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Documentary: The Judge

Documentary: The Judge

2018-05-31
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Director: Erika Cohn Runtime: 76 min Production: Idle Wild Films Release Date: April 13, 2018 Official Website: www.thejudgefilm.com The Leiden University Centre for the Study of Islam and Society (LUCIS) presented a film screening of The Judge ...
The Religious Studies Project (RSP)

The Religious Studies Project (RSP)

2018-05-28
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The Religious Studies Project (RSP) is an international collaborative enterprise producing weekly podcasts with leading scholars on the social-scientific study of religion. Since January 2012 we have released over 250 interviews (of around 30 minut...
Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

Collection of the Museum für Islamische Kunst in Berlin now published online

2018-05-28
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The Museum "für Islamische Kunst" in Berlin now provides access to more than 11.000 objects online on its website.
Islamic Studies in the UK: Challenges, Opportunities and Emerging Agendas

Islamic Studies in the UK: Challenges, Opportunities and Emerging Agendas

2018-05-25
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Date: June 19, 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, London WC1H 0XG, UK The workshop is sponsored by the AHRC-funded project Representing Islam on Campus and will be held on June 19th in the Brunei Gallery at SOAS, London. Islami...
Re/presenting Islam on Campus

Re/presenting Islam on Campus

2018-05-24
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Re/presenting Islam on Campus is a three year project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). It explores how Islam and Muslims are represented and perceived on UK University c...
Two Post-Docs to work as Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies

Two Post-Docs to work as Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies

2018-05-24
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Call for Applications Centre of Islamic Studies, University of Cambridge Application Deadline: June 20, 2018 The University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint up to two Research and Outreach Associates in the Centre of Islamic Studies, to begin in...
Advanced ‘Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies

Advanced ‘Alimiyyah Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies

2018-05-24
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By Cambridge Islamic College Course Director: Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi First Academic Year Begins: September 17, 2018 Duration: 2 Years Advanced Islamic Scholarship Residential Alimiyyah Degree is the flagship degree level program of Cambridge Isl...
Course: Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

Course: Traveling through Islam Research in the Netherlands

2018-05-22
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Date: June 8, 2018 Venue: Matthias de Vrieshof, Leiden University, 2311 BZ Leiden, Netherlands Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018 Utrecht University, VU Amsterdam and Leiden University, three universities participating in NISIS, will provide ins...
Shiʿi Piety: Theory and Materiality from Premodern to Postmodern

Shiʿi Piety: Theory and Materiality from Premodern to Postmodern

2018-05-22
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Call for Papers Date: November 16, 2018 Abstract Submission Deadline: July 15, 2018 Hosted by: The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI) This one-day workshop brings together graduate students and early career scholars working on top...
Imams in Western Europe. Developments, Transformations, and Institutional Challenges

Imams in Western Europe. Developments, Transformations, and Institutional Challenges

2018-05-21
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Edited by Mohammed Hashas, Jan Jaap de Ruiter and Niels Valdemar Vinding Publisher: Amsterdam University Press (April 15, 2018) Prof. Mohammad Hashas, Dr Jan Jaap de Ruiter and Dr Niels Valdemar Vinding edited 'Imams in Western Europe. Developments...
How artificial intelligence is shaping religion in the 21st century

How artificial intelligence is shaping religion in the 21st century

2018-05-20
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Technology and artificial intelligence (AI) are fashioning how people interact with everything from food to healthcare — and so, too, for religion. From electronic scriptures to robot priests, different faiths have absorbed new ideas from the w...
World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize to Melbourne

World Interfaith Harmony Week Prize to Melbourne

2018-05-20
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The King of Jordan – founder of the World Interfaith Harmony Week initiative at the United Nations – attended the 2018 King Abdullah II World Interfaith Harmony Week prize ceremony at Al Husseiniya Palace and presented awards to the winne...
Challenging Islamophobia - Know Its Causes and Cures

Challenging Islamophobia - Know Its Causes and Cures

2018-05-19
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Date: June 29, 2018 Venue: Lenton Business Centre, Lenton Blvd, Nottingham, NG7 2BY, UK Muslim engagement and development (Mend) invite to an evening to learn about: The rise of Islamophobia Islamophobia in the media The levels of ...
Research Associate - Early Islamic Monumental Art and Architecture

Research Associate - Early Islamic Monumental Art and Architecture

2018-05-19
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Call for Applications Faculty of Classics, Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford Application Deadline: 31 May 2018 Following the award of a European Research Council Advanced Grant to Dr Judith McKenzie (Associate...
Muslim minority communities meet in UAE to talk challenges

Muslim minority communities meet in UAE to talk challenges

2018-05-19
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The United Arab Emirates hosted the start of a two-day forum on Tuesday for Islamic community leaders from countries around the world where Muslims are minorities. Several hundred people attended the forum in the UAE’s capital of Abu Dhabi to n...
Islamic Education EXPO 2018

Islamic Education EXPO 2018

2018-05-19
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Date: July 1, 2018 Venue: Birmingham Central Mosque, 180 Belgrave Middleway, Birmingham B12 0XS, UK Organizer: Association of Muslim Supplementary Schools Association of Muslim Supplementary Schools proudly presents ISLAMIC EDUCATION EXPO 2018: ...
2018 Luce-Hartford Conference: God's Creation and Human Responsibility

2018 Luce-Hartford Conference: God's Creation and Human Responsibility

2018-05-18
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Date: June 18, 2018 Venue: Hartford Seminary, Hartford, CT, USA Climate change and environmental concerns are major issues facing communities across the globe. The effects of climate change have already had major economic, political, and cultural ...
PhD Opportunity: Interfaith Movement in Australia

PhD Opportunity: Interfaith Movement in Australia

2018-05-18
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Call for Applications University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia The College of Arts, Law & Education, School of Social Sciences of the University of Tasmania is offering a 3-year fully funded PhD scholarship for an Honors or equivalent graduate...
Pro-sharia party leader: Belgium will have a Muslim majority within 12 years

Pro-sharia party leader: Belgium will have a Muslim majority within 12 years

2018-05-18
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The leader of Belgium’s “Islam” party said in a TV interview said that Belgium will have a Muslim majority soon. Earlier we’ve reported on how his Islam party wants to introduce Sharia law and create an Islamic State in Belgiu...
80th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

80th Annual Meeting of the Association for the Sociology of Religion

2018-05-17
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Date: August 11-13, 2018 Venue: Hotel Sofitel Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, USA Theme: Strengthening Weak Ties to other Sociological Subdisciplines The sociology of religion is sometimes accused of being isolated by relatively low levels of mut...
Ramadan 2018: Google searches to be tailored for the Holy Month

Ramadan 2018: Google searches to be tailored for the Holy Month

2018-05-17
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The California-based tech titan has unveiled new applications and products related to Ramadan intended to help practitioners of the Islamic faith during the most sacred month of the calendar. The company has recently rolled out an interactive calligr...
DeepDeen by Cambridge Islamic College

DeepDeen by Cambridge Islamic College

2018-05-17
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Deep Deen is the world's first video platform designed to elevate understanding, practice and love of Islam. It is an initiative developed by Cambridge Islamic College. Under Shaykh Dr. Akram Nadwi’s leadership and profound scholarship, CIC ar...
Research Associate in British Muslim Studies

Research Associate in British Muslim Studies

2018-05-16
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Call for Applications Cardiff School of History, Archaeology and Religion, Cardiff University Application Deadline: June 4, 2018 The Centre for the Study of Islam in the UK, based in the School of History, Archaeology and Religion, wishes to appoi...
Europe's Muslim population to hit 8 pct by 2030

Europe's Muslim population to hit 8 pct by 2030

2018-05-16
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Muslims will also account for 2.1 pct of US population by 2030, says new report on global Muslim diaspora
Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the modern Middle East

Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the modern Middle East

2018-05-15
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Call for Applications Towson University, Maryland, USA Application Deadline: July 22, 2018 The College of Liberal Arts invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, 10-month Visiting Assistant Professor in the history of Islam and the mo...
URD Intensive Course on Shia Studies

URD Intensive Course on Shia Studies

2018-05-14
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Date: August 1-5, 2018 Venue: Vienna, Austria The University of Religions and Denominations with its experience of organizing six intensive international courses on Shia Studies in Iran (Qom) and attracting more than a hundred participants from 42...
Maydan: Online Magazine for Global Islamic Studies

Maydan: Online Magazine for Global Islamic Studies

2018-05-13
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Maydan is an online publication of Ali Vural Ak Center for Global Islamic Studies at George Mason University, offering expert analysis on a wide variety of issues in the field of Islamic Studies for academic and public audiences alike, and serving as...
Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

Presence of IRIC in International Congress on Shiite Role in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Science

2018-05-13
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The Director and in Charge of International Affairs of IRIC participated in the “International Congress on Shiite role in the emergence and development of Islamic Science” that was held in the Holy City of Qom on May 10-11, 2018 in Payamb...
Ninth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

Ninth International Conference on Religion & Spirituality in Society

2018-05-08
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Call for Papers Date: April 25–26, 2019 Venue: University of Granada, Granada, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: May 25, 2018 The scope of this conference, journal, book series, and online Research Network is as broad as possible in the f...
4th Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

4th Annual National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.

2018-05-08
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This year, advocacy days participants focused their lobbying efforts on issues such as the Trump administration’s “Muslim Ban,” “Digital Muslim Ban” and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Hosted ...
Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

2018-05-07
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Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo The Master’s program in Islamic Studies is conceived as a response to the need for training in Islamic Theology in the European educational area. The question of how to educate the different p...
A New Issue: Sociology of Islam - Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018

A New Issue: Sociology of Islam - Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018

2018-05-07
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Sociology of Islam, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2018 Editors-in-Chief: Gary Wood, Virginia Tech and Tugrul Keskin, Shanghai University Publisher: Brill A new issue of the Sociology of Islam (SOI) has been published. The Sociology of Islam (SOI) explores m...
“Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference”

“Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference”

2018-05-06
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Call for Papers Date: November 23-24, 2018 Venue: Belgrade, Serbia Proposal Submission Deadline: June 30, 2018 We kindly invite you to participate in the international scientific conference “Politology of Religion: A Biannual Conference&rd...
Academy Colloquium “Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? Analytics, Tools, Corpora”

Academy Colloquium “Whither Islamicate Digital Humanities? Analytics, Tools, Corpora”

2018-05-06
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Call for Papers Date: December 13-15, 2018 Venue: KNAW, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV, Amsterdam, Netherlands Proposal Submission Deadline: May 31, 2018 Funded by: The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences & the Netherla...
The History of Modern Western Esotericism

The History of Modern Western Esotericism

2018-05-05
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Approaching Religion, Vol 8, No 1 (April 23, 2018) Publisher: The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History Guest Editors: Dr Tiina Mahlamäki and Dr Maarit Leskelä-Kärki Editor: Ruth Illman, The Donner Institut...
The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

2018-05-05
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Religion has been studied at the University of Cape Town since 1967. Grown from humble beginnings, the Department today is home to four journals, three Institutes, and has consistently maintained a post-graduate enrolment of around 70 students. The D...
The Global Crisis in Religious Freedom: State of Play and Recommendations

The Global Crisis in Religious Freedom: State of Play and Recommendations

2018-05-05
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Date: May 8, 2018 Venue: 340 Cannon House Office Building, 27 Independence Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20003, USA The Religious Freedom Institute in partnership with the International Catholic Legislators Network on May 8, will host a special ...
Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren't less religious as a result

Young British Muslims are becoming much more liberal – but they aren't less religious as a result

2018-05-04
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Muslims, especially second generation Muslims, seem to be finding ways to reconcile British culture with religion. It's only natural that, when Islamic thought has adapted to the context in Malaysia, in Pakistan and in Egypt, it can do so in Britain ...
Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World

Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World

2018-05-04
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Call for Application Application Deadline: June 7, 2018 The University of Edinburgh is seeking to appoint an outstanding Director of the HRH Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Centre for the Study of Islam in the Contemporary World. The HRH Prince Alwaleed...
British Muslim Identities: Muslims of the West

British Muslim Identities: Muslims of the West

2018-05-04
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A British Sociological Association (BSA) Early Career Forum Event Date: June 20, 2018 Venue: A1, Law and Social Sciences, University of Nottingham, Nottingham NG7 2RD, UK Key questions framed will include: ‘how do British Muslims apply meani...
The Qur'an: Text, Translation, and Culture, 2018

The Qur'an: Text, Translation, and Culture, 2018

2018-05-03
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10th SOAS Conference on The Qur'an Call for Papers Date: November 9-10, 2018 Venue: Brunei Gallery, SOAS University of London, London WC1H 0XG, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: May 15, 2018 Convenors: Prof. M.A.S. Abdel Haleem and Dr Mustafa Sha...
Documentary: Being Muslim in the U.S.

Documentary: Being Muslim in the U.S.

2018-05-03
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This video offers a look inside the beliefs and attitudes of Muslims in America; it features data from Pew Research Center’s 2017 survey, as well as the personal stories of Muslims from across the United States. The early days of Donald Trump&...
Muslims in the UK and Europe

Muslims in the UK and Europe

2018-05-02
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Postgraduate Symposium Date: June 18, 2018  Venue: The Moller Centre, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB3 0DE, UK Organized by: The Centre of Islamic Studies at the University of Cambridge The University of Cambridge Centre of Islamic S...
Youth 360 Talks

Youth 360 Talks

2018-05-02
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Date: July 8, 2018 Venue: Hyatt MCO, Orlando, FL, USA Organizer: Muslim Congress Conference 2018 Youth Events There will be several youth-specific activities throughout the conference weekend including: - Workshops designed for and by the youth....
Summer Doctoral School (2019): "Religion and Atheism in Pluralist Societies"

Summer Doctoral School (2019): "Religion and Atheism in Pluralist Societies"

2018-05-01
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Call for Papers Date: June 17-19, 2019 Venue: Nantes, France Proposal Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018 Organized by: The Institute of religious pluralism and atheism (IPRA) The Institut du pluralisme religieux et de l’athéism...
Human Rights and Islam

Human Rights and Islam

2018-05-01
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An Introduction to Key Debates Between Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law by Abdullah Saeed Series: Elgar Studies in Human Rights Publisher: Edward Elgar Pub (April 27, 2018) Is there a basis for human rights in Islam? Beginning with ...
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