17 janvier 2018

L’université de Hambourg encadre les pratiques religieuses de ses étudiants

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "etudiant.lefigaro"L’université de Hambourg a édité une charte pour encadrer les pratiques religieuses de ses étudiants. Après la multiplication d’anicroches ayant trait à la religion, le président de l’université s’est retrouvé dans l’obligation d’agir, comme le décrit le journal La Croix. Plus...

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23 décembre 2017

Mosque gives U. of Cincinnati $1M to teach more about Islam

University Business Magazine logoA local mosque is donating $1 million to the University of Cincinnati to increase understanding of the Islamic religion amid concerns about Islamophobia. More...

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26 novembre 2017

How to discuss Islam and education following the Trojan Horse ‘plot’

The ConversationRecent research shows more than a quarter of secondary schools in England do not feature religious education on the syllabus. This is despite the subject being compulsory for all state-funded schools – which includes academies and free schools. More...

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Religion in Australian schools: an historical and contemporary debate

The ConversationAustralia maintains one of the highest concentrations of religious schools compared to other OECD countries. This proportion fits with the higher proportion of students who are enrolled in private schools in Australia. More...

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Religious classes in schools must adapt to fit a changing Australia

The ConversationThe role and place of religion in state schools has hit national headlines again in recent weeks. In Queensland, controversy has arisen over a proposed policy to restrict proselytising by students. More...

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The belief that Africa’s Quranic students are passive victims needs to change

The ConversationThe presumption that children are passive is particularly evident in debates around Islamic education, and Quranic schooling especially. This affects policies regarding the sector, as well as the way in which researchers approach the subject. It’s time for a change, where the voices and agency of Quranic school pupils are heard and acknowledged. More...

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23 novembre 2017

German University’s Religious Code

HomeBy David Matthews for Times Higher Education. Complaints about students praying loudly in the library and flooding bathrooms to ritually wash their feet have led the University of Hamburg to draw up a religious code of conduct, a first for a German university. More...

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Notre Dame, in Reversal, Keeps Birth Control Coverage for Employees

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. The University of Notre Dame last week said it would end a program that provided employees with access to birth control. This week, the university reversed itself, The South Bend Tribune reported. University officials said that they didn't realize that they had the option of keeping the past coverage, without the university paying anything. More...

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11 novembre 2017

The politics of Islam in Mali: Can religion be part of the answer?

The question of the place and influence of religion on society and politics is delicate. In Mali, a West African country in which 95% of the population is Muslim, Islam is a fact of life. Fears are growing in some quarters that religion could expand to occupy more space as a driver of social norms and wield undue influence. It does not have to be so, for rather than being a danger, religion can serve as a stabilising force in this crisis-ridden country. More...

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10 novembre 2017

Conférence sur l'islam à Mayotte : la singularité de l’islam de Mayotte

Résultat de recherche d'images pour "cg976 mayotte" Mayotte est le département français qui comprend une forte population de confession musulmane (env. +95%). La religion musulmane fonde l’identité des Mahorais : l’éducation, le vivre ensemble à travers le shioni, le madrassa, le mariage, la mort et les rites qui lui sont relatifs…
Mayotte se caractérise de ce fait, par une identité plurielle et multiculturelle avec des pratiques diverses dont la singularité d’un islam sunnite, de rite chaféite, permet une cohabitation et une cohésion sociale maitrisée. De même, le soufisme a une place prépondérante à Mayotte, qui explique l’organisation des festivités hebdomadaires dahira Chadhouli, le shengué, le moulidi qui animent la société mahoraise avec un engouement populaire. Plus...

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