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CFP Deadline: April 17, Symposium on Time in Islamic Civilization, Turkey

[ April 3, 2015 to April 17, 2015. ] Proposals are invited for an International Symposium on Time in Islamic Civilization to be held 8-11 October, 2015 at Necmettin Erbakan University in Konya, Turkey.

The concept of time and its perception have been long studied among academics and scientists in various cultures and civilizations. Time, though it concerns all aspects of human life, has been [...]

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April 3-4, Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium, USA

[ April 3, 2015 to April 4, 2015. ] The first Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium will be held April 3-4, 2015 in Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

The ISARH Symposium 2015 focuses on the role of faith systems in the history of the subcontinent. The symposium  seeks to understand Hinduism and its variants, Buddhism, South Asian Islam, Jainism, Sikhism, and [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium, USA

[ January 22, 2015 to January 31, 2015. ] The first Institute for South Asian Religious History Symposium will be held April 3-4, 2015 in Westminster College, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

The ISARH Symposium 2015 welcomes presentation proposals focusing on the role of faith systems in the history of the subcontinent. The symposium seeks to understand Hinduism and its variants, Buddhism, South Asian Islam, [...]

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Dec. 18-19, Conference on “Abraham’s Trials: Obedience and Rebellion,” Belgium

[ December 18, 2014 to December 19, 2014. ] An international conference on “Abraham’s Trials: Obedience and Rebellion” will be held 18-19 December 2014 at the University of Antwerp, Belgium.

Abraham is the central figure in the three main monotheistic religious traditions that are also the focus of the two exhibitions that will be held in Antwerp in the Autumn. On 18 and 19 December [...]

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CFP Deadline: Dec. 15, Conference on Media, Islam and the Other Religions of the Middle East, Lebanon

[ December 8, 2014 to December 15, 2014. ] Balamand University in Lebanon is organizing a conference on “Media, Islam and the Other Religions of the Middle East,” 6th to 8th May 2015, Balamand, Lebanon.

The conference will address issues related to the development of media in the last two decades and the impact that has had on the portrayal of religion, with a focus [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 30, conference on “The Study of Islam in the Humanities,” USA

[ November 22, 2014 to November 30, 2014. ] Proposals are invited for a conference on “Shifting Boundaries: The Study of Islam in the Humanities.” April 11th-12, 2015 at the University of Vermont, Billings Hall, Burlington, VT, USA. The conference organizers are Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst (University of Vermont) and Zahra Ayubi, Dartmouth College.

Attacks on the humanities as viable and valuable have become widespread in [...]

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CFP Deadline: Nov. 20, Seminar on World Religions:Enter, the Metaphysics, India

[ November 12, 2014 to November 20, 2014. ] The Department of Philosophy, Goa University, Goa- 403206, India is all set to organize an International Seminar on “World Religions: Enter, the Metaphysics – Metaphysical Approach to World Religions through Symbols” from 25-27 February, 2015 at the Conference Hall of Goa University. The Seminar is aimed at exploring the possibility of synthesizing major world religions [...]

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Sep. 23-25, World Congress on Islamic Systems 2014, Malaysia

[ September 23, 2014 to September 25, 2014. ] The 3rd series of World Islamic Congress; World Congress on Islamic Systems 2014 (WCIS 2014),  will be held in Bangi Malaysi 23-25 September in view of the importance of establishing platforms at the global level for scholars, experts, researchers and practitioners in any fields related to the development and implementation of Islamic Systems.

Islamic Systems are [...]

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CFA Deadline: Aug. 20, Dissertation Fellowships,13th-16th century Islamicate Intellectual History, UK

[ August 14, 2014 to August 20, 2014. ] Applications are invited for Final Year Dissertation Write-up Fellowships in 13th to 16th century Islamicate Intellectual History as part of the ERC Project IMPAcT, to commence on 1 October 2014 for one year. Three grants are available for scholars who are in the process of completing a dissertation on a topic relevant for 13th to [...]

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