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PPRI (Public Religion Research Institute) Public Fellowships

PPRI (Public Religion Research Institute) Public Fellowships

2021-07-28
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PRRI (Public Religion Research Institute), a Washington, DC-based non-profit, non-partisan research organization focused on the intersection of religion, politics and culture, is seeking a diverse cohort of 16 PRRI Public Fellows who are engaged in p...
Professorship in Arabic and Islamic Studies (W3)

Professorship in Arabic and Islamic Studies (W3)

2021-07-27
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Oriental Institute, University of Leipzig, Germany Call for Application Application Deadline: August 20, 2021 The Faculty of History, Art and Area Studies seeks to fill the above professorship from 1 October 2022. The future holder of this positi...
Religion, Politics, and Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries

Religion, Politics, and Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries

2021-07-25
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ISA RC22 Mid-Term Conference Call for Papers Date: November 11-14, 2021 Venue: Vilnius, Lithuania Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2021 ISA RC22 mid-term conference Religion, Politics, and Uncertainty: Shifting Boundaries will take pla...
Workshop on “Typologies in the Islamic Ethical Discourse”

Workshop on “Typologies in the Islamic Ethical Discourse”

2021-07-24
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Call for Papers Date: March 10-11, 2022 Abstract Submission Deadline: September 26, 2021 Organized by: Orient-Institut Beirut and American University of Beirut Through discussions on how exemplary and stereotypical characters are used, modified a...
Muslim and Jewish Democrats in Congress call for creation of Islamophobia monitor

Muslim and Jewish Democrats in Congress call for creation of Islamophobia monitor

2021-07-20
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Muslim and Jewish Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have joined to call on the Biden administration to create an Islamaphobia monitor position. The proposal in a letter sent Tuesday to Secretary of State Antony Blinken was shaped by Rep....
Anti-Muslim incidents increased in U.S. during Israel’s assault on Gaza, spiked in Canada this year

Anti-Muslim incidents increased in U.S. during Israel’s assault on Gaza, spiked in Canada this year

2021-07-20
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The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has released a mid-year report documenting the state of anti-Muslim hate incidents in 2021. The national Muslim civil rights and advocacy group says that since the start of the year, it has received h...
EU court rules employers can limit religious symbols

EU court rules employers can limit religious symbols

2021-07-14
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The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that employers may forbid the wearing of visible symbols of religious or political belief, such as headscarves. But the Luxembourg-based tribunal said in its ruling that courts in the bloc’s ...
German spy chief warns of Islamic State's strength

German spy chief warns of Islamic State's strength

2021-07-13
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The head of Germany's foreign intelligence agency, the BND, has given a rare interview specifically to warn that, despite appearances, Islamist terrorism remains a real threat to world order, even 20 years after 9/11. Speaking to the Süddeutsch...
Online Short Course: Education and Networks of Learning in Islamic History

Online Short Course: Education and Networks of Learning in Islamic History

2021-07-01
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Date: September 22-24, 2021 Venue: Online (via Zoom) Organizer: Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, The Aga Khan University This three-day course is an introduction to the study of pre-modern Islamicate education practices. The course...
Romanization and Islamization in the Western Mediterranean

Romanization and Islamization in the Western Mediterranean

2021-07-01
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IV Intensive Summer Course Date: July 19-23, 2021 Venue: Casa Árabe Córdoba, Spain Experts from multiple international and national academic institutions would lead a selected group of students through the exciting history of the rom...
MSc The Globalised Muslim World

MSc The Globalised Muslim World

2021-07-01
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University of Edinburgh, Scotland A new Masters exploring the dynamics of contemporary Muslim societies in our increasingly interconnected world. Student bursaries available, further information below. This exciting taught MSc program explores the i...
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