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Call for Papers: Special Issue: “Are Muslim-Jewish Relations Improving in the 21st Century?”

Call for Papers: Special Issue: “Are Muslim-Jewish Relations Improving in the 21st Century?”

2021-02-24
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Prof. Dr. Gunther Jikeli Website Publisher: Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021 Muslim-Jewish relations have been discussed thro...
French mosque vandalized with Islamophobic graffiti

French mosque vandalized with Islamophobic graffiti

2021-02-23
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French Muslim organizations on Tuesday strongly condemned vandalism of an under-construction mosque in Strasbourg with Islamophobic graffiti. The words, “No to Islam, go back to your village” were sprayed across the fence on the site of ...
Academic Research on Shiism in the West: Publication of IRIC Research Papers in the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam

Academic Research on Shiism in the West: Publication of IRIC Research Papers in the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam

2021-02-20
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Four papers by the researchers of the Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) were published in the latest issue of the Encyclopedia of the World of Islam. In order to prepare and submit specialized research papers on the subject of Shia acad...
Centre for Media Monitoring

Centre for Media Monitoring

2021-02-18
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Promoting Fair and Responsible Reporting of Muslims and Islam The Centre for Media Monitoring is a Muslim Council of Britain project. Academics and specialists across the world recognize that mainstream media reporting of Islam and Muslims is contri...
Workshop: Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

Workshop: Rewiring the House of God: Religious Self-World Relations in the Digital Environment

2021-02-18
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Call for Papers Date: September 15-17, 2021 Venue: Online Organized by: Fouad Gehad Marei (University of Birmingham) and Gabriel Malli (University of Graz / University of Erfurt). Abstract Submission Deadline: April 2, 2021 This online workshop...
Islamic Legacy: Narratives East, West, South, North of the Mediterranean (1350-1750)

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

2021-02-17
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Call for Papers Date: September 7, 2021 Venue: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Deadline: April 1, 2021 Studying the relations between Christianity and Islam in late medieval and early modern Europe and the Mediterranean means to cover a vast geo...
Islamic Interpretive Tradition and Gender Justice

Islamic Interpretive Tradition and Gender Justice

2021-02-16
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Processes of Canonization, Subversion, and Change Edited by Nevin Reda and Yasmin Amin Publisher: McGill-Queen's University Press (December 10, 2020) Since the 1980s, Muslim women reformers have made great strides in critiquing and reinterpreting ...
Dream of 3 faiths worshipping in one building meets reality in Berlin

Dream of 3 faiths worshipping in one building meets reality in Berlin

2021-02-15
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Three religions. One building. The concept could be profoundly simple or particularly complex. For Berlin’s “House of One,” it’s turning out to be a bit of both. Dubbed “the world’s first churmosqagogue” by o...
Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations

2021-02-14
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Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group Edited by University of Birmingham, UK, and WRWC program, University of Notre Dame, USA 4 Issues per year Print ISSN: 0959-6410 Online ISSN: 1469-9311 Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations promotes the schola...
Workshop: Religion as an Object of Historical and Social Scientific Study: Global Perspectives

Workshop: Religion as an Object of Historical and Social Scientific Study: Global Perspectives

2021-02-13
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Date: November 4-5, 2021 Venue: Leipzig University, Germany Abstract Submission Deadline: April 30, 2021 Convenor: Florian Zemmin (Leipzig University) This workshop will bring together case studies and theoretical reflections on the study of reli...
International Colloquium: “Itinerant Prophets – Rewritings, Appropriations and Metamorphoses of Prophetic Figures in the Religious, Literary and Historiographical Texts of Pre-modern Islam”

International Colloquium: “Itinerant Prophets – Rewritings, Appropriations and Metamorphoses of Prophetic Figures in the Religious, Literary and Historiographical Texts of Pre-modern Islam”

2021-02-13
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Call for Papers Date: September 16-18, 2021 Venue: Paris, France Deadline for abstracts in French, English or Arabic: March 26, 2021 This colloquium will seek to grasp the itinerant figures: the prophets of the pre-modern Arab world, between Juda...
Jews, Christians, and Muslims: Allies in Pursuit of Truth, Virtue, and the Common Good?

Jews, Christians, and Muslims: Allies in Pursuit of Truth, Virtue, and the Common Good?

2021-02-10
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To what extent do Christianity, Judaism, and Islam have a shared way of determining truth, and a shared vision of virtue and the common good? Does that shared vision have the potential to help heal society's deep divisions and restore faith in the Am...
7 Muslim-positive TV shows to stream right now

7 Muslim-positive TV shows to stream right now

2021-02-07
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This year’s Golden Globe nominations, in which for the first time three Muslim actors got nods, were a reminder that in the last few years, the television industry has allowed Muslims to go beyond “representing” on the small screen ...
Switzerland’s referendum on burqas is an insult to women’s rights and dignity

Switzerland’s referendum on burqas is an insult to women’s rights and dignity

2021-02-07
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On March 7, Switzerland will hold a referendum to decide whether to ban full facial coverings such as burqas and niqabs. Polls show that more than 60 percent of Swiss voters favor the burqa ban. Although the Swiss cantons of St. Gallen and Ticino alr...
The International Open University (IOU)

The International Open University (IOU)

2021-02-07
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The International Open University (IOU) aims to grant global access to quality undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate level education programs for students at virtually no cost. Its mission is to change the Muslim Nation and the world situation th...
Religion in Global/Local Perspective: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation

Religion in Global/Local Perspective: Diffusion, Migration, Transformation

2021-02-07
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion 36th Conference Call for Papers Date: July 12-15, 2021 Venue: Online Proposal Submission Deadline: February 28, 2021 The content, boundaries and role of religion vary across the globe. Globaliz...
US law journal elects its first Muslim president

US law journal elects its first Muslim president

2021-02-05
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The Harvard Law Review has named a Los Angeles-born Egyptian-American as, what it believes, is its first Muslim president in its 134-year history, elevating him to the top of one of the most prestigious US law journals. Harvard Law School student Ha...
Call for submissions: From Hate to Healing Project

Call for submissions: From Hate to Healing Project

2021-02-04
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Islamophobia is one form of discrimination in Canada that contributes to Muslim women’s and girls’ experiences of safety in public and online spaces. However, there is very little education available on how to respond and effectively coun...
Ground-breaking report analyzes the media’s reporting on terrorism

Ground-breaking report analyzes the media’s reporting on terrorism

2021-02-04
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The Centre for Media Monitoring, which is housed at the Muslim Council for Britain, recently published a report which looks at the media reporting of terrorism. The researchers compared the reporting of terrorist attacks committed by Muslims and th...
MCB elects new Secretary General

MCB elects new Secretary General

2021-02-04
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The Muslim Council of Britain has elected it new Secretary General on Sunday 31 January. Zara Mohamed gained the majority of votes from its affiliates and was elected as Secretary General for a two-year term. She is the first female leader of the MCB...
Islamophobia Is: New educational video series explores Islamophobia in Canada

Islamophobia Is: New educational video series explores Islamophobia in Canada

2021-02-03
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The Islamophobia Is video series was conceptualized by legal academic and journalist Azeezah Kanji and social worker and educator Khadijah Kanji of Noor Cultural Centre, in collaboration with award-winning documentary producer, Aeyliya Husain. The s...
Waikato Islamic Studies Review

Waikato Islamic Studies Review

2021-02-03
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Call for Papers The Waikato Islamic Studies Review aims to attract new researchers and established scholars interested in the subject of Islam as an academic discipline and to provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange information and knowledge ...
“Free Speech, Scholarly Critique, and the Limits of Expression in Islam”

“Free Speech, Scholarly Critique, and the Limits of Expression in Islam”

2021-02-03
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The 9th Annual AMI Contemporary Fiqhī Issues Workshop Call for Papers Date: July 1-2, 2021 Venue: Online Proposal Submission Deadline: March 31, 2021 Considering the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, Al-Mahdi Institute (AMI) will host ...
Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity

Women of Faith and the Quest for Spiritual Authenticity

2021-02-01
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Comparative Perspectives from Malaysia and Britain By Sara Ashencaen Crabtree Publisher: Routledge (January 31, 2021) Drawn from over fifty-eight individual, in-depth, qualitative interviews with women of faith in Malaysia and Britain, Women of Fa...
Research Fellow in Science and the Transmission of Islamic Knowledge in Britain

Research Fellow in Science and the Transmission of Islamic Knowledge in Britain

2021-02-01
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Department of Theology and Religion, University of Birmingham, UK Application Deadline: February 24, 2021 This position is for a post-doctoral Research Fellow to work on the new Templeton Religion Trust-funded research project, ‘Science and t...
Interfaith course: Christian-Muslim Relations

Interfaith course: Christian-Muslim Relations

2021-02-01
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Organizer: The University of Edinburgh Duration: 4 Weeks Starting Date: February 15, 2021 On this innovative four-week course, you’ll be introduced to the academic study of Christian-Muslim Relations with the School of Divinity at the Univer...
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