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Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages

Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages

2017-08-26
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Annelies Moors (AISSR, UvA) and Yafa Shanneik (University of Birmingham) organized an exploratory workshop about the Global Dynamics of Shia Marriages at the University of Amsterdam as part of the ERC project ‘Problematizing “Muslim Marri...
Social Policy in the Islamic World

Social Policy in the Islamic World

2017-08-24
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Call for Papers Date: May 12-13, 2018 Venue: Allameh Tabataba’i University, Tehran, Iran Abstract Submission Deadline:  September 10, 2017 Allameh Tabataba’i University (the largest public university specialized in humanities an...
Assistant Professor of Religion and Society, Boston University

Assistant Professor of Religion and Society, Boston University

2017-08-23
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Boston University, School of Theology Call for Application Application Deadline: Open until filled Boston University School of Theology invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin...
Speakers Series of South Haven 2017

Speakers Series of South Haven 2017

2017-08-21
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The Speakers Series of South Haven will conclude its 2017 season on Sept. 28, when Yvonne Caamal Canul, head of the Lansing School District and 2015 Superintendent of Year for Michigan, will address her perspective on what really works in educat...
Special Issue: "Interfaith on the World Stage"

Special Issue: "Interfaith on the World Stage"

2017-08-19
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Call for Papers Special Issue of The Review of Faith & International Affairs Editors: John Fahy and Jeffrey Haynes Publisher: Taylor & Francis Abstract Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017 The Review of Faith & International A...
Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies (Islam in Asia/Asian Religious Traditions)

Lecturer in Theology and Religious Studies (Islam in Asia/Asian Religious Traditions)

2017-08-18
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University of Glasgow, School of Critical Studies Call for Application Application Deadline: August 31, 2017 To undertake high-quality research and research supervision, to make an active and high level contribution in the School of Critical Studi...
"Meet a Muslim" events hope to dispel misconceptions

"Meet a Muslim" events hope to dispel misconceptions

2017-08-17
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Shaiq started her program to educate people about her faith and culture while addressing people’s misconceptions and stereotypes. For Shaiq, her program is about sharing a message of love, compassion and peace. Attendance at her talks spikes fo...
Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

Like most Americans, U.S. Muslims concerned about extremism in the name of Islam

2017-08-17
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Most Americans are worried about Islamic extremism, and most Muslim Americans share these concerns. About eight-in-ten U.S. Muslims (82%) say they are either very (66%) or somewhat concerned (16%) about extremism committed in the name of Islam around...
The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

The Journal of the American Academy of Religion (JAAR)

2017-08-17
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Volume 85, Issue 2, June 2017 Editorial Board: Cynthia Eller and Tammi J. Schneider Publisher: Oxford University Press Journal of the American Academy of Religion published by Oxford University Press, is the premier academic journal in r...
Religious Pluralism and Social Diversity: Religions in the European Public Space

Religious Pluralism and Social Diversity: Religions in the European Public Space

2017-08-16
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Call for Papers Date: October 3-5, 2018 Venue: Nantes, France Submission Deadline: September 1, 2017 “Identity”, wrote historian Tony Judt, “is a dangerous word”. Indeed, identity politics today, often based on essentializ...
University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institut für Islamisch-theologische Studien

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Institut für Islamisch-theologische Studien

2017-08-15
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University of Vienna Call for Application Application Deadline: August 31, 2017 The Department of Islamic-Theological Studies at the Faculty of Philological and Cultural Studies provides theological research and teaching to promote scientific educ...
Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th - 15th centuries)

Religious Minorities in Christian, Jewish and Muslim Law (5th - 15th centuries)

2017-08-15
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Volume 8 of Religion and Law in Medieval Christian and Muslim Societies Editors: Nora Berend, Youna Hameau-Masset, Capucine Nemo-Pekelman and John Victor Tolan Publisher: Brepols Publishers (May 23, 2017) Book series: Religion and law in Medieval ...
The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm Courses 2017

The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm Courses 2017

2017-08-14
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The Madinah and Bab ul Ilm courses 2017, which marked the 15th consecutive summer program by The World Federation, has now been completed. Participants between the ages of 14 to 24, from Khoja communities worldwide, went on 3-week Islamic educationa...
Historians of Islamic Art Association Biennial Symposium "Border Crossing"

Historians of Islamic Art Association Biennial Symposium "Border Crossing"

2017-08-13
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Call for Papers Date: October 25–27, 2018 Venue: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: September 7, 2017 The 2018 HIAA symposium will bring together an international group of established and emerging scholars of ...
"Revisiting Mamre": The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths

"Revisiting Mamre": The Stranger in the Three Abrahamic Faiths

2017-08-13
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Call for Papers Date: December 4-5, 2017 Venue: Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), Flushing, NY, USA Abstract Submission Deadline: August 25, 2017 In Genesis 18, Abraham goes out of his way to provide for the three strangers who ...
Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

Police investigate hate mail sent to UK and US mosques

2017-08-12
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Counter-terror inquiry into letters and suspicious packages sent from location near Sheffield over past 12 months.
BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2018

BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize 2018

2017-08-12
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The Third Round of the BRAIS – De Gruyter Prize in the Study of Islam and the Muslim World is now open for submissions.
The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

2017-08-10
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The philosophy of the center is to promote empirical research informed by Islamic methodologies, philosophies and pedagogies, cognizant of the unique Australian context. Bringing together researchers specializing in Islamic civilization, psychology,...
Free Access: Journal of Muslims in Europe

Free Access: Journal of Muslims in Europe

2017-08-07
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The academic publisher Brill is making issue 3-1 of the Journal of Muslims in Europe freely available on line. There is no end date to the free access and no access code is needed. For those who are not yet familiar with the Journal this issue g...
New Issue of Critical Research on Religion

New Issue of Critical Research on Religion

2017-08-07
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Critical Research on Religion Volume 5, Issue 2, August 2017 Editorial Team: Warren S. Goldstein, Jonathan Boyarin, and Rebekka King Publisher: SAGE Publications in Association with The Center for Critical Research on Religion Critical Resea...
In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently

In many ways, Muslim men and women see life in America differently

2017-08-07
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While many Muslims express wariness and anxiety about aspects of their lives in the United States, Muslim women tend to be more pessimistic about their place in U.S. society than Muslim men. According to a new Pew Research Center survey, more Mu...
Islamic Schooling Renewal – A Focus on Curriculum

Islamic Schooling Renewal – A Focus on Curriculum

2017-08-06
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Conference Report 2nd Annual Australian Islamic Schooling Conference Date: July 11-12, 2017 Venue: Mount Lofty House, 74 Mount Lofty Summit Rd, Crafers, SA 5152, Australia Organizer: The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE) and the Uni...
Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

Muslim Cultures in the Indian Ocean

2017-08-05
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Diversity and Pluralism, Past and Present Call for Papers Date: September 12-14, 2018 Venue: Academic Building, 10 Handyside Street, Kings Cross, London N1C, UK Submission Deadline: September 30, 2017 This conference aims to explore the diversit...
Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies

Assistant- or Associate-Level Faculty Position in Law and Legal Institutions in Muslim Societies

2017-08-05
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Stanford University Application Deadline: October 15, 2017 Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor or a tenured Associate Professor faculty position focused on law and legal institutions of Islam and/or Musli...
Canada: Quebec's Muslim to have their own cemetery

Canada: Quebec's Muslim to have their own cemetery

2017-08-05
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Quebec’s mayor announced that the city’s Muslim community will have their own cemetery, despite objections from right-wing groups and rising anti-Muslim sentiment. The city had promised a separate Muslim graveyard after a shooting attack ...
The Muslim Americans leading the push to 'stand up and be leaders' in politics

The Muslim Americans leading the push to 'stand up and be leaders' in politics

2017-08-04
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Religious discrimination and an increase in hate crimes has spurred more Muslims to run for office and adopt an active role in community organizing.  More Muslims must seek public office as Donald Trump “fans the flames of Islamo...
Two Post-Doctoral Positions at CEFRES - Charles University

Two Post-Doctoral Positions at CEFRES - Charles University

2017-08-03
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Cofunded by the Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic and CEFRES (French Research Center in Humanities and Social Sciences) Period: 1 January 2018—31 December 2019 Application Deadline: August 23, 2017 Application Language: English only...
Understanding Sharī`a - Past Perfect, Imperfect Present (USPPIP project)

Understanding Sharī`a - Past Perfect, Imperfect Present (USPPIP project)

2017-08-02
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Funded by HERA (Humanities in the European Research Area) under the “USES OF THE PAST” program Dates: 1 September 2016 - 31 October 2018 Project Website: www.usppip.eu Much modern Muslim thought, particularly around legal issues, is c...
Science and Technology in the Islamic Middle Periods

Science and Technology in the Islamic Middle Periods

2017-08-02
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Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg Fall School 2017 (Webinar) Call for Applications Date: September 25-29, 2017 Application Deadline: August 15, 2017 Each fall the Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg offers, at no cost, an intensive, five-day course to Mamluk schol...
Muslim Art Conference 2017

Muslim Art Conference 2017

2017-08-02
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Exploring Contemporary Muslim Art, Culture and Heritage in Britain Date: September 14, 2017 Venue: Birmingham, UK Art and culture provide a means of communication, an alternative platform to share stories, celebrate contributions to society and ch...
Introduction to Islamic Codicology

Introduction to Islamic Codicology

2017-08-02
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Date: September 4–8, 2017 Venue: Cambridge University Library, Cambridge, UK The Islamic Manuscript Association—in partnership with the Thesaurus Islamicus Foundation, Cambridge University Library, and the University of Cambridge's HRH ...
Maslaha, Siyasa and Good Governance: Shari'a and Society Workshop

Maslaha, Siyasa and Good Governance: Shari'a and Society Workshop

2017-08-01
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Call for Papers Date: April 19-20, 2018 Venue: The Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway Funded by: The Understanding Sharia Project (USPPIP) Abstract Submission Deadline: October 30, 2017 We are pleased to an...
Muslim feminist plans to open liberal mosque in Britain

Muslim feminist plans to open liberal mosque in Britain

2017-08-01
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Seyran Ateş, a Turkish-born lawyer and human rights campaigner, is visiting London to investigate potential sites for new venture. 
American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows

American Muslims growing more liberal, survey shows

2017-08-01
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American Muslims are growing more religiously and socially liberal, with the number who say society should accept homosexuality nearly doubling during the past decade, according to a major new survey. American Muslims are also more likely to identify...
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