the study of Oriental manuscripts

2018-10-17
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Date: March 25-29, 2019 Venue: Berlin State Library, Potsdamer Straße 33, Berlin, Germany Application Deadline: November 15, 2018. Public Keynote Lecture by: Dr. Élise Franssen (Università Ca' Foscari Venezia) Staatsbibliothek...
Special Issue: Religious Practices and the Internet

Special Issue: Religious Practices and the Internet

2018-10-16
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Journal: RESET (recherches en sciences sociales sur internet / social science research on the internet) Edited by Fabienne Duteil-Ogata (Clare EA4596, Université Bordeaux-Montaigne / IIAC [EHESS/CNRS]) and Isabelle Jonveaux (CéSor, EHE...
Interrelgious Action for Peace

Interrelgious Action for Peace

2018-10-16
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Studies in Muslim-Christian Cooperation Edited by Tom Bamat, Myla Leguro, Neil Bolton and Atalia Omer Publisher: Catholic Relief Services (April 2017) On April 26, 2017, Catholic Relief Services released a book examining Muslim-Christian peacemaki...
The Bridge Initiative

The Bridge Initiative

2018-10-15
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Based in Georgetown University's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project that connects the academic study of Islamophobia with the public square. Through its website...
Beyond Accommodation

Beyond Accommodation

2018-10-14
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Everyday Narratives of Muslim Canadians By Jennifer Selby, Amelie Barras and Lori G. Beaman Publisher: UBC Press (September 2018) Problems – of integration, failed political participation, and requests for various kinds of accommodation &nda...
IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

IRIC participated in the summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West

2018-10-13
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The Association of Islamic Theology of Isfahan Seminary organized a 3-day summer school on Analysis of Shia Studies in the West on 5th to 7th September, 2018 in Isfahan, Iran. The program was attended by scholars and graduate students from both semi...
Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

2018-10-13
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Call for Papers Date: June 25 - 27, 2019 Venue: Munster (Westphalia), Germany Organizers: Dr. Sarah Demmrich (University of Munster) & Prof. Dr. Ulrich Riegel (University of Siegen) Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019 The concept of religio...
Governing Islam Abroad

Governing Islam Abroad

2018-10-11
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Turkish and Moroccan Muslims in Western Europe By Benjamin Bruce Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan (August 25, 2018) Series: The Sciences Po Series in International Relations and Political Economy Concentrates on the similar capacity of Turkey and Mo...
Free Online Course: Religion, Conflict and Peace

Free Online Course: Religion, Conflict and Peace

2018-10-09
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Provided by Harvard Divinity School Instructor: Diane L. Moore Duration: 8 weeks Effort: 4 to 8 hours per week Level: Introductory Explore the diverse and complex roles that religions play in both promoting and mitigating violence. In this cour...
Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern prior to 1600 (medieval)

Assistant Professor of History - Islamic World or Middle Eastern prior to 1600 (medieval)

2018-10-08
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Call for Applications Hampden-Sydney College, Virginia, USA Application Deadline: December 20, 2018 Hampden-Sydney College, Department of History, invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position in Islamic World or Middle Eastern histor...
Webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage”

Webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage”

2018-10-07
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By Prof Stefan Heidemann Date: Bi-weekly, Wednesday, 4 to 6 pm CET (Oct 31, 2018 - Jan 23, 2019) The Webinar Initiative in Islamic Material Culture offers a webinar: “State Authority, Administrative Structures and Its Reflection on Coinage&rd...
Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State

Strictly Observant Religion, Gender and the State

2018-10-06
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Date: March 25-26, 2019 Venue: The Woolf Institute, Cambridge, UK This conference seeks to address the question how strictly observant religious groups or "fundamentalists" (Harding 2001) challenge two basic principles within contemporary societies...
Handbook of Islamic Education

Handbook of Islamic Education

2018-10-05
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Volume 7 of International Handbooks of Religion and Education (IHRE) Editors: Holger Daun and Reza Arjmand Publisher: Springer International Publishing (June 20, 2018) The globalization and the migration of Muslims into new areas of the globe, has...
Art show takes on the misrepresentation of Muslims

Art show takes on the misrepresentation of Muslims

2018-10-05
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Muslim women in the West have been battling inaccurate stereotypes for ages. In the post-Sept. 11 era, Muslim women have come to be seen as one-dimensional figures in need of saving by the “West” and lacking dynamism or the ability to act...
Islam shows its female face with rise of women mosques

Islam shows its female face with rise of women mosques

2018-10-04
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Relegated to the basement, silenced by the imam and barred from the front door, some Muslim women have had enough of male domination at the mosque and are setting up their own. From Copenhagen to Los Angeles, a handful of female mosques now cater to ...
Social Wilayah Summer Retreat

Social Wilayah Summer Retreat

2018-10-01
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The Kawthar Learning Circle (KLC) held its Social Wilayah Summer Retreat from 3-6 August 2018 at the Cap-Saint-Jacques regional park in Montreal, Canada. The Social Wilayah Summer Retreat has become a yearly tradition among the KLC family, as an oppo...
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