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CMCS Houston Inaugural Conference: Daniel, Islam, Apocalyptic

CMCS Houston Inaugural Conference: Daniel, Islam, Apocalyptic

2021-11-24
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Date: February 23-25, 2022 Venue: Online & Rice University, 6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005, USA A conference investigating the interpretation and reception of the biblical figure of Daniel and its associated uses in Islamic contexts. In assoc...
Historical Muslim Societies

Historical Muslim Societies

2021-11-19
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Research Program at Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society How did institutions and structures operate throughout the Muslim world from the earliest history of Islam into the early modern period? From officially sanctioned top-...
Theology and Religious Studies Mphil

Theology and Religious Studies Mphil

2021-11-19
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University of Nottingham, UK Full-time: Three years Part-time: Up to six years Starting Date: October, December – 2022 We provide you with the time and support to explore your questions about Theology and Religious Studies. We have particul...
Summer School for Doctoral Students on “The Qur`an in Inter-Christian Polemic”

Summer School for Doctoral Students on “The Qur`an in Inter-Christian Polemic”

2021-11-18
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Date: June 13-17, 2022 Venue: Nantes, France Organized by ERC project “The European Qur’an” Proposal Submission Deadline: December 15, 2021 How have Christian authors in Europe used and appropriated the Qur’an?  ...
Ph.D. in Interreligious Studies

Ph.D. in Interreligious Studies

2021-11-18
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With a focus on Christian-Muslim Relations, Contemporary Muslim Studies, or Islamic Studies Hartford International University for Religion and Peace, Hartford, CT, USA Application Deadline: January 31, 2022 Hartford International University’...
Call for Book Manuscripts: The Early and Medieval Islamic World Series

Call for Book Manuscripts: The Early and Medieval Islamic World Series

2021-11-17
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I.B.Tauris, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing, is seeking manuscripts and book proposals for The Early Medieval and Islamic World  book series. As recent scholarship resoundingly attests, the medieval Mediterranean and Middle East bore witne...
Hijab: Three Modern Iranian Seminarian Perspectives

Hijab: Three Modern Iranian Seminarian Perspectives

2021-11-17
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by Lloyd Ridgeon Publisher: Gingko Library Publication Date: September 3, 2021 This book provides an overview of the range of seminarian thinking in Iran on the controversial topic of the hijab. During the modern period, Iran has suffered a great ...
A new generation of Muslim American media puts women in focus

A new generation of Muslim American media puts women in focus

2021-11-16
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East London-born Rifat Malik was recently appointed as the editor in chief of a new American publication centering the work of Muslim women journalists. “Muslim women are often vilified, obsessed over, become the target of speculation or are ...
US Muslims gave more to charity than other Americans in 2020

US Muslims gave more to charity than other Americans in 2020

2021-11-16
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Muslim Americans gave more to charity in 2020 than non-Muslims, we found in a new study. They are also more likely to volunteer, we learned. Only 1.1% of all Americans are Muslim, and their average income is lower than non-Muslims’. But as we e...
Canadian Online Muslim Dispute Resolution org. expands into Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and the Middle East

Canadian Online Muslim Dispute Resolution org. expands into Asia, Africa, Oceania, Europe and the Middle East

2021-11-15
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Sulha Solutions continues to lead in the Global Muslim Online Dispute Resolution sector. Sulha Solutions is the world's first Global Muslim Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) non-profit organization established in Canada focused on spreading peace and c...
Anti-Muslim hate crimes make almost half of religiously aggravated offences, says Home Office

Anti-Muslim hate crimes make almost half of religiously aggravated offences, says Home Office

2021-11-15
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Muslim organizations are working towards tackling Islamophobia and victims of the offences. Muslims have been the target of almost half of recorded religious hate crimes, according to a Census 2021 report from Home Office. Muslim Council of Britain ...
Muslim Association of Canada to launch digital programs to combat Islamophobia

Muslim Association of Canada to launch digital programs to combat Islamophobia

2021-11-14
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In response to the recent rise of hate crimes against the Muslim community, Ontario announced it will be investing $300,000 into educational programs aimed toward addressing issues of Islamophobia. Stephen Lecce, the Ontario Minister of Education, wi...
Hijab campaign tweets pulled by Council of Europe after French backlash

Hijab campaign tweets pulled by Council of Europe after French backlash

2021-11-14
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The Council of Europe said some campaign posters - such as this one - were taken down. Europe's top human rights organization has pulled posters from a campaign that promoted respect for Muslim women who choose to wear headscarves after provoking opp...
Country's first all-Muslim city council is elected in Michigan

Country's first all-Muslim city council is elected in Michigan

2021-11-09
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A city in Michigan is apparently the first in the nation to elect an all-Muslim city council, reflecting a more racially diverse landscape in local governance. Three candidates — Khalil Refai, Amanda Jaczkowski and Adam Albarmaki — won e...
Message of Condolence by the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) on the Occasion of Passing Away of Professor Mahmoud Ayoub

Message of Condolence by the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) on the Occasion of Passing Away of Professor Mahmoud Ayoub

2021-11-08
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Mahmoud Mustafa Ayoub, a prominent Shia scholar and Honorary Faculty Associate in Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations at Hartford International University, passed away on Oct. 31 in Montreal, Canada, where he lived for the past several years. Profe...
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