Tag Archives: Muslims

CFP Deadline: Sep. 24, Conference, “Wild Spaces and Islamic Cosmopolitanism in Asia,” Singapore

[ September 14, 2014 to September 24, 2014. ] Proposals are invited for the conference on “Wild Spaces and Islamic Cosmopolitanism in Asia,” to be held January 14-January 15, 2015 in Singapore. The conference is jointly organized by Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore, and International Centre for Muslim and non-Muslim Understanding, University of South Australia.

This conference will focus on these questions.

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CFP Deadline: June 5, Book on The Architecture of Synagogues in the Islamic World

[ May 29, 2014 to June 5, 2014. ] With more than three millennia of history, the Jewish people have been both a minority and an influential community of long standing within the Islamic world, from Morocco to Indonesia.  The hundreds of synagogues that are located in this part of the world are noted for their rich and unique architecture.  These buildings were constructed [...]

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Nov. 24-26, Conference, “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies,” Australia

[ November 24, 2013 to November 26, 2013. ] The Inaugural Australasian Conference on Islam will be held on the theme “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies” 24–26 November 2013.

Although religious diversity is more pronounced in the Western and Asia-Pacific context, such diversity even exists in predominantly Muslim societies. Key drivers in identity formation include Islam, nature and level of Islamic education, generational [...]

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Oct. 28, Muslim South Asia Graduate Conference, United Kingdom

[ October 28, 2013; 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. ] The Muslim South Asia Research Forum (MUSA), SOAS Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) and Centre for the Study of Pakistan(CSP) is organizing the 1st Annual Muslim South Asia Graduate Conference to be held on Monday October 28 2013 at SOAS, London, UK.(9-5)

The conference is being organized by the MUSA Research Forum. In line with [...]

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CFP Deadline: July 15, Muslim South Asia Graduate Conference, United Kingdom

[ July 3, 2013 to July 15, 2013. ] The Muslim South Asia Research Forum (MUSA), SOAS Centre for South Asian Studies (CSAS) and Centre for the Study of Pakistan(CSP) invite you to participate in the 1st Annual Muslim South Asia Graduate Conference to be held on Monday October 28 2013 at SOAS, London, UK.(9-5)

The conference is being organized by the MUSA Research Forum. [...]

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July 6, Workshop on “Muslims and Sports,” UK

[ July 6, 2013; 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ] The Department off Anthropology and Sociology, SOAS, University of London, in partnership with CISD, Sport and Diplomacy Colloquium, Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy, SOAS, University of London, UK, is pleased to announce the “Muslims and Sports” workshop. The workshop will take place, Saturday 6 July 2013, from 14:30 until 17:30 at, Room 4421, Main [...]

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June 20-21, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ June 20, 2013 to June 21, 2013. ] This conference deals with the Muslim and Jewish experiences in the Russian Empire and the Soviet Union from the 1860s until the 1920s. Numerous excellent studies in recent years have enhanced our understanding of the Jewish-Russian as well as the Muslim-Russian historical encounter. The conference intends to bring together specialists from both fields to allow [...]

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June 14, Discussion, “Current Challenges to Christian-Muslim Relations in Egypt”, USA

[ June 14, 2013; 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The US Institute of Peace, Washington, DC will host an exciting discussion with two contemporary religious leaders from Egypt on the topic of “Current Challenges to Christian-Muslim Relations in Egypt,” June 14, 2013.

After decades of authoritarian rule, Egypt’s transition to democracy is tackling incredible challenges including political, social and economic reform, infrastructural development, and the [...]

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CFP deadline: June 30, Book Chapters, “Muslims of Malabar: History, Texture and Mindscape,” India

[ May 30, 2013 to June 30, 2013. ] Historical studies on Malabar are an expanding field that has generated extensive interests in recent times. However, some of the historical representations are out of the line with reality as they still center on specific images of ‘rebellion’ and ‘violence’ that occurred in this region in relation to the colonialism. Therefore, general mutations and deliberate [...]

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Apr. 24, Lecture, “Democratisation in Muslim Contexts: The Return to the Question of Legitimacy,” USA

[ April 24, 2013; 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. ] Abdou Filali-Ansary, Research Professor at the Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations (AKU-ISMC) in London, UK will deliver a lecture on “Democratisation in Muslim Contexts: The Return to the Question of Legitimacy,”  Wednesday, April 24th, 2013, 4-6 pm 208 Knox Hall, 606 West 122nd St, Columbia University, NYC., USA.

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