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Counter-Islamophobia Kit

Counter-Islamophobia Kit
This two year project is funded by the European Commission – Directorate of Justice, and brings together experts from across Europe.
The project will critically review dominant anti-Muslim narratives, and also compare the use and efficacy of prevailing counter-narratives to Islamophobia in eight European Union member states (France, Germany, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Portugal, Greece and the UK).

Arabic in the Sky

An article in Aramco World about the history of naming stars.

Scholars have identified 210 visible stars that carry Arabic names, some of which preserve older names that date back to Babylon and Sumeria. In this illustration, the 30 brightest stars with Arabic names appear as eight-pointed stars, in sizes adjusted for their relative magnitudes, or brightnesses. some 210 of the brightest and most visible stars have modern names of Arabic origin.

Sapelo Square

Sapelo Square is an online resource on Black Muslims in the United States. Their mission is to celebrate and analyze the experiences of Black Muslims in the United States to create new understandings of who they are, what they have done, and why that matters.Sapelo Square seeks to provide informed and thought provoking content that leads to innovative and transformative action. Sapelo Square is a gathering space that builds on the long tradition of Islam in Black America and reflects the vitality of Black Muslim Life.

The Yemen Peace Project

The Yemen Peace Project is dedicated to defending the rights and interests of Yemeni Americans, advocating for peaceful, constructive US policies toward Yemen, and increasing understanding between Americans and Yemenis. A site to stay informed with current postings from Yemen and opportunities to take action.

“Two Deserts, One Sky”

“Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies.

“Two Deserts, One Sky”- Islam World & Sciences Website

“Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies. F

Islam World and Science Academic Website - “Two Deserts, One Sky”

"Two Deserts, One Sky” is a project by UA doctoral student Danielle Adams. It gives information and activities on Islamic astronomy, which was highly developed in the medieval Muslim world. Medieval Arabs, Persians, Spaniards, etc. used astronomy to calculate Muslim prayer times, navigate through deserts and across seas, and determine figure out night shifts for water supplies.

Brown University "Choices"

hoices (put out by Brown University) has so many resources for educators. The focus is on high school students, but I think many materials are really too advanced for younger high school students – but work well for upper-level high school or for early college students. Some are free (“Teaching with the News” lessons); others are low-cost.

University of North Carolina's Worldview Project Resources

The University of North Carolina's Worldview project has many fantastic - free - resources for community college educators who want more global content in their curriculum. They have curriculum modules that can be inserted into pre-existing courses and new courses that can be added to the curriculum.

North Carolina Website "Re-Orienting the Veil"

If you teach about women in Islamic cultures, the University of North Carolina's website "Re-Orienting the Veil" may interest you. It's full of resources and photos on veiling, not only in the Middle East or Islamic cultures.

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