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Part-time Islamic Studies

Part-time Islamic Studies

2017-12-29
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Starting Date: February 26, 2018 Organized by: Al-Mahdi Institute Application Deadline: February 16, 2018 Al-Mahdi Institute is now enrolling for Part-time Islamic studies starting from Monday 26th February 2018. Modules available include “I...
AMI Tafsir Series 2018

AMI Tafsir Series 2018

2017-12-28
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Starting Date: February 20, 2018 Organized by: Al-Mahdi Institute Featuring FOUR five-week courses exploring Sūrat al-Hujurāt, Sūrat al-Jinn, Sūrat al-Zumar and Sūrat al-Wāqi’ah available to study in-house at Al-Mahdi Institute. Details are ...
Cambridge Muslim College Winter Term 2018

Cambridge Muslim College Winter Term 2018

2017-12-27
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Winter 2018 Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 Saint Paul's Road, Cambridge, UK The Winter Term classes of Cambridge Muslim College (CMC) are organized as a series and participants are encouraged to attend each session. They must register for each...
Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

2017-12-26
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A grant of £49,616 from the British Academy has given the green-light to a collaborative research project with both the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg and the University of Amsterdam. The project will bring a new perspective on Muslim marriag...
A Historic Illustration of the Investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm

A Historic Illustration of the Investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm

2017-12-26
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Illustration of the investiture of ʿAlī by the Prophet at Ghadīr Khumm from the earliest extant illustrated manuscript of al-Birūnī’s (d. 1048) The Chronology of Ancient Nations located at the Special Collections Department of Edinbur...
The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

2017-12-25
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Research Program at Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University While many European universities, Leiden included, have a proud tradition of research into Islamic studies, a topical and thematic focus on Shiʿi Islam in all its dispensation remains a de...
Charity launches festive TV ad to challenge view of British Muslims as anti-Christmas

Charity launches festive TV ad to challenge view of British Muslims as anti-Christmas

2017-12-24
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The first mainstream television advertisement by a Muslim charity will be aired over the festive period, a development many hope will help to challenge the misconception that Muslims are anti-Christmas. The 59-second advert for the West Yorkshire cha...
Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe

Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe

2017-12-24
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A special issue of the Journal of Muslims in Europe on ‘Mapping Shia Muslim Communities in Europe’ has been published by Brill. Dr Yafa Shanneik provides the introduction to the special issue, writing on ‘L...
Summer School: Religion in Cities

Summer School: Religion in Cities

2017-12-21
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Contested Presences, Contested Regulations Call for Application Date: August 20-24, 2018 Venue: Groningen, the Netherlands Application Deadline: June 1, 2018 This summer school is designed for finalizing Bachelor students, Master students and Ph...
Muslim Congress Prehawza Program

Muslim Congress Prehawza Program

2017-12-19
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SPRING 2018 Course Start Date: January 22, 2018 Muslim Congress is a charitable non-profit organization in accordance with section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS tax code. It seeks to promote unity among the Muslims of North America. Our goal is to exc...
BGSMCS Doctoral Grants for International Students in Germany

BGSMCS Doctoral Grants for International Students in Germany

2017-12-19
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Application Deadline: January 31, 2018 The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) will admit up to ten PhD students to its doctoral program, which is to begin on 1 October 2018. The Graduate School is a joint project of Freie ...
De-Centring Shiʿi Islam

De-Centring Shiʿi Islam

2017-12-19
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British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies Volume 45, 2018 - Issue 1: SI: De-Centring Shi‘i Islam, Pages 1-17 By Morgan Clarke and Mirjam Künkler Published online: October 24, 2017 In the introduction to this special issue, we make...
Call for Papers: Journal of Muslims in Europe

Call for Papers: Journal of Muslims in Europe

2017-12-18
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Call for Papers Executive Editor: Thijl Sunier Editors: Samim Akgönül, Ahmet Alibašić, Stella Coglievina, Martijn de Koning, Brigitte Maréchal, Jørgen S. Nielsen, Egdūnas Račius, Jörn Thielmann The Journal ...
The Measure of Integration - Economic Structures and Resources of the Early Islamic Empire

The Measure of Integration - Economic Structures and Resources of the Early Islamic Empire

2017-12-17
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Date: February 16-17, 2018 Venue: Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany The Old World dry belt from the Atlantic to the Hindukush experienced in the Early Islamic Empire a prosperity and mobility of resources and people which was unprecedented...
A conference on: "Bible, churches and spirituality in a (non?-)secular world"

A conference on: "Bible, churches and spirituality in a (non?-)secular world"

2017-12-16
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Call for Papers Date: September 26 - 27, 2018 Venue: Stellenbosch (near Cape Town), South Africa Proposal Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The discipline of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and Volos Academy f...
Constructing a Worldview: Al-Barqī's Role in the Making of Early Shīʽī Faith

Constructing a Worldview: Al-Barqī's Role in the Making of Early Shīʽī Faith

2017-12-15
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Author: Roy Vilozny Publisher: Brepols Publishers (November 23, 2017) Series: Miroir De L'orient Musulman (Book 7) Based on the earliest Shīʽī sources extant, this book seeks to portray the worldview of the Shīʽa prior to the crystallization of th...
Historic symposium on statelessness plans joint interreligious action

Historic symposium on statelessness plans joint interreligious action

2017-12-14
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An “Interfaith Symposium on Statelessness” held 7-8 December in Rome focused, for the first time in history, on joint actions from Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Christian and Jewish groups to address statelessness. The symposium was cosponsor...
Islamic Educational College enters German language PASCH network

Islamic Educational College enters German language PASCH network

2017-12-13
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The Islamic Educational College was announced as the fourth Jordanian school being admitted to the PASCH network in Jordan, according to a German embassy statement. The PASCH initiative “Schools: Partners for the Future” was founded by th...
Religions and Identities in the European Migration Crisis

Religions and Identities in the European Migration Crisis

2017-12-10
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Mid-term Conference Call for Papers and Panel Proposals Date: 30 August - 1 September 2018 Venue: University of Turin, Turin, Italy Submission Deadline: January 10, 2018 The relation between immigration, citizenship, integration/participation i...
Shii Studies: The State of the Art

Shii Studies: The State of the Art

2017-12-10
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On December 7-9, the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) held an International Conference entitled “Shii Studies: The State of the Art” organized by Hassan Ansari (Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton) and Sabine Schmidtke (Institute fo...
A conference on "Spirituality, Theology, Education"

A conference on "Spirituality, Theology, Education"

2017-12-08
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Call for Papers Date: September 20-22, 2018 Venue: University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa Proposal Submission Deadline: February 1, 2018 The discipline of Christian Spirituality at the University of South Africa (UNISA) and the Depart...
Special Journal Issue: “The European Court of Human Rights and minority religions”

Special Journal Issue: “The European Court of Human Rights and minority religions”

2017-12-08
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Religion, State & Society, Volume 45, Issue 3-4, 2017 Edited by Effie Fokas and James T. Richardson Publisher: Routledge (Sep-Dec 2017) Contents: I. ECtHR and case law: clarity, consistency and controversy 1. The principled slope: religious ...
Majority of former US envoys to Israel oppose Trump's Jerusalem decision

Majority of former US envoys to Israel oppose Trump's Jerusalem decision

2017-12-08
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Nearly all of the former US ambassadors to Israel said they were opposed to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize the ultra-sensitive holy city of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital over concerns that the move would stoke an alread...
The Fourth International Conference on Shi'i Studies 2018

The Fourth International Conference on Shi'i Studies 2018

2017-12-07
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The Islamic College invites abstracts for its Annual Conference specializing in the growing field of Shi‘i Studies.
Muslims from disputed new London mosque donate blood at synagogue for Jewish day of action

Muslims from disputed new London mosque donate blood at synagogue for Jewish day of action

2017-12-06
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Thousands of people across the UK took part in the interfaith day encouraging good deeds. Muslims planning to open a new mosque in a traditionally Jewish north London community have joined people at their local synagogue to give blood ...
Populist Politics and the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms and Inclusion

Populist Politics and the Minority Voice: British Muslims, Extremisms and Inclusion

2017-12-05
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A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network conference organized in partnership with the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College London
Europe's Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration

Europe's Muslim population will continue to grow – but how much depends on migration

2017-12-04
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The recent surge in refugees from Syria and other Muslim-majority nations to Europe has prompted a backlash among segments of Europe’s population, including the rise of political parties that advocate a halt to immigration and groups&...
16th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention: "American Muslims"

16th Annual MAS-ICNA Convention: "American Muslims"

2017-12-03
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American Muslims: Shaping the Future through Faith and Vision Date: December 28 - 30, 2017 Venue: Mccormick Place, Chicago, IL 60616, USA The Annual MAS-ICNA Convention is one of the largest and most diverse Islamic conventions in North Ameri...
Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

Islam and the West Newsletter Evaluation

2017-12-01
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 Dear recipients, We would like to acknowledge you that by the grace of Allah, the diligence and perseverance of our Editorial Board and your sincere support and friendly responses through our evaluation forms, we could prepare and publish more...
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