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The Bridge Initiative is a multi-year research project on Islamophobia housed in Georgetown University. The Bridge Initiative aims to disseminate original and accessible research, offers engaging analysis and commentary on contemporary issues, and hosts a wide repository of educational resources to inform the general public about Islamophobia. Available at the site are fact sheets, articles, infographics and more. Sign up for mailing to get up to date information on Islamophobic news.

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Professor Jacqueline Fewkes, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, Florida Atlantic University maintains a blog of her research on American Mosques . According to Fewkes "there is a real need to understand mosque spaces better as civic institutions entirely within “mainstream” American history, and to understand how American ideas of civil society have shaped and been shaped by mosque communities. What histories do we have of early mosque communities in the US? What were the circumstances under which the first American mosques were built?

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A talk by Dr. Ali A. Alkandari, at the Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University. Dr Alkandari is an instructor of Modern and Contemporary GCC History at Kuwait University. He holds a PhD in Arabic and Islamic Studies from University of Exeter and Master of Arts in Arab Studies from Georgetown University. Ali works on Islamism and Political Legitimacy in GCC where he published few of articles and participated in several talks on media, conferences, and universities

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Dimensions of the Middle East:
A Summer Institute for Educators
Sunday, June 23 - Friday, 28, 2019 | Duke University

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Dimensions of the Middle East:
A Summer Institute for Educators
Sunday, June 23 - Friday, 28, 2019 | Duke University

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Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation's largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, released their groundbreaking report, called "Hijacked by Hate: American Philanthropy and the Islamophobia Network," listing the philanthropic foundations, many of them mainstream, that were used by anonymous special interest donors to funnel almost $125 million to anti-Muslim hate groups between 2014 and 2016. The publication was released on May 6, 2019.

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A presentation by Dr. Aomar Broum, UCLA Professor of Anthropology

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A presentation by Dr. David Graizbord, University of Arizona professor of Judaic Studies

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University of AZ productions: YouTube talk on Morocco and medieval (Islamic) Spain, which will be especially of interest to Spanish teachers and people who teach Latino or Jewish students. by Dr. R. Brooks Jeffery (University of Arizona professor of Architecture:

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Fact Sheet About Ramadan for Educators created by the Council of American Islamic Relations

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