Call For Abstracts: “Frontiers: Cosmos, Curiosity, Creativity” McGill University, Montreal, November 12-13, 2016

Cultures approach religious questions in ways informed by their cosmologies and vice versa. Traditions and concerns considered religious therefore interact closely with cosmological investigations and ideas, in the imaginative work of public and private world-building. “Frontiers” is an interdisciplinary event sponsored by the Centre for Research on Religion (CREOR) with the cooperation of McGill’s School Read More …

New ways to discover and advance students’ and the wider public’s reasoning about science and religion

Overview: A conference exploring links between education, science and religion, organised by the LASAR (Learning about Science and Religion) project at the University of Reading with the Department of Education, University of Oxford Date: Friday 28th October 9.30 am – 5.30 pm Location: Oxford University, Department of Education Deadline for abstract submission: June 20th 2016 Read More …

Connecting the Science of Evolutionary Biology and Islam

52nd Annual ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) Convention, Chicago, IL, September 2015 Connecting the Science of Evolutionary Biology and Islam Session chair Iqbal Unus, Interim Secretary/Treasurer: Session Chair Introductions. Modern theory of the origin of species and a review of factual evidence for evolution Prof. Ehab Abouheif Canada Research Chair in Evolutionary Developmental Biology, Read More …

Islam & Science International Summer School 2014 in Paris

The American University of Sharjah (UAE) and the Université Interdisciplinaire de Paris (France) held the 2014 Islam & Science Summer School from August 22 to 31, 2014, in Paris, France. The general themes of the Summer School spanned the following topics: Islam and the History & Philosophy of Science; Science and Qur’anic/Islamic Worldview; Islam & Read More …

How do Muslim Students, Parents, and Teachers Understand Evolutionary Science in Relation to their Religious Beliefs?

These questions form the basis of the McGill Symposium on Islam and Evolution, where international experts in Islamic and Religious Studies, Science Education, and Biological Evolution met to discuss their views on this important topic. The aim of the symposium was to contribute to the broader dialogue and understanding of the relationship between Islam and Read More …