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ILEAD Conference 2019: The Art of Perseverance

ILEAD Conference 2019: The Art of Perseverance

2019-02-28
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Annual Islamic Conference in Ottawa-Gatineau Date: March 16, 2019 Venue: Ontario, Canada The aim of the conference is to engage, empower and support the Muslim community to work together and actively participate in building a vibrant community an...
The Future of British Muslim Studies

The Future of British Muslim Studies

2019-02-25
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A one-day Muslims in Britain Research Network conference organized in partnership with the Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University Date: April 24, 2019 Venue: Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, Cardiff University, Cardiff,...
The Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam (IUR)

The Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam (IUR)

2019-02-24
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Since 1997, the IUR has been founded as a result of initiatives taken by Muslims living in the Netherlands. Since then, the IUR is established as a Dutch University and more importantly as an intellectual contribution of Muslims to the Dutch society....
CILE 2019: A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

CILE 2019: A Global Ethical Approach to Social Justice and Environmental Issues

2019-02-22
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Date: March 23, 2019 Venue: Doha, Qatar The conference will be hosting international keynote speakers, scholars, academicians and researchers from different parts of the World to present their research findings and debate on the conference themes a...
The Feeling of Being Watched

The Feeling of Being Watched

2019-02-20
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When a filmmaker investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood in Chicago, she uncovers one of the largest FBI terrorism probes conducted before 9/11 and reveals its enduring impact on the community.
Workshop: Islamic Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation)

Workshop: Islamic Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation)

2019-02-15
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Call for Papers Date: April 23-24, 2019 Venue: Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam, The Netherlands Deadline for Proposals: March 11, 2019 Organizers: Dr Hossam Mohamed and Ertugrul Gokcekuyu This workshop will focus on Islamic Mod...
Visiting Professors in the Field of Islamic Ethics

Visiting Professors in the Field of Islamic Ethics

2019-02-13
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The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) is an academic center based in the College of Islamic Studies, Hamad Bin Khalifa University in Qatar, with international orientation and an ambitious research agenda. CILE would like to ...
Islamic schools among the top Ontario elementary schools: Fraser Institute

Islamic schools among the top Ontario elementary schools: Fraser Institute

2019-02-10
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In January, the Fraser Institute released its annual report card on Ontario Elementary Schools for 2019.The report card ranks over 3,000 Ontario schools, including anglophone and francophone public and Catholic schools, along with a small number of p...
Migration and Border Crossings Conference

Migration and Border Crossings Conference

2019-02-08
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Columbia Theological Seminary and Emory University’s Center for the Study of Law and Religion co-hosted the multidisciplinary Migration and Border Crossings Conference. The conference brought together theologians, legal scholars, artists and le...
Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, and about half are converts to Islam

Black Muslims account for a fifth of all U.S. Muslims, and about half are converts to Islam

2019-02-06
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Even in the early 20th century, when Islam had little presence in most parts of the United States, the religion had a foothold in many black urban communities. Today, black people (not including those of Hispanic descent or mixed race) make up 20% of...
Research Project: Making Islam Work in the Netherlands (MIWIN)

Research Project: Making Islam Work in the Netherlands (MIWIN)

2019-02-05
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Islamic authority and Islamic law in the Netherlands among ordinary Muslims: recent trends and developments Affiliated with: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen, Sociale en Culturele Antropologie (SCA) Funded by: Nethe...
Heartful Communication

Heartful Communication

2019-02-05
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Date: February 23-24, 2019 @ 10:00 – 17:00 Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EZ, UK In a time of hyperconnectivity but often superficial connectedness, in which so many suffer from loneliness and deman...
Dutch politician who said “Islam is a lie” and “Quran is poison” has become Muslim

Dutch politician who said “Islam is a lie” and “Quran is poison” has become Muslim

2019-02-05
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A former Dutch far-right politician who once said “Islam is a lie” and the “Quran is poison” has announced that he has become Muslim.  
A less religious America will be a less generous America

A less religious America will be a less generous America

2019-02-04
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Religion in the United States is in a slump. Since 1990, the share of Americans who reject any religious affiliation has climbed sharply, from 8 percent to more than 22 percent. Among younger Americans, the trend is especially pronounced. According t...
Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and the Global

Claiming and Making Muslim Worlds: Across and Between the Local and the Global

2019-02-03
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Date: April 35, 2019 Venue: Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Kirchweg 33, 14129 Berlin, Germany Funded by the German Ministry for Research and Education, and since 2017 with the Leibniz-Association, the conference concludes our 12-year research pro...
Research Project: Muslims in Britain

Research Project: Muslims in Britain

2019-02-02
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Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies The study of Muslims in Britain has remained a major focus of the Centre’s academic interests. The work includes: • Research and Publications: Priority is given to research which helps an understanding o...
Lewisham Mosque and MAB rubbish media reporting of "extremist" mosque scout groups

Lewisham Mosque and MAB rubbish media reporting of "extremist" mosque scout groups

2019-02-02
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Lewisham Mosque and the Muslim Association of Britain (MAB) have slammed media reporting after it was claimed that two Muslim scout leaders were suspended following an investigation into extremism. Lewisham Mosque said it continued “to be appa...
Islamophobia: Dutch Muslims call for security in mosques

Islamophobia: Dutch Muslims call for security in mosques

2019-02-02
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Head of Geylani Foundation in Rotterdam urges Dutch government to take immediate action against attacks
Personal Transformation: Legacy of Al-Ghazali

Personal Transformation: Legacy of Al-Ghazali

2019-02-01
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Date: February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 - 18:30 Venue: London & Online In recent years, there has been a keen interest in personal growth and transformation. Many are searching for paradigms and models which will help them become better versions of them...
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