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The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning

2020-09-28
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Saint John's University The Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at Saint John’s University serves the CSB/SJU community and hosts events open to the public. The center collaborates with the Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning a...
British Muslims and Covid-19: Impacts, Experiences and Responses

British Muslims and Covid-19: Impacts, Experiences and Responses

2020-09-26
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Call for Papers Date: December 8, 2020      Venue: Online Symposium (FREE) Abstract Submission Deadline: October 30, 2020 Research on Covid-19 has highlighted its disproportionate impact on Black and Asian Minority Ethni...
Muslim Women’s Mental Health: A Study

Muslim Women’s Mental Health: A Study

2020-09-26
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The community-based research project, Muslim Women’s Mental Health, asked Muslim women in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area (GTHA) to describe their first-hand experiences of mental health and mental health services. In Canada, Muslims are...
Short Course: Islam and Creativity

Short Course: Islam and Creativity

2020-09-25
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Date: October 12-14, 2020 Venue: Online Event Organized by: Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations, Aga Khan University Muslim as well as non-Muslim artists have commented on the religion – its narratives, symbols, leading proponent...
Report: “The nature of revelation in Islam, Judaism and Christianity”

Report: “The nature of revelation in Islam, Judaism and Christianity”

2020-09-25
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Following a break from the Inter-Religious Symposia meetings due to Covid-19, IRS reconvened virtually on Thursday 10th September, welcoming both current members and new ones. The meeting continued with the theme of revelation, focusing on the nature...
DPhil in Theology and Religion, Oxford University

DPhil in Theology and Religion, Oxford University

2020-09-25
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Call for Applications Starting Date: October 2021 Application Deadline: January 8, 2021 The DPhil in Theology and Religion is the research degree for graduate students in the Faculty of Theology and Religion. It involves extensive independent stud...
Report: What is a 'Political Islam'?

Report: What is a 'Political Islam'?

2020-09-25
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On August 12, as part of the forum MuslimDebate by the Alhambra Gesellschaft Mathias Rohe, Law Professor an Islamic Scientist at the FAU as well as founding rector of the EZIRE, participated in a discussion under the guiding question What is a &ldquo...
B.C. theologian brings Muslim outreach experience to religious freedom council

B.C. theologian brings Muslim outreach experience to religious freedom council

2020-09-25
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A B.C. theologian who has worked to build bridges between Christians and Muslims and a former Conservative MP who has long championed religious freedom have been appointed to the advisory council of the Religious Freedom Institute at the Ontario-base...
Islam in the City: U of T literary magazine shares students' stories

Islam in the City: U of T literary magazine shares students' stories

2020-09-25
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A new University of Toronto literary magazine is empowering students to share their stories of what it means to be Muslim in Toronto –  everything from takes on casual streetwear and evening shifts at local coffee houses to Islam among the...
Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law and Practice (MJTILP)

Manchester Journal of Transnational Islamic Law and Practice (MJTILP)

2020-09-24
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Volume 16, Issue 1, 2020 Editor-in-Chief: Dr Ahmad Ghouri, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law, University of Sussex, UK Publisher: Electronicpublications.org Ltd MJTILP is a peer reviewed journal and can be accessed on HeinOnline. The journal welco...
Middle East in Global Politics: Islam, Conflict and Development (MSc)

Middle East in Global Politics: Islam, Conflict and Development (MSc)

2020-09-24
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Birkbeck, University of London Starting Date: October 2020 Venue: Central London Other entry years for this course: 2021 Duration: One year full-time or two years part-time Our MSc Middle East in Global Politics: Islam, Conflict and Development ...
Federal Interior Ministry initiates an Independent Body of Experts for Islamophobia

Federal Interior Ministry initiates an Independent Body of Experts for Islamophobia

2020-09-24
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According to a press release from September 1, Federal Minister of Interior Affairs, Horst Seehofer, has appointed 12 members for the newly-established Independent Body of Experts for Islamophobia. Among them Mathias Rohe, Law Professor and Islamic S...
CFP: Special Issue “Religion and Ethics in Digital Culture”

CFP: Special Issue “Religion and Ethics in Digital Culture”

2020-09-23
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A Special Issue of Religions Call for Papers Guest Editor: Dr. Dr. Kevin Healey, University of New Hampshire Publisher: MDPI – Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute Manuscript Submission Deadline: November 30, 2020 The study of me...
How Australian Muslims understand, interpret and express Islam

How Australian Muslims understand, interpret and express Islam

2020-09-23
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Over the last two decades, a number of surveys have been conducted to capture the views and opinions of Muslims in the West, including North America, Europe and Australia. They have examined religious identity, beliefs, views on social and political ...
Report: Shia Islam and Politics: Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon

Report: Shia Islam and Politics: Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon

2020-09-22
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A conversation with Jon Armajani, Ph.D. Moderated by: Jason Schlude, Ph.D. Sponsored and Organized by: Jay Phillips Center for Interfaith Learning at Saint John's University The recently published book Shia Islam and Politics: Iran, Iraq, and Leb...
Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection

Rare Islamic Books in the Olin Library Collection

2020-09-22
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CMS Seminar Series Date: December 2, 2020 @ 3:00pm - 4:15pm Venue: Online Event Speaker: Ali Houissa Curator Open to: Free and open to the public The Comparative Muslim Society Program (CMS) builds bridges across disciplines and borders for bett...
Australia’s first full-fledged retail Islamic bank will be digital, and launch in 2021

Australia’s first full-fledged retail Islamic bank will be digital, and launch in 2021

2020-09-21
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In the global Islamic economy, Australia is best known as a halal food exporter. Last year, it sold $1.45 billion worth of meats to countries of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, on top of $1.72 billion in cereals, live animals, and dairy. At ...
Job Appointment: Alwaleed Lecturer in the Globalised Muslim World

Job Appointment: Alwaleed Lecturer in the Globalised Muslim World

2020-09-21
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College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Edinburgh Call for Applications Application Deadline: October 7, 2020 This is a full-time position, on a 3-year fixed-term non-renewable basis. The Alwaleed Centre for the Study of Is...
International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS)

International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS)

2020-09-16
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Incorporated in 2004, ISILS is an international, nonprofit, and nonpolitical organization that aims to encourage scholarship on and to foster communication about Islamic law and related subjects. ISILS’s primary focus is the organization and co...
PhD fellowship - Total Devotion – Passions and Plots in Radical Religion in the Ancient World

PhD fellowship - Total Devotion – Passions and Plots in Radical Religion in the Ancient World

2020-09-16
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Call for Applications University of Southern Denmark Application Deadline: October 1, 2020 1 PhD fellowship is available at the Study of Religion, Department of History, University of Southern Denmark, starting January 1, 2021. The successful cand...
Tehran Islamic Studies Monitor (TehranISM)

Tehran Islamic Studies Monitor (TehranISM)

2020-09-16
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Date: 3 September- 1 October 2020 Venue: Online event TehranISM is a series of conversations addressing Islamic studies across the world. The aim of conversations is to link "Western" and "non-Western" study of Islam. In particular, it aims at enga...
The Qur'an and the Bible

The Qur'an and the Bible

2020-09-15
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By Gabriel Said Reynolds Translated by: Ali Quli Qarai Publisher: Yale University Press Publication Date: June 5, 2018 A groundbreaking comparative study that illuminates the connections between the Qur'an and the Bible While the Hebrew Bible a...
ICIST 2020: 14th International Conference on Islamic Science and Technology

ICIST 2020: 14th International Conference on Islamic Science and Technology

2020-09-15
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Date: October 22-23, 2020 Venue: London, UK The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. ICIST 202...
1st International Conference on Critical Muslim Studies: ReOrienting the Post-Western

1st International Conference on Critical Muslim Studies: ReOrienting the Post-Western

2020-09-14
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Date: April 7-9, 2021 Venue: University of Leeds, UK To mark the 5th anniversary of the journal ReOrient, the Centre for Ethnicity and Racism Studies at the University of Leeds will host the first international conference on Critical Muslim Studies...
The Spanish region of Catalonia decides to teach Islam in public schools

The Spanish region of Catalonia decides to teach Islam in public schools

2020-09-14
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The Spanish region of Catalonia decided to teach the Islamic religion in public schools in the region with the start of the new academic year, starting from the current academic year 2020/2021, provided that education takes place from a perspective t...
In Search of a Modern Muslim: The Life and Works of Sayyid Ahmad Khan

In Search of a Modern Muslim: The Life and Works of Sayyid Ahmad Khan

2020-09-13
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CMS Seminar Series Date: October 7, 2020 @ 4:30pm to 5:45pm Venue: Online Event      Speaker: Raza Ahmad Rumi Sir Sayyid Ahmad Khan (1817-1898) was a major Muslim figure in nineteenth century colonial India whose critica...
Norwegian PM defends protestors’ right to desecrate Quran

Norwegian PM defends protestors’ right to desecrate Quran

2020-09-12
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Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg has defended the right of people to desecrate the Quran in the name of freedom of speech. Solberg was speaking after an anti-Islam rally took place this weekend near parliament in Oslo where pages were torn out o...
Workshop: Library Resources for (Remote) Research in Islamic Studies

Workshop: Library Resources for (Remote) Research in Islamic Studies

2020-09-11
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Date: September 18, 2020 @ 2:30pm to 4:30pm Venue: Online via Zoom Presenters: Sarah DeMott, Middle East Liaison and Research Librarian, Lamont Library and Emily Coolidge Toker, Learning Technology Specialist, Middle East and Linguistics Liaison, L...
Modern Hadith Studies

Modern Hadith Studies

2020-09-11
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Continuing Debates and New Approaches Edited by: Belal Abu-Alabbas, Christopher Melchert, Michael Dann Publisher: Edinburgh University Press Publication Date:  August 2020 Brings together western and Middle Eastern scholars to explore mediev...
“Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online”

“Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online”

2020-09-11
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New Digital Resources for Teaching Islamic Art and Architecture “Khamseen: Islamic Art History Online” is an emerging platform of digital resources to aid the teaching of the history of Islamic art and architecture. In its initial stage,...
Islamic course: Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations

Islamic course: Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations

2020-09-10
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University of Edinburgh In this research area, you can pursue interdisciplinary study of Islamic thought and practice, and of historical, theological, ethical and political encounters between Christianity and Islam. Staff research interests focus o...
International e-Conference on Interreligious Dialogue

International e-Conference on Interreligious Dialogue

2020-09-10
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Date: December 4–6, 2020 The Global Center for Religious Research (GCRR) is hosting the 2020 International e - Conference on Interreligious Dialogue, which will bring together religion scholars, specialists, and practitioners of different fait...
ImamConnect - the world's first online Muslim services platform

ImamConnect - the world's first online Muslim services platform

2020-09-10
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www.imamconnect.com, the world's first online platform for Muslim services, launches today. ImamConnect features a global provider community covering a full range of life services, from marriages to education, wills, and life coaching. Users will be ...
German court allows Muslim teachers to wear headscarf, declaring Berlin headscarf ban illegal

German court allows Muslim teachers to wear headscarf, declaring Berlin headscarf ban illegal

2020-09-08
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Germany’s Federal Labor Court has ruled that it is unconstitutional to impose a ban on teachers wearing headscarves in schools in the capital, Berlin. The German federal court’s decision is the latest in a long legal battle involving a M...
Religious Identity and the Media; Methods, Concepts, Theories, and New Research Avenues

Religious Identity and the Media; Methods, Concepts, Theories, and New Research Avenues

2020-09-07
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Call for Papers Date: March 25-27, 2021 Venue: Warsaw, Poland Abstract Submission Deadline: November 1, 2020 Using the media may be a way to assert and affirm already existing religious identities, as well as an opportunity to challenge and cons...
The message of condolence from IRIC following the demise of Ayatollah Taskhiri

The message of condolence from IRIC following the demise of Ayatollah Taskhiri

2020-09-05
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In the Name of God “We belong to God and to Him we shall return” [The Holy Quran] “Whenever a religious scholar dies, there will be an irreparable breach in Islam that nothing will cover it until the Day of Judgment”  ...
Islamic course: Pre-Islamic History and History of Prophet Muhammad (PBH)

Islamic course: Pre-Islamic History and History of Prophet Muhammad (PBH)

2020-09-02
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Semester One 2020-21: September 7, 2020 –February 5, 2021 Course Duration: 17 Weeks This module aims to introduce students to the academic study of Muslim history. It provides students with the knowledge of the development of Muslim history ...
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