Topic: Islam

Connecting European attitudes toward Islam, U.S. attitudes toward immigrants

Oct. 29, 2010

In this ninth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Terri Givens, associate professor in the Department of Government, discusses the connections between Europe's immigration policies and those of the U.S., as well as cultural forces that drive attitudes toward immigration.

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Europe's immigration policies for skilled workers compared to the U.S. approach

Oct. 29, 2010

In this ninth installment of the "Border Views" video series, Terri Givens, associate professor in the Department of Government, discusses the connections between Europe's immigration policies and those of the U.S., as well as cultural forces that drive attitudes toward immigration.

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Ramadan, Islamic and Arab Experts

Aug. 20, 2009

This week, followers of the faith of Islam will begin to celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, which will continue through Sept. 20. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture, and the Arab world from a variety of perspectives.

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Education Notes: Islamic History and Culture Experts

Aug. 14, 2008

Followers of the faith of Islam will celebrate Ramadan, one of the religion's most important observances, beginning at sunset Aug. 31 through Sept. 30. Scholars at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss the Islamic faith, history and culture from a variety of perspectives.

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