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The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR)

The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR)

2017-06-28
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The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR) was first established in 2011 as “Muslim Christian Interfaith Dialogue” association (MCID) affiliated by Islamic Seminary of the Holy City of Qom (Hawzah Ilmiyya of Qom) and then ...
Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies

Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies

2017-06-27
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University of Chester Department of Theology and Religious Studies Call for Application Application Deadline: July 14, 2017 The department of Theology and Religious Studies is looking to recruit a Senior Lecturer in Islamic Studies. The depa...
Locating Muslim Cinema(s): The Politics of Culture and Identity

Locating Muslim Cinema(s): The Politics of Culture and Identity

2017-06-26
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Muslim Studies Program 11th Annual Conference Call for Abstracts Date: April 12-13, 2018 Venue: 303 International Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017 Is there a discrete and co...
9th Islamic Law and Society Conference

9th Islamic Law and Society Conference

2017-06-25
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ILS Conference 2018 Call for Papers Date: June 6–9, 2018 Venue: Finland Abstract Submission Deadline: July 31, 2017 The IX Islamic Legal Studies Conference, convened by the International Society of Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) under the a...
Islamic and Christian Model of Inter-Religious Dialogue

Islamic and Christian Model of Inter-Religious Dialogue

2017-06-24
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Based on Prophet Muhammad (S) Model and the Second Vatican Council Call for Papers Date: December 17-19, 2017 Venue: Al-Hikmah Institute, Qom, Iran   Submission Deadline: November 1, 2017 The International Institute for Peace and Reli...
France's president challenges country's Muslims

France's president challenges country's Muslims

2017-06-23
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During a fast-breaking meal, the President Emmanuel Macron called on Muslim leaders to do their bit in the fight against preachers of hate and extremism. Emmanuel Macron and the leaders of the French Council of the Muslim Faith (CFCM) arrive at a din...
Muslims 'absolutely' the group most victimized by global terrorism, researchers say

Muslims 'absolutely' the group most victimized by global terrorism, researchers say

2017-06-22
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This week's terrorist attack targeting people leaving a London mosque after Ramadan prayers is part of a wider phenomenon, in which Muslims are the most affected by terrorism around the world, researchers told ...
In Germany, a new ‘feminist’ Islam is hoping to make a mark

In Germany, a new ‘feminist’ Islam is hoping to make a mark

2017-06-19
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Inside the red-brick building that now houses the German capital’s newest and perhaps most unusual mosque, Seyran Ates is staging a feminist revolution of the Muslim faith. “Allahu akbar,” chanted a female voice, uttering the A...
Muslim peace march: Hundreds take to Cologne streets to protest Islamist terrorism

Muslim peace march: Hundreds take to Cologne streets to protest Islamist terrorism

2017-06-17
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Hundreds took part in a Muslim "peace march" against terrorism held in the German city of Cologne on Saturday, the DPA news agency reported. The rally under the motto of “Not With Us” brought Muslims together from across the country in a march for peace and against radical Islamist terrorism.
European Muslim Network

European Muslim Network

2017-06-16
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There are an estimated 25 million Muslims currently living in Europe. One half of this number has been living in Europe for centuries, though on the continental fringes. The other half, i.e. 12 million people are part and parcel of the emerging Europ...
Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology

Islamic Arts and Crafts: An Anthology

2017-06-16
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By Marcus Milwright Publisher: Edinburgh University Press (21 Feb. 2017) A primary sourcebook for the study of traditional art and craft practices of the Islamic world Islamic art is justly famed for its technological sophistication, varied approa...
ICISP 2017: 19th International Conference on Islamic Studies and Philosophy

ICISP 2017: 19th International Conference on Islamic Studies and Philosophy

2017-06-15
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Call for Papers Date: October 9-10, 2017 Venue: The Belamar Hotel, 3501 North Sepulveda Boulevard, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266, Los Angeles, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: July 14, 2017 The ICISP 2017: 19th International Conference on Islam...
Summer School of the EMN Research Academy

Summer School of the EMN Research Academy

2017-06-14
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Re-Envisioning European Islam: Past, Present and Future Date: September 11-15, 2017 Venue: Airport Hotel Global, Mörfelden-Walldorf, Germany The European Muslim Network Research Academy will organize its first edition of the Summer School whi...
Strong Religion and Mainstream Culture

Strong Religion and Mainstream Culture

2017-06-14
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Strong Religion and Mainstream Culture: Youth, Education, and Technology Call for Papers Date: November 9-10, 2017 Venue: Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2017 Conference Theme Historically, the r...
ISIS condemned by 300 Austrian Muslim imams who sign declaration against 'extremism, violence and terror'

ISIS condemned by 300 Austrian Muslim imams who sign declaration against 'extremism, violence and terror'

2017-06-14
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Austria's imams gather to deliver their message against extremism: 'These terrorists misuse our peaceful Islam religion to reach their political goals.'
Commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Ali (a.s.)

Commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Ali (a.s.)

2017-06-14
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On 19th Ramazan is that tragic day in history when the Supreme Symbol of Justice was fatally wounded while engrossed in the Morning Prayer. It is the 21st of Ramazan, the day of great difficulty and mourning for the Ahl-e-Bait (a.s.) and their follo...
During Ramadan, bottled water helps local Muslims bridge religious divide

During Ramadan, bottled water helps local Muslims bridge religious divide

2017-06-13
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As Muslims in Louisville and around the globe are celebrating the holy month of Ramadan, some young Muslims in the city are taking this time to educate their fellow citizens about Islam. Many in the group are students or recent graduates, and on this...
Building a mosque in Italy where Islam is without official status

Building a mosque in Italy where Islam is without official status

2017-06-13
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An estimated 3.7 percent of Italy's population is Muslim but Islam is the only major faith there that does not have official status.  As a result, mosques are not eligible for state funding through a tax levy that funds other faiths.&n...
Global religious leaders join for online friendship appeal

Global religious leaders join for online friendship appeal

2017-06-13
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Global religious leaders contributed to an appeal launched Wednesday that calls on people to make friends with followers of different faiths in the hope that it will foster mutual understanding and ease tensions around the world. Leaders from Christ...
Diploma in Essential Islamic Sciences (DEIS)

Diploma in Essential Islamic Sciences (DEIS)

2017-06-13
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Lecturer: Dr Mohammad Akram Nadwi Cambridge Islamic College is pleased to introduce the new Diploma in Essential Islamic Sciences (DEIS) this Ramadan with a SPECIAL 45% DISCOUNT. Diploma in Essential Islamic Sciences is a brand new p...
Respect Graduate School (RGS)

Respect Graduate School (RGS)

2017-06-12
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Respect Graduate School (RGS) operates as an academic institution that grants a Master of Arts degree in Islamic Studies with the approval of the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera. Respect Graduate School is committed to providing ...
Islam in America: Civic and Religious Youth Identities

Islam in America: Civic and Religious Youth Identities

2017-06-12
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Respect Graduate School, Inaugural Conference Call for Papers Date: October 21-22, 2017 Venue: Respect Graduate School, 2200 Industrial Dr, Bethlehem, PA 18017, USA Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ingrid Mattson Respect Graduate School’s Inaugural Co...
The 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

The 5th Annual Contemporary Fiqhi Issues Workshop

2017-06-12
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Violence in Sharīʿa and its Contemporary Implications Date: July 6-7, 2017 Venue: Al-Mahdi Institute, Weoley Park Road, Birmingham B29 6RB, UK We are looking forward to welcoming scholars from across the UK, and the globe, representing a broad ran...
International Shia Day

International Shia Day

2017-06-12
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According to experts, Shia sects such as Zaydis, Twelvers and Ismā’īlīs account for to half of the world’s Muslim population. Most of the world’s Shia population reside in in Iran, Pakistan, Iraq, Bahrain, Lebano...
Seminar to Commemorate the Martyrdom of Imam Ali (a.s.)

Seminar to Commemorate the Martyrdom of Imam Ali (a.s.)

2017-06-11
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Date: June 18, 2017 – 2:00 Pm Venue: Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Rd, Marylebone, London NW1, UK Organizer: The Ahmed Family - C/O Muhammadi Trust The Muhammadi Trust, a charitable endowment with its center in Great Britain is devoted to t...
Religion and Spirituality in the Contemporary World

Religion and Spirituality in the Contemporary World

2017-06-11
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Call for papers Date: August 19-21, 2017 Venue: The Al-Hikmah Institute of Al-Mustafa International University, Qom, Iran Abstract Submission Deadline: June 20, 2017 Full Paper Submission Deadline: July 30, 2017 The Al-Hikmah Institute of Al-Mu...
Anti-Shariah rallies planned across US worry Muslim leaders

Anti-Shariah rallies planned across US worry Muslim leaders

2017-06-09
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Coordinated US rallies against Islamic law, known as Shariah, have the already rattled Muslim community on edge. The worshippers at the Eugene Islamic Center are worried about their security. A man recently appeared outside the mosque and threatened ...
Muslim 'safe space' plan sparks row in Australia

Muslim 'safe space' plan sparks row in Australia

2017-06-08
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A proposal by an Australian Islamic group to allow "safe spaces" for young Muslims to discuss "inflammatory" issues has sparked a row. The Islamic Council of Victoria (ICV) said such forums enabled young people's opinions to be "respectfully and int...
Christian group: Department of Education ‘indoctrinating’ kids into Islamic beliefs

Christian group: Department of Education ‘indoctrinating’ kids into Islamic beliefs

2017-06-08
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A Christian advocacy group is claiming the U.S. Department of Education is “indoctrinating” students into believing Islamic beliefs. The Christian Action Network sent a letter demanding DOE “cease its Islamic education program for t...
Islamophobia Studies Yearbook

Islamophobia Studies Yearbook

2017-06-06
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Call for Papers Submission Deadline: July 1, 2017 The Islamophobia Studies Yearbook is a bi-lingual periodical that started as a German language journal and has now been offering articles in German and English since 2010. The journal uses double bl...
Religions, Nations, and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities

Religions, Nations, and Transnationalism in Multiple Modernities

2017-06-06
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Editors: Patrick Michel, Adam Possamai, Bryan Turner Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US (May 19, 2017) This edited book explores the impact of globalization on the relationship between religion and politics, religion and nation, religion and national...
Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim World

Philology and Manuscripts from the Muslim World

2017-06-05
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LUCIS Summer School Call for Applications Date: August 15-25, 2017 Venue: Leiden University, Leiden, Netherlands Application Deadline: June 16, 2017 This summer school is organized for graduate (MA and PhD) students and researchers who hav...
Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives

Sacred Sites/Sacred Stories: Global Perspectives

2017-06-04
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ANU Religion Conference 2018 Call for Papers Date: April 5-7, 2018 Venue: ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra ACT, Australia                     Abstra...
Academic Khōjā Studies Listserv

Academic Khōjā Studies Listserv

2017-06-04
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The Western Indian Ocean Studies Program at Florida International University in Miami is pleased to announce the launch of its academic Khōjā Studies Listserv. Khōjā Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that connects religious studies, dias...
Thematic Study of the Quran (2017)

Thematic Study of the Quran (2017)

2017-06-03
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A two-day course covering essential themes in the Quran Date: June 17-18, 2017 Venue: Queen Mary, University of London, London, UK Instructor: Shaykh SM Hasan al-Banna At Islamic Institute for development and research (IIDR), we are gearing up fo...
Italian bishops offer high praise for Islam

Italian bishops offer high praise for Islam

2017-06-02
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A number of Italian bishops are offering praise for Islam and defending it as a religion with a role in salvation. Pope Francis' new appointment as president for the Italian bishops' conference, Cdl. Gualtiero Bassetti, archbishop of Perugia, immedia...
New Place of Worship: Wil mosque attracts thousands of visitors

New Place of Worship: Wil mosque attracts thousands of visitors

2017-06-01
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Thousands of curious visitors made the trip to a new mosque in Wil in northeast Switzerland, which was inaugurated last weekend. The place of worship was at the center of a controversy over the construction of minarets eight years ago. The modern bui...
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