Tag Archives: Islam

CFP Deadline: Aug. 1, Conference on “Masjid, Zakat and Waqf “, Malaysia

[ July 19, 2014 to August 1, 2014. ] Recognizing the importance of Masjid, Zakat, and Waqf in social and national development, Al-Azhar Masjid, Selangor International Islamic University College (SIIUC) will organize an international conference on “Masjid, Zakat, and Waqf: Issues and Challenges in the Modern World,” 1-2 December 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

This conference will provide an opportunity for participants to discuss, present and [...]

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CFA Deadline: June 6, Doctoral Scholarship, Islamic Studies, Scotland

[ June 1, 2014 to June 6, 2014. ] An Elphinstone PhD Scholarship at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland is being offered for the study of literary paradigms in the biography of Muhammad (Sira) and prophetic tradition (Hadith) . The purpose of this project is to identify, map and analyse literary patterns in Islamic literature concerning the life and image of the Prophet Muhammad. [...]

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CFP Deadline: June 1, World Congress on Islamic Systems 2014, Malaysia

[ May 27, 2014 to June 1, 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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CFP Deadline: April 13, Conference, “”Abraham’s Trials: Obedience and Rebellion,” Belgium

[ April 5, 2014 to April 13, 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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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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The Challenges of Interfaith Dialogue

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CFA Deadline: Jan. 24, Woolf Visiting Fellowship, Abrahamic religions, UK

[ January 7, 2014 to January 24, 2014. ] The Woolf Institute, which specializes in the study of relations between Jews, Christians and Muslims from a multidisciplinary perspective, invites applications for its annual visiting fellowship.

The Fellowship is tenable for a two to three month period that overlaps one of the Cambridge terms 2015:

Lent term: 13 January–13 March 2015
Easter term: 21 April–12 June 2015

The successful [...]

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January 13 Conference, “Religion and Politics: Power and Empowerment,” Hong Kong

[ January 13, 2014; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] The January 13 Hong Kong Conference on “Religion & Politics: Power and Empowerment,” is organized by the Centre for Comparative and Public Law, the Faith and Global Engagement initiative, and Bridging Gaps.

This interfaith conference will explore the relationship between spiritual ethos and power in a number of world religions – Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, and Judaism. In [...]

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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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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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