Tag Archives: Middle East

CFP Deadline: April 15, Special Issue on Kurdish Islam

[ March 15, 2013 to April 15, 2013. ] Lately, Kurdish Islamic cultural repertoires and public religious symbolism have become a significant issue in defining contentious ethnic politics in Kurdish-populated regions in the Middle East. Despite its growing importance especially after the Arab Spring, the topic remains to be understudied among scholars. Sociology of Islam, a peer reviewed quarterly journal published by BRILL plans [...]

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Kafaru Tinubu Memorial Ramadan Lecture: Fashola calls for religious harmony in Nigeria

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EU program seeks to modernize higher education in Middle East and North Africa

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Patriarch Kirill links religious extremism to poor knowledge of religion

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Christianity and Islam in the Context of Contemporary Culture

Christianity and Islam in the Context of Contemporary Culture: Perspectives of Interfaith Dialogue from Russia and theMiddle East. This joint UNESCO-Beirut and UNESCO-Moscow publication presents results of a joint international research project to provide a systematic cross-cultural analysis of fundamental problems and actual perspectives of interfaith dialogue between Christianity and Islam, as seen from Russia [...]

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