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ENIS/NISIS-MIDA Spring School Indonesia 2022

ENIS/NISIS-MIDA Spring School Indonesia 2022

2021-09-30
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“Mobility and Mobilisation in Muslim Societies” Call for Applications Date: March 21-27, 2022 Venue: Sunan Kalijaga State Islamic University, Yogyakarta, Indonesia Registration Deadline: November 1, 2021 The international Spring Scho...
Course: Tawheed – Getting to Know God

Course: Tawheed – Getting to Know God

2021-09-30
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Starting Date: October 18, 2021 Duration: 8 weeks Venue: Online This course provides a strong foundational understanding of Islamic theology and the logical underpinnings of the belief in the Oneness of God “Tawheed”. Course discussion...
Islamic Studies Workshop Schedule Fall 2021

Islamic Studies Workshop Schedule Fall 2021

2021-09-29
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The Islamic Studies Workshop provides a forum for graduate students from various disciplines and areas of study to share what they know about Islam and Muslims in a way that is not methodologically, geographically, or temporally bound.  We exami...
Essays on Shi'ism and Iran

Essays on Shi'ism and Iran

2021-09-29
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Author: Hamid Algar Publisher: ICAS Press Shi‘ism, Iran, and the Islamic Revolution are subjects fraught with political biases and ideological agendas; sometimes, even fiction is presented as fact. This lucid collection of writings demystifie...
Ernst Herzfeld Award

Ernst Herzfeld Award

2021-09-29
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Application Deadline: November 15, 2021 The Ernst Herzfeld-Gesellschaft für Islamische Kunst und Archäologie (Ernst Herzfeld Society for Studies in Islamic Art and Archaeology) is pleased to announce the second edition of the Ernst Herzfel...
Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs

Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs

2021-09-28
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Boston University’s Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) brings together a multi-disciplinary community of scholars to encourage and support research on the role of religion in public affairs.  Established in 1985, CUR...
Tenth Islamic Legal Studies Conference

Tenth Islamic Legal Studies Conference

2021-09-28
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Call for Papers Date: May 19-21, 2022 Venue: Aga Khan University, London, UK Abstract Submission Deadline: October 31, 2021 Organized by: The International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) The conference will be open topic – abst...
The Centre for the Study of Islam's new series of online events

The Centre for the Study of Islam's new series of online events

2021-09-27
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Date: October 4, 2021 – November 1, 2021 Venue: Online The Centre for the Study of Islam (at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies here in Exeter) is pleased to announce its new series of online events, the Monday Majlis. The first 4 maj...
How the world’s biggest Islamic organization drives religious reform in Indonesia – and seeks to influence the Muslim world

How the world’s biggest Islamic organization drives religious reform in Indonesia – and seeks to influence the Muslim world

2021-09-27
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Nahdlatul Ulama is the world’s biggest Islamic organization, initiating a reform movement, which it is calling ‘Humanitarian Islam.’ Nahdlatul Ulama, or NU, was founded in 1926 in reaction to the Saudi conquest of Mecca and Medina ...
German Elections: Disenfranchised Muslims struggle to belong

German Elections: Disenfranchised Muslims struggle to belong

2021-09-26
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As Germans go to polls to vote in parliamentary elections and elect a successor of chancellor Angela Merkel, Cansel Kiziltepe will defend her Berlin seat as a candidate for the Social Democratic Party (SDP)…Though Germany has the second larges...
Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) participates in the global session of the Parliament of the World's Religions 2021

Islamic Research and Information Center (IRIC) participates in the global session of the Parliament of the World's Religions 2021

2021-09-26
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The Parliament of the World's Religions is a global non-governmental organization composed of the representatives of all religions, sects and faiths, large and small. It was founded in 1893 in Chicago, USA, and convenes a World Summit every three yea...
Workshop “Islamic Digital Humanities in the Field: On Methods and Ethics”

Workshop “Islamic Digital Humanities in the Field: On Methods and Ethics”

2021-09-22
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Date: September 29, 2021 Venue: Online (via Zoom) Hosted by: Prof. Scott Reese (University of Hamburg) The Digital Humanities have emerged as an integral element of research in Islamic Studies particularly as a method of uncovering and preserving...
BYU Conference: “The Islamic World Today”

BYU Conference: “The Islamic World Today”

2021-09-21
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Date: October 18-19, 2021 Venue: Brigham Young University ISLAM is growing faster than any other religion and is projected to surpass Christianity as the world’s largest faith by 2070. With such a huge increase and the related pressures of be...
Online 6th IDHN Conference of the Islamicate Digital Humanities Network

Online 6th IDHN Conference of the Islamicate Digital Humanities Network

2021-09-21
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Call for Papers Date: November 17, 2021 Venue: Online (via Zoom) Abstract Submission Deadline: October 8, 2021 Contributions are invited on developing or deploying digital methods and tools in the study of Islam and Muslim communities and Islamic...
Online International Symposium on “Religion and Civilization in the Middle East”

Online International Symposium on “Religion and Civilization in the Middle East”

2021-09-21
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Date: October 22-24, 2021 Venue: Necmettin Erbakan University, Konya The symposium will focus on the issues of historical dynamics of the Middle East, the identity formation processes of the Middle Eastern peoples, the conflicts centered on religio...
NISIS Autumn School 2021: “Islamic(ate) Classics: From Manuscript to the Digital Age”

NISIS Autumn School 2021: “Islamic(ate) Classics: From Manuscript to the Digital Age”

2021-09-20
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Call for Application Date: November 8-12, 2021 Registration Deadline: October 10, 2021 Organized by: Arabic and Islamic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Leuven Inspired by Ahmed El Shamsy’s recent book, Rediscovering the Islamic Clas...
Certificate in Muslim Studies

Certificate in Muslim Studies

2021-09-19
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The Graduate Certificate in Muslim Studies is offered by the Pardee School and its Institute on Culture, Religion, & World Affairs (CURA). It can be earned by post-baccalaureate students in any Boston University graduate or professional program w...
France closes Muslim publishing house for ‘legitimising jihad’

France closes Muslim publishing house for ‘legitimising jihad’

2021-09-17
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The French authorities say they will close the Muslim publishing house “Nawa Editions” because it has distributed several books legitimising jihad. The right-wing Interior Minsiter Gerald Darmanin announced the decision in a tweet, sayin...
Newspapers ‘scaremongered about Muslims during COVID pandemic’

Newspapers ‘scaremongered about Muslims during COVID pandemic’

2021-09-15
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Two academics have accused UK newspapers of scaremongering about Muslims during the COVID-19 pandemic. Elizabeth Poole, Professor of Media and Communications at Keele University, and Milly Williamson, a Senior Lecturer at Goldsmiths, University of L...
MPhil in Islamic Studies and History (2022-2023)

MPhil in Islamic Studies and History (2022-2023)

2021-09-07
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University of Oxford The MPhil in Islamic Studies and History is a two-year course intended primarily for students who desire an intensive introduction to Islamic history and thought in the pre-modern period. The course is an excellent preparation f...
Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarships (2022 entry)

Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies (OCIS) Scholarships (2022 entry)

2021-09-06
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We are hoping to offer the OCIS scholarships for 2022 entry, however this has not yet been confirmed. Applicants are asked to complete the scholarship statement to apply, and will be considered on the outlined eligibility basis if awards can be made....
Course: Islam Through Its Scriptures

Course: Islam Through Its Scriptures

2021-09-05
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Date: October 1, 2020 – October 1, 2021 Duration: 4 weeks Time Commitment: 5-10 hours per week Instructor: Professor Ali S. Asani Language: English Price: Free Learn about the Quran, the central sacred text of Islam, through an exploratio...
Apocalyptic Hermeneutics in a Manuscript of Ḥurūfī Literature

Apocalyptic Hermeneutics in a Manuscript of Ḥurūfī Literature

2021-09-04
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Webinar Series: Pre-modern Islamic Manuscripts Date: September 22 2021, 5:00 PM CET Venue: Online Lecture By: Prof. Shahzad Bashir, Brown University,USA This talk will focus on a Persian manuscript dated to the year 1034 AH/1625 CE and currently ...
Muslim Views Of The Bible: An Online Conference

Muslim Views Of The Bible: An Online Conference

2021-09-03
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Date: September 29-30, 2021 @ 2-5.45pm BST Venue: The Centre for Muslim-Christian Studies Oxford, Oxford, UK What do Muslims think of the Bible? Mentioned in both positive and negative ways in the Qur’an, the scriptures of Jews and Christians...
CMCS supports the Oxford Interfaith Forum

CMCS supports the Oxford Interfaith Forum

2021-09-02
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Date: September 14, 2021 and October 12, 2021 As we approach the new academic year of 2021/22, we are glad to announce the beginning of a new initiative, the Oxford Interfaith Forum, which CMCS is helping to support. This is an academically oriented...
15th Anniversary - Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

15th Anniversary - Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester

2021-09-01
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The Muslim Jewish Forum of Greater Manchester is holding an event on Sunday 3 October, which will be an opportunity to belatedly mark its 15th anniversary.  The celebration will include an afternoon tea and an array of speakers including local m...
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