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The Religious Typology

The Religious Typology

2018-08-31
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A new way to categorize Americans by religion Most U.S. adults identify with a particular religious denomination or group. They describe themselves as Catholic, Baptist, Methodist, Jewish, Mormon or Muslim– to name just a few of the hundreds o...
Oxford Muslim Access Conference – 2018

Oxford Muslim Access Conference – 2018

2018-08-25
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Date: September 22, 2018 Venue: Newham Collegiate sixth form center, London, UK Application Deadline: September 7, 2018 The Oxford Muslim Access Conference is being launched to address the multiple barriers affecting Muslim students applying to Ox...
The Woolf Institute

The Woolf Institute

2018-08-24
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The Woolf Institute was founded by Dr Edward Kessler and Revd Professor Martin Forward in 1998. Their aim was to provide an academic framework and space in which people could tackle issues of religious difference constructively. The Woolf Institute ...
The “Ethical” and the “Everyday”

The “Ethical” and the “Everyday”

2018-08-24
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Interrogating analytical turns for/in the study of Islam and Muslims in Europe Date: November 29-30, 2018 Venue: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Organizers: Zubair Ahmad, Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies, Freie Universit...
From the Understanding Sharia Project: USPPIP Autumn School

From the Understanding Sharia Project: USPPIP Autumn School

2018-08-23
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“Uses of the Past in Islamic Legal Thought and Practice” Call for Applications Date: November 11-17, 2018 Venue: Leiden University, The Netherlands Application Deadline: September 5, 2018 The USPPIP project (Understanding Shari&rsquo...
Living in Harmony: Music, Memory and Encounters between Jewish, Muslim and Christian Neighbors

Living in Harmony: Music, Memory and Encounters between Jewish, Muslim and Christian Neighbors

2018-08-22
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Generously funded by the KC Shasha Charitable Foundation, this project focuses on the cultural and social implications of musical encounters between Jewish, Muslim, and Christian neighbors in historical Iraq and Syria. It examines how the role of mus...
6th International Conference on Islam and Liberty

6th International Conference on Islam and Liberty

2018-08-22
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Building an Islamic Case for Open Markets Date: November 14-15, 2018 Venue: Iqbal International Institute of Research and Dialogue, Islamabad, Pakistan Islam & Liberty Network (ILN) is a global platform of researchers and academics building kn...
Assistant Professor for Asian Islam

Assistant Professor for Asian Islam

2018-08-21
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Call for Applications Hamilton College, New York, USA Application Deadline: October 5, 2018 The Asian Studies program of Hamilton College invites applications for a tenure track position in any discipline on Islam in Asia, including Iran/Persia, S...
In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

In Search of Ali Ibn Abi Talib’s Codex: History and Traditions of the Earliest Copy of the Qur’an

2018-08-20
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Author: Seyfeddin Kara (Hartford Seminary) Publisher: Gerlach Press (July 30, 2018) The history of the text of the Qur’an has been a longstanding subject of interest within the field of Islamic Studies, but the debate has so far been focused ...
Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

Preparing Report about the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

2018-08-19
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Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS) organized a total gathering of different NGO’s of the Islamic Republic of Iran in a 1 day seminar on the occasion of Social Cooperation Day on August 13, 2018 in Tehran. In this seminar ...
Attending United Nations Orientation Course

Attending United Nations Orientation Course

2018-08-19
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United Nations Association of Iran (UNA-Iran) in cooperation with the UN Information Center and the Organization for Defending Victims of Violence (ODVV) organized an especial course on the UN System and its Activities in Iran on August 13, 2018. 
The Second International Conference on Islamic Civilization (ISIC 2019)

The Second International Conference on Islamic Civilization (ISIC 2019)

2018-08-19
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The Movement of Population, Objects, and Ideas in the Pre-modern and Modern Muslim World Call for Papers Date: February 12–13, 2019 Venue: National Chengchi University (NCCU), Taipei, Republic of China Abstract Submission Deadline: October ...
Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

Sweden: Muslim woman wins religious discrimination case

2018-08-16
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A Muslim woman will get 40,000 Swedish krona ($4,366) in damages from a company that discriminated against her faith-based choices during a job interview, a Swedish court ruled. Farah Alhajeh’s job interview in Uppsala, eastern Sweden was canc...
Mapping Islamophobia

Mapping Islamophobia

2018-08-11
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Mapping Islamophobia is a project headed by Grinnell College history and religious studies professor Caleb Elfenbein, with contributions from a number of Grinnell College students and technical support from Mike Conner. The project utilizes a series of powerful interactive maps that document incidents of violence, discrimination, and bias targeting Muslim individuals and communities in the United States. 
Postdoctoral Researcher 'Engendering Europe’s Muslim Question'

Postdoctoral Researcher 'Engendering Europe’s Muslim Question'

2018-08-10
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University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social & Behavioral Sciences, Department of Sociology Call for Applications Application Deadline: 30 September 2018 The Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG) invites applications for a two-year Po...
Yemeni Manuscript Collections and Zaydi Studies

Yemeni Manuscript Collections and Zaydi Studies

2018-08-09
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Date: December 6-7, 2018 Venue: The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ, USA The conference is part of a larger endeavor aimed at fostering the scholarly exploration of all aspects of Shiism: the "Shii Studies Research Program", www.ias.edu...
With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age

With anti-Muslim laws, Europe enters new dark age

2018-08-07
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New laws targeting Muslims are reminiscent of a time when innocent Jewish children were abducted by masked monks and imprisoned in monasteries to “save” them from the eternal fire of hell. In our blind mistrust of religious differences, w...
Professor (W 3) for Islamic History and Culture

Professor (W 3) for Islamic History and Culture

2018-08-06
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Tübingen University, Faculty of Humanities, Department of Asian and Oriental Studies Call for Applications Application Deadline: August 31, 2018 The applicant should be able to cover a broad spectrum of research and instruction in this subjec...
Religion and Power: The Creation, Reproduction and Deconstruction of Social Orders

Religion and Power: The Creation, Reproduction and Deconstruction of Social Orders

2018-08-04
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The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR) Date: October 26–28, 2018 Venue: Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA The annual meeting of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion provides scholars ...
Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

Digital Media, Islam, and Politics in the Middle East

2018-08-03
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6th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies Date: September 28-29, 2018 Venue: Basel, Switzerland Call for Applications for the 6th Annual MUBIT Doctoral Workshop in Late- and Post-Ottoman Studies in Basel, a workshop with...
The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

The race for first Muslim woman in US Congress

2018-08-02
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Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays five times a day and fasts during Ramadan. Now aged 44, she faces the biggest hurdle of her life: asking a majority white constituency, where...
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