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New Masters of Public Administration launched for faith leaders

New Masters of Public Administration launched for faith leaders

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Introducing the new postgraduate degree at the University of Birmingham - the MPA Faith Based Leadership, available to study part-time by distance learning in December 2020 within the Department of Theology and Religion
Date:
23/10/2020
Call for papers: Navigating the non/confessional in university Islamic studies

Call for papers: Navigating the non/confessional in university Islamic studies

Description
Paper for 4th Birmingham Spring Islam Conference in April 2020. Deadline is 17 January 2020
Date:
20/12/2019
Women, Faith and Culture - Jocelyne Cesari discusses women's rights, Islam and democracy at international seminar

Women, Faith and Culture - Jocelyne Cesari discusses women's rights, Islam and democracy at international seminar

Description
Professor Jocelyne Cesari recently presented at an international seminar hosted by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on 'Women, Faith and Culture', where she discussed women's rights, Islam and democracy.
Date:
15/11/2019
Commission for Countering Extremism publishes University of Birmingham paper on extremism

Commission for Countering Extremism publishes University of Birmingham paper on extremism

Description
A peer-reviewed academic paper from the University of Birmingham has been included in a series of eight released by the Independent Commission for Countering Extremism today.
Date:
31/07/2019
Theology @ Stowe Women Islam and Art

Theology @ Stowe Women Islam and Art

Description
The Department of Theology's Dr Yafa Shanneik will be speaking at Stowe House in Buckinghamshire on Tuesday 21 May on the topic of "Women, Islam and Art"
Date:
17/05/2019
What is the role of women in terror?

What is the role of women in terror?

Description
Last month, Dr Katherine Brown (Department of Theology & Religion) was a panellist at a Cambridge Union discussion on the role of women in terror.
Date:
12/12/2018
Live art performance at festival inspired by research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women

Live art performance at festival inspired by research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women

Description
A live performance at the Misk Art Festival in October 2018 was inspired by Dr Yafa Shanneik's (Department of Theology & Religion) research project on Iraqi and Syrian refugee women.
Date:
12/12/2018
New journal article by Oliver Scharbrodt on Twelver Shia networks in Britain published in Contemporary Islam

New journal article by Oliver Scharbrodt on Twelver Shia networks in Britain published in Contemporary Islam

Description
Professor Oliver Scharbrodt latest article on the complexity and multilocality of transnational Twelver Shia networks in Britain has been published in the journal 'Contemporary Islam'.
Date:
04/12/2018
Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

Dr Yafa Shanneik to hold workshop on displacement at DaDa Festival

Description
Join Dr Yafa Shanneik (Department of Theology & Religion) and visual and performance artist Rachel Gadsden as they explore cultural identity, displacement, migration and empowerment in an interactive workshop and exhibition tour, part of DaDa (Disability and Deaf Arts) Festival in Liverpool.
Date:
09/11/2018
White widows: The myth of the deadliest jihadi women

White widows: The myth of the deadliest jihadi women

Description
Dr Katherine Brown argues that the idea that converts to Islam make the most violent jihadi women only disrupts counter-extremism efforts, in this insight article for the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change.
Date:
04/10/2018
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