Tag Archives: Muslims

Mar. 29-30, Conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia,” USA

[ March 29, 2013 to March 30, 2013. ] A conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia” will be held on March 29-30, 2013 at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Muslims representing all strata of society throughout the world face an extraordinary degree of negative attention from both public and government eyes often resulting in discriminatory practices. These practices, born of stereotypical descriptions and definitions of [...]

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CFP Deadline: Feb 28, “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies,” Australia

[ January 24, 2013 to February 28, 2013. ] CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
The Inaugural Australasian Conference on Islam will be held on the theme “Muslim Identity Formation in Religiously Diverse Societies” 24–26 November 2013. Abstract submission date: 28 February 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 [...]

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Applications begin: Feb 18, “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia,” USA

[ January 18, 2013 6:00 am to February 17, 2013 6:00 am. ] Stanford University’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, the Center for South Asia, and the Division of International and Comparative Area Studies invite applications for a one-year postdoctoral position under the general rubric “Literary Cultures of Muslim South Asia.” The postdoctoral fellow will teach two courses over three academic quarters related to his/her [...]

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CFA Deadline: Feb. 1, E-learning course “Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges,” UK

[ January 8, 2013 to January 31, 2013. ] Applications are now being accepted for the e-learning course, ” Jews, Christians, and Muslims in Europe: Modern Challenges” at the Woolf Institute in the United Kingdom.

Following two successful years, the course will commence in late February 2013. This three-part course focuses on the relationships between Jews, Christians, and Muslims and their impact in modern Europe, [...]

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CFP Deadline: Jan 31, Conference on “Jews and Muslims in the Czarist Empire,” Germany

[ December 19, 2012 10:00 pm to January 30, 2013 10:00 pm. ] 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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Book Launch: Nov. 27, Al Andalus Rediscovered: Iberia’s New Muslims, USA

[ November 27, 2012; 4:15 pm to 5:45 pm. ] The Institute for Religion, Culture & Public Life at Columbia University is pleased to announce the launch of Marvine Howe’s new book, Al Andalus Rediscovered: Iberia’s New Muslims  and a roundtable conversation with the author,  Marvine Howe, a former New York Times foreign correspondent and author of books on Turkey and Morocco; Jose Moya, Professor [...]

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Conversation, Oct. 16, Transforming Terrorism and Radicalism with Muslim Nonviolent Alternatives, USA

[ October 16, 2012; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] The United States Insitute of Peace, Washington, DC, will host a conversation with Dr. Chaiwat Satha-Anand, a prominent nonviolent activist and scholar from Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, on the subject of transforming radical extremism with principles of nonviolence action.

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CFP Deadline: Nov 1, Conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia,” USA

[ October 5, 2012 7:00 am to October 31, 2012 7:00 am. ] Proposals are invited by Nov. 1 for a conference on “Islam, Political Islam, and Islamophobia”to be held on March 29-30, 2013 at Indiana University, Bloomington, USA.

Muslims representing all strata of society throughout the world face an extraordinary degree of negative attention from both public and government eyes often resulting in discriminatory practices. These practices, born [...]

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Sep. 28-29, Workshop on “Religion, conflict and accommodation in Indian history: the medieval period,” USA

[ September 28, 2012 9:00 am to September 29, 2012 9:00 am. ] The IRCPL at Columbia University, New York, USA is sponsoring a two day workshop on ‘Religion, conflict and accommodation in Indian history: the medieval period’ on September 28-29, 2012. This year’s workshop will focus on the medieval period – and the focus of the discussions will be mainly on the developing complexities of the relations [...]

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Houston Sikhs hope to avert tragedy by educating on religion

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