Call for Papers: Navigating Place as Muslims in Canada

CALL FOR PAPERS Navigating Place as Muslims in Canada In “Wisdom Sits on Places” from Senses of Place, Keith H. Basso argues that “the self-conscious experience of place is inevitably a product and expression of the self whose experience it is, and therefore, unavoidably, the nature of that experience is shaped at every turn by […]

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That’s a Wrap! Nisa Helpline ARAP Changemaker’s Youth Initiative

I-RSS was pleased to support the Nisa Helpline ARAP Changemaker’s Youth Initiative over the past months through developmental, consultation and research assistance, as well as critical feedback on interventions and program delivery. The result was a successful program delivery and numerous projected outcomes reached! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Nisa Helpline […]

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MAC Launch Islam Awareness with I-RSS Research Support

I-RSS was honoured to assist the Muslim Association of Canada with research support and instruction for their new online course Islam Awareness – a set of digital resources, online courses, workshops, videos and infographics that have been catered to educate and engage with administrators, educators, students and parents through an anti-racism and diversity lens. This project was […]

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I-RSS Work Featured in SMS Magazine!

Two initiatives that I-RSS was honoured to be involved with were featured in the inaugural issue of SMS (Supporting Muslim Students) magazine – which arrived just in time for Islamic Heritage Month this October! The two initiatives featured were our 2020 Muslim youth study, funded by the Muslim Association of Canada (MAC), and Islam Awareness […]

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I-RSS Speaks to Muslim Network TV!

I-RSS was honoured to join Dr. Katherine Bullock with Muslim Network TV to talk about the much-needed work we are doing with our original, policy-focused research, public forums and peer-reviewed academic journal (RSSJ). To see the full interview (starting at 4:18), watch the video below!

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RSS Journal Cover Design Contest ($300 Prize!)

Are you a Muslim artist/graphic designer in Canada? At the Institute for Religious and Socio-Political Studies (I-RSS) and the brand new Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal (RSSJ), we are hosting a cover design contest for our upcoming inaugural issue! The prize for the winning design is $300! If you’re a Muslim artist/graphic designer, we’d love […]

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RSS Journal Call for Papers: 50 Years of Multiculturalism and Being Muslim in Canada

CALL FOR PAPERS 50 Years of Multiculturalism and Being Muslim in Canada  (Special Edition of RSS Journal (Inaugural)) In light of the 2021 50th Anniversary of Multiculturalism in Canada, the Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal (RSSJ) –  a new double-blind, peer-reviewed, open access interdisciplinary journal from the Institute for Religious and Socio-Political Studies (I-RSS) – […]

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RSS Journal is Delighted to Welcome Elisabeth Hill to Our Editorial Board!

At the Religious and Socio-Political Studies Journal (RSSJ) we are delighted to welcome Elisabeth Hill to our editorial board, in anticipation of shortly launching our first Call for Papers. Elisabeth Hill (Academic Copy-Editor, Research Assistant and RSS Journal Editorial Board member) is a researcher, writer, and editor living on Treaty 6 territory in Edmonton AB. […]

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RSS Journal is Delighted to Welcome Professor Muna Saleh to Our Editorial Board!

Professor Muna Saleh is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Education at Concordia University of Edmonton. Drawing upon her experiences as a Canadian Muslim woman, mother, educator, and researcher, Muna’s doctoral research was a Killam Trusts-funded narrative inquiry into the experiences of Canadian Muslim girls and their mothers. Prior to engaging in graduate studies, she […]

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RSS Journal is Delighted to Welcome Dr. Sabreena Ghaffar Siddiqui to Our Editorial Board!

Dr. Sabreena Ghaffar-Siddiqui (RSSJ Editorial Board Member) is an award-winning public speaker, media pundit, researcher, and human rights advocate. She is currently a professor of sociology and criminology at Sheridan College and a diversity equity inclusion/policy consultant. Focusing in the areas of migration, race/ethnicity and ethno-religio diasporic identity, Dr. Ghaffar-Siddiqui’s research has explored the ways in which […]

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