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Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies

2019-12-24
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ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences The Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (Middle East & Central Asia) (CAIS) forms part of the ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences at The Australian National University and is Australia’s pr...
Call for Papers: Special Issue "Global Understandings of Religiosity and Generosity"

Call for Papers: Special Issue "Global Understandings of Religiosity and Generosity"

2019-12-24
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Patricia Snell Herzog Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2020 Manuscript Submission Deadline: August 15,...
SOAS MA Islamic Intellectual History (2020 entry)

SOAS MA Islamic Intellectual History (2020 entry)

2019-12-23
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Venue: Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5BG, UK Start of program: September intake only Mode of Attendance: Full-time or Part-time This program will not be running in 2019/20, and will launch in 2020/21. The MA Islamic Intellectual Histor...
Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Showcase

Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies Showcase

2019-12-23
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Date: February 20, 2020 @ 9.30am–12pm Venue: Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Organizer: ANU College of Arts & Social Sciences There is no doubt that recent events confirm the importance of the Middle East and Muslim w...
Early Modern Trends in Islamic Theology

Early Modern Trends in Islamic Theology

2019-12-22
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'Abd al-Ghanī al-Nābulusī and His Network of Scholarship (Studies and Texts) Edited By:  Lejla Demiri and Samuela Pagani Publisher: Mohr Siebeck Verlag (January 1, 2019) Series: Sapientia Islamica: Studies in Islamic Theology, Philosophy and ...
Graduate Student Workshop on Religion, Law, and Politics in the Middle East

Graduate Student Workshop on Religion, Law, and Politics in the Middle East

2019-12-21
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Date: April 23, 2020 Venue: 341 Eggers Hall, Maxwell School of Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, US Co-Sponsored by: • The Middle Eastern Studies Program, Syracuse University, • The Daniel Patrick Moynihan Institute of Global Affairs, ...
CA18129 - Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)

CA18129 - Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)

2019-12-21
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IS-LE has created a transnational and multidisciplinary academic network and a common and stable space for sharing news and knowledge on late medieval and early modern exchanges between Christianity and Islam in Europe and the Mediterranean. The pur...
Journal of Qur'anic Studies

Journal of Qur'anic Studies

2019-12-20
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The Journal of Qur'anic Studies, launched in October 1999, is the first scholarly periodical dedicated to the study of the Qur'an. It aims to address the importance of the Qur'an for Islam and Islamic Studies, along with other issues vital to the dev...
Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture

Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture

2019-12-20
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Call for Applications Brown University, Providence, RI, USA Deadline for application: February 15, 2020 Department of History of Art and Architecture at Brown University invites applications at the level of Associate or Full Professor from a histo...
Book Series: Routledge Studies in Islam and Human Rights

Book Series: Routledge Studies in Islam and Human Rights

2019-12-19
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Prof. Souaiaia is Founder and currently the General Editor of the Book Series, Routledge Studies in Islam and Human Rights, which publishes scholarly monographs that examine the rich and complex intellectual and institutional legacy of Islam relevant...
Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, with specialization in Islamic Studies and Classical Arabic Traditions

Assistant Professor in Religious Studies, with specialization in Islamic Studies and Classical Arabic Traditions

2019-12-19
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Call for Applications Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA Application deadline: January 19, 2020 The School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University is seeking a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor...
Jerusalem in Memory and Eschatology: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Visions of the Past and Future of Jerusalem

Jerusalem in Memory and Eschatology: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Visions of the Past and Future of Jerusalem

2019-12-19
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Call for Papers Date: May 25-28, 2020 Venue: Swedish Theological Institute, Jerusalem Abstract Submission Deadline: January 6, 2020 The recognition of Jerusalem as a holy city within a holy land both unites and divides Jewish, Christian, and Musl...
Quebec City's first Muslim cemetery is set to open in spring 2020

Quebec City's first Muslim cemetery is set to open in spring 2020

2019-12-18
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Quebec City’s mayor has signed a deed of sale for a parcel of land that will soon become the region’s first Muslim cemetery. Mayor Regis Labeaume had promised the land to the city’s Muslim community in 2017, shortly after residents...
Canada: Muslims to contest religious law at Canada's top court

Canada: Muslims to contest religious law at Canada's top court

2019-12-18
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The National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM) announced Wednesday that it will seek to challenge Quebec’s controversial ban on religious symbols at the Supreme Court of Canada. This comes six days after the Quebec Court of Appeal refused to ...
Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative Perspective

2019-12-18
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The 2020 International Meeting of SBL (Society of Biblical Literature) Call for Papers Date: July 5-9, 2020 Venue: University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia Submission Deadline: January 29, 2020 The Quran and Islamic Tradition in Comparative P...
PhD Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

PhD Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

2019-12-17
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Call for Applications University of Edinburgh, UK Deadline for application: February 14, 2020 The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for one PhD scholarship in any area within its ...
2nd International conference on Islamic Education Studies and Social Science

2nd International conference on Islamic Education Studies and Social Science

2019-12-16
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Call for Papers Date: April 29, 2020 Venue: Istanbul, Turkey Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 29, 2020 Abstract & Full Paper Submission Deadline: 29 March 2020 We invite all researchers, lecturers, students, practitioners and acade...
All-American Muslim Girl

All-American Muslim Girl

2019-12-15
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by Nadine Jolie Courtney Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 12, 2019) All-American Muslim Girl is a relevant, relatable story of being caught between two worlds, and the struggles and hard-won joys of finding your place. Inspired by he...
British Muslims prepare to leave UK after Boris Johnson wins election

British Muslims prepare to leave UK after Boris Johnson wins election

2019-12-14
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British Muslims have started the process of leaving the UK over fears for their ‘personal safety’ now Boris Johnson is Prime Minister for five years, Metro.co.uk can reveal. It comes after the prime minister was accused of ‘Islamoph...
Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online

Sweden: Far-right groups spew anti-Muslim hate online

2019-12-14
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Expo magazine exposes Swedish closed social media group conversations rife with racism, death threats. Far-right groups in Sweden are spewing hatred online by asking people to set mosques on fire and slaughter Muslims, according to a report by Expo ...
Religion and Living Arrangements Around the World

Religion and Living Arrangements Around the World

2019-12-12
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Muslims and Hindus have larger households than Christians and religious ‘nones,’ in patterns influenced by regional norms. Our households – who lives with us, how we are related to them and what role we play in that shared space &n...
Swedish Islamic school closed over radicalization fears

Swedish Islamic school closed over radicalization fears

2019-12-10
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A leading Islamic school in Sweden accused of appointing teachers who had recently returned from fighting for ISIS abroad has been shut down amid fears students were at risk of being radicalized. Abdel Nasser El Nadi, former principal of Vetenskapss...
Workshop Program: Mosques, Power and Politics

Workshop Program: Mosques, Power and Politics

2019-12-10
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Date: January 22-24, 2020 Venue: University of Copenhagen, South Campus Karen Blixens Plads 8, 2300 Copenhagen, Denmark Organizer: Danish Mosques & Nordic Mosques Research Network For this workshop we address the changing politics of mosque ...
Religion and Cultural Change

Religion and Cultural Change

2019-12-09
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Interdisciplinary Summer School and Conference Call for Papers Date: June 8-10, 2020 Venue: Åbo Akademi Arken, Turku, Finland Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2020 Keynote speakers: • Prof. Catharina Raudvere, University of ...
British Muslim Charitable Organisations: A Best Practice Forum

British Muslim Charitable Organisations: A Best Practice Forum

2019-12-08
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MBRN conference Date: January 15, 2020 Venue: Humanitarian Academy for Development, 22-24 Sampson Rd N, Birmingham, B11 1BL UK Organized by: The Muslims in Britain Research Network in partnership with the Muslim Charities Forum and the Humanitaria...
Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR)

Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR)

2019-12-07
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Call for Papers Abstract Submission Deadline: January 13, 2020 Editors: Andrew Village & Ralph Hood Publisher: Brill Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion (RSSSR) is an interdisciplinary and international annual series which dis...
Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the US for the first time

Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the US for the first time

2019-12-06
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For the first time, Muhammad is one of the top 10 most popular baby names for boys in the United States, according to data from the parenting website BabyCenter. Muhammad ranks at No. 10, up four spots from last year. The name has been climbing stead...
Special Issue: Shia Muslims in Great Britain

Special Issue: Shia Muslims in Great Britain

2019-12-06
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A Special Issue of Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life Volume 13, Issue 3, October 2019 Editors: Oliver Scharbrodt, Reza Gholami, and Sufyan Abid Dogra Publisher: Springer Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life is the first peer-rev...
Religious Journalism Award

Religious Journalism Award

2019-12-05
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The Piazza Grande Religion Journalism Award Call for Applications Submission Deadline: February 28, 2020 The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is a global network of journalists promoting excellence in the coverage of religi...
In his visit to mosque, German president calls for more understanding

In his visit to mosque, German president calls for more understanding

2019-12-03
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At a time of growing hate crimes targeting Muslims, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier paid a special visit to a mosque in the southern town of Penzberg on Monday, calling for more understanding and respect between religions, Anadolu Agency rep...
1000 Mosques Across Germany Open Doors to Welcome Visitors

1000 Mosques Across Germany Open Doors to Welcome Visitors

2019-12-02
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More than 1,000 mosques across Germany opened their doors Thursday to welcome non-Muslims in an effort of dispelling stereotypes and promoting mutual understanding, Anadolu Agency reported. Cologne Central Mosque, Germany’s largest mosque in th...
26 American Muslims win in the November elections

26 American Muslims win in the November elections

2019-12-01
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26 Muslims won in state and local elections races across the US, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) announced. Elections were held, in large part, on November 5. 81 Muslim candidates ran for elections held in Kentucky, Louisiana, and M...
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