Tag Archives: culture

Nov. 28-30, 7th Al-Jami’ah Forum, Indonesia

[ November 28, 2014 to November 30, 2014. ] The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum will be held on the theme “Religious Authority, Piety and Activism: Ulama in Contemporary Muslim Societies,” 28-30 November, 2014, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from various scientific and nationality backgrounds to share their research interests and findings pertaining to the role of ulama in different Muslim [...]

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Aug. 28-29, Conference, Holy Crap! Intersections of the Popular and the Sacred in Youth Cultures, Finland

[ August 28, 2014 8:15 am to August 29, 2014 5:30 pm. ] Holy Crap! is an international conference organized by the Finnish Youth Research Society and Network, focusing on the interrelations between popular culture, youth and the sacred. The conference, to be held August 28-29, 2014, in Helsinki, Finland, aims at interrogating understandings of popular and youth cultures in relation to the contested phenomena of (post)secularization, re-enchantment [...]

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CFP Deadline: Aug. 22, The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum, Indonesia

[ August 20, 2014 to August 21, 2014. ] The Seventh Al-Jami’ah Forum will be held on the theme “Religious Authority, Piety and Activism: Ulama in Contemporary Muslim Societies,” 28-30 November, 2014, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia.

This conference will bring together scholars and researchers from various scientific and nationality backgrounds to share their research interests and findings pertaining to the role of ulama in different Muslim [...]

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Aug. 4-6, Intl. Society for Media, Religion and Culture Conference, UK

[ August 4, 2014 12:00 pm to August 6, 2014 8:30 pm. ] The International Society for Media, Religion and Culture Conference will be held August 4-6 in Canterbury, Kent, UK.  Over the past decade the study of media, religion and culture has broadened out from interests in media representation to thinking about the religious uses and aesthetics of media, the significance of media for religion in public [...]

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Apr. 23-25, UK Conference on “Exploring the Global History of American Evangelicalism, 1840-2010.”

[ April 23, 2014 9:00 am to April 25, 2014 5:00 pm. ] A Conference on “Towards the Ends of the Earth: Exploring the Global History of American Evangelicalism, 1840-2010,” will be held at the University of Southampton, 23-25 April 2014. The conference is organized by the Centre for Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies, University of Southampton, in co-operation with the David Bruce Centre for American Studies, Keele University, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 15, “Media and Religion” pre-conference, USA

[ December 10, 2013 to December 15, 2013. ] Call for Papers for ICA Pre-Conference on “Media and Religion”: Betwixt and Between
Sponsored by the Philosophy, Theory and Critique Division of the International Communication Association, 22 May 2014 at the Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington

“Media and religion” is a phrase used to describe a growing cross-disciplinary field of research. Communication scholars have [...]

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The Centre for Cross-cultural Communication

The Centre for Cross-cultural Communication was established in 2010 by Prof Enes Eryarsoy and his friends to promote mutual understanding and intercultural activities among people of different faiths and culture. It also aims at fighting discriminations and Islamophobia. Also, it educates young people on cross-cultural relations in business, universities, and relevant institutions. The Centre uses [...]

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The Krio of West Africa

The Krio of West Africa – Islam, Culture, Creolization and Colonianism in the Nineteenth Century is a book by Gibril R. Cole. While presenting results from the first sustained historical research after the end of Sierra Leone’s brutal civil war, it appeals to those with interested in the history of Islam in West Africa, the [...]

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CFA Deadline: Aug. 16, UK Conference on “Exploring the Global History of American Evangelicalism, 1840-2010.”

[ July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013. ] Call for Papers:

Conference on “Towards the Ends of the Earth: Exploring the Global History of American Evangelicalism, 1840-2010,” University of Southampton, 23-25 April 2014. The conference is organized by the Centre for Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies, University of Southampton, in co-operation with the David Bruce Centre for American Studies, Keele University, the Institute of North [...]

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Toolkit for “Uncommon Ground”

This Teaching Tolerance toolkit accompanies the article “Uncommon Ground,” and provides a classroom activity to celebrate diversity and build common ground by making personal story quilts.
The toolkit can also be used for inspiration in the classroom making use of a list of other articles from Teaching Tolerance, such as ‘Two Worlds, One School”.

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