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The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) Workshop Grants

The British Association for Islamic Studies (BRAIS) Workshop Grants

2018-06-30
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Call for Proposals Proposal Submission Deadline: September 14, 2018 Following the success of its 2016/17 Workshop Grants scheme, BRAIS will be offering two further grants of up to £1000 in 2018. The grants aim to provide opportunities to dev...
Understanding Urban Religion: Heritage, Public Space and Governance

Understanding Urban Religion: Heritage, Public Space and Governance

2018-06-28
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Date: October 25-27, 2018 Venue: Barcelona, Spain While sociological research on religion in urban contexts has proliferated in recent years, the city has less frequently been taken explicitly as a relevant dimension in the study of religion. On t...
The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy

The God Debate: Science, Religion and Philosophy

2018-06-27
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Date: 27 June – 01 August 2018 Venue: Islamic collage, 133 High Road, Willesden, London, NW10 2SW, UK Instructor: Alexander Khaleeli At the heart of our existence burns a question: ‘Why am I here?’ It is a question each of us mus...
A Textbook on the Methods of Quranic Exegesis

A Textbook on the Methods of Quranic Exegesis

2018-06-27
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Author: Mohammad Ali Reza’i Isfahani Publisher: ICAS Press The science of tafsīr (exegesis of the Qur’an) was one of the earliest academic activities in Islam. Since the Qur’an’s revelation, a variety of methods and approach...
Special Issue: "Pilgrimage and Diversity in the Information Age"

Special Issue: "Pilgrimage and Diversity in the Information Age"

2018-06-24
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A Special Issue of International Journal of Information, Diversity, and Inclusion (IJIDI) Guest Editors: Dr. Nadia Caidi, University of Toronto and Dr. Perla Innocenti, Northumbria University Religious and secular pilgrimages have been part of huma...
Victoria mosque opens doors to Unitarians after crash damages church

Victoria mosque opens doors to Unitarians after crash damages church

2018-06-22
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Members of the Victoria Islamic Center know what it’s like to lose a place of worship. “We welcome you. This is your place,” Abe Ajrami, treasurer for the Islamic Center, said Sunday morning to a group of about 30 Unitarian Universa...
Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace

Centre for Religion, Reconciliation and Peace

2018-06-18
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University of Winchester The Winchester Centre of Religion, Reconciliation and Peace (CRRP) is dedicated to helping to create a free, just and peaceful world. It aims to do this by sharing excellence in knowledge, understanding, skills, relationship...
Workshop: Religious Contacts in Early Modern Scandinavia 1500-1750

Workshop: Religious Contacts in Early Modern Scandinavia 1500-1750

2018-06-16
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Date: October 10-11, 2018 Venue: Bochum, Germany The Käte Hamburger Kolleg Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) will hold an international workshop “Religious Contacts i...
Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Arabic, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

2018-06-16
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Date: July 5, 2018 Venue: University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, LS2 9JT, Leeds, UK Organizer: Lifelong Learning Centre (LLC), University of Leeds This part-time Certificate of Higher Education (Cert HE) explores Middle Eastern societies, religions...
Islam and Sexuality

Islam and Sexuality

2018-06-15
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Date: August 4-5, 2018 Venue: London & Online Instructor: Imam Yassir Fazaga Did you know that there are over 80 sexual references in the Quran? And that the person who spoke about sex most openly and honestly was the Prophet Muhammad (s)? Did...
Supporting Young Muslim Girls

Supporting Young Muslim Girls

2018-06-14
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If being a young Muslim is hard, being a young Muslim woman is especially difficult. Muslim women who wear the hijab are on the front lines of deflecting attacks against Islam due to their visibility. So much of the Islamophobic narrative surrounding...
Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

Education of Muslim women is limited by economic conditions, not religion

2018-06-14
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Muslim societies have sometimes faced criticism for failing to adequately educate women. Boko Haram’s kidnapping of schoolgirls in Nigeria and the Taliban’s attack on Pakistani education activist Malala Yousafzai have contributed to this ...
CILE Istanbul Summer School 2018

CILE Istanbul Summer School 2018

2018-06-13
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Maslaha (Good/Benefit): Legal and Ethical Dimensions Date: 30 July - 4 August 2018 Venue: Ibn Haldun University, Istanbul, Turkey In collaboration with Ibn Haldun University, the Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), member of...
The Age Gap in Religion around the World

The Age Gap in Religion around the World

2018-06-13
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By several measures, young adults tend to be less religious than their elders; the opposite is rarely true.
More than 350 mosques call for inquiry into Islamophobia within Conservative party

More than 350 mosques call for inquiry into Islamophobia within Conservative party

2018-06-12
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More than 350 Muslim organizations and mosques have collectively written to the Conservative Party urging them to launch an internal inquiry following allegations of Islamophobia. The calls for an inquiry have supported those made by the Muslim Counc...
NC lawmakers back 'In God We Trust' signs in schools. They say it's not promoting religion.

NC lawmakers back 'In God We Trust' signs in schools. They say it's not promoting religion.

2018-06-10
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After a debate about whether it's promoting religion, the state House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to require North Carolina's public schools to display in a prominent place the words "In God We Trust." Supporters of House Bill 965, which passed 94...
A History of the Shi’a People

A History of the Shi’a People

2018-06-09
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By Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi Edited and annotated by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi Foreword by: Professor Noel Q. King Publisher: Al-Ma’arif Publications, Toronto, Canada (2017) This book deals with the history of the Shi‘a Ithna-‘Asha...
Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program

Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program

2018-06-08
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Advanced Arabic Scholarship Residential Diploma By Cambridge Islamic College First Academic Year Begins: September 17, 2018 Duration: 1 Year Application Deadline: July 31, 2018 Arabic Language Mastery Immersion Program is the flagship full-time ...
One Day Course: Reclaiming the Mosque

One Day Course: Reclaiming the Mosque

2018-06-07
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The Role of Women in Islam’s House of Worship Date: July 7, 2018 Venue: London & Online Instructor: Professor Jasser Auda Mosques are safe spaces for prayer, reflection, community and learning. But sadly, so many of the mosques of our t...
The Online Atlas of Religious Minorities Rights in the Council of Europe Countries

The Online Atlas of Religious Minorities Rights in the Council of Europe Countries

2018-06-06
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Italian scholar Silvio Ferrari has launched a massive project that will be of interest to NRM scholars and others researching religion. The project aims at producing an online Atlas of the religious minorities’ rights in the Council of Europe ...
Religious Freedom Institute: 2018 Summer Speaker Series

Religious Freedom Institute: 2018 Summer Speaker Series

2018-06-05
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Date: Wednesdays (June 13, 20, 27 and July 11, 2018) @ 4:00 - 5:30 Venue: Religious Freedom Institute, 1050 30th Street NW, Washington, D.C., USA This summer, the Religious Freedom Institute (RFI) will host a series of engaging conversations design...
The Quran Mobile project

The Quran Mobile project

2018-06-05
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The Quran Mobile is a project of American Islamic Outreach Foundation (AIOF). It is designed to help the Muslim community to reach out and educate people about the nature of Islam. AIOF serves to inform, educate, and dispel misconceptions about the ...
History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue

History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue

2018-06-04
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The course of History of Muslim-Christian Dialogue forms an essential part of the program of study at PISAI. The historical path taken in this dialogue is based on a study of fundamental documents and important figures. On occasions, certain of the I...
The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies

The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies

2018-06-03
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The Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI), founded by the Society of the Missionaries of Africa (White Fathers), is a study and research center whose teaching and scientific activities provide the necessary preparation for an in...
10 Key Findings about Religion in Western Europe

10 Key Findings about Religion in Western Europe

2018-06-03
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Most Christians in Western Europe today are non-practicing, but Christian identity still remains a meaningful religious, social and cultural marker, according to a new Pew Research Center survey of 15 countries in Western Europe. In addition to relig...
Religion and Culture in Conflict and Peace

Religion and Culture in Conflict and Peace

2018-06-02
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Date: June 20-21, 2018 Venue: The University of Winchester, Romsey Road, Winchester, SO22 5FT, UK Organized by: The Centre of Religion Reconciliation and Peace A quick review of contemporary global events confirms that religion and culture are st...
Wings of Unity: History, Methodology & Outcomes

Wings of Unity: History, Methodology & Outcomes

2018-06-02
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The following is part of an open session of a four-day conference organized by the Focolare Movement, entitled: ‘Together to give hope. Christians and Muslims on march with the charisma of unity.’ This session was attended by numerous le...
“Imam Mahdi” Islamic Association of Rome

“Imam Mahdi” Islamic Association of Rome

2018-06-01
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On 5th May 2018 the “Imam Mahdi” Islamic Centre of Rome officially began its religious and cultural activities. The Opening ceremony started in the early afternoon with a conference on the “Role and Responsibility of Islamic Centers...
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