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Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship

Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship

2019-06-30
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By Bernard O’Kane Publisher: Assouline (June 2019) The publishing house of Assouline launched a new book titled, “Mosques: The 100 Most Iconic Islamic Houses of Worship”. Known for the luxurious and collectible nature of its coffe...
Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

Quebec bans religious symbols in some public sector jobs

2019-06-30
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The Quebec government passed a bill late Sunday barring schoolteachers, police officers, judges and other public employees from wearing religious symbols in the workplace, prompting an outcry that civil liberties in the province were under attack. F...
2nd Annual Professional Networking Event

2nd Annual Professional Networking Event

2019-06-30
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Date: July 20, 2019 Venue: Cypress Community Center, 5700 Orange Ave, Cypress, CA 90630, USA The Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, in collaboration with the Islamic Shura Council of Southern California, is proud to present its 2nd Annual ...
Materials and Technologies in the Age of Transition: The Byzantine, Sasanian and Islamic Near East

Materials and Technologies in the Age of Transition: The Byzantine, Sasanian and Islamic Near East

2019-06-29
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Date: July 10-11, 2019 Venue: Wolfson College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Organizers: Moujan Matin and Alain George Between the late seventh century and the so-called Golden Age of Islam in the ninth to tenth centuries, the patronage of Isla...
Islamic Ethics: Theological, Methodological and Applied Issues

Islamic Ethics: Theological, Methodological and Applied Issues

2019-06-28
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CILE California Summer School 2019 Date: 27 July - 1 August 2019 Venue: California Islamic University, 598 S State College Blvd, Fullerton, California, USA The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), member of the College of Is...
The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)

The International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID)

2019-06-27
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KAICIID is an intergovernmental organization whose mandate is to promote the use of dialogue globally to prevent and resolve conflict to enhance understanding and cooperation. Over a seven-year-long negotiation and development process, KAICIID’...
Symposium: Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture 1700-Present

Symposium: Religion and Radicalism in Western Culture 1700-Present

2019-06-25
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Date: July 17, 2019          Venue: Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Rosamond Street West, Manchester, UK As part of the city’s series of events commemorating the 200t...
The gendered nature of Islamophobia increasingly highlighted as hate crimes rise

The gendered nature of Islamophobia increasingly highlighted as hate crimes rise

2019-06-24
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Tell MAMA UK, a national project which records and measures anti-Muslim incidents in the United Kingdom., has said that over half of all reported hate crimes in the UK target visibly Muslim women. Religious hate crime has risen in the UK by 40% from ...
Faith institutions urged to lead way in healing 'collective trauma'

Faith institutions urged to lead way in healing 'collective trauma'

2019-06-23
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Faith institutions must show strong moral leadership to heal people’s “collective trauma” and fill the void left by international political failure, according to the UN’s deputy head and the leader of one of the UK’s maj...
“Europe’s first eco-mosque” opens in Cambridge

“Europe’s first eco-mosque” opens in Cambridge

2019-06-20
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Cambridge Mosque, “Europe’s first eco-mosque” has opened after much anticipation. Sustainability and eco-friendliness have been prioritized in the building of the mosque and its mission statement, which quotes Dr Tim Winter, chairma...
European Muslim Jewish leadership council expresses support

European Muslim Jewish leadership council expresses support

2019-06-19
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It is with deep dismay that the Muslim-Jewish Leadership Council (MJLC) has heard of recent developments in Austria which could lead to the country’s withdrawal from the International Dialogue Centre (KAICIID). The Board of Directors of the MJ...
Muslim Council of Britain condemns Conservative Party over Islamophobia: 'Fundamental failures in every single way'

Muslim Council of Britain condemns Conservative Party over Islamophobia: 'Fundamental failures in every single way'

2019-06-18
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Britain's largest Muslim organization has condemned the Conservatives over "fundamental failures" in addressing Islamophobia within the party's ranks. In alarming remarks, the spokesperson for the Muslim Council of Britain(MCB) said he had document...
An International Conference on Islamic Studies Today

An International Conference on Islamic Studies Today

2019-06-15
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Celebrating 30 years of the Journal of Islamic Studies Date: September 27-28, 2019 Venue: The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies, Marston Road, Oxford, UK The Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies was founded in 1985. It is a Recognized Independent Cen...
Islam and Society: Challenges & Prospects

Islam and Society: Challenges & Prospects

2019-06-14
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AAIMS Second Conference on the Study of Islam and Muslim Societies Date: 30 September and 1 October 2019 Venue: Western Sydney University Parramatta South Campus, Rydalmere, NSW 2116, Australia Hosted by the School of Social Sciences and Psycholog...
American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS)

American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies (ACSIS)

2019-06-13
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The American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies is a private, non-profit, non-political organization of scholars and other persons interested in the study of Muslim societies throughout the world. Its purpose is to offer opportunities to scho...
Copies of Quran ripped up at mosque in Germany

Copies of Quran ripped up at mosque in Germany

2019-06-13
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The German government is condemning an incident in which around 50 copies of the Quran were damaged at a mosque. Police say that one or more people ripped up copies of the Islamic holy book at a mosque in the northwestern city of Bremen on Saturday....
The First European Conference for Religious Dialogue and Cooperation

The First European Conference for Religious Dialogue and Cooperation

2019-06-12
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“The Role of Religion in Peace and Conflict” Call for Papers Date: October 14-17, 2019 Venue: Struga, Republic of North Macedonia Abstract Submission Deadline: June 30, 2019 One of the key questions that contemporary sociology is fa...
Meetings of Minds: Conflict, Reconciliation and Inter Faith Relations

Meetings of Minds: Conflict, Reconciliation and Inter Faith Relations

2019-06-11
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World Congress of Faiths Interfaith Conference Date: September 10, 2019 Venue: St Michael’s House, Coventry Cathedral, Coventry, UK The World Congress of Faiths (WCF) is a community of individuals from different faiths and beliefs working to...
Religious Organisation(s) – Challenges and Changes in Contemporary Society

Religious Organisation(s) – Challenges and Changes in Contemporary Society

2019-06-11
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The 25th Nordic Conference in the Sociology of Religion (NCSR) Call for Papers and Panels Date: August 17-19, 2020 Venue: Gothenburg, Sweden Abstract Submission Deadline: March 15, 2020 In today’s globalized and fast changing society, reli...
Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’

Greece: ‘Attack on Muslim cemetery shows rising Islamophobia’

2019-06-11
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A recent attack on a Muslim cemetery in Greece shows the rise of Islamophobia and racism both there and throughout the continent, according to an expert on the region. A Muslim cemetery in the city of Alexandroupolis was found on Tuesday to have suff...
After waiting for decades, Muslims in Athens finally get a mosque

After waiting for decades, Muslims in Athens finally get a mosque

2019-06-06
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Without minaret or dome, the beige, rectangular structure in a former industrial area has none of the ornate grace typical of Islamic places of worship. But for the Muslims of Athens, it is the result of a long-fought battle - and the city's first fo...
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