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Mediating Islam in the Digital Age (MIDA)

Mediating Islam in the Digital Age (MIDA)

2019-04-29
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Present issues and past experiences of technological revolutions The Innovative Training Network programs (ITN) are designed to combine scientific research with an intensive training trajectory for young scholars in order to equip them with the nece...
Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

Proceedings of the First Four Annual International Conferences on Shi‘i Studies

2019-04-29
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ICAS Press Latest Publication The Annual International Conference on Shi‘i Studies is organized by the Research and Publications Department of The Islamic College, London. The conference aims to provide a broad platform for scholars working in...
Islam: Religion of Humanity

Islam: Religion of Humanity

2019-04-28
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15th Annual National Conference of Muslim Congress Date: July 5-7, 2019 Venue: JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ, USA Muslim Congress welcomes you to the 15th Annual National Conference in Phoenix, AZ on the weekend of July 5-7th 2019. Confere...
The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA)

The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA)

2019-04-27
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The Marie Curie ITN proposal ‘Mediating Islam in the Digital Age’ (MIDA) has been launched end of March 2019. The MIDA-project rests on the premise that digitization and technological innovation do have a tremendous impact on Islam, the ...
48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

48th Annual Conference of the North American Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (NAAIMS)

2019-04-26
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“Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges” Date: September 27, 2019 Venue: Boston University, Boston, MA, USA Cosponsored by: Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs (CURA), Pard...
The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)

The European Qur’an: Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion (1150-1850)

2019-04-25
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The European Qur’an. Islamic Scripture in European Culture and Religion 1150-1850 (EuQu) is a research program funded by the European Research Council (ERC). This description is based on the project proposal submitted to the ERC and approved fo...
How people around the world view religion’s role in their countries

How people around the world view religion’s role in their countries

2019-04-25
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Recent studies document younger adults being less religious than older generations and the global religious profile changing as the population grows. Across 27 countries surveyed, more think religion plays a less important role than a more important ...
Largest American Muslim Convention at the Capital

Largest American Muslim Convention at the Capital

2019-04-24
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The Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) held its 44th ICNA-MAS Annual Convention at a new location in Washington D.C. past weekend. More than 24,000 people attended the event at the massive Walter Washington Convention Center, making it the larges...
Narrating the pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings

Narrating the pilgrimage to Mecca: Experiences, Emotions, and Meanings

2019-04-22
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Call for Papers Date: December 12-13, 2019 Venue: University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands Deadline: June 1, 2019 Conveners: Professor Marjo Buitelaar (University of Groningen) and Dr Richard van Leeuwen (University of Amsterdam) Key note...
Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity

2019-04-22
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In the Name of Allah, the Beneficent, the Merciful Imam Al-Mahdi (as): The Awaited Hope for Humanity Birthday of Imam Mahdi (pbuh) on the 15th of Sha’ban (April 21, 2019) is celebration of Hope and Justice for all humankind. This promise is ...
Jameel Scholarships for the MA course ‘Islam in Contemporary Britain’

Jameel Scholarships for the MA course ‘Islam in Contemporary Britain’

2019-04-22
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Call for Applications Application Deadline: May 24, 2019 The Islam-UK Centre at Cardiff University is pleased to invite applications for this year’s Jameel Scholarships, starting September 2019. Three fully-funded scholarships are available...
Call for Papers: “Violence: An International Journal”

Call for Papers: “Violence: An International Journal”

2019-04-21
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Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019 Violence. An International Journal is launching a call for papers on the theme “Religions and acts of violence”. This theme section will be coordinated by Mohamed Ali-Adraoui (Marie Slodowska C...
Geometry and Colour: Decoding the Arts of Islam in the West 1880–1945

Geometry and Colour: Decoding the Arts of Islam in the West 1880–1945

2019-04-21
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Call for Papers Date: May 14-15, 2020 Venue: Museum Rietberg Zürich / Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland Keynote Speaker: Rémi Labrusse (Université Paris Nanterre) Submission Deadline: May 31, 2019 The internatio...
The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR)

2019-04-20
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The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) was founded in 1954 and is a member association of the International Association for the History of Religions and of the European Association for the Study of Religions. The object of BASR is...
Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

Visualising Cultures: Media, Technology and Religion

2019-04-20
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The British Association for the Study of Religions (BASR) Conference Call for Panels and Papers Date: September 2-4, 2019 Venue: Leeds Trinity University, Horsforth, Leeds, LS18 5HD, UK Panel Proposal Deadline: May 15, 2019 Paper Proposal Deadli...
Dubai's Quranic Park uses landscaping to tell visitors the Stories of Islam!

Dubai's Quranic Park uses landscaping to tell visitors the Stories of Islam!

2019-04-19
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The park features 12 gardens, a Cave of Miracles, and a split lake symbolizing parting of the Red Sea in the time of Hazrat Musa (AS)
Women's Mosque of Canada opens in Toronto

Women's Mosque of Canada opens in Toronto

2019-04-19
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Canada's first all-female mosque opened in Toronto, giving women a safe space to practice their faith. John Vennavally-Rao reports. The Women’s Mosque of Canada says it will be offering bi-weekly Friday prayers for women that are also led by wo...
Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

Sweden: Half of internet hate crimes target Muslims

2019-04-19
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Internet-based hate crimes double in country over 2017-2018, says head of online hate speech monitoring group
Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN)

Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN)

2019-04-18
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The Muslims in Britain Research Network (MBRN) was established to encourage and promote the study of Muslims and Islam in Britain. It brings together academics, students, professionals, researchers, journalists and practitioners. The aim of the netw...
Global Religious Translation in the Early Modern Period

Global Religious Translation in the Early Modern Period

2019-04-17
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Date: June 6-8, 2019 Venue: Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt, Gotha, Germany Confirmed Speakers: Peter Burke, R. Po-chia Hsia In 2017 a conference at the Research Centre Gotha sought to answer this call by Burke and Hsia by focusi...
A Muslim photographer wins an award for capturing Muslims praying in public

A Muslim photographer wins an award for capturing Muslims praying in public

2019-04-16
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This Muslim photographer, Sana Ullah, has won 2019 Goldziher award for her photo series ‘Places You’ll Pray’ which highlights Muslim worshippers praying in public places. This was reported in GW Hatchet. This alumna who graduated i...
Workshop on “Mosques, Families and Islamic Law”

Workshop on “Mosques, Families and Islamic Law”

2019-04-15
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Call for Papers Date: August 21-23, 2019 Venue: Hotel Panorama, Göteborg, Sweden Organizer: Danish Mosques & Nordic Mosques Research Network Abstract Submission Deadline: May 1, 2019 Danish Mosques – Significance, Use and Influen...
Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies 2019

Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies 2019

2019-04-13
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Date: 10 June - 19 July 2019 Venue: Geneva, Bossey, Switzerland The Ecumenical Institute at Château de Bossey invites applications for the Certificate in Advanced Studies – Interreligious Studies, 2019. Intended for an international au...
Anti-extremist policy targeting UK Muslims successfully appealed

Anti-extremist policy targeting UK Muslims successfully appealed

2019-04-11
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The UK’s so-called ‘counter-extremism’ Prevent strategy has always been a controversial policy. Not only have its negative consequences been felt and condemned in the United Kingdom, but its inherently flawed basis has been exported...
UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS)

UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies (CMEIS)

2019-04-05
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The Center is part of the Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies at Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. UNC’s approach represents a fruitful hybrid between traditional area studies approaches and cross-reg...
Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge

Restating Orientalism: A Critique of Modern Knowledge

2019-04-04
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By Wael Hallaq Publisher: Columbia University Press (July 3, 2018) Since Edward Said’s foundational work, Orientalism has been singled out for critique as the quintessential example of Western intellectuals’ collaboration with oppressio...
9th Circuit revives Muslims’ lawsuit charging FBI with spying at mosques

9th Circuit revives Muslims’ lawsuit charging FBI with spying at mosques

2019-04-01
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A federal appeals court decided unanimously Thursday to revive much of a proposed class-action lawsuit brought by Southern California Muslims against the FBI that claims they were subjected to surveillance because of their religion. The decision by ...
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