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Islamic Calligraphy Course Focused on Nastaliq calligraphy

Islamic Calligraphy Course Focused on Nastaliq calligraphy

2018-11-30
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Date: April 9-14, 2019 Venue: Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: March 1, 2019 Come and learn “Nastaliq” — the timelessly elegant calligraphy style predominantly featured in classical Persian manuscripts. Let the most acclaimed ca...
Glocal Religions

Glocal Religions

2018-11-30
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Edited by Victor Roudometof Printed Edition of the Special Issue Published in Religions Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (October 2018) (This book is a printed edition of the Special Issue Glocal Religions tha...
ISSR 2019 – Session on “Young people, religion, politics, and education”

ISSR 2019 – Session on “Young people, religion, politics, and education”

2018-11-28
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Call for Papers Date: July 9-12, 2019 Venue:  Barcelona, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: December 16, 2018 Session Conveners: • Mary Lou Rasmussen, Australian National University • Elisabeth Arweck, University of Warwick O...
Junior Professor for the History and Culture of Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean

Junior Professor for the History and Culture of Islam in the Eastern Mediterranean

2018-11-27
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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz, Germany Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 27, 2018 The junior professor should represent the entire field in research and teaching. Knowledge of Arabic is required, that of Ottoman Turkish i...
A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

2018-11-27
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CILE 7th Annual International Conference Call for Papers Date: March 23, 2019 Venue: Hamad Bin Khalifa University, Doha, Qatar Abstract Submission Deadline: December 20, 2018 The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is pleas...
Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim world

Patronage and Clientelism in the Muslim world

2018-11-27
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Granada ENIS Spring School 2019 Date: March 18-22, 2019 Venue: Escuela de Estudios Árabes, CSIS, Cuesta del Chapiz 22, 18010 Granada, Spain Application Deadline: January 25, 2019 The Granada Spring School will be organized by ENIS (the Eur...
Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

Assistant Professor in Islamic Studies

2018-11-25
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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Call for Applications Application Deadline: January 5, 2019 Educational Requirements: PhD in Religious Studies The Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invi...
The International Intensive Course on Women’s Studies in Islam and Iran

The International Intensive Course on Women’s Studies in Islam and Iran

2018-11-24
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Date: March 2-7, 2019 Venue: Qom, Iran Registration Deadline: January 20, 2019 The Islamic and Iranian Women’s Studies Intensive Short Course which has been organized by the University of Religions and Denominations on 2 -7 March 2019, endea...
Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy

Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy

2018-11-21
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LUCIS Annual Conference On 14 and 15 November, the LUCIS Annual Conference took place in Leiden. This year’s LUCIS conference Approaching Shiʿi Islam in the Academy was perhaps the first conference in the Netherlands to focus specifically on t...
CIWAS 2nd Annual Conference: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

CIWAS 2nd Annual Conference: Islam, the West, and Radicalism

2018-11-20
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Date: February 20, 2019 Venue: Shilling Lecture Theatre, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham Hill, Egham, TW20 0EQ, UK The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (Royal Holloway, University of London) and the Imam Sadr Foundation (Lebanon...
IAPR 2019: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

IAPR 2019: Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

2018-11-19
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Date: August 31 - September 3, 2019 Venue: Gdańsk, Poland The International Association for the Psychology of Religion (IAPR) holds bi-annual conferences that serve as a meeting point for scholars from all over the world to share the latest researc...
EASR 2019: “Religion – Continuations and Disruptions”

EASR 2019: “Religion – Continuations and Disruptions”

2018-11-19
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17th Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions (EASR) Call for Papers Date: June 25-29, 2019 Venue: Tartu, Estonia Abstract Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018 Religions are works in progress. New ideas, doctrin...
Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference 2019

Sociology of Religion Study Group (SocRel) Annual Conference 2019

2018-11-18
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Theme: “Communicating Religion” Call for Papers Date: July 9-11, 2019 Venue: Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales Abstract Submission Deadline: February 1, 2019 As scholars of religion, we are all tasked with communicating religion in ...
Assistant Professor in Classical Islamic Religious Thought and Dialogue

Assistant Professor in Classical Islamic Religious Thought and Dialogue

2018-11-18
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Trinity College Dublin, The University of Dublin, Ireland Call for Applications Application Deadline: December 3, 2018 The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and a track record in, and current plan for, excellent research in the periods from l...
The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University

The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University

2018-11-17
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The Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University promotes and produces innovative research and scholarship, exemplary teaching and training, robust public engagement, and generous support of individual faculty initiatives at the inter...
Call for Papers: Special Issue: "Reframing Islam in Southeast Asia"

Call for Papers: Special Issue: "Reframing Islam in Southeast Asia"

2018-11-17
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Chiara Formichi Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: August 15, 2019 The history of Islam in Southeast Asia ha...
Rise of the Islamic University

Rise of the Islamic University

2018-11-15
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Islamic universities are beginning to spring up in countries around the world with new institutions opening in the US, Italy and in some European countries. The aim is to provide higher education for immigrant Muslim communities and to tackle concer...
Call for papers: Special Issue “Fashion/Religion Interfaces”

Call for papers: Special Issue “Fashion/Religion Interfaces”

2018-11-15
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Anna-Mari Almila Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: April 1, 2019 The complex interconnections between religious b...
Online Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world

Online Study with Hartford Seminary’s interfaith, global community from anywhere in the world

2018-11-14
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For years Hartford Seminary has provided quality online learning with knowledgeable faculty and an engaging, intellectual student body of diverse identities and faiths. Starting in Fall 2017, our Master of Arts in Religious Studies* program will be o...
German Evangelical Church conducts survey, ponders stance on Islam

German Evangelical Church conducts survey, ponders stance on Islam

2018-11-14
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The Social Science Institute of the Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) has published a new study titled “Islam and Muslims in Germany: The population’s view”. Just over 2000 respondents were questioned on the phone with respect to ...
What did this mosque sound like more than a thousand years ago?

What did this mosque sound like more than a thousand years ago?

2018-11-14
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Researchers have recreated the acoustic atmosphere of the ancient Mosque–Cathedral of Córdoba. The sounds in the prayer hall have changed over the centuries. When a building is slated for an addition or a renovation, preservation-minded...
Conference on Leadership, Authority and Representation in British Muslim Communities

Conference on Leadership, Authority and Representation in British Muslim Communities

2018-11-13
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Call for Papers Date: January 21, 2019 @ 9:30am to 5:30pm Venue: Cardiff University Main Building, Council Chamber 1.77, Park Place, Cardiff CF10 3AT, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: December 7, 2018 This one-day conference brings together acade...
Muslim women win House seats, blazing a new path

Muslim women win House seats, blazing a new path

2018-11-13
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A Palestinian-American and a Somali ex-refugee become the first female Muslims in Congress
The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs

The Faith Lives of Women and Girls: Identities, Experiences, Practices, and Beliefs

2018-11-12
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Call for Papers Date: March 26-27, 2019 Venue: Queen’s Foundation, Birmingham, UK Deadline for Submission: December 14, 2018 This two-day conference explores the diverse faith lives, identities, experiences, practices, and beliefs of self-i...
Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

Republicans account for a small but steady share of U.S. Muslims

2018-11-12
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Many more U.S. Muslims identify with or lean toward the Democratic Party than the GOP (66% vs. 13%), but the share who are Republican has held steady over the last 10 years, including after the election of President Donald Trump, according to a new a...
German schools teach Islam to students to give them a sense of belonging

German schools teach Islam to students to give them a sense of belonging

2018-11-11
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In a country where the debate over “who belongs?” has deeply divided Ms Merkel’s government, fueled massive demonstrations and propelled the rise of anti-immigrant populism, the 16 and 17-year-olds confront versions questions every ...
Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

Irish singer Sinead O’Connor converts to Islam

2018-11-10
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The famous Irish singer Sinead O’Connor has converted to Islam and taken the new name “Shuhada’ Davitt.” In a tweet which is thought to be from her account, O’Connor said she had ditched the Catholic Church for good in a...
Poll: Most Britons tolerant of Islam and Muslims, but strong minority isn't

Poll: Most Britons tolerant of Islam and Muslims, but strong minority isn't

2018-11-10
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The majority of Britons are tolerant of Islam and Muslims but a strong minority isn’t, a new poll has revealed.
International Conference to Celebrate the International Day for Women

International Conference to Celebrate the International Day for Women

2018-11-08
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“Dialoguing Women in Christianity, Islam and African Traditional Religions” Call for Papers Date: March 1, 2019 Venue: University of Zimbabwe Abstract Submission Deadline: December 15, 2018 This will be a one-day conference held in p...
The Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

The Centre for Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

2018-11-06
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Birmingham University The Centre aims to provide a world-class research and learning experience, with critical understanding and appreciation of both Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies. As a multi-disciplinary Centre, it offers a wide range of subje...
The Working Group Modernity and Islam

The Working Group Modernity and Islam

2018-11-05
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From 1996 to 2006 the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin has hosted the Working Group Modernity and Islam, a Berlin-based interdisciplinary research network of scholars working at various universities and extra-university institutions on the questions of ...
International Conference of Immortality of the Soul in Islam and Christianity

International Conference of Immortality of the Soul in Islam and Christianity

2018-11-05
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Call for Papers Date: March 4-5, 2020 Venue: Qom, Iran Abstract Submission Deadline: March 16, 2019 The Research Center for Islamic Philosophy and Theology affiliated to Islamic Sciences and Culture Academy (ISCA) was established in 1994 with the...
Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)

Islam in the Modern World (Theology and Religious Studies)

2018-11-04
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The Master's in Islam in the Modern World is a one-year program that offers you an in-depth interdisciplinary framework to engage topics and debates concerning Islam and modernity.
10 Must Watch Documentaries on Muslim Civilization in Europe

10 Must Watch Documentaries on Muslim Civilization in Europe

2018-11-04
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A list of useful and informative documentaries that present excellent overviews of contributions to science and technology from Muslim Civilization is provided. They serve as a window into a golden age with so much more to discover. We remember the w...
New research shows Australian teens have complex views on religion and spirituality

New research shows Australian teens have complex views on religion and spirituality

2018-11-03
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According to the new national survey, at least half of teens say they are “religious nones” - those who do not identify with a religion or religious group. Digging deeper, we found a more complicated picture of faith and spirituality amon...
Three-day International conference ‘The Muslim Ummah’ was held in Istanbul

Three-day International conference ‘The Muslim Ummah’ was held in Istanbul

2018-11-02
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A three-day international conference was hosted and organized by Centre for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University (IZU) from October 14 to 16 in which around 20 speakers from around the world discussed challenges of s...
Row over Muslim scholar's invitation to preach at Anglican service

Row over Muslim scholar's invitation to preach at Anglican service

2018-11-02
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An invitation to a distinguished Muslim scholar to preach at a eucharist service in an Oxford church on Sunday has triggered complaints from traditionalists. Monawar Hussain, who was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s birthday honors last year for ...
Muslim Council of Britain to train women to run mosques

Muslim Council of Britain to train women to run mosques

2018-11-01
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Six-month program aims to increase diversity and follows calls for greater involvement.
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