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Austria passes law banning hijab in primary schools but not Sikh turban or Jewish kippah

Austria passes law banning hijab in primary schools but not Sikh turban or Jewish kippah

2019-05-17
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The Austrian parliament has approved a law banning girls in primary schools from wearing the hijab. The bill which was passed on Wednesday is likely to be challenged as discriminatory in Austria’s Constitutional Court. The law received support...
The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding releases the “American Muslim Poll 2019"

The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding releases the “American Muslim Poll 2019"

2019-05-13
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The Institute for Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU) has released the “American Muslim Poll 2019”, its fourth annual poll in which different religious groups, and those that consider themselves non-affiliated, are surveyed in order to...
5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

5 facts about the religious makeup of the 116th Congress

2019-01-02
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The new Congress is slightly more religiously diverse than its predecessor, but it remains overwhelmingly Christian, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of congressional data collected by CQ Roll Call. For the first day of the 116th Cong...
Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

Religiosity in East and West – Conceptual and Methodological Challenges

2018-10-13
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Call for Papers Date: June 25 - 27, 2019 Venue: Munster (Westphalia), Germany Organizers: Dr. Sarah Demmrich (University of Munster) & Prof. Dr. Ulrich Riegel (University of Siegen) Abstract Deadline: January 15, 2019 The concept of religio...
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