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To ‘Europeanize’ Islamic Education

To 'Europeanize' Islamic Education
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The Muslim population of Europe is between 9 and 15 million, having risen steadily since the 1990s due to increased migration and more recently, the influx of refugees from Muslim-majority countries. In response, European policymakers, cognizant of Muslim traditions requiring children to be schooled in basic Islamic tenets and the Arabic language, have been introducing […]

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The Refugee Crisis and EU integration: The Need for a Fine Balancing Act

The Refugee Crisis and EU integration: The Need for a Fine Balancing Act
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President Juncker of the European Commission has described the refugee crisis as the EU’s foremost priority. In 2015, more than a million migrants sought refuge in the EU; another 1.5 million are expected to arrive in 2016, and 0.5 million in 2017. This unprecedented influx of refugees and the EU’s discordant management of the crisis […]

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Pokémon GO: To regulate or not to regulate?

Pokémon GO: To regulate or not to regulate?
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Pokémon GO is a free-to-play, location-based game in which the player aims to catch, battle and train virtual creatures called Pokémon which are superimposed on the player’s physical environment through GPS technology and device cameras. The game was released to overwhelming success, having taken over other popular apps such as Twitter, Tinder and Snap Chat […]

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Rio 2016’s Unenduring Legacy

Rio 2016's Unenduring Legacy
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Rio de Janeiro’s candidature bid for the 2016 Games described its intent to invest in sport as a catalyst for social integration through the implementation of key programs such as fostering social inclusion through sport and the expansion of sports infrastructure. As part of an overarching sport participation legacy for not just Rio but the […]

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