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Orthodox Jewish schools: They won’t teach LGBT lessons

Orthodox Jewish schools: They won’t teach LGBT lessons

2020-02-29
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Rabbis representing Britain’s main Orthodox communities have told the government that their schools cannot discuss LGBT-related issues with pupils. According to the Jewish Chronicle, the rabbinate of Chinuch UK have made it clear that its 35 o...
Muslim advocates demand Bloomberg apologize for NYPD spying program

Muslim advocates demand Bloomberg apologize for NYPD spying program

2020-02-29
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Calls are growing for Mayor Mike Bloomberg to apologize for his role in the New York Police Department’s long-running warrantless surveillance of area Muslims, which has seen renewed scrutiny since Bloomberg announced his candidacy for Democrat...
New Jersey city to allow public adhan

New Jersey city to allow public adhan

2020-02-29
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The adhan is the call to announce that it is time for a particular obligatory Salah (ritual prayer). Muslims in Paterson, New Jersey, will be allowed to recite the Adhan publicly thanks to a new ordinance. Under the new ordinance, currently being di...
A suburban filmmaker sued to find out why the FBI was watching her Muslim community: 'It's weird to read how they wrote about us'

A suburban filmmaker sued to find out why the FBI was watching her Muslim community: 'It's weird to read how they wrote about us'

2020-02-29
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Since 2016, documentary filmmaker Assia Boundaoui has been waiting for answers from the FBI to one question: Which parts of her Arab American community in Bridgeview were surveilled after 9/11? After a court hearing last week, she learned she will ha...
Furqaan Project

Furqaan Project

2020-02-28
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The mission of Furqaan Project is to deliver a FREE copy of the English Translation of the Message of the Quran to every household, every hospital room, every hotel room, and other group residential facilities such as retirement homes, college dormit...
Early Career Researcher Workshop: “STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts”

Early Career Researcher Workshop: “STEMM and Belief in Diverse Contexts”

2020-02-28
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Date: June 29-30, 2020 Venue: Stellenbosch, South Africa Organized by: The International Research Network for the Study of Science and Belief in Society (INSBS) in association with the Centre for Research on Evaluation, Science and Technology at St...
International Conference on “Society and Culture in the Muslim World”

International Conference on “Society and Culture in the Muslim World”

2020-02-27
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Date: May 30-31, 2020 Venue: Tehran, Iran Panel on: Population Dynamics and Policies in the Muslim World Following the international conference on 'Social Policy in the Islamic World' in May 2018, Allameh Tabataba'i University (the largest public ...
Political Theology in Christianity and Islam

Political Theology in Christianity and Islam

2020-02-26
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Date: March 19, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Venue: Level 3, 128-136 South Parade, Auburn NSW 2144, Australia CISAC/ISRA cordially invites you to the upcoming Theory Time series, Political Theology in Christianity and Islam. As a continuation of the ...
Paradigms of Leadership

Paradigms of Leadership

2020-02-25
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Lessons from exemplary leaders throughout Muslim history. Cambridge Muslim College now offers a new Online Learning Platform providing exclusive access to Lecture Series and Courses. Muslim history brims with detailed accounts of incredible leaders...
Approaches to the Qur'an in Contemporary Iran

Approaches to the Qur'an in Contemporary Iran

2020-02-24
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Edited by: Alessandro Cancian Series: Qur'anic Studies Series Publisher: Oxford University Press (18 July 2019) Approaches to the Qur'an in Contemporary Iran explores the importance of the Qur'an in the religious, artistic, political, and intellec...
Course: History of Science

Course: History of Science

2020-02-24
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By Cambridge Muslim College Date: April 10-11, 2020 Venue: Cambridge Muslim College, 14 St. Paul’s Road, Cambridge, CB1 2EZ, UK Western science has been one of the greatest forces for cultural change around the globe in the last 500 years. S...
Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

Religion and Migration: Culture and Policy

2020-02-23
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3rd ANU Religion Conference Call for Papers and Panels Date: December 8-10, 2020 Venue: Sir Roland Wilson Building, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia Proposal Deadline: April 30, 2020 The aim of this 3rd ANU Religion Conference...
Visions of Sharīʿa: Contemporary Discussions in Shī ͑ī Legal

Visions of Sharīʿa: Contemporary Discussions in Shī ͑ī Legal

2020-02-21
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Editors: Ali-reza Bhojani, Laurens de Rooij and Michael Bohlander Series: Studies in Islamic Law and Society (Book 50) Publisher: BRILL (December 5, 2019) In Visions of Sharīʿa Bhojani, De Rooij and Bohlander present the first broad examinati...
The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies: Research Fellowship

The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies: Research Fellowship

2020-02-19
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Application Deadline: March 24, 2020 The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, a Recognized Independent Centre of the University of Oxford, is engaged in the multi-disciplinary study of the Muslim world. The Centre invites applications for a research f...
Jewish community in Italy welcomes Muslim refugees from Syria

Jewish community in Italy welcomes Muslim refugees from Syria

2020-02-19
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A Syrian family arrived in Milan, Italy, on Tuesday. They are the first group of refugees that is sponsored by the Union of Italian Jewish Communities (UCEI) and the Jewish Community of Milan, as part of the humanitarian corridors project. The human...
Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic & Islamic Studies

Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic & Islamic Studies

2020-02-18
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Intensive Residential Program Applications for 2020 are now OPEN First Academic Year: September 2020-July 2021 Second Academic Year: September 2021-July 2022 Duration: 2 Years The Alimiyyah Degree program is a 2 or 3 year residential course (dep...
The Central Asian Roots of Islamic Intellectual Traditions

The Central Asian Roots of Islamic Intellectual Traditions

2020-02-17
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Call for Papers Date: February 24 – 26, 2021 Venue: Aga Khan Centre, London, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2020 This conference will explore the Central Asian roots of Islamic intellectual traditions by focusing on the origins ...
Training School: Islamic Heritage in Europe

Training School: Islamic Heritage in Europe

2020-02-16
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Date: May 28-29, 2020 Venue: Palermo, Italy The COST Action “Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)” [CA 18129] is launching the first call for a training school entitled “Islamic Heri...
2020 ACSIS Conference

2020 ACSIS Conference

2020-02-16
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“The influence of Islam in politics and society: civic engagement, social inclusion and political participation” Date: March 27-28, 2020 Venue: Villanova University, Villanova, PA 19085, US The American Council for the Study of Islamic...
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