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Gary R. Bunt

Conference - AICIS 2019

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Weaponising Viking History

Time, White Supremacists Have Weaponized an Imaginary Viking Past. It's Time to Reclaim the Real History
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Dubai's Quranic Park

ABC Australia/Reuters, Dubai's Koranic Park is here to school you about Islam - religion as info-tainment? Discover More…

Qur'an Lessons Online

Ahmed Shaaban, Khaleej Times, Take Quran lessons online via UAE's new platform
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LGBTQ Issues

Guardian, 'I feel caught in the middle': queer Muslims on the LGBTQ lessons row

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Calligraphy in Focus

Middle East Eye, Contemporary calligraphers bring ancient Arabic scripts back to life
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HE Networks, Security threats coming from higher education networks on the rise
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Egypt: Social Media uproar on schools issue

BBC News, News from Elsewhere, Mickey Mouse expelled from Egypt schools, 28 Sep 2018 " ... Governor Marzouk's decree has come in for mockery on social media, with many users arguing that the authorities need to focus more on crammed classrooms and old-fashioned teaching methods."
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