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The Journal of Muslims in Europe

The Journal of Muslims in Europe

2021-06-30
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Journal of Muslims in Europe, Vol 10, Issue 2 Editor-in-Chief: Thijl Sunier Publisher: Brill (May 2021) The Journal of Muslims in Europe is devoted to publishing articles dealing with contemporary issues on Islam and Muslims in Europe from all di...
Islam and Heritage in Europe: Pasts, Presents and Future Possibilities

Islam and Heritage in Europe: Pasts, Presents and Future Possibilities

2021-06-30
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Edited By Katarzyna Puzon, Sharon Macdonald, Mirjam Shatanawi Publisher: Routledge (June 22, 2021) Available on Taylor & Francis eBooks - Free Islam and Heritage in Europe provides a critical investigation of the role of Islam in Europe’...
RFI experts join panel discussion at Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit

RFI experts join panel discussion at Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit

2021-06-30
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On June 28-29, 2021, the inaugural Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit was held on the campus of the University of Notre Dame. The purpose of the event was to bring together top religious freedom advocates, scholars, and other thought leaders to disc...
Report: Islamophobia on the rise in Scotland

Report: Islamophobia on the rise in Scotland

2021-06-29
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Four-fifths of Muslims in Scotland have directly experienced Islamophobia, according to a new report.
ECCAR to collect best practices on tackling anti-Muslim racism by European cities

ECCAR to collect best practices on tackling anti-Muslim racism by European cities

2021-06-29
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July 1st marks in Germany the Day against Anti-Muslim Racism. It dates back to the same day in 2009 when during a court trial in Dresden Marwa El-Sherbini was stabbed to death by a man whom she was accusing of an anti-Muslim hate crime against her.&n...
Report: Islamic thought and the epistemological challenge of modernity

Report: Islamic thought and the epistemological challenge of modernity

2021-06-24
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Centre of Global Studies, The Institute of Philosophy of the Czech Academy of Sciences, held a colloquium entitle “Islamic thought and the epistemological challenge of modernity” on June 24 in the ZOOM platform. The workshop discussed th...
Negotiating the Religious in Contemporary Everyday Life in the “Islamic World”

Negotiating the Religious in Contemporary Everyday Life in the “Islamic World”

2021-06-21
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Volume 19 of Göttingen series in social and cultural anthropology Editor: Roman Loimeier Publisher: Göttingen University Press (2021) The contributions to the present volume show that the countries that are often presented in the literat...
Prospectus 2022: MA in Muslim Cultures

Prospectus 2022: MA in Muslim Cultures

2021-06-20
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The program at AKU-ISMC provides expert insight and understanding of Muslim cultures and civilizations, both contemporaneously and historically. Our program develops the skills to engage critically with challenges facing Muslim societies. Our teachin...
Funding Opportunities for Conducting and Publishing Academic Research Related to Islamic Ethics

Funding Opportunities for Conducting and Publishing Academic Research Related to Islamic Ethics

2021-06-19
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As part of its plan to play a leading role in the emerging field of Islamic Ethics, the Research Center for Islamic Legislation & Ethics (CILE) provides various platforms for talented researchers worldwide to come together, examine critical quest...
STEMM & Belief in Diverse Contexts: Publics, Praxis, Policy and Pluralism

STEMM & Belief in Diverse Contexts: Publics, Praxis, Policy and Pluralism

2021-06-18
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Date: July 7-9, 2021 Venue: Online Registration is now open for the annual conference of the International Research Network for the Study of Science & Belief in Society which this year will be wholly online from 7-9 July 2021 on the theme of &l...
CFP: “Islamophobia and/in Post-Secular States: Religion, Race, Science and Law”

CFP: “Islamophobia and/in Post-Secular States: Religion, Race, Science and Law”

2021-06-17
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Call for Papers Date: November 12-14, 2021 Venue: University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, USA / Online Abstract Submission Deadline: July 15, 2021 Organizer: The Chester Ronning Centre for the Study of Religion in Public Life at the University ...
4th Congress of Middle East and Muslim Worlds Studies

4th Congress of Middle East and Muslim Worlds Studies

2021-06-16
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Date: June 28 to July 2, 2021 Venue: Online The Fourth Congress of Middle East and Muslim World Studies, hosted by Aix-Marseille University, will be held remotely from June 28 to 2 July 2021. We are pleased to welcome you on behalf of the organizi...
Hartford Foundation’s Faith Community Program

Hartford Foundation’s Faith Community Program

2021-06-14
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A collaboration between Hartford Seminary’s Black Ministries Program (BMP) and My People Community Services is among the first grantees in the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving’s Faith Community Grant program. The foundation announce...
Imams ‘made in Germany’: country’s first Islamic training college opens its doors

Imams ‘made in Germany’: country’s first Islamic training college opens its doors

2021-06-14
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Germany has launched a state-backed training center for imams to help reduce the number of Islamic leaders coming in from abroad, but the initiative has been shunned by leading Turkish groups. Around 40 aspiring religious leaders attended their firs...
Just 10% of popular movies had a Muslim character

Just 10% of popular movies had a Muslim character

2021-06-11
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Muslims are very rarely depicted in movies, and when they are, it's usually as a stereotypical terrorist, what Oscar nominated actor Riz Ahmed calls a "dangerous trope." Having spoken out about this issue for several years, he's been looking for hard...
Zahid Quraishi confirmed as America’s first Muslim federal judge

Zahid Quraishi confirmed as America’s first Muslim federal judge

2021-06-11
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The United States has appointed its first Muslim American federal judge. Zahid Quraishi, a historic confirmation that is eliciting mixed emotions from the Muslim community. The Rutgers law school graduate was nominated by Joe Biden and confirmed by t...
Study finds 31% increase in U.S. mosques from 2010 to 2020

Study finds 31% increase in U.S. mosques from 2010 to 2020

2021-06-08
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A new study done in conjunction with the Faith Communities Today project, a research partnership working with the Hartford Institute of Religion Research, found that the U.S. saw a 31 percent increase in mosques between 2010 and 2020. “Undoubt...
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