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Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

Master’s Program in Islamic Studies: “Islam in Europe”

2018-05-07
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Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Sarajevo The Master’s program in Islamic Studies is conceived as a response to the need for training in Islamic Theology in the European educational area. The question of how to educate the different p...
The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

The Department of Religious Studies, University of Cape Town

2018-05-05
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Religion has been studied at the University of Cape Town since 1967. Grown from humble beginnings, the Department today is home to four journals, three Institutes, and has consistently maintained a post-graduate enrolment of around 70 students. The D...
New Programs of the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) at Royal Holloway University of London

New Programs of the Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) at Royal Holloway University of London

2018-03-17
97 Views
CIWAS was established in October 2016 to provide an institutional focus for Royal Holloway scholars interested in Islamic and West Asian societies, including researchers in the departments of History, Music, Geography, Theatre, English, Economics, an...
The Abrahamic Foundation

The Abrahamic Foundation

2018-02-25
117 Views
The Abrahamic Foundation was established in 2009 to serve the diverse needs of the Muslim community.  It was founded by a group of scholars, teachers and other professional members of the community. The aim of the organization is to create a cen...
Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

Research Project: "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements"

2018-01-14
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Research Project Funded by Gerda Henkel Foundation Call for Proposals Application Deadline: May 16, 2018 The special program "Islam, the Modern Nation State and Transnational Movements" is aimed at researchers who, with an eye to current developme...
Women of Islamic Studies

Women of Islamic Studies

2018-01-14
164 Views
Department of Religious Studies, University of Nebraska Omaha Women of Islamic Studies is a crowdsourced database of women scholars who work on Muslims and Islam. This ongoing project is in its beta version. Once sufficient data has been c...
The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

The Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies & Civilizations

2018-01-06
150 Views
Boston University The creation of the Institute for the Study of Muslim Societies and Civilizations at Boston University reflects the university’s long-standing commitment to the advancement of scholarship of the Muslim world. The In...
Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

Project: Reconsidering Muslim Marriage Practices in Europe

2017-12-26
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A grant of £49,616 from the British Academy has given the green-light to a collaborative research project with both the University of Erlangen/Nuremberg and the University of Amsterdam. The project will bring a new perspective on Muslim marriag...
The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

The Leiden University Shiʿi Studies Initiative (LUSSI)

2017-12-25
203 Views
Research Program at Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University While many European universities, Leiden included, have a proud tradition of research into Islamic studies, a topical and thematic focus on Shiʿi Islam in all its dispensation remains a de...
Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies (IDEO)

Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies (IDEO)

2017-11-13
190 Views
Founded in the thirteenth century in southern France, the Order of Preachers quickly took interest in Middle East, where the Order soon settled: in Constantinople, Tunis, Baghdad, and later in Mossul. Dominican masters in Theology owe their...
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA)

2017-10-24
226 Views
The Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia (JCMA) was established in Melbourne in 2003, to establish an annual residential conference based upon the thirty years of experience developed by the Jewish-Christian-Muslim conference held in Bend...
Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA)

2017-10-15
247 Views
Established in 2009 in Sydney Australia, Islamic Sciences & Research Academy of Australia (ISRA) is a product of the dialogue movement in Australia. It is a platform for cooperation between Australian Muslims and educational institutions in Austr...
Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies (IMES)

2017-10-12
268 Views
School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures The University of Edinburgh Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies was established in 1980 through an amalgamation of the old Departments of Arabic, Turkish and Persian (established in 1912, 1950 and 1951 r...
Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)

Islamic Seminary of America (ISA)

2017-09-29
273 Views
In August 2016 (1437) Sh. Khalil Abdur-Rashid, Sh. Omar Suleiman and some other Dallas TX area visionaries established the Islamic Seminary of America (ISA). In a very short period of time, ISA accomplished the following: 1. Taught over 400 adult an...
Pathways for Mutual Respect

Pathways for Mutual Respect

2017-09-20
273 Views
Pathways for Mutual Respect (PFMR) is a non-profit organization aiming to cultivate peace by creating opportunities for the practice of mutual respect. It was founded in 2006 by a few likeminded people, led by John Hartley, the current director of PF...
ALTERUMMA Project

ALTERUMMA Project

2017-09-20
314 Views
Creating an Alternative umma: Clerical Authority and Religio-political Mobilisation in Transnational Shii Islam Project Date: From 2018-01-01 to 2022-12-31 Coordinated in: United Kingdom Host Institution: The University of Birmingha...
Hartford Seminary

Hartford Seminary

2017-09-03
299 Views
With roots that go back to 1834, Hartford Seminary is a non-denominational graduate school for religious and theological studies. What makes us unique is our multi-faith environment and our proven ability to prepare leaders for the complex world that...
The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

The Centre for Islamic Thought and Education (CITE)

2017-08-10
284 Views
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,...
Understanding Sharī`a - Past Perfect, Imperfect Present (USPPIP project)

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

2017-08-02
286 Views
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...
International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS)

International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS)

2017-07-24
291 Views
The International Society for Islamic Legal Studies (ISILS) was conceived in 2003, in Murcia, Spain, during the convening of the Fourth International Conference on Islamic Legal Studies (ILS). A group of participants came together to take steps to es...
Religious Freedom Project

Religious Freedom Project

2017-07-15
294 Views
Berkley Center for Religion, Peace & World Affairs In the West, the historic consensus over the meaning and value of religious freedom seems to be breaking down. This problem has particular salience in America. We have always thought of religiou...
Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)

Australian Association of Islamic and Muslim Studies (AAIMS)

2017-07-12
323 Views
AAIMS is an inter-disciplinary network of scholars at Australian universities. AAIMS promotes teaching and research excellence on Islam and Muslim experiences as a minority or majority. AAIMS is a leading academic Australian association for scholars...
Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago

2017-07-07
330 Views
For over two decades, the Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago (CIOGC) has served as the unifying force that brings together over 400,000 Muslim Americans in the greater Chicago region, and now increasingly all of Illinois. With o...
The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR)

The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR)

2017-06-28
379 Views
The International Institute for Peace and Religions (IIPR) was first established in 2011 as “Muslim Christian Interfaith Dialogue” association (MCID) affiliated by Islamic Seminary of the Holy City of Qom (Hawzah Ilmiyya of Qom) and then ...
European Muslim Network

European Muslim Network

2017-06-16
385 Views
There are an estimated 25 million Muslims currently living in Europe. One half of this number has been living in Europe for centuries, though on the continental fringes. The other half, i.e. 12 million people are part and parcel of the emerging Europ...
Respect Graduate School (RGS)

Respect Graduate School (RGS)

2017-06-12
396 Views
Respect Graduate School (RGS) operates as an academic institution that grants a Master of Arts degree in Islamic Studies with the approval of the Pennsylvania Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera. Respect Graduate School is committed to providing ...
Academic Khōjā Studies Listserv

Academic Khōjā Studies Listserv

2017-06-04
319 Views
The Western Indian Ocean Studies Program at Florida International University in Miami is pleased to announce the launch of its academic Khōjā Studies Listserv. Khōjā Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that connects religious studies, dias...
Religion in Society Research Network

Religion in Society Research Network

2017-05-25
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Founded in 2011, the Religion in Society Research Network explores the relationship between religion in society and the changing nature of spirituality. The International Conference on Religion and Spirituality in Society brings scholars, teachers an...
The Chester Beatty Library

The Chester Beatty Library

2017-05-15
425 Views
The Islamic Collections The Chester Beatty Library contains a world famous collection of manuscripts, prints, miniature paintings, early printed books and objets d’art from countries across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and Europe. The C...
Centre of Islamic Studies

Centre of Islamic Studies

2017-05-01
422 Views
SOAS University of London The Centre of Islamic Studies, SOAS was established in 1995, and aims to promote scholarship and research in all areas of Islamic Studies, past and present. The study of the Qur’an and Hadith from the Arabic texts, an...
Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS)

Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS)

2017-04-30
615 Views
The Centre for Islamic and West Asian Studies (CIWAS) is the product of an exciting new collaboration between Royal Holloway, University of London and the Imam Sadr Foundation (ISF) and affiliated donors. While based in the Department of Politics and...
The Centre for Islamic Shi'a Studies (CISS)

The Centre for Islamic Shi'a Studies (CISS)

2017-04-07
506 Views
The Center for Islamic Shi‘a Studies (CISS) is a research center which specializes in the study of intellectual traditions and scholarly outputs, articulated by persons or entities committed to the Shi’a Islamic faith, and/or persons or g...
Muslim Studies Program (MSP)

Muslim Studies Program (MSP)

2017-03-23
396 Views
International Studies and Programs Michigan State University (MSU) One of the newer programs within MSU’s International Studies and Programs, the Muslim Studies Program (MSP) supports teaching and research about Muslims around the globe from ...
Jibreel Institute

Jibreel Institute

2017-03-16
518 Views
Jibreel Institute is a new exclusive Arabic & Islamic Studies provider for adults at the prestigious East London Mosque & London Muslim Centre. A curriculum of quality classical and contemporary scholarship, with balance and creativity made a...
Middle East and Islamic Studies Program

Middle East and Islamic Studies Program

2017-02-25
545 Views
George Mason University College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason’s program in Middle East and Islamic Studies (MEIS) equips students with the tools and analytical skills for understanding major issues and debates in the study of...
California Islamic University

California Islamic University

2017-02-18
656 Views
California Islamic University (CIU) offers a full time program of study which caters to English speaking Muslims. We have attempted to combine the best and most practical ways of studying Islam, while remaining within the par...
The American Academy of Religion (AAR)

The American Academy of Religion (AAR)

2017-02-12
601 Views
In 1909, Professor Ismar J. Peritz of Syracuse University conceived the idea of forming a new organization for professors and scholars of Biblical Studies. Its purpose was to stimulate scholarship and teaching in religion…The group continued t...
Muslim Institute

Muslim Institute

2017-01-20
629 Views
The Muslim Institute, a registered charity, is a Fellowship society of intellectuals, thinkers, academics, artists, and professionals. It aims to promote and support the growth of thought, knowledge, research, creativity and open debate within the Mu...
Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies

Netherlands Interuniversity School for Islamic Studies

2017-01-09
636 Views
NISIS is a national research school for the study of Islam and Muslim societies. NISIS functions as a prime hub for interdisciplinary scholarly exchange in the Netherlands, strengthening research and teaching cooperation between academics of differe...
Imam Zakariya Academy

Imam Zakariya Academy

2017-01-03
710 Views
In Depth Study of Subjects Such as Tafsir, Hadith, Fiqh and Their Principles Under the guidance of Mufti Shah Sadruddin Alim Course The aim of the Alimiyyah curriculum is to produce Ulama (scholars) and leaders who are competent in the Islamic sci...
Al-Hadi School

Al-Hadi School

2016-12-24
852 Views
Al-Hadi School of Accelerative Learning is a full-time accredited private Islamic school, established in 1996, and situated in Southwest Houston, Texas and caters to a diverse population that travels from many different areas of the city. The school ...
The Islamic Education Center of Houston

The Islamic Education Center of Houston

2016-12-19
698 Views
The Islamic Education Center of Houston serves the community as a center for the Friday congregation, Islamic celebrations, community programs, and above all – a center for imparting knowledge about Islam and promoting Islamic values. A large p...
The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies

The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies

2016-12-07
646 Views
Advancing Islamic Studies through research, teaching and outreach at Stanford The Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies is the central forum for the study of Islam and Muslim societies at Stanford University. We support research on Islam and Muslim soci...
ISNAD Institute

ISNAD Institute

2016-12-03
742 Views
Islamic Sciences of Nurturing and Development (ISNAD) is an education provider which aims to lead communities in Islamic education and learning which is up-to-date, acclimatized to the modern world, transformational, yet infused with the rich values ...
The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE)

The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE)

2016-11-22
717 Views
The Markfield Institute of Higher Education (MIHE) was established in September 2000 with the objective of being a center of creative excellence in academia guided by Islamic ethos. MIHE is unique, as it combines the richness and high standards of tr...
The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History

The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History

2016-11-16
638 Views
The Donner Institute for Research in Religious and Cultural History is a private research institute attached to the Foundation for Åbo Akademi University. The aim of the Institute is to promote research in religious and cultural history. I...
Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion

Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion

2016-11-10
656 Views
Launched in August 2004, the Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion (ISR) exists to initiate, support, and conduct research on religion, involving scholars and projects spanning the intellectual spectrum. Its mandate extends to all religions, every...
The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies

The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies

2016-11-01
645 Views
The Berlin Graduate School Muslim Cultures and Societies (BGSMCS) investigates the plurality, changeability, and global connectedness of Muslim cultures and societies. The area of study includes Muslim societies in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia,...
MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development)

MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development)

2016-10-25
841 Views
MEND (Muslim Engagement & Development) is a not for profit company working towards enhancing the active engagement of British Muslim communities in our national life, particularly in the fields of politics and the media. MEND aims to achieve thi...
EASR Working Group "Religion in Public Education"

EASR Working Group "Religion in Public Education"

2016-10-17
744 Views
The purpose of the EASR Working Group on Religion in Public Education is to critically study European ways of having or not having education about religion/s and to help promote a study-of-religions (SOR)/religious-studies (RS) approach to education ...
Islamic Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

Islamic Studies at the Institute for Advanced Study

2016-10-07
588 Views
The Institute for Advanced Study is one of the world’s leading centers for curiosity-driven basic research. Since 1930, it has served as a model for protecting and promoting independent inquiry, prompting the establishment of similar ...
Islamic Reformulations

Islamic Reformulations

2016-10-02
710 Views
Islamic Reformulations was a three-year Global Uncertainties Leadership Fellowship (GULF), funded by Research Councils UK and administered by the Economic and Social Research Council. The Fellowship, awarded to Professor Robert Gleave ...
Rational Sciences in Islam (RASI)

Rational Sciences in Islam (RASI)

2016-09-27
693 Views
An Initiative for the Study of Philosophy and the Mathematical Sciences in Islam Project Leaders: Prof. F. Jamil Ragep: Scientific Traditions in Islamic Societies (STIS) Prof. Robert Wisnovsky: Post-classical Islamic Philosophy Database Initiati...
Oxford Islamic Studies Online

Oxford Islamic Studies Online

2016-09-26
783 Views
Editor in Chief: John L. Esposito University Professor of Religion and International Affairs and of Islamic Studies, Georgetown University, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding This authoritative, dynamic resource bri...
Al Buruj Press

Al Buruj Press

2016-09-10
972 Views
Al Buruj Press aims to be a center of excellence in the study of Islam and an institute of acquiring and imparting knowledge and understanding. Through this it seeks to transform individuals into future scholars and students of knowledge in order to ...
The Center for Islamic Theology (CIT)

The Center for Islamic Theology (CIT)

2016-09-05
726 Views
The Center for Islamic Theology (CIT), housed at Münster University (Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), was founded on 1 October 2011. It represents a university department dedicated to faith-oriented Islamic theology and...
Islamic Institute for Development & Research (IIDR)

Islamic Institute for Development & Research (IIDR)

2016-09-01
696 Views
The vision To enhance the human living experience through a deep, dynamic and relevant understanding and articulation of the Islamic faith for the 21st Century. The aim is to bridge the gap between the intellectual tradition of Islam and ...
Major in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

Major in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies

2016-08-25
729 Views
Brandeis University - 2016-17 Brandeis University is a private research university, as well as the only nonsectarian Jewish-sponsored college or university in USA- Boston, Ma. Objectives The Islami...
Madrasah Centre of Excellence (MCE)

Madrasah Centre of Excellence (MCE)

2016-08-18
684 Views
Vision: Nurturing Piety  Mission: Enabling a learning environment that instills the values of Qur’an and the Ahlul Bayt a.s. Following the successful Madrasah Retreat held in Dubai in February 2011, in which over 25 madras (sch...
SABA Islamic Center of Bay Area – California

SABA Islamic Center of Bay Area – California

2016-08-12
671 Views
SABA Islamic Center Background In 1977 a couple of families (Br. Ahmed Mirza and Br. Ali Hussain) took the initiative of locating the whereabouts of the Shia families and organizing a Moharram Majalis at their residences in San Jose. In 1979 after...
Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Centre for Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

2016-08-01
700 Views
The University of Bergen (UiB) The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognized research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway. The Centre for Mid...
British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC)

British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC)

2016-07-26
1261 Views
The British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) is a non-political organization. External organizations that may hire space within the Center for their own events and activities may have certain political views and opinions. However, these views...
The Islamic Syllabus Project

The Islamic Syllabus Project

2016-07-23
1143 Views
The first Islamic online eLearning platform The Junior Hawza Program The Islamic Syllabus project began in 2009. It was launched as a result of a conference between several Islamic Schools (madressahs) from around Australia, held at the Imam Hasan...
eHawza International Islamic School of Theology

eHawza International Islamic School of Theology

2016-07-15
1164 Views
eHawza is an electronic Hawza program (Islamic Seminary) in the English language.  eHawza utilizes modern technology to deliver Islamic Studies all around the world. eHawza was founded and launched by Dr Sheikh Mansour Leghaei in Sydney in 2001....
McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies

McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies

2016-07-09
1061 Views
McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies was founded, along with the Islamic Studies Library (ISL), in 1952, and since 1983 both have been housed on the main campus in Morrice Hall. Until 1 June 2001, the Institute was a teaching unit of the...
Muslim Politics and Governance of Islam: Interactions of Structure and Culture in Multi-religious Europe — Islamic Projects

Muslim Politics and Governance of Islam: Interactions of Structure and Culture in Multi-religious Europe — Islamic Projects

2016-07-08
809 Views
Project Start Date: September 2014 Project Finish Date: January 2019 Research Area: The multi-cultural society This project addresses how Muslim political thought in Europe is affected by societal structures, and, conversely, how the development o...
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