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"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

"Shia Studies in UK, Current Situation and Future Prospects"

2018-02-27
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Lecture Report in the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) – Tehran IRIC was proud to host a meeting with Dr. Oliver Scharbrodt on the topic entitled “Shia studies in UK, current situation and future prospects “on 27th Fe...
History of Hadith Compilation

History of Hadith Compilation

2018-02-26
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Author: Muhammad Ali Mahdavirad Translator: Alexander Khaleeli Publisher: ICAS Press Today, hadith books are taken for granted, but, in the first century after the Prophet (S), it was by no means certain that the Prophet’s words wo...
The Abrahamic Foundation

The Abrahamic Foundation

2018-02-25
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The Abrahamic Foundation was established in 2009 to serve the diverse needs of the Muslim community.  It was founded by a group of scholars, teachers and other professional members of the community. The aim of the organization is to create a cen...
NCSR 2018: Religion, Politics and Boundaries

NCSR 2018: Religion, Politics and Boundaries

2018-02-24
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The 24th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion (NCSR 2018) Call for Papers Date: August 1-3, 2018 Venue: University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway Proposal Submission Deadline: April 6, 2018 Growing religious diversity characterizes most countri...
Populist Politics & the Minority Voice

Populist Politics & the Minority Voice

2018-02-22
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Date: April 19, 2018 Venue: King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, UK A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) conference organized in partnership with the Department of Theology and Religious Studies, King’s College Lon...
The 2018 Public Seminar Series

The 2018 Public Seminar Series

2018-02-21
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Presented by Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK The Seminar Series is now in its 10th year. What began as very modest in-house graduate-focused seminars has now developed into a more substantial public-facing program. A rich and varied program ...
The Abrahamic Foundation Adult Courses 2018

The Abrahamic Foundation Adult Courses 2018

2018-02-19
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Course Start Date: March 16, 2018 Venue: The Abrahamic Foundation, Smethwick, Birmingham, UK A range of adult courses spread over 18 weeks. - Short Fiqh courses to help you learn the essentials of your religion - Short structured courses in seve...
Visit My Mosque day; A report

Visit My Mosque day; A report

2018-02-18
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The Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) is pleased to report that the 4th consecutive Visit My Mosque day on Sunday was once again, a resounding success. With over 200 mosques across the UK opening their doors to the public in an initiative launched...
Muslim leader urges Macron not to meddle too much in French Islam

Muslim leader urges Macron not to meddle too much in French Islam

2018-02-13
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A leading representative of French Muslims urged Emmanuel Macron not to meddle in the organization of France’s second-largest religion; days after the president told the Journal du Dimanche that he would try to redefine relations between Islam ...
International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

International conference on the Policies, Regulations, and Bioethics of Genomic Research

2018-02-11
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Date: April 11-12, 2018 Venue: Doha, Qatar Organizers: Qatar Genome Program (QGP) in collaboration with the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) Submission Deadline: March 10, 2018 In collaboration with the Research Cent...
MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

MScT Scholarship in Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies at Edinburgh

2018-02-11
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University of Edinburgh Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 2, 2018 The Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Edinburgh is delighted to invite applications for a fees only MSc Taught degree scholarship for any of its ...
Religion and Poverty

Religion and Poverty

2018-02-10
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Thematic Collection in Palgrave Communication Editors: Dr Gottfried Schweiger and Dr Helmut P Gaisbauer (University of Salzburg), Prof Clemens Sedmak (University of Notre Dame) Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan This is a rolling article collection and...
Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

Doctoral and Postdoctoral Researchers

2018-02-09
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The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 1, 2018 The Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity (Department for Socio-Cultural Diversity) wis...
On one issue, Canadians are a lot less tolerant than Americans

On one issue, Canadians are a lot less tolerant than Americans

2018-02-08
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Many Canadians pride themselves on being more multicultural and less suspicious of minorities than Americans, but new public opinion research being aired today in Montréal at a McGill Institute for the Study of Canada conference find...
Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

Presence of IRIC in the International Conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges"

2018-02-07
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On Wednesday, 7 February 2018, a group of IRIC experts participated in the international conference of "Islam in Europe: Perspectives and Challenges" which was hosted by al-Mustafa University, in Qom. The conference was attended by a group of schola...
International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society

International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society

2018-02-07
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Call for Papers Editor: Luis G. Roger-Castillo, Center of Byzantine, Modern Greek and Cypriot Studies Publisher: Common Ground Publishing Published Quarterly from 2011 (March, June, September, December) Submission Deadline: April 15, 20...
How the National Prayer Breakfast sparked an unusual meeting between Muslims and evangelicals

How the National Prayer Breakfast sparked an unusual meeting between Muslims and evangelicals

2018-02-07
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Texas pastor Bob Roberts has traveled to Washington before for the National Prayer Breakfast, a Christian-organized networking event where evangelicals come to schmooze about topics including their shared goal of bringing people to Christ. That ...
Innovative Approaches in Islamic Sciences and Education

Innovative Approaches in Islamic Sciences and Education

2018-02-06
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Date: September 20-22, 2018 Venue: University of Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany Organized by: The Institute of Islamic Theology at the University of Osnabrück The conference has two main goals: First, to allow an interdisciplinary d...
Boston police’s social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims, ACLU says

Boston police’s social media surveillance unfairly targeted Muslims, ACLU says

2018-02-06
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A social media monitoring tool used by the Boston Police Department to identify potential threats swept up the posts of people using the hashtag #MuslimLivesMatter and a lawmaker’s Facebook update about racial inequality, according to a report ...
2018–2019 Postdoctoral Associateship Program (non-stipendiary)

2018–2019 Postdoctoral Associateship Program (non-stipendiary)

2018-02-02
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Call for Applications Postdoctoral Associateship Program: Advanced Historical Research in Islamic Art and Architecture Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University Application Deadline: March 1, 2018 The Aga Khan Program for Is...
Professor in Social and Cultural History of Islam and Islamic Worlds

Professor in Social and Cultural History of Islam and Islamic Worlds

2018-02-01
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Call for Applications Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, University of Lausanne, Switzerland Starting Date: August 1, 2018 Application Deadline: March 8, 2018 The University of Lausanne is a higher teaching and research institution compos...
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