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Austria's Muslim youth file lawsuit against 'Islam map'

Austria's Muslim youth file lawsuit against 'Islam map'

2021-05-31
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Muslim Youth Austria (MJO) is filing a lawsuit against the country's controversial "Map of Political Islam," the group announced on Saturday. The map, showing the names and location of over 600 mosques and associations in Austria and their possible ...
PhD Candidate in Islamic History and Culture

PhD Candidate in Islamic History and Culture

2021-05-28
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University of Bergen (UiB), Norway Call for Applications Application Deadline: June 6, 2021 The Department of Archaeology, History, Cultural Studies and Religion invites applications for a PhD research fellowship in the field of Islamic history an...
BA in Islamic Studies

BA in Islamic Studies

2021-05-28
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Cambridge Muslim College, UK Call for Applications Application Deadline: July 16, 2021 Validated by the Open University, our BA in Islamic Studies is a unique higher education program that combines an in-depth study of traditional Islamic discipli...
CFP: International Conference on Philosophical Anthropology in Ibn Sina

CFP: International Conference on Philosophical Anthropology in Ibn Sina

2021-05-27
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Date: December 26-28, 2021 Abstract Submission Deadline: July 22, 2021 IRIP will host an international conference on Ibn Sina’s philosophical anthropology. The goal of this conference is to gather Ibn Sina researchers from all around the worl...
Departmental Lecturer, Islamic History

Departmental Lecturer, Islamic History

2021-05-26
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Faculty of Oriental Studies, University of Oxford, UK Call for Applications Application Deadline: June 25, 2021 The Faculty of Oriental Studies is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and well qualified scholar to teach in the field of Islamic Histo...
Muslim Experiences of Hatred and Discrimination in Germany

Muslim Experiences of Hatred and Discrimination in Germany

2021-05-26
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Authors: Saied R. Ameli, Ebrahim Mohseni Ahoeei, and Arzu Merali Series: Domination Hate Model of Intercultural Relations (DHMIR) Publisher: Islamic Human Rights Commission (May 20, 2021) This latest contribution to the DHMIR series looks at the r...
Summer Course: Lives of Imams (a.s.) and Contemporary Needs

Summer Course: Lives of Imams (a.s.) and Contemporary Needs

2021-05-25
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As-Sadiq Islamic Academy, Muslim Congress Starting Date: May 29, 2021 As-Sadiq Academy is pleased to announce its Summer Course offerings. Registration is now open for the following courses: • Lives of Imams (a.s.) and Contemporary Needs Sy...
Report says UK Conservatives seen as insensitive to Muslims

Report says UK Conservatives seen as insensitive to Muslims

2021-05-25
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson helped create an impression that his Conservative Party is “insensitive” to Muslims with a newspaper column comparing veil-wearing women to “letter boxes,” a report into prejudice in Britain’...
Call for Papers: “Nidhomul Haq: Journal of Islamic Education Management”

Call for Papers: “Nidhomul Haq: Journal of Islamic Education Management”

2021-05-20
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Nidhomul Haq: Journal of Islamic Education Management Editor-in-Chief: Muhammad Anas Ma`arif Frequency: Three times a year (March, July and November) Publisher: Prodi Manajemen Pendidikan Islam, Institut Pesantren KH. Abdul Chalim Mojokerto, Indon...
The Virtues Symposium

The Virtues Symposium

2021-05-19
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The Virtues Project explores ways that classical traditions of virtue, rooted in the transcendent, might serve as a potent antidote to the plummeting consensus in America on what it means to pursue the common good. Without ignoring or trivializing th...
“Seeking European Imams Desperately”: An Assessment of the Ongoing National and EU Initiatives

“Seeking European Imams Desperately”: An Assessment of the Ongoing National and EU Initiatives

2021-05-19
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The function of imam is often considered the most effective entry point to organize Muslim communities, as Prof. Welmoet Boender, from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, points out in a recent article in the journal Religions. In Europe, imams are oft...
Conference: “Esotericism and the Qur’an”

Conference: “Esotericism and the Qur’an”

2021-05-17
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Call for Papers Date: May 5-7, 2022 Venue: University of Lausanne & University of Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland Abstract Submission Deadline: June 25, 2021 The objective of this conference is to take stock of these esoteric uses of the Qur&rs...
International Interdisciplinary Colloquium: “Umayyad Syria: A Context for the Qur’an?”

International Interdisciplinary Colloquium: “Umayyad Syria: A Context for the Qur’an?”

2021-05-16
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Date: June 2-4, 2021 Venue: University of Strasbourg / Online This conference intends to investigate the evolution and place of the Qur’anic text in early Islam within a specific spatial and temporal context: the central region of Syria and P...
American Muslim groups boycott White House Eid celebration

American Muslim groups boycott White House Eid celebration

2021-05-16
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A number of prominent Democrats and Muslim American groups pushed back against the timing and fanfare of the event, as fighting between Israelis and Palestinians continues to rock the Holy Land. A White House event meant to mark a Muslim holiday att...
Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan

Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan

2021-05-16
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Statement BY IRIC in Condemnation of the Martyrdom of High School Girls in Afghanistan انا لله و انا الیه راجعون “We belong to Allah, and to Him shall we return” [The Holy Quran] The horrific and gruesome news about the martyrdom o...
Diploma in Usul al Fiqh & Fiqh Studies

Diploma in Usul al Fiqh & Fiqh Studies

2021-05-15
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The main emphasis of this course is that for one to be competent in jurisprudence he or she has to be constantly researching, thinking and exploring, and that it is not enough to be just relying on certain set of books to formulate jurisprudential ru...
4 PhD Positions - Empires: Dynamic Transformation, Temporality and Postimperial Orders

4 PhD Positions - Empires: Dynamic Transformation, Temporality and Postimperial Orders

2021-05-14
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University of Freiburg, Germany Call for Applications Application Deadline: July 7, 2021 Starting Date: November 1, 2021 The Research Training Group 2571 “Empires: Dynamic Change, Temporality and Post-Imperial Orders” funded by the Ge...
Common Moral Commitments in an Age of Individual Autonomy

Common Moral Commitments in an Age of Individual Autonomy

2021-05-14
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Foundations of Religious Liberty Seminar Date: June 17-19, 2021 Venue: JW Marriott Orlando, Grande Lakes, FL, USA This event is the first in a series of student academic colloquia entitled, “Foundations of Religious Liberty: Scholarly Semina...
Call for Book Chapters: “Islam and Politics in the 21st Century: Competitive Discourses and Future Uncertainties”

Call for Book Chapters: “Islam and Politics in the 21st Century: Competitive Discourses and Future Uncertainties”

2021-05-13
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Call for Book Chapters Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2021 This book will address different perspectives on the future of political Islam in light of its failure to develop a genuine political ideology that reflect their criticism of nation...
Revealed Sciences: The Natural Sciences in Islam in Seventeenth-Century Morocco

Revealed Sciences: The Natural Sciences in Islam in Seventeenth-Century Morocco

2021-05-12
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Author: Justin K. Stearns, New York University - Abu Dhabi Publisher: Cambridge University Press (June 30, 2021) Series: Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Demonstrating the vibrancy of an Early Modern Muslim society through a study of the ...
“Enshrining the Past: Religion and Heritage-Making in a Secular Age”

“Enshrining the Past: Religion and Heritage-Making in a Secular Age”

2021-05-11
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Call for Papers Date: October 27-29, 2021 Venue: Centre for Advanced Studies, Leipzig University Abstract Submission Deadline: June 13, 2021 Convenors: Marian Burchardt and Nur Yasemin Ural (both Leipzig University) This workshop seeks to explor...
Muslims and Catholics in Orange County to unite for Eid al-Fitr prayers

Muslims and Catholics in Orange County to unite for Eid al-Fitr prayers

2021-05-11
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Leaders at the Islamic Center of Fullerton, a growing congregation in Orange County, feared they would go a second year without gathering in person for Eid-al-Fitr prayers that mark the end of Ramadan. Normally, they’d host Eid prayers at a gy...
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