Tag Archives: Islam

11-S de 2021: un repaso a 20 años de relaciones internacionales

La ciudad de Nueva York durante los ataques del 11 de septiembre de 2001. Wikimedia Commons / Mike Goad Juan Luis Manfredi, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha Aquel episodio de la memoria no ha cesado. Los terribles atentados del 11-S representaron un giro referencial en las relaciones internacionales y se han instalado como la primera nota de la historia del mundo …

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¿Qué es el ISIS-K?

El ISIS-K, afiliado al grupo Estado Islámico, ha reivindicado la autoría del atentado de Kabul. Wakil Kohsar/AFP/Getty Images Amira Jadoon, United States Military Academy West Point and Andrew Mines, George Washington University Un atentado contra una multitud reunida a las afueras del aeropuerto de Kabul el 26 de agosto de 2021 ha dejado al menos 60 muertos, entre ellos al …

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China: removing ‘Arab-style’ features from country’s biggest mosques the latest move in campaign of Muslim assimilation

Islamic landmark in China: the Dongguan mosque in Xining, the capital of Qinghai province, western China. David Stroup, Author provided David R. Stroup, University of Manchester In the normally quiet city of Xining, capital of northwest China’s Qinghai province, everyday interactions between the city’s ethnic groups – Han Chinese, Hui Muslim, Tibetans, Turkic Salars and others – usually pass without …

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New archaeology finding shows how Muslim cuisine endured in secret despite policing by the Spanish Catholic regime

Andalusi communal dining bowls known as ‘ataifores’ in El Legado Andalusí, Museum of the Alhambra, Granada. Author provided Aleks Pluskowski, University of Reading; Guillermo García-Contreras Ruiz, Universidad de Granada, and Marcos García García, University of York Granada, in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, was the final remnant of Islamic Iberia known as al-Andalus – a territory that once stretched across most …

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La Escuela de Traductores de Toledo, el eslabón perdido de la historia de la cultura europea

Mapa de Toledo obra de Joris Hoefnagel, procedente de ‘Civitates orbis terrarum’, de Braun and Hogenberg, 1572. Historic Cities Eva Aladro Vico, Universidad Complutense de Madrid Solemos explicar el desarrollo de la cultura, la ciencia y la civilización europeas con líneas históricas que enlazan el legado greco–romano, con sus avances y hallazgos en los campos de la cultura y la …

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French row over mosque isn’t simply about state financing – it runs deep into Islamophobia and French secularism

The storm over the construction of the grand mosque in Strasbourg has been long brewing. Frederick Florin/AFP via Getty Images Carol Ferrara, Emerson College Among the anti-Muslim slogans discovered sprayed across an Islamic community center in western France on the morning of April 11, 2021, was a reference to a mosque that hasn’t even finished being built yet. “EELV = …

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Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan is celebrated once every year. Zurijeta/ Shutterstock Ayaz Safi, University of Westminster Ramadan began on April 13 this year, and is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. For the month of Ramadan, the majority of Muslims will fast during daylight hours and cannot eat or drink until the sun sets – after which many …

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New archaeology finding shows how Muslim cuisine endured in secret despite policing by the Spanish Catholic regime

Andalusi communal dining bowls known as ‘ataifores’ in El Legado Andalusí, Museum of the Alhambra, Granada. Author provided Aleks Pluskowski, University of Reading; Guillermo García-Contreras Ruiz, Universidad de Granada, and Marcos García García, University of York Granada, in southern Spain’s Andalusia region, was the final remnant of Islamic Iberia known as al-Andalus – a territory that once stretched across most …

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Women in mosques: fixating on the number of female imams overlooks the progress that has been made

Zara Mohammed, the new secretary general of the Muslim Council of Britain, was recently questioned about Muslim female leadership on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour. Abdulmukith Ahmed/Muslim Council of Britain Line Nyhagen, Loughborough University Debate continues in the wake of a high-profile Radio 4 Woman’s Hour interview with Zara Mohammed, the first woman general secretary of the Muslim Council of …

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