Islamophobia Studies Journal

The Islamophobia Research & Documentation Project at University of California Berkeley announces the launch of Islamophobia Studies Journal, a a bi-annual peer reviewed academic periodical focusing on emerging research on and analysis about the nature of Islamophobia and its impact on culture, politics, media, and the lives and experiences of Muslim people.

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Institute for Social Policy and Understanding

ISPU is an independent, nonpartisan think tank and research organization committed to conducting objective, empirical research and offering expert policy analysis on some of the most pressing issues facing the United States. ISPU has assembled leading experts across multiple disciplines and built a solid reputation as a trusted source for information about American Muslims and Muslim communities around the world. ISPU scholars provide insight into the major debates taking place across the country. They offer…

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Religion in World Affairs: Its Role in Conflict and Peace

This special report from the United States Institute of Peace reflects on the role of religion in conflict and in peace. The USIP’s Religion and Peacemaking Program has worked with local partners to promote religious peacemaking in many parts of the world. This report represents reflections on that experience. “No major religion has been exempt from complicity in violent conflict. Yet we need to beware of an almost universal propensity to oversimplify the role that…

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KARAMAH: Muslim Women Lawyers for Human Rights

KARAMAH is one of the central sources of scholarship on Islamic Law. Through original and gathered content, our research department educates Muslim and Interfaith communities about Shari’ah in general and the rights afforded to women in Islam, as well as conflict resolution, civil rights, and leadership. In addition to providing various works of scholarship, KARAMAH also disseminates the scholarship of Muslim jurists and other scholars from around the world, creating a strong body of knowledge…

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