Archive for the ‘Project Nur’

Thoughts on “ISIS and the Question of Islamic Militancy” Event

12/2/2014 | Blog | Project Nur

Credit: Bob Grahm Center for Public Service at the University of Florida by Daniel Patrick Shaffer I recently attended an academic panel hosted by the newly founded Center for Global […]


Sexual Slavery of Women under the name of Sex Jihad

10/27/2014 | Blog | Project Nur

Al-Shorouk Newspaper, 2014   by Taameem Almaliki, Project Nur Program Coordinator Since the war started in Syria, we continue to hear ugly words. One such word is Jihad Nikah, which […]


Curbing Terrorist Financial Networks and Defeating ISIS

10/22/2014 | Blog | Project Nur

by Nicole Mitchell, Project Nur Program Coordinator Dr. Amit Kumar held a discussion on October 16, 2014 on the comparison of financing networks of terrorists in the Middle East and […]


Jihadi Brides and Women Activists

10/2/2014 | Blog | Project Nur

Jihadi Brides and Women Activists by Taameem Almaliki, Project Nur Coordinator at American Islamic Congress Reading about Jihadi brides makes me furious. I was reflecting on the trial and murder […]


Conflict Resolution Skill Sets: An Important Part of Any Workplace

07/16/2014 | Blog | Project Nur | Tunisia

By Manel Hamdi Webster’s dictionary defines conflict as a sharp disagreement or opposition of interests or ideas. Anytime people work together, conflict is a part of ‘doing business’. Conflict isa […]


Project Nur November 2013 Newsletter

11/7/2013 | Newsletters | Project Nur

IN THIS ISSUE: Feminists Perspectives, Minority Rights and Pluralism in Islam, and the American-Muslim Life contest. To read more click here.


The American Islamic Congress (AIC) and its Project Nur (PN) are pleased to announce the upcoming fourth event in our groundbreaking series Science and Islam, supported by the John Templeton Foundation, and co-sponosred by the UC Berkeley Center […]


Project Nur Program Coordinator

09/25/2013 | Careers | Project Nur

American Islamic Congress (AIC) seeks a Program Coordinator for Project Nur The American Islamic Congress (AIC) is an independent, non-partisan non-profit organization dedicated to building interfaith and interethnic understanding and […]


PROGRAM: Science & Islam: Relgious Orthodoxy and the Battle for Rationality

The program from AIC and Project Nur’s third dialogue in the Science & Islam series. This dialogue explored the intersection of faith and reason with a focus on the clash […]


PHOTOS: Science and Islam: Religous Orthodoxy and the Battle for Rationality

Photos from the third dialogue in the Science & Islam series titled “Religious Orthodoxy and the Battle for Rationality.” For more information on the event click here.  



AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, interviewed by the USA Today

The USA Today recently interviewed AIC’s Executive Director, Zainab Al-Suwaij, about Project Nur and the students’ effort to educate communities about the Syrian conflict. Click here to read the full article.

02/10/2014 | News

UICSPH Project Summary: U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations praises program’s “proven results”

The University of Illinois at Chicago’s School of Public Health posted a summary abstract of AIC’s Ambassadors for Peace Project in Iraq, which wrapped up in December 2013. It highlights […]

12/15/2013 | News

American Islamic Congress Announces Fourth Annual Benefit: Light Up The Night

BOSTON, December 4— On the heels of the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the U.N. Human Rights Day, the Cultural Center at the The American Islamic Congress (AIC) will […]

12/3/2013 | News | Press Releases
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