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Bhagavad Gita is not a religious book: Haryana Education Minister Sharma

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Sep. 6-7 Conference: Mindfulness, Education and Transformation, Australia

[ September 6, 2014 8:30 am to September 7, 2014 5:30 pm. ] The Nan Tien Institute Postgraduate Department of Buddhist Studies in co-operation with theFaculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, will hold a conference on the theme of “Mindfulness, Education and Transformation” September 06 – 07, 2014 at the Nan Tien Temple Conference Centre of Nan Tien Institute, 180 Berkeley Road, Berkeley (Wollongong), NSW, 2506, Australia.

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Apr. 10-11, Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, Scotland.

[ April 10, 2014 to April 11, 2014. ] The Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies will be held in the University of Edinburgh on 10 – 11 April 2014.

The conference as a whole aims to provide a showcase of the range and depth of Islamic Studies today across the UK.

Registration for the conference will open in January 2014, and early [...]

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Teacher Training in NYC for Teaching about Religious Diversity

[ July 14, 2014 to August 1, 2014. ] This summer, the Religious Worlds of New York summer institute will bring twenty-five primary and secondary teachers from throughout the United States to New York City for a teacher training session. The teachers will work with leading scholars of religion, meet with diverse re­lig­ious leaders, visit local houses of worship, and conduct original field research. [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 9, Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies, Scotland.

[ November 26, 2013 to December 9, 2013. ] Call for Papers:.
The Inaugural Conference of the British Association for Islamic Studies will be held at the University of Edinburgh on 10 – 11 April 2014, and the organizers invite proposals for whole panels or individual papers on any aspect or sub-discipline of Islamic Studies, broadly understood to include both Muslim-majority and Muslim-minority contexts, and [...]

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Aug. 28, Islam and Education Conference, UK

[ August 28, 2013; 10:00 am to 4:20 pm. ] The conference on Islam and Education on August 28, 2013, is organized by faculty from the University of Derby and the University of Gloucestershire. The conference topic’s importance is significant for discussions around empowering young people, inter-faith relations and inter-cultural dialogue in pluralist Britain.

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Aug. 16-17, 5th Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Conference, France

[ August 16, 2013; 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. August 17, 2013; 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ] UNITED SIKHS is organizing the 5th Global Sikh Civil and Human Rights Conference in 2013, to be held at Bobigny in France, August 16-17, 2013. The topic for the conference this year is “Justice Delayed is Justice Denied”, building upon the landmark decision of the UNHRC in 76 year old French resident Ranjit Singh’s turban [...]

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Coexist Foundation

The Coexist Foundation is a non-profit organization creating understanding across divides.
Since 2006, the Coexist Foundation has forged a range of inspiring initiatives to create understanding through education and innovation.

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Multiculturalism as important characteristic of contemporary education

This entry in the International Journal of Cognitive Research in Science, Engineering and Education (IJCRSEE), stresses the importance of multicultural education in many contemporary societies characterized by cultural varieties, multilingualism, and different ethnic and confessional views.

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