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Muslim and Protestant scientists most likely to perceive discrimination

Muslim and Protestant scientists most likely to perceive discrimination

2018-07-31
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Religious identity may fuel perceptions of discrimination, Rice University research shows
The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

2018-07-29
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion 35th Conference Call for Papers Date: July 9‐12, 2019 Venue: Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain The last ISSR conference on ‘Religion and Politics’ was organized in...
The Religion and Diversity Project

The Religion and Diversity Project

2018-07-28
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The Religion and Diversity Project was a $2.5 million, 7 year Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded Major Collaborative Research Initiative (MCRI) housed at the University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada). The project add...
Postdoctoral Researcher, Qur’anic Commentary Project (QuCIP)

Postdoctoral Researcher, Qur’anic Commentary Project (QuCIP)

2018-07-27
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University of Oxford, Faculty of Oriental Studies Call for Applications Application Deadline: September 14, 2018 This is an opportunity for an outstanding scholar to join the research project Qur’anic Commentary: An Integrative Paradigm (QuC...
International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

International Society for the Sociology of Religion (ISSR)

2018-07-26
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The ISSR was founded in Leuven, Belgium in 1948 as the "Conférence Internationale de Sociologie Religieuse" (International Conference for Religious Sociology). After several years of meeting as a confessional organization, with members from mo...
Sectarian Identity and Community Formation in Islam

Sectarian Identity and Community Formation in Islam

2018-07-25
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The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Group Annual Symposium Date: October 26-27, 2018 Venue: The Franke Institute, 1100 E 57th St, Chicago, IL 60637, USA The University of Chicago Shiʿi Studies Symposium is an endeavor of the Shiʿi Studies Grou...
In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

In Western Europe, familiarity with Muslims is linked to positive views of Muslims and Islam

2018-07-24
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Across Western Europe, people who say they personally know a Muslim are generally more likely than others to have positive opinions of Muslims and their religion, according to a recent Pew Research Center study in 15 countries. However, knowing somet...
3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

3rd CES/WRERU Islamic Education Summer School

2018-07-23
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Formation of Muslim Female Faith & Educational Leadership within European Muslim Diaspora Date: September 3-5, 2018 Venue: Arden House, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK The first Warwick Islamic Education Summer School, held in Sept...
Muslim Americans running for office in highest numbers since 2001

Muslim Americans running for office in highest numbers since 2001

2018-07-18
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A record number of Muslim Americans ran for statewide or national office this election cycle, the most since the terror attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, made Islam a political target for many, according to Muslim political groups. The Muslim civil rights g...
Religious education needs overhaul to reflect UK, says report

Religious education needs overhaul to reflect UK, says report

2018-07-17
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Religious education in schools is outdated and should be replaced with a new subject: religion, belief and values, and the right of parents to withdraw their children from classes should be scrapped, according to the former Labor education secretary ...
The Great Lakes Adiban Society

The Great Lakes Adiban Society

2018-07-06
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The Great Lakes Adiban Society (GLAS) is a newly-founded organization intended to provide a regional forum for scholars of Islamicate adab, particularly of the medieval and early modern periods. By ‘Islamicate,’ we mean the literatures an...
Great Lakes Adiban Workshop

Great Lakes Adiban Workshop

2018-07-06
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Call for Papers Date: October 6–7, 2018 Venue: The University of Chicago, 5801 S Ellis Ave, Chicago, IL 60637, USA Paper Submission Deadline: August 15, 2018 The Great Lakes Adiban Society (GLAS) invites submissions for its second annual wo...
Religion and Secularism on Campus; The Changing Dimensions of the University Experience

Religion and Secularism on Campus; The Changing Dimensions of the University Experience

2018-07-05
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Re/presenting Islam on Campus Date: September 6-7, 2018 Venue: The Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), SOAS, University of London, UK Many of today’s prestigious universities, including Harvard, Oxford and Cambridge, have Christian foundations (A...
SoCal Graduate Student Conference on Islamic Studies: Sharia and the Secular

SoCal Graduate Student Conference on Islamic Studies: Sharia and the Secular

2018-07-05
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Date: October 19-20, 2018 Venue: University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA Paper Submission Deadline: July 30, 2018 Keynote Speaker: Sherman A. Jackson, University of Southern California The SoCal Islamic Studies Graduate Student C...
Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Islam and Women Studies

Professor/Associate Professor/Senior Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor/Lecturer, Islam and Women Studies

2018-07-04
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Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Gadong, Brunei Call for Applications Hours: Full Time Application Deadline: July 31, 2018 Over the past decade Universiti Brunei Darussalam has been on an exciting progressive journey of change, from what is fundamen...
Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and administrators

Professional Mobility in the Islamic Lands (900-1600): ʿulamāʾ, udabāʾ, and administrators

2018-07-04
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Call for Papers  Date: March 20-21, 2019 Venue: SOAS University of London, Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG, UK Paper Submission Deadline: September 15, 2018 Adherence into the social-cum-cultural group of ʿulamāʾ was rela...
Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers

Studying Muslim Britain: A Forum for Early Career Researchers

2018-07-03
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Date: July 18, 2018 Venue: The University of Manchester, Simon Building, Dover Street, Manchester, M13 9PS, UK The Muslims in Britain Research Network, in collaboration with the University of Manchester, is very pleased to announce that it will hol...
Islamic primary schools seeking right balance

Islamic primary schools seeking right balance

2018-07-02
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Islamic primary schools contribute to the integration of Muslims in Dutch society and offer children a sense of belonging and prepare them for Dutch society. Marietje Beemsterboer states in her PhD dissertation that the prejudice that Islamic primary...
Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe

2018-07-02
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"Dynamics in the History of Religions between Asia and Europe" is a Research project of the Center for Religious Studies (CERES) of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum. All religions, which are today commonly known as world religions, have their origin ...
Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free

Vatican Library makes 15,000 manuscripts available online for free

2018-07-01
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Archbishop Cesare Pasini, Prefect of the Vatican Library, announced on Wednesday the opening of the DigiVatLib, a shortening of digital Vatican Library. The Archbishop explained that over the last five years the Vatican Library has become involved in...
UK’s first access course in Islamic Education launched at Warwick

UK’s first access course in Islamic Education launched at Warwick

2018-07-01
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The UK’s first access course in Islamic Education has been launched by the Centre for Education Studies at the University of Warwick. The short course is designed to bridge the gap between traditional Islamic seminaries and modern higher educat...
The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

The Politics of Religion and Spirituality

2018-07-01
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International Society for the Sociology of Religion 35th Conference Call for Session Date: July 9-12, 2019 Venue: Autonomous University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain Proposal Submission Deadline: August 30, 2018  While we initially planne...
Call for Papers: Special Issue "Women in Islam"

Call for Papers: Special Issue "Women in Islam"

2018-07-01
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A Special Issue of Societies Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Natana J. DeLong-Bas Publisher: MDPI Manuscript Submission Deadline: September 30, 2018 This call for papers for a peer-reviewed special issue on “Women in Islam” invites...
Measuring Attitudes Toward Muslims and Jews in Western Europe

Measuring Attitudes Toward Muslims and Jews in Western Europe

2018-07-01
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The religious landscape of Western Europe is changing. The Christian population is declining, while the share of religiously unaffiliated adults is increasing. The Muslim population is growing as a result of immigration and higher fertility rates. Me...
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